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In the heart of Cambridge’s burgeoning restaurant district, The Pint Shop may have gone super-retro with its 1830s ‘beer house’ theme, but the decor owes much to laid-back modernity with polished
wooden floors, plain oak tables, bright lighting and muted colour schemes. A blackboard advertising around 15 local ales welcomes drinkers in the airy front parlour, whilst the adjoining snug
should suit those sampling the 40-plus range of gins and malt whiskies. Soak up the booze at one of the propping-up points with substantial bar snacks such as Scotch eggs and sausage rolls, but for
the full works, head through to the two dining rooms where spit-roasted and charcoal-grilled meats such as ox-cheeks dominate retro menu. Cheery service should keep young professionals and students
happy in the evenings, while the central location brings shoppers and theatregoers.
It’s a pleasure to see an independent restaurant in Cambridge perfecting the balance between comfort food and an innovative menu, embracing the classics of the past but with an eye (or palate) towards the future. Pint Shop is located in Cambridge’s popular foodie quarter in a beautiful building that has been sympathetically and functionally refurbished. This wasn’t my first visit to Pint Shop. I was at the soft launch back in November 2013. In fact, it was their third-ever service and it went off without a hitch. I’ve been a Pint Shop addict ever since.Last week, my husband and I decided to have Sunday lunch...
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