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The Eagle

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Bar, British, Pub
As featured in 3 Days in Cambridge and 1 other guide
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8 Benet Street, Cambridge CB2 3QN, England
+44 1223 505020
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Today
08:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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246 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

lots of people, lots of laughter, good service, good food. They have done a really nice job decorating it for Christmas as well. Had the Raspberry cider (yummy) and the daily pie which was beef . it came with lots of vegetables and was also yummy. good spot to stop when shopping or touring the university.

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Thank Yvonne H
St.Ives Cambridgeshire
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So much atmosphere in this building allegedly used by airman during the war, Good food and beer, it is always very busy

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Thank BrambleCorner
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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230 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately they were out of IPA when we visited, but the food was tasty. RAF bar at the far end of the pub was very interesting.

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Thank Hannah G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We live in Cambridgeshire and when shopping we often go for a drink. I don't usually suggest the Eagle as my impression is that it is dirty. However we had time to kill yesterday afternoon so popped in for an hour or two. Surprisingly we got a table almost immediately as six guys were leaving. The table had their empty... More 

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Thank Marion M
London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We got a table, my red wine was very light and fruity, the beer was apparently good. It's a pub- a bit touristy but fine.

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Thank SKD73
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cosy pub in the town centre with lots of seating areas. Good choice of menu. Food was good and the service was to. Will visit again

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Thank Julie A
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a lunch or dinner. Located just of the King's Parade and short walk from King'a College, it's a good place to grab a fortifying meal while sightseeing Cambridge. Separate rooms and lay out with cosy corners allows having relatively comfortable meal despite of hordes of tourists visiting the place. Menu is typically British, no surprises there, prices... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and a mate came to The Eagle for dinner before seeing a gig and generally I left feeling mixed. On the one hand the main I had of Sausages and Mash was very good with generous portions. But on the other I found The Eagle especially for drinks to be pricey. 4.30 for a Pint of Landlord I just... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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179 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a traditional pub experience with table numbers and ordering at the bar? This is it! The location is great. And we enjoyed a cider and burger here.

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Thank KaitlynMiller
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took some Mainland Europe colleagues for a typical British Pub night. Lovely atmosphere, decent beer selection, good food and a good looking waitress to top it up. All of this in a 350-year old history laden venue. And a Chrismassy flair... Try it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Benet Street, Cambridge CB2 3QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 505020

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