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Welcome to the website for The Emperor Pub in Cambridge.

The Emperor Pub is situated at 21 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NW. It is within easy walking distance of the station and the town centre.

We have been given a cask marque award to show that our real ale is of the best quality and has passed the exacting standards  set by the Casque Marque Trust. Try it for yourself and find out how great it tastes!

Emperor Pub Cambridge © Rita Smith 2012

Emperor Pub Cambridge © Rita Smith 2012

We opened on 28th September 2010, after completely transforming the pub with our own unique and quirky style. We turned our beer garden into a beach with sand, deckchairs, colourful tables, buckets and spades and inflatable toys. It was great for keeping your kids entertained while you chilled out with a glass of our real ale. We called it “Cambridge’s Premier Beach Resort”.

Emperor Pub Beach Area © Rita Smith 2012

Emperor Pub Beach Area “Cambridge’s Premier Beach Resort” © Rita Smith 2012

The beach has now gone and we have turned it into a pub garden. We have just invested in lots of  hanging baskets and barrels full of flowers. The tables and fences are repainted and look really nice. All flowers came from Fulbourn Manor Nurseries at the top of Newmarket Road. It’s worth a visit to their farm shop.

There’s never a dull moment at The Emperor. We have dart boards, a pool table and board games or you can test your skill with our giant Jenga. Live bands play here at the weekend; on Wednesdays on alternate months we have comedy evenings, and on Thursday evenings we have Open Mic sessions starting at 8.30pm.

Upstairs we have a function room which is available for hire. It accommodates 40 to 45 persons seated or 65 to 70 persons standing. You may set it up with or without furniture. We can also provide catering and a bar for your event plus a projector with a 104 inch screen. This can be connected to your laptop.

The Emperor function room for hire

Function room for hire at The Emperor Pub, Cambridge. © Rita Smith 2012.

Kitchen at The Emperor Pub - available for hire with function room.

Kitchen at The Emperor Pub – available for hire with function room. © Rita Smith 2012.

High chairs

We now understand how important these are now we have a baby so along with the baby changing facilities in the ladies toilet, we now provide two high chairs.

Visit The Emperor Pub Cambridge today and sample the homemade food from our daily specials board. We use quality local produce and offer a varied menu. You can choose a light dish or go for a traditional meal. Why not try our homemade pizza, baked in our stone pizza oven, or our tasty Sunday roast?

Call in today – our bar staff will be pleased to serve you.

Emperor Pub Interior © Rita Smith 2012

Emperor Pub Interior © Rita Smith 2012

Emperor Pub Bar Area © Rita Smith 2012

Emperor Pub Bar Area © Rita Smith 2012