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Backstreet Bistro - CLOSED

2 Sturton Street, Cambridge CB1 2QA, England
+44 1223 306306
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
31 May 2016
“A vegan vegetarian boutique restaurant”
20 Apr 2016
“Almost faultless dinner! ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Sturton Street, Cambridge CB1 2QA, England
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Small and cozy. A place where you can enjoy vegan vegetarian restaurant with a fine dining touch. Good quality of food with a touch of finesse. A great place to taste vegan/vegetarian options with attention to details and more important a good service. Enjoyed the...More

Thank Rex_Tramp
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Backstreet by name, backstreet by nature. For a small, tucked- away place, it was packed even on a random, rainy Thursday night! The dish choice was fantastic, I literally had to close my eyes and prod the Menu. Food arrived fairly swiftly and was absolutely...More

Thank Gracilou187064
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Birthday meal for 4 people. I had the worst burger meal I have ever had in my life here, in fact it was so bad I could not eat it even though I was hungry. It tasted like the cheapest grade mince and was hard...More

Thank wilko50
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had Sunday lunch with a variety of roasts, a middle eastern lamb shank and moules. All the dishes were good, though consistently about 15-20% more than you'd pay at some of the better local pubs. The food is better, but I'm not entirely convinced...More

Thank hb1987
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I am a vegetarian and there were only two choices for me , one was a mushroom risotto which always make me laugh as it seems standard along with goats cheese and onion tart ! Please be a bit more imaginative , the other was...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

A lovely hidden gem in Cambridge. Always prefer a visit to locally owned restaurants and not chains - this was excellent and we will definitely return, the Sunday roast was excellent.

Thank Maria W
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Food 9/10 The Wild Boar burger was one of the best burgers I'd ever had. I tried the curry as well and it was fantastic. Service 9/10 Friendly, witty and helpful. Ambience 10/10 Great lighting, music and layout. I would strongly recommend this gem.

Thank benjamin h
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

If you're vegetarian give it a miss. There isn't a great choice. Might be better for meat eaters. The staff were friendly but there are better places to eat in Cambridge.

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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Have visited the Back Street Bistro a number of times over the last few years, most recently on mothers day and I thought it was high time I left a review. Being mothers day it was absolutely packed (that said always book in advance at...More

Thank pubsteppin
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Great hidden little gem. Fantastic food, atmosphere and service. The Sunday brunch is highly recommended but be warned they get very busy very quickly.

Thank Gertiegoo123
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sturton Street, Cambridge CB1 2QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 306306
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