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This is a pub, and may have some rooms. Although I wouldn't stay here. I went here for a drink with a friend, and because of the loud music playing in the next room, we couldn't hear each other speak! So I definitely wouldn't want...More
Visited for a gig by 'Kebu' the Finnish analogue synth musician. The pub serves a good array of real ales, and standard draughts, plus importantly a good draught cider, as well as standard Strongbow. The small music venue through the pub and out the back...More
Called in the middle of the day for a quick snack. It was empty, but then again so are many pubs at that time. Decor is scruffy although locals may well see it as 'lived in'. The barman was pleasant, good humoured and helpful.
Visited this pub for band comp and decided to eat while waiting. Ordered 4 meals,scampi and burgers with fries. Waited almost 45 minutes and when did arrive was cold,had waited so long was to hungry to send back and was short of time. While we...More
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Response from Steve P, Owner at The Portland Arms
Thanks for your feedback and sorry that you experienced such a wait for your food and that it was near cold on arrival.
As well as the band competition it was also the Cambridge half marathon so we had a flood of people...More
On the day of the Cambridge half you'd expect the local pubs to be busy and the Portland was completely unprepared, hardly any staff so the wait for drinks at the bar was over 15 minutes. We ordered food and an hour later when we...More
Response from Steve P, General Manager at The Portland Arms
Hi Blue Purrl
Thanks for your feedback.
As well as the half marathon we were also hosting the first heat of the Cambridge band competition, both busy occasions which we wanted to have as many staff on as possible.
Unfortuenelty on the day we had...More
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