There’s no better way to relax than with a Christmas pint in a traditional Cambridge establishment. Luckily, there is no shortage of places to try out when you’re in town for a festive break. Cambridge is home to a variety of great pubs and popular bars, all of which offer a wide selection of beers, including some craft ales, and a cosy atmosphere. Whether you’re looking for a cheap and cheerful local pub or a pub that’s made a name for itself as being one of the best in the regioin, you won’t find yourself stuck for a choice of somewhere to go.
Read on for our rundown of the city’s best pubs in which to enjoy a Christmas pint near Tamburlaine:
The Flying Pig
106 Hills Rd
The Flying Pig is popular with both tourists and locals thanks to its great range of ales, guest ales, lagers and beers. The Flying Pig is all about offering visitors an intimate pub experience and it wants to provide an atmosphere that is friendly and welcoming. In fact, it even has a large garden area for those wanting to embrace the crisp winter weather. The Flying Pig is a convenient five minute walk away from The Tamburlaine Hotel Cambridge.
The Free Press
7 Prospect Row
Originally this building was home to a printing press for free newspapers and, The Free Press has now been standing in Cambridge for over 100 years. After being converted into a fantastic pub nearby to The Tamburlaine Hotel Cambridge, The Free Press soon became one of the city’s top drinking destinations popular with locals and tourists alike.
It boasts an authentic ‘old pub’ vibe with its dim lights, warming fireplaces and dark interiors. The Free Press is the ideal place for a Christmas pint or two if you and your party are looking for somewhere traditional. Plus, all of your favourite British home cooked meals feature on the menu when you’re feeling peckish.
The Pint Shop
10 Peas Hill
Centrally located and ideal as your holiday drinking den when you’ve snapped up one of our hotel deals in Cambridge, The Pint Shop is the perfect spot for a Christmas beverage as the name implies. At The Pint Shop you’ll find a broad drinks menu, affordable prices and an excellent restaurant.
8 Benet Street
The Eagle is one of the most famous pubs in Cambridge and with its close proximity the Tamburlaine and our hotel deals in Cambridge, it’s always busy. The Eagle has a traditional British pub interior with dark wood, comfortable chairs and a friendly atmosphere. If you’re looking for a quintessential English pub experience this Christmas, The Eagle ticks all of the boxes.
The Cambridge Blue
85-87 Gwydir Street
The Cambridge Blue is the perfect place for the discerning real beer fan. With close to 100 different types of bottled beer on offer from all over the world, and an extensive selection of other wines and spirits, there’s something for every palate. The difficulty will no doubt be in choosing from such a variety of local craft brew.