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Romantic places to eat out in Cambridge

Romantic places to eat out in Cambridge especially on Valentine’s Day 

Cambridge is a romantic city and St Valentine’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to try some wonderful independent restaurants.  We’ve put together our top 15 romantic places to eat out in Cambridge.

Our recommendations cover a range of prices to match any budget and they still have some availability.  These restaurants reflect the rich cultural diversity of Cambridge and cater for many dietary requirements.

The top-ranking establishments such as Midsummer House, Restaurant Twenty Two, The Oak Bistro and Ristorante Il Piccolo are fully booked for the 14th February, but we have found plenty of others

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scuseme’s 15 most romantic places to eat out in Cambridge

Trinity Restaurant serves up fabulous food in relaxed surroundings.  You won’t be disappointment.

Cotto provides a romantic setting with an innovative and exciting 3-course, fixed-price European menu. Book early as very popular

Tu Casa has the most delicious, authentic and traditional Spanish tapas.

Tradizioni serves authentic Italian food, made with fresh ingredients and although they don’t have a license, there are plenty of shops nearby that sell wine.  There is a £1 charge on corkage.

Signorelli’s Deli  serves fantastic authentic Italian lunches and early evening meals.  Moreover you can eat in or take away for a romantic night in.

Polonia Club has really good quality Polish food in a lovely setting.

The Olive Grove is a family-run award-winning restaurant serving Greek classics with modern twists and a Valentine’s day menu to tempt your taste buds.

La Maison du Steak if a succulent steak and a bottle of red are the ingredients for a perfect Valentines dinner, this is the place, and delicious vegetarian options available. The French cuisine for romance.

Six provides spectacular views over the Cambridge skyline so it is a perfect setting for starry-eyed lovers.

Bedouin: Tantalise your taste buds with North African cuisine and surround yourself with the luscious and romantic décor of the Sahara for the evening.

Maurizio Dining & Co a lovely place that share the passion and tradition of Italian food and wine, with a special Valentine’s menu and warm, friendly surroundings.

Luk Thai at The Cricketers: For Thai classics and some fusion instilled for a special Valentine menu.

Da Luca Cucina is a sophisticated little Italian eatery and bar with fantastic cocktails, ambient jazz and a great menu.

Navadhanya For a hot date with some of the most tantalising Indian fine dining you will experience.

The Ivy: Lush and romantic decor with a menu to suit any diet or meal, tea for two or dinner and cocktails, it a perfect Valentine spot.

Whatever you decide to do ….

……….a stroll in a beautiful park,  a punt down the river, or cycle around the colleges?

valentine's day cambridge places
Credit: Mike Taylor


“Happy valentine’s day ” love scuseme x

valentine's day cambridge places
Credit: Mike Taylor

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All the opinions expressed are my own.

Dawn Giesler, is the founder of Scuseme Cambridge, a recommendation website that helps your family run smoothly. She has lived in Cambridge for over 20 years and offers advise based on her own experiences. For more information please visit: scuseme 



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