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The Eagle

€€ - €€€, British,
8 Benet Street, Cambridge CB2 3QN, England
+44 1223 505020
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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8 Benet Street, Cambridge CB2 3QN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have eaten at this lively and historic pub in the centre of Cambridge on many occasions. Indeed, in one of my earlier reviews, I have described it as one of our favourite places to eat in Cambridge. But our visit today was a bit...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was pretty good and the beer was excellent. Great location and wonderful atmosphere near the colleges in Cambridge

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub has a good reputation in Cambridge and I can see why. We went for drinks on a Friday night and although very busy I hardly had to wait at the bar. The cost of drinks compared to elsewhere in Cambridge is really good...More

Thank droy_droy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had drinks there on October 2017. We sat right next to the plaques about the announcement about the discovery of DNA. The pub also has strong RAF associations. The drinks are expensive!

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited The Eagle over many years and taking U.S. wartime veterans there to visit the special historic room at the rear I found on my last visit that the standard of service had diminished. The attitude of the staff definitely had lacked the welcome...More

1  Thank DunroamingNorthants
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ceiling bears the names of airmen burnt into the ceiling.Lots didn't make it back. Very good pub meals

Thank Berenice B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to the Eagle as it has some historical significance to Cambridge as it is where DNA was first announced. I feel that the rest of Cambridge had the same idea. Though was great once I had a seat and food was brilliant....More

Thank Laurie15789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steeped in history, the Eagle originally opened in 1667 as the “Eagle and Child”. The building is rambling over different levels but historically is notable for its RAF bar filled with graffiti and memorabilia of World War II airmen who flew across the channel from...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on recommendations - managed to find seats on busy sat wve after seeing a band at corn exchange. Great beer and cider.

Thank VJL64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a table for three - two American friends and me - weeks ago, and the reservation, to be fair, was honoured. But we struggled through the extremely packed room to our table. Does a pub not have a maximum seating capacity for safety...More

1  Thank RadioGuyNottingham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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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