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Varsity Restaurant

Emmanuel Room
Downing Room

Introduction

Cambridge’s oldest restaurant has had a thoroughly modern makeover. A neighbourhood restaurant nestled in the heart of the city, the Varsity is the perfect spot for a pit stop lunch or an intimate dinner.

The restaurant still retains its old Cambridge charm, the building is listed and has a unique history (Sonia and Rajv Ghandi met here). Our mission is simple: to deliver a great, fresh plate of food, served by friendly, knowledgeable staff in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Catering

The food is a fresh take on a classic bistro menu. The ingredients are seasonal and locally sourced wherever possible.

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Dining Rooms

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Venue Address

35 St Andrews St
Cambridge
CB2 3AR

I was really in a tight place, needing to find a lunch venue for 30 at a few days notice in one of the busiest weeks of the year. I was able to do it in about 24 hours through Meet Cambridge, which saved my sanity and professional reputation.