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Cambridge Layover 2012

A January 2012 trip to Cambridge by fizzytom

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Quote: Assorted reviews and photographs from a one night stay en route to Stansted Airport

Gandhi Restaurant

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Restaurant | "The Gandhi - Where Flavour Disobedience is the Rule "

Gandhi Restaurant Photo, Cambridge, England
Even though we’d had ages to consult our Good Curry Guide and find a recommended restaurant in Cambridge, we found ourselves in the city with no firm plans. Fortunately our accommodation just two minutes walk from Regent Street where there were lots of restaurants, some Indian, others not, to choose from. I was particularly excited by the prospect of either Turkish or Middle Eastern food but stood by my promise that Himself could have a curry. All of the restaurants had menus posted in their windows and no restaurant really stood out over any other but Gandhi’s just pipped the others because of the portrait of the great man on the sign. We walked in without a reservation at around 8.30pm o...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 22, 2012

Gandhi Restaurant
72 Regent Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1DP
01223 353942

YHA Cambridge

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Hotel | "Remember that movie 'Hostel'?"

YHA Cambridge Photo, Cambridge, England
We couldn’t find any sensible priced hotel in central Cambridge so we booked a private twin room in the YHA in Cambridge. We booked through and the room was priced at £41.00. There are some advantages to this hostel which I ought to mention first. The location: it’s a five minute walk from the main train station and ten into the city centre. This is a quiet residential area. Within two minutes there are shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. The hostel is welll equipped for anyone travelling on a tight budget. The rooms are small but there is lots of communal space. When we arrived the staff member on reception was busy on the telephone. This in itself was not a ...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on January 29, 2012

YHA Cambridge
97 Tenison Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2DN
0845 371 9728