For a science and/or WW2 History Buff this pub is a must. Less than 10 paces from the old Cavendish Science Lab this is truly a historic Cambridge Landmark, Yes a plaque on the wall signifies that this is the pub that Crick announced to Watson that by establishing the chemical geometry of the inverted double helix that they had clearly "Established the Meaning of Life" that day in 1954. Moreover the Eagle Pub in WW2 became the meeting place of the free world's aircraft fly-boy elites whose squadron emblems and ceiling signatures still survive above ones heads. Moreover the food is good and reasonably priced and generally a seat can be found outside in the court-yard. The three in-door bars mean that drinks are quickly served. Try the Pimm's #1 for a delightful refreshing start to any gathering of eagles or hangers-on.
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