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Traditional Back Street Boozer

This is like going back in time, to a pub with no gaming machines or loud music, just a place to... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
youknowthescore
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Cambridge
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Always a pleasure

Delightfully free from hoards of fresh young students.. being able to quietly chat without wild... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Donald A
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 Nov 2017
“Traditional Back Street Boozer”
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“Probably takes more than one visit”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up here with a group for a stag do towards the end of a Saturday night. Pub seems nice and the staff were friendly enough. Really didn't like the plum ale which i threw away, it tasted not great!! That's probably more down to...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is like going back in time, to a pub with no gaming machines or loud music, just a place to drink and relax, if you ever want to see how Pubs used to look con's here.

1  Thank youknowthescore
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Delightfully free from hoards of fresh young students.. being able to quietly chat without wild music, gaming machines, or huge screens is just relaxing......plus of course with excellent beer. Very much a traditional back street pub, with super charm.

Thank Donald A
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great back street boozer serving a great range of very well kept beers and a good range of snacks. The locals are friendly and it is well worth seeking out if you are in the area. All my reviews are based on...More

1  Thank NessieNoo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice and friendly atmossphere and the barman is a real charachter. If you want to visit a real Classic British pub, this is it. No slot machines, no music (and no women!). But a lot of locals. Personally I think the beer selections are a...More

Thank ITPK
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A proper pub for the right reasons. Good selection of real ales and real ciders. Quiet and friendly on a midweek night.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 7 May 2016

No music, no frills, committed publican and staff - beer is ALWAYS good - always has been in the 5 years I have been going. Good selection - you can always have a taste first - Oakham ales a speciality - Citra came as a...More

Thank marktinkler
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

This is a traditional pub not far from the station serving a range of real ales including some Oakham ales. Very lively on a Friday night and friendly bar staff.

Thank cyclecrazy
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I enjoy visiting the Live & Let Live. The beer is well looked after and there are usually two Oakham Ales on offer.

Thank ATTACKHAMMER
Reviewed 21 April 2015

No music, no frills, great beer, friendly staff. I don't get here as often as I would like but it is nice and near the station so always handy when there is a cancelled train!

Thank Dan_and_Gill
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