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Zizzi - Cambridge Bene't Street

16 Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QN +44 1223828839

((()* Italian
  • Zizzi - Cambridge Bene't Street - Cambridge
  •  - Cambridge
Average
Main course: £11
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Pleasant welcome. Was even loaned a vase for flowers I'd been given. Waiter was knowledgeable about dairy content of food. Green salad was delicious if a bit lacking in courgette ribbons which I particularly love. My companion enjoyed her Penne pasta dish.

Lottie Taylor 14 June 2017
from St. Neots

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Set within the historic Cambridge city centre, Zizzi - Cambridge Bene't Street serves contemporary Italian delicacies. Low-lit spotlights illuminate the quirky, modern design features of the restaurant, along with charming, minimalist oak fixtures.

Made with fresh, seasonal produce, the delicious classics on the Zizzi menu include pastas, freshly made pizzas, salads and risottos. Tasty dishes include the spicy chicken pasta with red pesto and spring onions, the Zizzi sirloin steak with Tuscan potatoes or the porcini mushroom pizza. There is a popular well priced children’s menu and plenty of specials or vegetarian favourites.

The varied wine list at Zizzi Cambridge includes a number of Italian bottles, along with champagne, Italian beer and prosecco. The sumptuous dessert list features indulgences like amaretti cheesecake, lemon tart or warm cherry tart.

In the bright, airy dining room at Zizzi restaurant, earthy hues and sprawling trees are offset by clean, white walls. Cambridge Rail Station is a 7-minute drive away.

Zizzi - Cambridge Bene't Street

16 Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QN

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Customer reviews for Zizzi - Cambridge Bene't Street

3.7 ((()* (based on 90 reviews)
76% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (48)
  • lunch (34)
  • value (22)
  • child friendly (21)
  • large parties (21)
  • trendy (12)
  • private dining (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • entertainment (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • business (3)
  • views (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((* 14 June 2017 by Lottie Taylor from St. Neots

    Pleasant welcome. Was even loaned a vase for flowers I'd been given. Waiter was knowledgeable about dairy content of food. Green salad was delicious if a bit lacking in courgette ribbons which I particularly love. My companion enjoyed her Penne pasta dish.

  • ((*** 13 June 2017 by Judit Jakubinyi from Cambridge

    I ordered the super zucca salad.The courgette and the green leaves weren't fresh.Tasted like mold.Also the lentils were overcooked.My husband had the lamb hanging skewer.The lamb was dry and the salad wasn't fresh either.We like Zizzi's and visited different braches before and we were happy with everything but this branch wasn't like the others.Poor quality and poor service.

  • ((((* 11 June 2017 by Louise Boyall from Leicestershire

    Food excellent and service good even though busy

  • ((((( 29 May 2017 by Heather Gilman from Bishops Stortford

    Sat in a lovely location overlooking Parker's Piece with windows open and a breeze. Great on a very hot day. Very busy, so service not great and food not that hot. However, when we spoke to the manager, he was very apologetic and couldn't do enough to rectify the problem. We ordered the berry sundae as a dessert and it was amazing. It made up for the warm main course. The manager did explain that as they were so busy, they couldn't get the food out quickly enough from the cooking area but he stressed that he would love to see us again and gave us very good deduction on our food. We were not put off by our experience as the manager and importance he gave to rectifying our visit made us feel that customer service is still there!

  • ((((( 18 May 2017 by Clare Sproat from Cambridge

    Food was great as was the service....great atmosphere and loved the live music.
    We had the skewered chucked and it was delicious

  • ((((* 27 April 2017 by Judy Heilpern brown from Ware

    This was a very quick pre-theatre supper but the experience was A1. Our waitress was delightful (Slovakian) and the service and food first class

  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Helen Norris from Cambridge

    Great decor and interesting building. Lamb meatballs and the pizzas were tasty. Banana and chocolate calzone was delightful.
    Service was prompt and courteous without being intrusive.
    We used our Tesco vouchers.

  • (**** 28 March 2017 by Janine Brace from Cambridge

    waitress was very nice, we had a table booked for 1.30 in the afternoon for Mother's Day, we ordered, ate our food and was out by 2.10pm! Yes the service was quick but tasted microwaved and disgusting! i will never go to this restaurant again!

  • ((*** 27 March 2017 by Joe Sullivan from Bedford

    You get what you deserve when going to a large chain restaurant, and there was a definite 'production line' feel to the food. We ordered 2 dishes from the baked pasta section which were clearly quickly assembled and 'fast baked'. Essentially the menu promises a lot more than the chefs are permitted to deliver.
    The service was good and attentive.

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Katie Bevington from Cambridge

    Meal for 5, including three children under 7. Good service, pleasant atmosphere, great food and portion sizes.

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