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La Margherita

15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AF

((((( Italian
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 11:00 - 19:00.

As always we were very well looked after by all the friendly staff and the food was as excellent as usual. We shall be back in 2017.

Christopher Harris 17 December 2016
from Orpington

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A charming family-run Italian restaurant in Cambridge, La Margherita showcases Mediterranean recipes passed down through the generations in a smart setting, with large windows flooding the interior with natural light.

The menu at La Margherita contains authentic Italian recipes that have been passed down through the owners' family. Everything is prepared fresh on the premises – the pizza dough is prepared each morning, and topped with imported delicacies like fennel salami, buffalo mozzarella and anchovies. There are varied antipasti sharing options, pasta recipes like linguine with prawns, oyster mushrooms, chilli and garlic, and rich mains like veal escalope fried with cured ham.

Desserts at La Marherita Cambridge include the owner's famed tiramisu, as well as a popular gelato range with an impressive 24 flavours. The wine list boasts bottles from all across Italy, including Tuscany and Sicily.

A wonderfully authentic example of traditional Italian family dining, La Margherita sits an 11-minute drive from Cambridge Rail Station.

La Margherita

15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AF

Contact +44 1223315232

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Customer reviews for La Margherita

4.9 ((((( (based on 34 reviews)
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  • lunch (17)
  • value (15)
  • large parties (13)
  • private dining (11)
  • romantic (11)
  • child friendly (5)
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  • ((((* 10 January 2017 by Stein m Wivestad from Cambridge

    My friends and I had a very good dinner together, with good service. The veal that I had as main dish could have been more tender, but it tasted very well. There was some draft from the window.

  • ((((( 9 January 2017 by Nick Warner from Cambridge

    Excellent food and service as always.

  • ((((( 8 January 2017 by Sue Ginsberg from Cambridge

    Everything was lovely

  • ((((( 6 January 2017 by Yukie Smith from Cambridge

    First time we were seated ground floor. The chairs were more snuggle than upstairs and we felt very comfy all the time! Foods are as usual fantastic. I hoped to find linguini with caramari in tomato sauce but I couldn't find it in the menu. Instead, I went for Italian sausage and lentil in tomato sauce, it was a very lovely rustic cousine, I fully enjoyed it. My husband was very happy with his creamy carbonara. And we loved the ice cream and biscotti (I loved the fact that it didn't have orange zest in it, just vanilla!). Oh, and I really liked the little dish that biscotti came in :) We hope to come back soon! Thank you!

  • ((((( 17 December 2016 by Christopher Harris from Orpington

    As always we were very well looked after by all the friendly staff and the food was as excellent as usual. We shall be back in 2017.

  • ((((( 15 December 2016 by Anna Cole from Cambridge

    Easy to book on the bookatable website. Great waiter service even though we were the only customers dining on the first floor. Amazing food at affordable prices - myself and my date had a three course meal with drinks and it came to £33! Would highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely visit again when I come back to Cambridge next time.

  • ((((( 12 December 2016 by Huw Humphreys-jones from Cambridge

    Our favourite Cambridge restaurant. Always enjoyable and consistently good food cooked on the premises. Very accommodating to any special requirements e.g. vegan options. The staff are very welcoming and friendly so it's always a pleasure to return. Have recently taken family members there for the first time and they all, without exception, enjoyed their food (clean plates always a good sign!) and they look forward to a return visit.

  • ((((( 8 December 2016 by Steve from Ely

    Brilliant place! Staff helpful but not over the top. Food excellent. All five of our mains were equally great. Good size dessert portion. Prices very fair. There was a huge party downstairs but luckily we sat upstairs and it was nice and quiet. Pretty beams and exposed brick. We will definitely be back.

  • ((((* 7 December 2016 by Ye Yeo from Singapore

    We love the food here. My family and I have enjoyed the dinner.

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Mike Warren from Plumpton Green

    service was very good, food excellent. The best Italian we've had.

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