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“Landing at the Eagle”
Review of The Eagle

The Eagle
Ranked #41 of 722 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 12 July 2014

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.

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Went here and have a great evening.

The outside garden it's just wonderful and a fantastic environment.

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Thank Rafael R
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

went here with overseas visitors, great food and very interesting history, we all enjoyed ourselves very much, I especially liked the room with the roof covered in signatures
as well as some of the original building glassed in to preserve the look......

Thank madcolonial
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

This was a fun place to visit for us. Both my wife and myself are biologists and familiar with the story of the discovery of the structure of DNA. Here's the pub where Watson and Crick announced their results for the first time. See the movie with Jeff Goldblume before you go.

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Beautifully traditional but 21st century in every other respect. The food is excellent value, varied and served by staff who just seem delighted to serve you, obviously well managed, motivated and keen to see the place do well. If I am ever in Cambridge, which us fairy often, I always pop in.

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Thank paulrock
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