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Afternoon Tea Menu
The Cocktail Bar
Private Dining & Events
Opening Times & Location

Located on the top floor beneath roof top bar and Garden of The Varsity Hotel with breathtaking 360° views across the Cambridge skyline. Our relaxed Brasserie and Cocktail bar all boast stunning views of the River and across the cities key colleges including St. John's, Trinity, Jesus and Magdalene.

SIX is open all day serving delicious dishes from our Wood Stone oven, Grill and Rotisserie. We also offer a fabulous range of Cocktails and with over 30 Gins paired with 8 different tonics, all served in an informal setting. Whenever possible we use fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Please see our menu.

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Our Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea with Cambridge's Best Views

Breath-taking views of the historic Cambridge skyline makes Afternoon Tea a magical experience for you. Our Executive Chef remains faithful to the classic combination of finger sandwiches, scones served deliciously warm accompanied by clotted cream, jam and a selection of freshly made cakes. Our master tea blenders have worked with our Head Chef to carefully select teas that will perfectly complement your food. We’re able to cater for vegetarian and gluten-free Afternoon Tea as all our food is made fresh daily please pre-book before arrival. Dairy Free and Vegan options are unavailable.

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The Cocktail Bar

The Cocktail Bar – Cocktails, Gin and Wine

Inspired by the success of the Roof Top Terrace, SIX is a vibrant cocktail destination for Cambridge residents and hotel guests that is open all year round till late. Celebrating the diverse history and people at the location, the Drinks Menu features Classic and Contemporary Cocktails, over 30 Gins paired with 8 different premium Tonics, Spirits and a selection of Wines. Alternatively, if you have a preferred recipe for your favourite cocktail our expert Barmen will be more than happy to oblige.

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Private Dining & Events

Catering for events varying from corporate gatherings to birthday parties and everything in between, our relaxed atmosphere and panoramic views are sure to compliment your occasion. The restaurant and bar can be hired for exclusive or semi-exclusive use, whether you are looking for a celebratory dinner, wedding reception or corporate entertaining event. We tailor our offering to your specific theme and menu requirements and can organize special activities such as Scalextric or anything else you desire.

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Opening Times


Dinner 5pm-10pm

Drinks 5pm-10.30pm

Tuesday - Thursday

Lunch 12pm-3pm

Dinner 5pm-10pm

Drinks 12pm-10.30pm


Lunch 12pm-3pm

Dinner 5pm-10pm

Drinks 12pm-11.30pm


Lunch and Dinner 12pm-10pm

Drinks 12pm-11.30pm


Lunch 12pm-4.30pm

Dinner 5pm-10pm

Drinks 12pm-11pm

Afternoon Tea

Tuesday - Sunday 12pm-4:30pm

Saturday to Sunday 12pm-4.30pm

Roof Terrace*

Every Day 12pm - Sunset

All Bank Holidays

Open for Lunch, Dinner & Afternoon Tea

* Roof Terrace opening times are subject to weather

SIX Bar and Brasserie, 6th Floor The Varsity Hotel, Thompson's Lane (off Bridge Street), Cambridge CB5 8AQ

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Extensive facilities, central location and range of services offers a unique premium experience we can tailor to your needs.

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The Roof Terrace

An iconic Cambridge landmark with the best views of the historic city with fabulous cocktails.