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Things to do in Cambridge

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
“Lovely real Italian pizza, great service, original decor. Bookings always needed.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A reformed church serving great locally brewed beer and good pub food. Casual dining for the whole family. Kids enjoy eating here also.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Cinema
“Awesome little cinema in which to catch a movie. Great atmosphere and decor.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Nature
“3 minute drive from The White House. World class cycling events held here. Great to watch athletes in training or bikes are for hire as well.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
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“If you want a good meal and able to take your family this is the one that will be best for you. Often a good idea to book a table.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
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“Fresh, tasty gourmet food. Lots of organic food and free-range meats options. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Nature
“Ecosanctuary contains wild kiwi, tuatara, kaka and many native bird. Best place for chance sighting of birdlife. Walks from 30 mins, 2h and 6h over the mountain.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“45 minute easy walk door to door from The White House. Beautiful lake, friendly ducks, peaceful lovely scenery. Often known as Hidden Lake.😊👌”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lovely old Pub restaurant. modern decor, exquisite food, great for a special occasion. booking needed..”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good for a few drinks, meet some locals and good value light dinner or snacks.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“Excellent for history of the Cambridge area-sited in the Old Courthouse in the CBD.If you want to know where Carbine-the famous race horse lived, or where the nearest NZ Land Wars sites are - this is where you will get the answers.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“"Our Menu combines Mexican, South American & New Wave Asian influenced Street Food with an emphasis on the fun & the interesting - enjoy. All our food on our menu is available to takeout!"”
  • 16 locals recommend
Lodging
“So much on offer at Lake Karapiro. Playground for the kids, amazing cafe, stunning views...definitely worth a visit. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A cafe set up in a country field with a gallery attached, paintings and gifts to select from.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“"Sila Thai Restaurant is in the heart of Cambridge and is the only provider of Authentic Thai cuisine in the region. We have chosen the best dishes for our menu that are cooked by a native Thai chef. We are BYO wine and Fully Licensed. "”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Lovely we go here quite often , you have the option of just a few drinks & a light meal or in the restaurant , great food & very good service”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Lovely real Italian pizza, great service, original decor. Bookings always needed.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Gastropub
“A reformed church serving great locally brewed beer and good pub food. Casual dining for the whole family. Kids enjoy eating here also.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Café
“If you want a good meal and able to take your family this is the one that will be best for you. Often a good idea to book a table.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Fresh, tasty gourmet food. Lots of organic food and free-range meats options. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lovely old Pub restaurant. modern decor, exquisite food, great for a special occasion. booking needed..”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good for a few drinks, meet some locals and good value light dinner or snacks.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“"Our Menu combines Mexican, South American & New Wave Asian influenced Street Food with an emphasis on the fun & the interesting - enjoy. All our food on our menu is available to takeout!"”
  • 16 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“"Sila Thai Restaurant is in the heart of Cambridge and is the only provider of Authentic Thai cuisine in the region. We have chosen the best dishes for our menu that are cooked by a native Thai chef. We are BYO wine and Fully Licensed. "”
  • 6 locals recommend

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