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The Free Press

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
+44 1223 368337
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm athmosphere, nice, welcoming people.The food was AWESOME and really cheap for the quantities. Go and try it in Cambridge!

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Thank ClairCecchinato87
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Four of us wanted to have lunch in Cambridge on Saturday, after a quick look around Trip Advisor we decided to give the Free Press a try. Our friends arrived late which gave us a chance to see some of the food coming out of the kitchen, it all looked very good and generous portions. In the end our friends... More 

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Thank susieP1963
East Boldon, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had a fantastic night here tonight.... booked a table for 8 of us plus a relatively well-behaved pooch. The food, atmosphere, beer, Prosecco, staff were all top notch. Of all the pubs in Cambridge this is definitely a firm favourite.

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Thank 8KateK
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This pub is excellent. Tucked away on a residential street, it's a quiet and small pub but has a lot to offer. Always find great beers on tap and the menu is great. A personal favorite for sure.

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Thank kbellcessor
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

a little cosy pub with authentic food and a real fireplace. The perfect place to enjoy dinner with friends during winter times! The atmosphere feels really authentic. Good selection of gluten free options aw well! well done!

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Thank Giulia G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visited here on a pub crawl around Cambridge with friends. There is a good range of beers including some I wouldn't expect to see in Cambridge (eg Sadlers Peaky Blinder) and at one (Greene King Mild) I don't see very often at all. The beer quality was good. However, most of the beers are £4 per pint which , price-wise... More 

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Thank mark w
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped by Free Press whilst pub hopping through Cambridge this past weekend. As others have described, Free Press is a traditional cozy pub with primarily cask conditioned beers that can be sipped while playing a selection of board games. Though we did not order any food, we enjoyed our time playing jenga at a corner table with a couple of... More 

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Thank Jonb110
Arkansas
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256 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great Neighborhood place, good food, good people, Board games if you need a conversation starter, visit this place - you will be glad you did

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Thank smackArkansas
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The snug itself is really snug. Good beer, genuinely old fashioned in a very good way and only crowded because of its size not because the tourists have found it

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Thank _ianbrown_henley
Essex
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Sunday lunch in genuinely traditional pub surroundings, where there's a wide range of draught and bottled beer. Seems popular with locals, and I can see why. It has a cosy buzz. The food's good, too, as is the service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 368337

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