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Set on the oldest street in Cambridge, La Margherita is a friendly family run restaurant est 1990. We offer good quality food using traditional recipes with a modern twist. Our pizza dough is made fresh on the premises and all sauces stocks and soups are made from scratch.
US$9 - US$23
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, European
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with the family whilst visiting Cambridge for a few days. Good food with a focus on ‘traditional dishes’. Pizzas were really good. Overall it was great value for money. The restaurant was full even on a Tuesday evening, which is always a...good sign.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

Tasty pizzas, served very hot. Friendly service & nice surroundings. Imaginative wine list - delighted to find an organic Zibibbo for under £20! Very reasonably priced for centre of Cambridge. Highly recommend and will return next time we pass through Cambridge.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 14 October 2021

We shared a antipasti Classico, enjoyed a 1/2 portion pasta course and had delicious mains. The staff gave us all the time in the world to enjoy food and wine. Finishing with vin Santo and espresso…great meal! Excellent service! Best of times!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 October 2021 via mobile

Came here as a couple for a date night. We were welcomed warmly despite not booking in advance. The downstairs was full but there is more space upstairs and it was quieter, which we quite liked. My husband also loved the background music which complimented...the setting well! The staff were very lovely and smiling, and service was prompt yet we didn’t feel rushed. We both had pizzas that arrived in good time and were cooked perfectly! Generous toppings and no burnt bits. We got some olives too and they were huge! Overall we had a wonderful evening and would definitely come here again.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 October 2021

This is a genuine family run, and owned, Italian restaurant in Cambridge. The staff are friendly and efficient, without being servile or complacent. ( They have had a business here, for many years now! ) The food is superb and given the quality, well priced....It is excellently placed, not far from the River, so if you plan a punt trip, you should definitely include this in your itinerary. It's also not far from the 'must see' trilogy of colleges, St Johns, Trinity and Kings.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 29 September 2021 via mobile

Good Italian restaurant, with a reasonably wide choice of dishes situated in a very busy street but very close to the river cam and the punting bases. Food was well cooked and served reasonably fast but it was a quiet Monday night. Service was pleasant...but I think the place is quite small so they seek a quick turnover. I would go again if in the neighbourhoodMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 19 September 2021 via mobile

We booked for our two families of 2 adults and 2 children. We sat upstairs, where it was roomy and quieter, while still very much feeling a part of the restaurant. Sometimes you can feel out of the way when seated upstairs? The service was...excellent and we were quickly served our drinks. The menu was great, a mixture of pizza, pasta and other mains eg pork. I have rarely seen potato on a pizza in England (which I love from a pizzeria in Barcelona) and they had it here! I had it added to my veggie pizza and it was delicious! We all loved our meals. The price was very reasonable too. We would definitely recommend this wonderful restaurant and, when our son starts Uni here this year, we will certainly be back! Thank you.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 18 September 2021 via mobile

Great food, friendly, efficient, attentive staff, good price. Best Carbonara I’ve had for a long while, a very long while. Enjoyed the selection of cheeses too.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 17 September 2021

Partner and I ate here whilst visiting Cambridge, lovely find, very reasonable prices, very attentive staff and lovely tasty food. Well done La Margherita.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 11 September 2021

Lovely food and wine. Very good but low key environment. Service was efficient and polite and house wine was excellent

Date of visit: September 2021
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Yes, La Margherita offers takeaway services.

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La Margherita is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4