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Spring Terrace

Spring Terrace

Al Fresco Dining & Drinks

Outdoor dining in the heart of Cambridge

Ou revitalised Spring Terrace opens on Monday 12th April for dining and drinks in the centre of Cambridge. Our Spring Terrace at the front of the hotel features fantastic views across iconic Parker’s Piece. It’s the ideal place to enjoy a long lunch with friends and as the summer approaches, a wonderful spot for after-work drinks in the city.

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Booking is essential and is now open, ready for you to join us from Monday 12th April. Enjoy a classically Cambridge experience on the Spring Terrace.

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Sample Garden Menu

Wraps & Sandwiches

Served 12pm – 5pm

Grilled Suffolk cajun chicken wrap with siracha mayo and salad – £7.50

Sweet potato falafel wrap with mashed avocado, tomato, cucumber and coriander -£6.50

Toasted club sandwich – £8.50

Egg mayo and cress – £6.50

Ham, cheese, pickle and mustard – £7.50

Bar snacks

Served 5pm – 9.30pm

Spicy crispy chicken wings – £7

Truffle and mushroom arancini – £6

Venison and black pudding scotch egg with a remoulade – £8

Warm sausage roll with a side salad – £6

Starters & Salads

Served 12pm – 9.30pm

Soup of the day served with croutons and a slice of sourdough – £6

Mussels cooked in Harleston cider finished with roast garlic and parsley oil topped with soft herbs and served with a slice of sourdough – £9

Bresaola (air dried, cured beef) with horseradish cream, garlic chips, parmesan shavings and rocket – £9

Burrata, nocellara olives, preserved lemon and caper dressing, roasted tomato and carta di musica – £9

Classic Caesar salad – Baby gem lettuce, anchovies, soft boiled egg, garlic and rosemary croutons
Starter – £6 | Main – £9
Starter with chicken – £10 | Main with chicken – £13

Marinated courgetti with goats curd, roasted pumpkin, candied pumpkin seeds and a chilli, lemon and mint dressing
Starter – £7 / Main – £10

Pea and mint fritter with a poached egg, cucumber ribbons and rocket
Starter – £7 / Main – £10


Served 12pm – 9.30pm

Grilled Norfolk sirloin with roasted mushroom and tomato, peppercorn sauce and fries – £28

Fish & Chips – Beer battered haddock with hand-cut chips and tartare sauce – £18

Grilled half lobster with garlic and herb butter, salad and fries – £22

Crispy breaded cauliflower steak with a cherry tomato and smoked paprika sauce, cannellini bean cassoulet and gremolata – £14

Niçoise salad – Line caught tuna loin, new potatoes, green beans, niçoise olives, soft boiled egg and a Dijon and honey vinaigrette – £22

Wild garlic risotto, sauteed mushrooms, watercress and asparagus – £16 | With chicken supreme – £22

Fish of the day with spring vegetables and sautéed English new potato – £22

Tandoori chicken, flat bread, salad, mint yoghurt dressing – £14


Served 12pm – 9.30pm

Fries – £6 | Side Salad – £6 | Seasonal veg – £6

Artisan bread basket, butter, olive oil, balsamic vinegar – £4.50

Crispy triple cooked potatoes, black garlic aioli, sour cream and chives – £6

Garlic and rosemary roasted sweet potato fries – £6

Spring greens with chilli, garlic, lemon and olive oil – £6


Served 12pm – 9.30pm

Warm chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream – £8

Crème Brûlée – £8

Selection of British cheese with crackers and chutney – £10

Ice cream strawberry/vanilla/chocolate – £2 per scoop

Service included

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Dining, drinks and music, under canvas, at Gonville Hotel

New for 2021 is our exciting on the Lawn experience. Enjoy fine dining, a light snack or drinks with friends at our glorious garden retreat in the heart of the city. Featuring a magnificent canvas tent, beautifully decked out with fairy lights, traditional teak garden furniture, bespoke hand-made crockery, music and lawn games such as croquet.

Outside is the new inside this spring, and on the Lawn offers a quintessentially English al fresco experience for Cambridge visitors and residents alike.

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on the lawn

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