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Trinity Street | Saint Michaels Church, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
+44 1223 309147
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is ideal for a bite, but cannot (and does not try to) compete with what a restaurant can do (don't expect a wine list). You order your food at the counter and take a tray to your table. Someone will help if your hands are full. It was quite busy when we went at about 1200 on a Saturday... More 

Thank W4Peter
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to stop for a snack when in Cambridge. It is a pleasant, low- key place but it is located in the heart of Cambridge. They make good lattes and have delicious scones. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Skipper050
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building, loved looking around whilst waiting to be served. Super choice of lunch. We shared soup and a sandwich. Really loved sitting high up watching everyone. My one negative would be the tables were slow to be cleaned. Would not hesitate to return.

Thank Donna-Marie L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The man running this place not customer friendly. The menus were all still up displaying hot food, soup, sandwiches but we were too late because the kitchen was shut. There really was no need for the rude way he bluntly spoke to me, declaring that what you see is what you can have. I would normally have gone elsewhere and... More 

Thank Tussox
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love there salad bar and the hot food. If your gluten free and vegetarian, this is the place for you. And they got meet as well. The coffee and the cakes are so yummmm. It's a unique place to be- attach by the chapel and always got some painting exhibitions on the wall. Must try. Value for money. Children's... More 

Thank Emmahoney42
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this cafe several times and found it be excellent the food and bread is very fresh and staff are very helpful would highly recommend this establishment for food and a drink.

Thank _david2carter
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always like to visit Michaelhouse Café when I'm in Cambridge. A lively and friendly café in lovely historic church building. Friendly and welcoming staff are always helpful to dietary requirements with a menu that is accommodating to gluten free and vegetarian diet.

Thank Emma K
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We fancied a coffee break whilst shopping in Cambridge and decided to avoid all the branded haunts, some of whome manage to avoid contributing to their local economies, visited the lovely church of St Michael that houses Michaelhouse Cafe. What a lovely setting, quirky, beautiful stained glass windows, bustling atmosphere, excellent food, both in choice and flavour, proper hand made... More 

Thank Pierre S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Popped into the cafe after a lunchtime talk; The mozzarella and pesto ciabatta really was the most delicious I've ever eaten - buttery soft buffalo mozzarella, homemade pesto and juicy tomatoes in a freshly baked ciabatta - how to do simple really really well. Sampled a Chelsea bun - all home baked on the premises. I'm so impressed; these surpassed... More 

Thank Githa S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is such a delightful find - it's quaint & full of character as one can enjoy the building and architecture, watch or take part in a service and also enjoy the lovely food in a cafe or simply sit outside. One of the best fruit scones & latte.

Thank Alcinito

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Street | Saint Michaels Church, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 309147

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