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Free Press

7 Prospect Row
Cambridge
CB1 1DU

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2, 6 - 9 Mon - Fri
12 - 4, 6 - 9 Sat
12 - 4 Sun

Owner

Greene King

About the Pub

Close to Parker's Piece, this intimate, friendly pub serves high-quality food and great beer. The rare Greene King XX Mild was its best seller until Greene King stopped brewing it regularly. Pub regulars still cuss when GK are mentioned. Guest beers are from Greene King's seasonal and guest lists. It has an interesting selection of unusual spirits such as English whisky and a range of bottled beers.

A pub since 1834, it just survived the 1970s Kite area redevelopment. It is identified by CAMRA as having a regionally important historic pub interior. Only the tiny snug is from the original pub. The other two rooms are a loving reconstruction. Local pictures, historic newspapers and printing type cases containing nick-nacks decorate the walls. The rowing eight bow hanging from the front bar ceiling is from the crashed 1984 Cambridge varsity boat. When students relished a frivolous challenge, Downing once got 59 in the snug. Bench seating out front and a walled garden at the rear.

Historic Interest

The pub is named after a temperance movement newspaper that lasted for just one edition.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King IPA
  • Greene King XX Mild (When available)
  • Morland --seasonal--

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Westons Old Rosie.

  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Free doggy treats.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board games.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Free Press

7 Prospect Row
Cambridge
CB1 1DU

Sat Nav Reference

52.204799, 0.130346

Transport

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