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71 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AH, England
+44 1223 312569
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“dosas” (23 reviews)
“curry” (17 reviews)
“onion pakoras” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My group of old friends were taken here by the Cambridge resident, who came often to this modest looking restaurant before it recently changed management. She was slightly worried that the quality of the food might have changed too, but she shouldn't have been. The...More

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

All curries taste and look differently unlike some of the restaurants who are serving indian food where almost all curries are made of same sauce. We ordered 4 different curries and all of them were tasty and good value for money. Choice for Vegetarians is...More

Thank Harry2309
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I ate here on the first day I came to Cambridge. I like Indian food and started eating here almost every day. On my third or fourth day at this restaurant, I had 'vada' and a lemonade at this restaurant which came to GBP 4.7....More

6  Thank Devika A
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We visited on a weekday evening having booked in advance but there were lots of available tables when we arrived. The restaurant is in the process of being re-branded away from Cocum so we initially walked past it without noticing. The decor inside is a...More

Thank AndrewT273
bpharish, operator at Nivedyam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. Yes, on a quite day the food is coming out quickly, usually restaurants problem is the other way around. I have taken up the pappadam issue and we offer a change in choices...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have been fans of Cocum for many years, eating in and having takeaways. We had a takeaway last night, but it appears to have changed hands and not be called Cocum now. The website did not make this clear and the menu was the...More

2  Thank Margaret G
bpharish, Manager at Nivedyam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

dear Margaret, Apologies for the inconvenience and we are in middle of transition between names and the website is being updated. We will be launching a new website soon.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and very friendly staf. The music is specific and every single piece of food was delicious!!!! We love Cocum and the people that work there:). Happy every time we are there and we will always have our delicious evenings there. ♥️👍🏻

Thank omuletul
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Its an understated South Indian restaurant but offers tasty food at really reasonable prices. Its location is ideal for us and the staff and polite. They also offer delivery...

Thank monicasharma2014
bpharish, Manager at Nivedyam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

thank you and appreciate your time in writing this review. We will strive always to exceed your expectations

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to Cocum for about a year and had always had good, interesting South Indian food. Last night the food was even better...it was fantastic. We ordered 3 king prawn dishes, a beetroot side dish, a cabbage side dish and a dhall. All...More

1  Thank Simon T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I used to be an advocate for the original food and approach of Cocum but no longer. The sharpness of spicing is a thing of the past and while the actual Dhosas are still prepared properly the contents sadly lack the freshness of the past...More

1  Thank 364tilley
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went here for a work dinner, we normally go to the Maharajah (also with good food but bad service), the food at Cocum was excellent and the prices reasonable. The service however was absolutely terrible, had to ask for drinks 3-4 times before they...More

1  Thank garethdstewart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 312569
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