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Browns-Cambridge

23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
+44 1223 461655
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
3 days ago
“Didn’t live up to my expectations ”
6 days ago
“Drop-In”
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Browns is in a prime location in Cambridge, opposite the Fitzwilliam Museum. Superior professional service raises Browns above the crowd of dining choices. The staff act like the professional waiters of Paris rather than the uninterested clockers-on which grace so many eateries. The food is...More

Thank HistoryNeedsYou
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here with friends. I’m not local to the area but this place had been very highly spoken of so we were looking forward to trying it. I was quite disappointed. To me the food was pretty average and in some cases disappointing. I...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was okay but nothing I would expect from a place like browns. I've been in plenty of them but this just takes the biscuit. The food took forever though it was nice. The drinks were mediocre at best for what we paid for...More

Thank Biker179
Reviewed 6 days ago

Only been here twice, once just for a drink and once,more recently,to eat. Both in the daytime & not an evening. It's one big open light space with lots seating with the main space on one level & the tables around the edge slightly higher...More

Thank Lynne F
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Lynne F, thank you for sharing your positive experience! We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Browns Cambridge! Have a great day, and please don't hesitate t get in...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I’ve popped in this atmospheric eatery over many years now; my friends and colleagues all have enjoyed pleasant professional staff front of house, behind the bar; food, always to our liking; what I love most no mater how many friends eating with me our courses...More

Thank Dennis O
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Dennis O, thank you so much for your positive comments about Browns Cambridge! Our team strives to deliver an excellent experience, and are glad you found this to be the case during each of your visits. If you have further needs or questions, please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Cambridge for New Years Eve and stopped here for lunch on New Years Day. We had booked a table on Booking on the way as we thought it might be busy. We were quickly seated and our orders taken. It is a...More

Thank HughLangley
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Browns Cambridge! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day! Kind Regards, Dean Arnold General Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on the off chance of getting a table for lunch - we’re busy but quickly seated. Lovely lunch - definitely go again - helpful friendly staff and good food.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, we really appreciate your positive review! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for afternoon tea on a Friday afternoon. My friend arrived before me and was just left standing there so eventually just sat down. I then had to go to the bar and ask if we could order Afternoon Tea, as we were consistently ignored....More

Thank Karen_glitterpixie
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Karen, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. We appreciate you bringing this experience to our attention. If you are willing, please contact us via email at cambridge@brownsrestaurants.co.uk so that we can work towards a resolution. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for Xmas day and wasn't dissapointed. We were a bit late late being seated as they were very busy,but when we got to our table they apologised and gave us a free drink. Our waitress who was called Rachel really looked...More

Thank 310susan
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy New Year 310susan, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Browns Cambridge on Xmas Day! Thanks for being so patient on the day as well in regards to waiting for your table. I will pass your comments on to Rachael who I'm...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the building is quite stylish, the quality of food was barely acceptable and the service was poor and uncaring.More

Thank NomadoUk
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nomadouk, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. We're sorry to hear that it was not a positive one. Falling short of meeting your expectations is not to the standards we strive to achieve, and we humbly...More

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FanFoodieFan
1 September 2017|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They messaged me on here, but when I contacted them I heard nothing back! I will never eat there again!
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Heather H
25 December 2016|
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Response from Dean A | Property representative |
Good evening, you can come to us for cocktails from 26th December all the way through the year!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 33
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 461655
  • E-mail
Description
At Browns, we believe there's no better cuisine in the world than British cooking, done well. That's why we're dedicated to serving and celebrating the very best of British food and drink. To help you discover and enjoy the great variety and quality of food that exists right here, on our doorstep. We've combed the British Isles for the finest ingredients, dishes and produce available. From north to south, from farm to seaside, from the past to the present.
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