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Meetings & Events

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The Roof Terrace

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Wines & Cocktails
Private Dining & Events
The Roof Terrace
Opening Times and location

Situated on the Quayside in a lovely 18th century bonded warehouse overlooking the river Cam. We serve only the most tender, full flavoured steak, using the finest prime beef. Our steaks are dry aged for a minimum of 28 days and all our meats are traceable and sustainable.

We also serve grilled fish, classic burgers, chargrilled chicken and vegetarian options.

To finish we have a wide range of tempting, delicious dessert cocktails, and dishes such as Chocolate Brownies, Crème Brûlée, Tiramisu and a selection of ice creams.

Call to reserve your table on 01223 30 70 30 or book online.

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Wines & Cocktails

We pride ourselves on the range of high-quality wines on offer which vary from crisp, fresh whites to rich, spicy reds – not forgetting the varied selection of champagne. Our team is on hand to help you select the perfect accompaniment to your meal.

Our cocktails are made from premium spirits using only the finest ingredients. Our passionate mixologists serve both classic cocktails and also from our specially created River Bar list.

To help you decide and find your perfect drink, our cocktail flavour map may be of service.

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Private Dining & Events

The restaurant and bar have two separate areas that can be hired for semi-private or exclusive use, whether you are looking for a celebratory dinner, wedding reception or corporate event.

We offer flexible set menu choices for formal dining and more informal hot and cold canapés, market stall style buffet stations adding theatre to your event matched with a fantastic range of beers, cocktails and wine.

Our Event Manager is on hand to assist you in planning your next event. Call us on 01223 30 70 30.

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The Roof Terrace

For those wishing to do a lazy tour of Cambridge most University Colleges can be viewed from the Roof Terrace. Before dinner why not enjoy a cocktail, glass of champagne or a jug of Pimm’s lounging on our sofas, relaxing, as the world passes by.

In the early evening, the Roof Terrace becomes the most romantic spot in the city. Watch the sunset whilst enjoying a champagne cocktail, or a gin and tonic.

The Roof Terrace

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday

5:30pm - 11:00pm Dinner


5:00pm - 11:30pm Dinner


12:00 -3:30pm Lunch

5:00pm - 11:30pm Lunch


12:00pm - 3:30pm Lunch

5:00pm - 11:00pm Dinner

All Bank Holidays: Open for lunch & dinner

The River Bar Steakhouse & Grill, Quayside, Cambridge CB5 8AQ

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Afternoon Tea

Enjoy Traditional or Champagne Afternoon Tea with the best views of Cambridge.

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Events & Meetings

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

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Glassworks Health Club

Offers full-size gym, daily fitness classes, personal training, steam room, sauna, SPA pool and Elemis spa treatments and sports massage.

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