Posted on March 11th, 2019 by Traditional Punting Company
Cafe’s near to Quayside
We all love to go for a coffee (or tea) and a sweet treat for that matter. Whether it is the morning or afternoon, it is a known fact that time flies when lounging in a cafe. For some it is their main event of the day… But to choose where to go can be difficult. Some places declare that they have the ‘best coffee in town’ or great ‘homemade cakes’. So how do you decide?
We have put together a list of our favourite cafe’s near to Quayside, Cambridge, that we visit on a regular basis. We have chosen these for a variety of reasons, therefore at least one of these cafe’s will be the place for you.
Started by a brother and sister duo, Matt and Sophie, this cafe/bar has now been open for a year. During this time they have established themselves as a great place to go for a naughty toastie, cake or cocktail. With a rustic feel, the interior definitely has some quirky touches and is an ideal place to while away the hours or watch the punts go by. It is an independent that has taken Cambridge by storm. They have also been pairing up with Through The Grape Van, to provide food and wine tasting evenings. Opening from early morn until late on in the eve, they cater for everyone and their friendly staff are always wearing a smile.
Bould Brothers, their name is strong, and their coffee packs a punch…. It was founded by Max and Alex. Both having a great experience working with coffee they set out to serve high quality food and drinks. Set just off Bridge Street they have a great location looking across to the Round Church. Over two floors it provides customers the ability to sit in or take away. They pride themselves on their coffee, delivering the correct ratio of coffee to milk. It is a quaint place to spend an hour with a friend catching up over a great cup of coffee. Another independent thriving in the heart of Cambridge.
Bridges is another cafe off Bridge Street, a short walk from Quayside. This establishment has been around since 1996 serving both tourists and locals for over 20 years. Their produce is fresh and tastes like it is made on the day. With an array of choice customers could eat at Bridges every day of the week for their working lunch. If someone is looking for something healthier (not saying that there is not a sweet treat option) this cafe will deliver. Their smoothies and fruit juices are a firm favourite especially in the summer.
This cafe made it to the list (even though it is a slightly longer walk from quayside) for all the veggies out there. However, this is not a token gesture, they have exceptional vegan food, and have recently found a spot in the big smoke, London, to showcase this. This cafe specalises in smoothies, brunch and of course their ‘VLT’. What’s more you have the added bonus of walking out of the cafe feeling guilt free as their food is packed full of healthy veg. It is a small venue so make sure to get in early for lunch as it does get busy.
We hope this helps you find your favourite cafe or cafe’s near to Quayside especially after one of our chauffeured punt tour.
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