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71 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AH, England
+44 1223 312569
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“dosas” (21 reviews)
“kerala food” (9 reviews)
“curry” (15 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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71 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To eat here is to delight. The high quality of cuisine provides for a magnificent meal, and the food's richness of taste makes me eager to return every day for my lunch or dinner. The restaurant staff are also graciously welcoming. They provide for a...More

Thank Arazi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big disappointment! Dropped in quality and authenticity of food over the last few days. Curry sauces are mediocre to horrible in taste and authenticity. All dishes-sauces now taste the same - just like average 'take away' shops. No more authentic South Indian flavours or freshness...More

Thank sanblue
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I'd not been to Cocum for a while and standards seem to have slipped somewhat. Four of us went last Saturday at 20.00 having booked a table a few days beforehand. The restaurant was pretty full, but there were only three front of house staff....More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Bit of a mixed bag this one. Food was lovely and because it is southern Indian different from what you get at almost all other Indian restaurants. However the service was somewhat lacking. The biggest problem was that the wrong orders seemed to be brought...More

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

after five years or so. Whilst passing the restaurant on a daily basis in the past, didn't have the time to stop. Although under new management for the last four months, nothing has really changed. The decor is the same, the food is the same...More

1  Thank mgfj20424
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We live in Cambridge and have have visited Cocum many, many times over the years. It is still a real gem - and although definitely not a "posh" place (they don't have tablecloths etc) this is part of the attraction. It has a real student...More

Thank zzorchering
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Lamb Biriyani was very tasty and quick and friendly service.Real indian cusine, would highly recommend.

Thank George P
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We used to go to Cocum regularly for great Kerala food when we lived in Cambridge. Now we live in NZ, but we visited Cocum for dinner this December during a nostalgic visit. It's under new management (quite recent), but it's still great! We'll definitely...More

1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for super fancy posh Indian restaurant where every dish looks the same and almost taste the same then this place is not for you! However if you are looking for a traditional southern Indian restaurant that produces some of the best Indian...More

1  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Efficient and friendly service in a laid back atmosphere makes for a good start, and it's great to find no table cloths to spill food over. The food is very enjoyable, all sorts of things such as dosas and new kinds of breads to enjoy....More

1  Thank Caroline H
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Hi, Do you have gluten-free options? Thanks!
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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
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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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