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52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
+44 1223 352500
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“chelsea bun” (120 reviews)
“cakes” (111 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

We had lunch there. Soup, sausage roll and Welsh rarebit were very tasty but the best part of the meal was the Chelsea bun we had for pudding.

Thank aurelieUK
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Famous for it's Chelsea buns we enjoyed an old favourite; rum ball cake and a new favourite a Chelsea bun sundae! Both were delicious. The space is lovely and relaxing we had a great time.

Thank Hollymedy
Reviewed 2 March 2016

It wasn't even that busy but we had such slow service - ages for someone to take our order, then our cakes arrived long before our coffee (which was luke warm). Chelsea bun did not live up to expectation and was a bit dry. And...More

1  Thank SE427273
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for an early dinner as we were going to a performance later in the evening. We were really impressed with the atmosphere, menu, and service. We started with the crab and I had the celeriac steak as a main while hubby...More

Thank foodie_wanderlust
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We have visited twice and have queued for quite a long time both times. The food is very good, the service is friendly and the location is pleasant and historic. Unfortunately the very slow service, the relatively high prices and the queuing let Fitzbillies down....More

Thank Steph12014
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here. The staff were very friendly and the food was excellent. We all had Porters Pie which we recommend and finished with Chelsea Bun sundae which is a must.

Thank David D
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Previously visited. This time sat in smaller room to enable working environment. Has wifi etc. Sausage roll good. Scone average. Coffee good. Great location. Lovely building.

Thank Dr M
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Sadly the food and atmosphere at this establishment did not make up for the awful welcome we received earlier today! I so wish we had read Tripadvisor reviews before our visit! We were abruptly asked to wait for a table while larger groups behind us...More

Thank Trish515
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for an afternoon cake stop having heard about the Chelsea bun. The service was slow and the Chelsea bun unremarkable and on the side of stale. There are other significantly better places so unless you are seduced by the tradition you will...More

Thank Busybusygirl
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We just had lunch here. Most of the menu is things already made ie sausage roll, mashed avocado.. So why it took so long to get food out is beyond me. They sat us with full view of the kitchen and we sat and observed...More

Thank Jane M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$128
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 352500
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