Cambridge Eats

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Fitzbillies, 51 – 52 Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RG

I’m writing this at the end of a very testing Monday. One where I had ALL the holiday envy and all the desperation to not have to get on the 7.55 am train.

I did envisage writing about the joy of a staycation and how dreamy Cambridge is (which it is, don’t let me put you off – the hoards of Spanish exchange students can do that instead) but instead I just want to be on a beach drinking Mojitos.

But Fitzbillies did a damn good job of distracting me for a weekend. Eat the Afternoon Tea, save room for the chocolate eclair. And then force yourself to try one of their famous Chelsea Buns (even Stephen Fry is a fan) and nearly be sick from all the sugary deliciousness. CHEERS TO THE FREAKIN’ WEEKEND.

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  • Flo

    Aww Monday blues are never fun but it’ll soon be the weekend again xx

    • That’s the right attitude my love!!!! Hope you’re having a nice week xxx

  • shame about the early-ish start, but sounds like you had a nice time! afternoon tea is delishhhhhh. i had one the other day at a spa and I’m craving it now. scones with thick clotted cream and jam – mmmmm. xxx

    Hannah x hannatalks

    • MMMM cannot beat scones with cream and jam…..maybe I’ll seek some out for breakfast…? xxx

  • ahhh pretty pictuessss! I have never had afternoon tea, ever!!

    • WHATTTT we need to get you a scone and some clotted cream STAT. xxxxxxx

  • Sara

    It looks like you’ve had an amazing time! I’ve never been to Cambridge, but from this post it looks great! Monday blues are never fun, but I’m loving your attitude towards it all!

    Herelectricocean.blogspot.co.uk

    • Hahaha thank you Sara. Right now I’m on lovely weekend vibes, but I know Monday blues are on the horizon! Thank you for reading xxxx

  • I hope to visit there one day. It looks like it’s filled with history & every street looks so picturesque. Not t mention, that food looks amazing!

    TFM BLOG

    • You really should – it’s so beautiful!! Where do you live Shannon? xx

  • I’ve only been to Cambridge once, and that was when I was a lot younger, so reading this has definitely inspired me to go back! The town is so picturesque and all this food looks so delicious. Looks like you had a lovely time :) x

    Charlotte’s Road

    • Exactly the same Charlotte – I hadn’t been in years! It really is wonderful and feels so much like you’re in the set of Harry Potter – which is a big plus for me!! :) xxxx

  • cmclaire

    That afternoon tea, though….looks delicious! Cambridge is definitely on my ‘to visit’ list.

    http://www.countrymouseclaire.com

    • You should definitely visit and let me know what you think Claire! xxx