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The Emperor

21 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NW, England
+44 1223 464633
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Excellent food, friendly service

My husband and I enjoyed an excellent meal here with my father and 5 month old baby. The waitress... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
via mobile

Ate here just yesterday with the rugby. Staff were very friendly and even turned the TV over to... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Samantha B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Emperor Pub is still Cambridge's number one stop for real ale, quality food, a selection of wines. It's a live music venue plus function room.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
8 Jan 2017
“Excellent food, friendly service ”
20 Mar 2016
“Relaxing ”
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21 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NW, England
+44 1223 464633
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an excellent meal here with my father and 5 month old baby. The waitress Gloria was attentive and friendly and gave good suggestions from the menu. Between 3 adults we had 6 dishes which was the perfect amount. All the...More

Thank steph2008
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Ate here just yesterday with the rugby. Staff were very friendly and even turned the TV over to allow us to watch the rugby whilst eating. What can I say about the food other than WOW.... I wanted to try every dish. Small sharing portions...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Wanted to try this after hearing it had turned into a South American themed tapas bar. The interior is light and airy. Tables well spaced. A far cry from the dark wood of the old Emperor. The menu is about 20 items and we (2...More

Thank ChrisJLamb
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Friendly staff. Nice location - a good place to play pool and darts. You would't spent much money in this pub and the beer is good.

Thank Renato T
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I used to drink in here when it was the Globe years ago and I've been in a few times pre-refurb as the Emperor. The decor has improved since the refurb but the music certainly hasn't. Because they've decided to market it as a 'tapas'...More

1  Thank BigSis2112
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We went for lunch in a larger group so ordered many of the dishes on the menu. All dishes were beautifully presented. All food was very good, not a dish we regretted ordering. The mussels and yucca were a favourite. Mussels were not chewy. The...More

Thank Dipdot123
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

This was my first visit since the refurbishment. The beer quality is good but the pub is very noisy! A wide range of ales and beer are served!

Reviewed 21 June 2015

With a nice beer garden, great food and good ales, we had a fantastic evening. Staff was very friendly. It will definitely be our local pub this summer. :-)

Thank SylviaGYoung
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Went to the local pub for a drink, amazing burgers, good range of beers and spirits. The services is amazing, attentive. Nice venue just in the heart of Cambridge

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Nothing bad to say just that the menu didn't really appeal to me its ok for pizzas or salad, or cheesy chips which i ended up having. I found the prices about average for Cambridge. Im not keen of the interior it looks nice from...More

Thank Caroline L
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