The food of love – places to eat in Cambridge this Valentine’s Day?

Cambridge is a romantic city and celebrating St Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to try some of the wonderful independent restaurants.  Whether you are looking for the perfect place for a romantic dinner for two or a celebration with friends, Valentine’s Day in Cambridge books up quickly, so, we have put together what we think are some of the best restaurants in Cambridge that still have some availability. 

They cover a range of prices to match any budget, a variety of tastes, cultural diverse dishes and many dietary requirements.  Hurry, if you don’t want to be let down.   Tradizioni: Authentic Italian food, fresh ingredients and traditional dishes. They don’t have a license but there are plenty of shops nearby selling wine, for £1 corkage.

Vendanta RestaurantFantastic array of mouth-watering real curries – offering an explosion of tastes for a spicy evening.

The Olive GroveA 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 SteakA succulent steak and a bottle of red all the ingredients for a perfect Valentines.  French cuisine for romance.

SixWith spectacular views over the Cambridge skyline, the setting is perfect for a 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: Authentic Italian Venetian pop-up for one night only the taste of Venice with fine wines chosen to bring out the flavours.  

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

Da Luca Cucina: A sophisticated little Italian eatery and bar with fantastic cocktails, ambient jazz and a great menu. Everything for Latin lovers.

Alimentum: Great value Michelin-star dining. Everything you desire on a plate but book quickly only a few places remain – it’s an expensive occasion – it’s a special occasion (only a few places still available 1/2/17).

To round off the evening why not take a stroll in any of our beautiful parks or a punt down the river or a cycle ride around the colleges. 

Dawn Giesler, is the founder of Scuseme Cambridge, a recommendation website developed to provide an essential resource to help 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