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Trinity Street | Saint Michaels Church, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
+44 1223 309147
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This establishment has much in common with a standard canteen. The procedure is as follows; go in, queue up, grab a tray, choose your meal, pay at the till and eat. Don't forget to pick up your cutlery before you look for a free table while your food is getting cold. Oh, and please return your tray and used utensils... More 

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Thank BonnieRed850
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful hidden gem just off the main street in Cambridge. Perfect for a cheap coffee and cake or a light lunch in a beautiful converted old church. The service is sometimes slow and the food is cheap so it's not the best place to eat in cambridge but it's beautiful and the coffee is good and the cakes are... More 

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Thank Tom W
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been searching for a place that catered for vegetarians, non vegetarians, gluten free and kids. We peeked in here at about 2:30 and almost all the food was gone but they had home made vege chili, sweet potato and feta quiche and a brace of coffee and cake. Tasty, friendly, relaxed, nice atmosphere. We had room to seat... More 

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São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil
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194 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place, in a historic church in the city centre. There are simple but good food and coffee. It worth a visit.

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Thank Rodolfo B
Ely, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to step off the bustling streets of Cambridge into Michaelhouse. It's just a few yards from the Market Square and is a haven away from the hoards. The food is self service and of excellent quality. A quirky venue with wholesome food. At a Christmas there is the bonus of the lovely nativity displayed in... More 

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Thank Dopheen
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Michaelhouse is a valuable part of the Cambridge scene. The food is affordable, freshly cooked and palatable. It is a ideal place in which to meet friends for a coffee or light lunch and very popular with local people. Not a 'destination' place but well worth a visit.

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Thank Janange
London
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is ideal for a bite, but cannot (and does not try to) compete with what a restaurant can do (don't expect a wine list). You order your food at the counter and take a tray to your table. Someone will help if your hands are full. It was quite busy when we went at about 1200 on a Saturday... More 

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Thank W4Peter
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a great place to stop for a snack when in Cambridge. It is a pleasant, low- key place but it is located in the heart of Cambridge. They make good lattes and have delicious scones. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Skipper050
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building, loved looking around whilst waiting to be served. Super choice of lunch. We shared soup and a sandwich. Really loved sitting high up watching everyone. My one negative would be the tables were slow to be cleaned. Would not hesitate to return.

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Thank Donna-Marie L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The man running this place not customer friendly. The menus were all still up displaying hot food, soup, sandwiches but we were too late because the kitchen was shut. There really was no need for the rude way he bluntly spoke to me, declaring that what you see is what you can have. I would normally have gone elsewhere and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Street | Saint Michaels Church, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 309147

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?