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The Kingston Arms

33 Kingston Street, Cambridge CB1 2NU, England
+44 1223 319414
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One of the best

There are few original local pubs left in Cambridge. There are even fewer which serve excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jauld2016
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Disappointed with new management and kitchen

I have loved this pub for many years. I adored the cheap but tasty menu and the atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Leah A
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“One of the best”
8 Jul 2018
“Disappointed with new management and kitchen”
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33 Kingston Street, Cambridge CB1 2NU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are few original local pubs left in Cambridge. There are even fewer which serve excellent, good value beer and great food. The Kingston now has two first rate Italian chefs who turn out some of the best food in a long time. The atmosphere...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

I have loved this pub for many years. I adored the cheap but tasty menu and the atmosphere. Unfortunately I'm scratching it off my favourite pubs in Cambridge. The new management are rude and the food is awful and overpriced. Very few vegetarian options and...More

Thank Leah A
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

As a hard core regular I was surprised to be threatened with being barred for questioning whether the menu was gluten free. Despite years of faithful custom I was challenged regarding my “gluten intolerant” questions - this is a very new thing for me to...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This smallish, terraced, pub is amongst my favourites in Cambridge. It has some lovely food on the menu (more vegetarian options would be appreciated!), and a fantastic selection of really top notch beers, often including Timothy Taylor’s Landlord (a personal favourite) and/or Oakham’s JHB (another!)...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Lovely pub with a good selection of real ale and real cider, the food is excellent and the pub has a really nice atmosphere.

Thank Nosher59
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Was very disappointed with the food. I ordered a roast beef the same as my wife and it came out cold. the gravy had no taste what so ever and was disappointed as a whole

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

My partner and myself like to have a bite to eat while I am out every now and again in different places around my city of Cambridge. Some aren't great, some are just okay and then you get the dishes that make you want to...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Book! When we visited it was very busy (obviously had a new menu on and/or had a refit) so - to avoid disappointment - phone ahead. Food was excellent with a great selection and reasonable prices. Not where you would always think of eating if...More

Thank ruudi55
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Called in here for a quick Sunday lunch on the spur of the moment. All the tables had reservations on but we were allowed to sit at one which had an hour to go. I had the BLT sandwich which was delicious and came with...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A very good pub with a large amount of fine real ales to pick from. Warm and friendly with free Wi-Fi The food was very good with a very good choice on the menu and special boards. The place was very busy but the orders...More

Thank Alan N
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