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La Margherita

15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AF

(((() Italian
  •  - Cambridge
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  •  - Cambridge
  •  - Cambridge
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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.

Good place to catch up with friends. Calzone Fungi was delicious.

Sarah 04 May 2019
from Ely

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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

4.7 (((() (based on 208 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (168)
  • lunch (105)
  • value (89)
  • romantic (60)
  • private dining (54)
  • large parties (52)
  • child friendly (36)
  • business (18)
  • trendy (8)
  • afternoon tea (7)
  • entertainment (6)
  • luxury (5)
  • views (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • ((((( 4 May 2019 by Sarah from Ely

    Good place to catch up with friends. Calzone Fungi was delicious.

  • (((** 29 April 2019 by Gabriela from Cambridge

    We came back after a first excellent visit to this restaurant. The place has a nice atmosphere, an attractive menu, and good wines.

  • ((((( 25 April 2019 by Annemarie from Cambridge

    Excellent family-run restaurant: service friendly and impeccable, food delicious, reliable and not overly fussy, ambience just right for dinner with friends (or partners).

  • ((((( 21 April 2019 by Janet from Huntingdon

    Superb authentic Italian food in a friendly atmosphere. My favourite Italian outside of Italy.

  • ((((( 18 April 2019 by Lucy from Cambridge

    Excellent food and friendly service. We need to keep going back as there was so much on the menu we wanted to eat - and the ice cream was amazing!

  • ((((( 7 April 2019 by Judy from Cambridge

    It was a delight as usual; we were looked after as though members of the family.

  • (**** 5 April 2019 by Elaine from Cambridge

    Fab as always

  • ((((( 19 March 2019 by Susan from Cambridge

    The service was outstanding, we felt very welcome. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

  • ((((( 28 February 2019 by Steve from Cambridge

    Great place, great basic wholesome Italian food. Friendly and high quality service. The only thing they might consider improving is the lighting which is a bit bright for the evening.

  • ((((( 27 February 2019 by Jake from Leeds

    Me and my gf booked a table for a Valentines get away. By the end of the night we both claimed this was the nicest Italian food we had eaten and the pizzas were amazing. Staff were friendly and service was fantastic! 100% re-visiting.

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