La Margherita

(298 Reviews)
15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge, East of England, CB3 0AF
Italian
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Average

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.

Restaurant description

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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for La Margherita
4.8
(based on 298 reviews)

98%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (9)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (28)
  • child friendly (49)
  • dinner (237)
  • entertainment (13)
  • large parties (77)
  • lunch (153)
  • luxury (7)
  • private dining (75)
  • romantic (78)
  • trendy (11)
  • value (127)
  • views (3)
  • By Sue D from Kenilworth
    4 September 2020

    A special meal with a special friend

  • By John W from Histon
    2 September 2020

    An excellent family run Italian restaurant. Serves great food.

  • By Ian G from CAMBRIDGE
    31 August 2020

    waiter kind and quick venue - good to see kitchen toilet clean one way system worked

  • By Christopher R from CAMBRIDGE
    31 August 2020

    LA MARGHERITA HAS THE BEST HOUSE RED ONE CAN FIND ANYWHERE. IT'S WORTH COMING TO DELIGHT IN THIS WONDERFUL WINE FROM PUGLIA AND ENJOY CONVERSE WITH THE FRIENDS ON THE STAFF

  • By Shaun L from Cambridge
    31 August 2020

    This was my first time there. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had a pizza to share for starters, and then both had the seafood risotto, I couldn’t believe how much seafood was in it, and the taste was amazing. If you want to try a taste of Italy, go there, it was delicious. Definitely be going again ????

  • By Alan M from cambridge
    29 August 2020

    Table where we wanted,staff friendly as usual.food & drink excellent.

  • By Valar F from Cambridge
    26 August 2020

    Delicious Food, Excellent Service, Had a nice time.

  • By Andy W from Cambridge
    26 August 2020

    Clean, well spaced, lovely food, if a little slow arriving.

  • By Heather D from Cambridge
    24 August 2020

    Good service, food delicious.

  • By Lance K from Cambridge
    22 August 2020

    Excellent food , excellent service and friendly as always , I would highly recommend this restaurant

Restaurant Location Map
La Margherita
15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge, East of England, CB3 0AF