Cambridge restaurants

Brunch- a meal eaten in the late morning that is a combination of breakfast and lunch.

I love a good brunch! Cambridge has many excellent places bridging the gap between breakfast and lunch so you will have plenty of choice. Here are our favourite places for the best brunch in Cambridge.

Scott’s All Day:

Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 2AZbrunch in Cambridge Scotts

Scott’s make delicious brunch choices . Visit at the weekend for the bottomless brunch- for £35 you can enjoy ‘American style pancakes with lashings of maple syrup; sourdough toast laden with Baba Ganoush, pomegranate and radish; a Full English with sausage patties from Mill Road Butchers. ‘ 10-2.30 Saturday and Sundays. You can also order from the brunch menu or hang around for some of their delicious pizza!



253 Chesterton Rd, Cambridge CB4 1BG & now in Histon too!

breakfast in Cambridge

Stir has an onsite bakery so sells fresh breads and pastries alongside cooking their top quality locally sourced produce. Try some of their fabulous brunches or superfood breakfast bowls which will most definitely set you up for the day. How about a Welsh rarebit, smashed avocado and poached eggs on their freshly baked bread, or eggs Benedict? Use the bakery or online shop to enjoy their delicious goodies at home.

Urban Larder

9 The Broadway, Cambridge CB1 3AH

best breakfast in Cambridge

Mill Road located Urban Larder  serves locally sourced cakes, soups, salads and more. For a tasty and satisfying brunch, why not try one of their sourdough toasties? There are plenty of fillings to choose from to please every taste. Breakfast baps are on offer too and of course their great coffee.

Bread and Meat:

4 Benet St, Cambridge CB2 3QN

Sandwiches in Cambridge
Proper sarnies at Bread and Meat

This fantastic independent gourmet sandwich shop serves up a great selection, all packed with locally sourced ingredients and 100% British meats. The Porchetta is stuffed full of pork and topped with fresh zingy salsa Verde and crunchy crackling. These will really set you up for the day! They also offer a good selection of sides and drinks.

Café Foy:

2 Quayside, Cambridge CB5 8AB

best brunch in Cambridge
Tasty toasties at Café Foy

Located by the River Cam on Quayside, this small independent café and bar offers a lip smacking selection of hot and tasty toasties- perfect brunch food.  Try the shroom toasties which combines field mushrooms with roasted kale and oozing Ogleshield/vegan cheese. A picturesque location to enjoy your sandwich too.

Bottomless brunch?

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Full American Breakfast on white, top view, copy space. Sunny side fried eggs, roasted bacon, hash brown, pancakes, orange juice and coffee for breakfast.

There are many places for a bottomless brunch in Cambridge too.

For more great food in Cambridge, see our ultimate restaurant guide here.