Looking for a restaurant in Cambourne

We don’t think there are any restaurants in Cambourne.

There is a hotel called The Belfry that has a restaurant but if you are looking for a gastro pub/fine dining restaurant then please have a look at the map below so you can find us.

From Cambourne the other restuarant you might like to try is The Eltisley.


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Looking for pubs along the A14?

Are you seaching Google for Pub on the A14 where you and your family can take a break, grab a coffee or eat?

The Exhibition Pub and Restaurant is just the place, we are a family owned and run pub in the small town of Godmanchester, near Huntingdon on the A14.

From the A14 you turn right at the round-a-bout signposted A1198 Papworth & Royston and turn first right into Godmanchester where you will find us at the end of the road on the right. We are two minutes from the A14.

We welcome children and well behaved, quiet dogs.

We have a great garden for when the sun shines.

You can eat in our bar or restaurant.

Why are we called The Exhibition?

The Exhibition Pub & Restaurant was first licensed to sell alcohol in the early 1850’s and we are named after the Great Exhibition which was opened on this day, May 1st in 1851.

Read all about The Great Exhibition below

The following text has been taken from www.thegreatexhibition2012.co.uk/history-of-the-great-exhibition-2012

The Great Exhibition of 1851 was one of the great success stories of the nineteenth century. The idea of holding an international world fair was first suggested by the Society of Arts (now the Royal Society of Arts) in 1845. Their president, Prince Albert, was very enthusiastic but eventually he decided that it should not be organised by the Society. Consequently in 1850 he established a Royal Commission to organise the event, with himself as President.

The exhibition was opened on 1st May 1851 by Queen Victoria in Joseph Paxton’s purpose built “Crystal Palace” in Hyde Park, London. It was the first International World Fair and it grabbed the imagination of the whole country and beyond. During the one hundred and forty one days that the Exhibition was open it was visited by over six million people from all walks of life. There were nearly 14,000 exhibitors from all over the world and more than 100,000 exhibits were shown ranging from raw materials to machines, sculptures, hardware, musical instruments, cloth, pottery, glass etc.

The Great Exhibition saw the development of patent law, the tourist industry and the modern museum as well as encouraging trade and manufacturing. It was so successful financially that the profits were used to purchase a large site in South Kensington, now home to three national museums, Imperial College and the Royal Albert Hall as well as other institutions. The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 still exists to manage its estate and to distribute the profits on its investments in order to “increase the means of industrial education and extend the influence of science and art upon productive industry.”

These 6 million visitors represented nearly a fifth of the British population at that time and is still considered today to be the founding vision of a truly “great exhibition”

Places to eat near A14 – Restaurant close to A14

Are you searching Google for good places to stop for food near Huntingdon and are searching for Restaurants on or near the A1 & A14 at Huntingdon. Great food and a nice places to stop & eat.
We are close to the river and not on some industrial estate.

Well here we are:

The Exhibition is a nice ‘gasto pub’ that serves good food and it’s just off the A14 at Godmanchester, near Huntingdon.

If you are heading South on the A1(M) from Peterborough follow the signs to Huntingdon & Cambridge (A14) and the dual carraigeway takes you over Huntingdon and alongside Godmanchester. Just put PE29 2HZ into your sat nav or click here for a map

If you are travelling along the A14 eith to the M1/M6 junction or the other way over to Felixstowe then we are a great place for the whole family, we are dog friendly too and have an enclosed garden the dogs can stretch their legs in.