Cambridge Corn Exchange is a beautiful old venue with a distinctive curved ceiling and theatre style seating. It’s also a venue which is very prominent on the live circuit, and hosts a great number of events that are well worth travelling to.
So where can you eat and stay near Cambridge Corn Exchange? We’ve managed to find the most convenient hotels and restaurants so you don’t need to spend your valuable time searching.
Just follow our tips and you can have a convenient and comfortable stay, with excellent food, to make your trip to Cambridge Corn Exchange as good as it can be.
We’ve made our choices based not only on proximity to the venue, but also on visitor reviews and quality, giving you the options that bring together the best of all three.
These restaurants are the best, closest and most varied choices we’ve found close to Cambridge Corn Exchange.
Right across the road from Cambridge Corn Exchange is the Cambridge branch of Honest Burgers. This popular burger joint serves juicy chicken, beef and veggie burgers in lovely puffy buns, and they’re so good looking you won’t know whether to eat them or take their picture.
Best of all, you can order online and then drop in to collect your burgers when they’re done, which is particularly handy if you want to grab them and head straight back to your hotel.
This barbecue restaurant is one minute’s walk away from Cambridge Corn Exchange, and has a particularly interesting proposition. Their tagline is ‘slow cooked, fast’, which means you can get amazing slow cooked bbq meats but without the long wait.
There are a couple of different Smokeworks restaurants and the Smokeworks Tap, but the nearest to the Cambridge Corn Exchange is the Free School Lane outlet. The vibe is relaxed and friendly, so there’s no need to dress up for your meal (unless you really want to).
Again, you can also get takeout, so you can have your burger as fast food on the go, or a sit down meal in the restaurant.
The Cambridge Chop House serves no-nonsense British food just two minutes’ walk from the Cambridge Corn Exchange. It has a country gastropub aesthetic, and the menu is meat-based (hence the name). That said, there are delicious vegetarian options as well, including salads and hot food.
If you’re a fan of sushi, this is most definitely the restaurant for you. Their sushi is fresh and simple, and made in the traditional way. But what if you’re not a sushi fan? Don’t worry, there’s still plenty for you here, with skewers of meat, fish and vegetables on the menu too.
The surroundings are modern yet classic, with neutral walls and stylish statement lighting. It’s also conveniently close to the Cambridge Corn Exchange, just a one minute walk in fact from door to door.
With a name like Bread and Meat, would it surprise you to learn that this eatery specialises in sandwiches? We didn’t think so. Chicken, pork, Philly cheese and British beef are all on the menu as freshly made fillings, but so too are mixed vegetables for the non-meat eaters among you. A one minute walk from the Cambridge Corn Exchange, it’s a great place to grab a bite on the way to a show.
When you’re looking for somewhere to stay near the Cambridge Corn Exchange, we know you want something conveniently close and reliably comfortable. That’s why we’ve picked out a couple of hotels that are favourites with visitors, one a well-known chain and the other an independent and unique local hotel.
You know what you’re getting with an Ibis hotel, and this one is no exception. It’s eight minutes from the Cambridge Corn Exchange in a taxi, so walking is probably not going to be an option unless you really fancy a half hour stroll through the city. But in terms of its location it’s right next to the Cambridge Central Station, so you’re very well placed if you’re coming in and out of Cambridge on the train.
Inside there’s a coffee shop which serves hot food as well as hot drinks, and you can expect a comfortable stay with excellent mattresses unique to Ibis.
The Regent Hotel in Cambridge is a small and cosy place to stay, with just 22 bedrooms. Despite being a beautiful listed building, there are some reliably modern comforts such as air conditioning in all rooms.
You can have a drink in the Parkview Lounge bar before you head out to see an event at the Cambridge Corn Exchange, which is just eight minutes’ walk from the hotel.