Our Top 20 Local Restaurants for Every Foodie

At Boutique Rooms, we are devoted to achieving maximum guest satisfaction and as a result, we want to make sure that every part of your experience is perfect, even down to hand-picked local restaurants to spend your evenings!

From our superb accommodation choices to exciting days out with the family and delicious evening meals spent with treasured loved ones, we are on hand to ensure your time spent with us is as memorable as possible.

Therefore, we have put together a list of our top 20 local restaurants and cafes that we feel will offer you that special touch to complete your stay with us at Boutique Rooms.

As a result, we have categorised each restaurant into sections to make it easier for you to narrow down your choices, based on what you are craving!

Is it a quick, mouthwatering takeaway you are after? Or something healthy and tasty to start your day? What about a relaxing cup of tea and light, fluffy slice of cake for a midday treat with friends? Or perhaps a welcoming restaurant suitable for little ones or a dinner perfect for a romantic night out?

Whatever you are looking for, there is an option for every craving, cuisine, diet, and budget – we guarantee that you will find something to tickle those taste buds!

Local Restaurants For a Healthy Way to Start Your Day

Bohemia, St Neots

Bohemia Cafe from their website

One of the first local restaurants on our list is the beautiful Bohemia cafe, nestled in a quiet alcove just off of a busy market street.

A perfect spot for a delicious Eggs Benedict, cooked to perfection, a filling full English or a tasty halloumi burger from their midday menu.

Bohemia is also famous in the local area for its mouth-watering evening tapas and tipsy cocktails – perfect for those low-awaited evening catch-ups with friends!

Everything is prepared and served with the utmost care and attention, and with a menu that is constantly updating, there is always something new and exciting to try!

  • Address: Bohemia, Cross Keys Mews, St Neots, PE19 2AR
  • Meals served: Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, evening drinks
  • Price: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, European, healthy, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Accepts Mastercard, Visa and credit cards
    • Free Wifi,
    • Table Service
    • Live Music

 

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Alex's Cafe Restaurant, Huntingdon

Local Restaurants: Alex's Cafe Restaurant Huntingdon
Alex's Cafe Restaurant from Huntingdon First

A charming location with a relaxed atmosphere, Alex’s Cafe Restaurant takes pride in being able to offer its customers fresh, delicious food with an extensive range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

All their poultry and eggs are free-range, with all ingredients sourced from local farmers, using seasonal produce where possible, as well as serving fresh fish from the Lincolnshire coast.

Alex’s Cafe Restaurant also offers delicious weekly specials as well as their ever so popular Sunday roasts!

  • Address: 25 High Street, Huntingdon PE29 3TA
  • Meals served: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Price: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeout
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Free wifi
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Table service

 

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The Grand Piano, Godmanchester

The Grand Piano Cafe
The Grand Piano Cafe from their Facebook page

Based in the heart of Cambridgeshire, The Grand Piano Cafe offers quality food, quality atmosphere, and quality dining, and is a family-run business which aims to provide customers with a unique food experience!

The quirky, distinctive cafe offers a delectable range of hot and cold foods, hearty breakfasts, delicious cream teas and much, much more!

If you are looking for a unique, personalised experience and service with a smile – look no further!

  • Address: 43 Cambridge Street, Godmanchester PE29 2AY
  • Meals served: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Serves alcohol
    • Free wifi
    • Table service
    • Wheelchair accessible

 

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River Terrace Cafe, St Ives

River Terrace Cafe from their website

Set in a Grade II listed manor house, along the banks of the River Ouse, the River Terrace Cafe offers fantastic quality food and drink with a Kiwi-inspired twist.

It was awarded the Best Cafe in Cambridgeshire 2019 and has been going from strength to strength since its founding.

If you are looking for a relaxing breakfast or lunch complete with stunning views overlooking the peaceful River Ouse, then look no further than the River Terrace.

  • Address: 1 & 2 Manor Mews, St Ives PE27 5UW
  • Meals served: Breakfast, brunch, lunch, drinks
  • Price range: £-££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, Healthy, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Digital payments
    • Free wifi
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Table service
    • Serves alcohol

 

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Local Restaurants For Family Friendly Feasts

The Horseshoe Restaurant, Offord D'Arcy

The Horseshoe restaurant, from their Facebook page

One of the first local restaurants ideal for family days out is The Horseshoe in Offord D’Arcy. This family-run gastro pub serving locally-sourced fresh food is the perfect setting for a meal out with loved ones.

The Horseshoe offers the perfect combination of a fine dining experience with a cosy village pub atmosphere.

  • Address: 90 High Street Offord D’Arcy, St. Neots PE19 5RH
  • Meals served: Brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Outdoor & indoor seating,
    • On-site parking available
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Accepts Mastercard, Visa & digital payments
    • Free wifi
    • Buffet
    • Free off-street parking
    • Table service

 

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Il Girasole, St Neots

Il Girasole restaurant, from their Facebook page

A charming, rustic, family-friendly restaurant, Il Girasole is located on a quiet road just off the hustle and bustle of St Neots’ main market street.

The staff are always friendly and welcoming, with an emphasis on quality “above-and-beyond” service. Offering a wide variety of delicious Italian dishes as well as a few comforting favourites, there is sure to be something to suit the palate of even the fussiest family member!

  • Address: 13 South Street, St. Neots PE19 2BW
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Highchairs available
    • Serves alcohol
    • Accepts American Express, Mastercard & Visa
    • Free wifi
    • Wheelchair accessible,
    • Table service
    • Live music

 

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Johnsons of Old Hurst, Huntingdon

Johnsons of Old Hurst Restaurant from their website

If you are looking for a fun-filled family day out then Johnsons of Old Hurst is the perfect solution!

The two-tier spacious steakhouse restaurant and delightful tea room offer high-quality food and service, encompassing a wide range of delicious menu items to get those tastebuds tingling!

However, Johnsons of Old Hurst is not solely a charming family-friendly restaurant and relaxing tea room! The beautiful barn conversions are set in their own farm, complete with sweet, friendly animals, as well as a more endangered species – Nile crocodiles!

Also on site is an immersive farm shop selling a super wide variety of delicious local produce to be bought and taken away to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

During a stay with us here at Boutique Rooms, we highly recommend a visit to Johnson’s of Old Hurst – there is something for everyone to enjoy!

  • Address: Church Farm, Old Hurst, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 3AF
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Outdoor and indoor seating
    • On-site parking available
    • Free off-street parking
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Validated parking
    • Serves alcohol
    • Free wifi
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Table Service
    • Live Music
    • Playgrounds

 

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Hartford Mill, Huntingdon

Hartford Mill from their Facebook page

The Hartford Mill is a Greene King Pub and Carvery peacefully situated on the banks of the Hartford Marina and is the perfect location to relax and unwind after an exciting day out.

Their mouth-watering Cavery is served to perfection each and every day, and in addition, the Hartford Mill offers delicious pub grub favourites as well as a well-stocked bar with a wide range of national and local cask ales, wines, cocktails, spirits, and soft drinks.

The restaurant also has a fun Wacky Warehouse to keep youngsters entertained while you sit back and make the most out of some well-deserved R&R!

  • Address: Huntingdon Rd, Hartford Marina, Banks End, Huntingdon PE28 2AA
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Price range: £-££
  • Cuisines: British, Pub
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Parking available
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Free wifi
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Table service

 

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Local Restaurants For Cheap-as-Chips Takeaway

Mexica, St Neots

Mexica Takeaway from their Facebook page

One of the first local restaurants for a quick, cheap and tasty takeaway treat is Mexica in St Neots. One of the latest takeaways to bless our local streets, Mexica is a unique and welcome addition to the market town.

The takeaway offers a range of flavourful fiesta-inspired food for that cosy night in, including burritos, tacos, quesadillas and nachos, each with a wide range of various toppings and fillings.

  • Address: 25 Huntingdon Street, St. Neots PE19 1BG
  • Meals served: Brunch, lunch, dinner
  • Price range: £
  • Cuisines: Mexican
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Delivery
    • Accepts credit cards

 

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Cox's at the Lighthouse, St Neots

Cox's at the Lighthouse from their Facebook page

Bringing a steaming hot bag of salty fish and chips home after a long day at work is one of life’s little pleasures!

Cox’s at the Lighthouse is a relatively new, beautiful fish and chips shop in Loves Farm, St Neots that has been in service since 2018.

Founded by the award-winning chef of Cox’s of Letchworth, the shop is pristinely clean and modern, with friendly and welcoming staff.

Offering a fantastic menu, including a unique wide range of gluten-free and vegetarian options where sustainability and recycling play a huge role.

Come and see for yourself what all of the fuss is about!

  • Address: 3 Kester Way, St. Neots PE19 6SL
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner
  • Price range: £
  • Cuisines: Seafood, Fast Food, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Parking available
    • Street parking
    • Free off-street parking

 

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USA Chicken, St Neots

USA Chicken from thebestofstneots

A solid favourite among the residents of St Neots, USA Chicken is one of the best spots in the local area for mouthwatering chicken, burgers, generous portions of fries and much much more!

Food is cooked to perfection quickly and efficiently and the staff is very friendly and welcoming – they always remember a face!

Offering various meal deals, combos, and individual items, there is something for every appetite!

  • Address: 36 Cambridge Street, St. Neots PE19 1JP
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner
  • Price range: £
  • Cuisines: Fast Food, American
  • Diets: N/A
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • On-site parking
    • Cash only

 

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Victor Chan, St Neots

Victor Chan restaurant and takeaway from TripAdvisor

Both a treasured Chinese restaurant and a delicious, convenient takeaway, Victor Chan in St Neots was Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence winner from 2015-2017!

Serving fresh, delicious, high-quality food with high-quality service with a smile, Victor Chan is a perfect option for both a dinner out or evening in when you are craving some tasty Chinese dishes!

  • Address: 77 Huntingdon Street, St. Neots PE19 1DU
  • Meals served: Dinner
  • Price range: £-££
  • Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Restaurant
    • Accepts all major credit cards
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Serves Alcohol
    • Table Service
    • Delivery
    • Free Off-Street Parking
    • Free Wifi

 

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Local Restaurants For Light Bites and Classic Cream Teas

Poppy's Vintage Tea Room, St Neots

Poppy's Vintage Tea Rooms from their Facebook page

One of the first local restaurants for a delicious light bite or an elevensies cream tea treat is Poppy’s Vintage Tea Rooms in St Neots.

Set in a quiet lane behind St Mary’s Church, Poppy’s Vintage Tea room is the ideal setting for a relaxing breakfast or lunch out with friends for a long-overdue catch-up!

Poppy’s serves a variety of different foods for breakfast, brunch, and lunch, including sandwiches, soups, and salads, as well as full meals, delicious cakes, and scrumptious cream teas.

If you are looking for a side of classic nostalgia with your meal, then this is the place for you!

  • Address: 17 Church Walk, St. Neots PE19 1JH
  • Meals served: Breakfast, brunch, lunch
  • Price range: £-££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Accepts Mastercard, Visa and other credit cards
    • Table Service

 

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Elsie May's Electric Lounge, St Neots

Elsie May's Electric Lounge from thebestofstneots

One of our local restaurants for a gorgeous light bite out in a unique, eclectic setting is Elsie May’s Electric Lounge.

This jazzy setting brings back the original electricity showrooms, complete with a wide range of fresh, delicious, homemade food, tasty cakes, and fancy drinks.

This is one of the top places in St Neots for cocktails, and with an immersive atmosphere and exciting entertainment, Elsie Mays makes for a fabulous night out!

  • Address: Ground Floor, 58 Market Square, St. Neots PE19 2AA
  • Meals served: Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, British, Bar, Wine Bar
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly
  • Features:
    • Serves alcohol
    • Free wifi
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Table service
    • Takeaway

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Tom's Cakes, St Ives

Tom's Cakes from stives-town.info

Tom’s Cakes sells delicious cakes and biscuits handmade with love, care, and attention, using only fresh, natural ingredients.

The cafe has two locations: one in the quiet market town of St Ives and one in the bustling city of Cambridge.

In addition to baked goods, Tom’s Cakes also serves main meals, including a wide variety of filling breakfast and lunch options, such as soups, paninis, and even falafels!

  • Address: 19 Market Hill, St Ives PE27 5AL
  • Meals served: Brunch, lunch
  • Price range: £-££
  • Cuisines: Cafe, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Accepts Credit Cards

 

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Pinnies, Huntingdon

Pinnies Cafe from Peterborough Area Down Syndrome Group website

A beautiful little cafe on the outskirts of the lovely town of Godmanchester, Pinnies is the perfect spot to catch a light bite, light tea or light gossip with friends.

Serving reasonably priced dishes for breakfast, brunch and lunch, the staff at Pinnies are always friendly and welcoming.

It is even child-friendly, with the offerings of colouring books and pencils to keep the little ones entertained!

  • Address: 18D Causeway Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2HA
  • Meals served: Breakfast, brunch, lunch
  • Price range: £
  • Cuisines: Cafe, British
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, gluten-free options, vegan options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Free wifi
    • Table service

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Local Restaurants For Fancy Evenings Out

Cinta Chinese & Malaysian Restaurant, Godmanchester

Cinta restaurant from Trip Advisor

One of the first local restaurants for a fancy evening out is Cinta in Godmanchester.

A personal favourite, Cinta is ranked the number 1 restaurant in Godmanchester by Trip Advisor and is also their Certificate of Excellence winner from 2015-2019 – and it is easy to see why!

Unbeatable personal service, friendly and welcoming staff, beautiful decor and a wide variety of unique and exciting dishes all cooked to perfection in an efficient and timely manner.

They pull out all the stops for celebrations and events, so if you are staying with us for a special occasion, let us know and we can personally book you at a table to ensure you have a fabulous evening!

There is an extensive variety of wonderful dishes to choose from – but just make sure you begin with the crispy aromatic duck starter…trust us on this one!

Other fantastic dishes include the deep-fried prawns with garlic and butter, the deep-fried crispy shredded beef and the Thai green curry.

Always service with a smile, you will leave feeling like family!

  • Address: 12 Post Street, Godmanchester PE29 2BA
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner, late-night
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Table service
    • Highchairs available

 

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Nawab Lounge, St Neots

Nawab Lounge from their website

The Nawab Lounge brings you tasty, fresh and healthy South Asian cuisine that is 100% authentic. Working with professional chefs from every region of South Asia, the restaurant combines traditional dishes with modern cooking.

They deliver fast, efficient service by friendly, welcoming staff who go above and beyond expectations. The menu is extensive, covering a wide variety of starters, mains, sides, and desserts, but if you are looking for something that isn’t on the menu – just ask!

If its a feast you are looking for, every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, the Nawab Lounge have their famous Banquet Night, where you can have four courses for £14.95!

So fill your boots!

  • Address: 3 South Street, St. Neots PE19 2BW
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, halal, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Table service

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Bosphorus Turkish Meze & Mengal, St Neots

Bosphorous Turkish Restaurant from their Facebook page

A family-run restaurant serving Turkish Meze and Mangal, the Bosphorus in St Neots uses authentic cooking methods to bring customers a transportive taste experience to the eastern Mediteranean!

Serving starters, mains, sides and desserts, the food is always fresh, delicious and served with a smile. Choose from a wide range of healthy and filling options, with choices suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those with an intolerance to gluten. They also offer a children’s menu, perfect for smaller portions and encouraging a taste of a new, unique cuisine.

  • Address: 46 Market Square, St. Neots PE19 2AF
  • Meals served: Lunch, dinner, late-night
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Highchairs available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Serves alcohol
    • Free wifi
    • Accepts credit cards
    • Table service

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The Mermaid, Ellington

The Mermaid at Ellington, from Booking.com

A 17th-century British pub set in the picturesque village of Ellington, the Mermaid offers new, exciting dishes as well as some of the best traditional favourites!

The chef has worked as a head-chef in a variety of different restaurants and bistros and also was a sous-chef in Bedford’s only Michelin Star restaurant! He aims for his food to be visually exciting and enjoys experimenting with various spices and flavours to create a truly unique dish.

The pub features two log burners for a warm and cosy atmosphere, perfect for a fancy evening out with loved ones.

  • Address: The Mermaid, High St, Ellington, Huntingdon PE28 0AB
  • Meals served: Brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Price range: ££-£££
  • Cuisines: European, British, Pub, Fusion
  • Diets: Vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, gluten-free options
  • Features:
    • Takeaway
    • Outdoor & indoor seating
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Private dining
    • Parking available
    • Street parking
    • Highchairs available
    • Serves alcohol
    • Accepts Mastercard, Visa and other major credit cards
    • Free wifi
    • Table service

 

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There you have it! Our Top 20 Local Restaurants – with each one offering a variation in cuisine, price, diets, and meals.

Whether you stay with Boutique Rooms for a few days or a few weeks, make sure to check out some of the tasty places on this list!

If you would like a more personal recommendation, please get in contact with us below with your requirements and we will be sure to find something perfectly suited for you to enjoy!

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Team Boutique Rooms

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