Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Pub Guide

Huntingdonshire Branch pubs selling real ale

  • Abbots Ripton
    • Elm Moat Lane Abbots Ripton PE28 2PA Telephone(01487) 773585

      Set in the picturesque village of Abbots Ripton with access to beautiful walks on the local estate, The Elm has everything you want from your perfect countryside pub; A glorious garden, a roaring fire, comfortable rooms, delicious food and a wide selection of drinks.

      The Grade II-listed building was built, as an open hall, in the late 15th Century to offer hospitality to the drovers bringing cattle down from Scotland (along the Bullock Road) to the market at St.Ives. It was later altered with the insertion of a brick chimney in the early 17th century. The Fellowes family, that own and run the pub, came to the area around the same time the pub got its chimney...

  • Abbotsley
    • Eight Bells High Street Abbotsley PE19 6UJ Telephone(01767) 835438

      18th century pub a few miles from St Neots. Caters for the village and surrounding area. Two bar areas and a small area with pool table. Traditional Pub games played. The garden is secluded and away from the road and has Childrens A partly covered patio adjoins the rear of the pub provides outside drinking.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Rural Pub of the Year 2015
  • Abington Pigotts
    • Pig & Abbot High Street Abington Pigotts SG8 0SD Telephone(01763) 853515

      Located in a surprisingly remote part of the south Cambridgeshire countryside, this Queen Anne period pub offers a warm welcome. The interior has exposed oak beams, with two fires, including a large inglenook featuring a wood-burning stove. A comfortable restaurant offers home-made traditional pub food and specialises in fresh fish and chips, and homemade steak and kidney puddings and pies. Two guest beers are stocked, often including beers from Tring, Mighty Oak, Timothy Taylor or Woodforde's. 'Pub of the Year' (Branch Pub of the year 2012.)

  • Alconbury
    • Manor House Hotel 20 Chapel Street Alconbury PE28 4DY Telephone(01480) 890423

      16th century building in use as a pub for many years. Three distinct drinking areas separated by oak beam screens. Oak beamed ceiling and open fires complement the atmosphere of this traditional community pub. The real ales change constantly, as testified by the pump clips covering the ceiling of the main bar area. Traditional pub food and featured Black Rock Grill served 12-2 and 6-9pm every day.

  • Alconbury Weston
    • White Hart 2 Vinegar Hill Alconbury Weston PE28 4JA Telephone(01480) 884992

      Pub has reopened after a 5 year closure. Welcoming 18th-century former coaching inn on the old Great North Road. An open plan two-tiered layout provides different drinking areas. Outside there is a pleasant garden. Three real ales are available including guests ales and Westons cider is stocked. Locally sourced, home cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings, including Sunday lunches. Fine dining theme nights are a feature and there is occasional live music. Bus 46.

  • Bassingbourn
    • Belle 61 North End Bassingbourn SG8 5NZ Telephone(01763) 802180

      Restaurant and bar with modern furniture and original artworks by David Bradley. Main entrance opens to a large open plan bar with fire, with a bar to the right and a restaurant to the rear of the pub. The theme of the pub is Belle, a muse from the 20s, but there are links to the Memphis Belle, a WW2 US B17 Bomber, with engravings on the windows. Four real ales are offered including three guest beers. Live music held on Saturdays. Dogs are welcome in the bar- a doggy roast and beef bones can be ordered.

    • Hoops 74 High Street Bassingbourn SG8 5LF Telephone(01763) 244990

      Late 17th century building, timber framed and part thatched. A thriving community pub in this sprawling South Cambridgeshire village. A busy public bar with tiled floor is the hub of this pub. Offers a separate comfortable restaurant for diners, with food available all sessions, 12 noon to 10pm throughout the year. Two Greene King real ales are on offer.

  • Bluntisham
    • White Swan 30 High Street Bluntisham PE28 3LD Telephone(01487) 842055

      Friendly village community pub recently refurbished with an open plan main bar. Dogs are welcome. There is an on site Indian take-away that uses the pub kitchen and occasional food trucks.

  • Brampton
    • Black Bull 25 Church Road Brampton PE28 4PF Telephone(01480) 433184

      Late 16th century timber framed building. Popular village local with large garden. Four busy handpumps and hot food served all day. Samuel Pepys used to drink here and was the local magistrate. Next door is the Brampton Parish Church, founded in Norman times and opposite is the Manor House, now a Cheshire Home. Occasional live music and an annual beer festival.

    • Brampton Hut Ashcombe Road Brampton PE28 4NQ Telephone(01480) 810800

      Modern "Pub Restaurant" next to a Premier Inn focused on food.

    • Brampton Institute 18 High Street Brampton PE28 4TG Telephone(01480) 457277

      Sports and social club in a late 19th century building on the High Street. One regular real ale is served alongside a changing guest beer from a local brewery. As well as pool and darts there is a county standard bowls green and large pavilion, the clubs bowls teams play from April-September. There is an outside patio at the rear and some seating at the front. There is a large car park at the rear. Buses stop nearby. Open till midnight on Saturday when there is entertainment.

    • Brampton Mill Bromholme Lane Brampton PE28 4NE Telephone(01480) 459758

      An attractive, riverside converted corn mill. Popular restaurant for locals, visitors or boaters. Large pub with many varied drinking and eating areas - mind your head, as some areas have low ceilings!

    • Brampton Park Golf Club Buckden Road Brampton PE28 4NF Telephone(01480) 434700

      Badgers Bar with conservatory annexe area used as a spike bar, with large double doors leading onto the putting green and the 1st tee. Greene King supply the club.

    • Hare on the Green 40 The Green Brampton PE28 4RH Telephone(01480) 413592

      Two room pub overlooking the village green less than a mile from Huntingdon Racecourse. Had previously operated as an Indian restaurant but reopened as a pub and restaurant in Oct 2018. Two real ales are served including a changing beer from a local brewery. Bottled beers from Grafham Brewing are sold. There are two rooms with one serving as the restaurant. Food is served all day with a lunch and evening menu. On Sunday roasts are available at lunchtime. Meals are available to takeaway.

    • Huntingdon Rugby Club Huntingdon Racecourse Brampton PE28 4NL Telephone(01480) 386577
  • Broughton
    • Crown Inn Bridge Road Broughton PE28 3AY Telephone(01487) 824428

      The Crown Inn is an idyllic early 19th century pub opposite the church in the picturesque Cambridgeshire village. The décor is modern yet comfortable, with scrubbed pine tables and stone floor. Four hand pumps serve two real ales. The ales are usually from small regional breweries. The inn is popular with diners but retains a small area for those who call in for a drink. Dogs are welcome in the bar area. It is recommended that reservations are made is you are dining, especially at the weekend when it can be extremely busy The large garden is popular in the summer months, and a there is usually an annual beer festival held in a marquee in the beer garden on the late May bank holiday weekend when 30 real ales are available.

  • Buckden
    • Buckden Village Club Burberry Road Buckden PE19 5UY Telephone(01480) 810096

      A family-friendly club offering food, cask beer, live music and quiz nights. The club has two bars. One is the members bar and is for over-14s only; the second is our family-friendly bar overlooking the field and with a view of the children’s playground.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Club Pub of the Year 2018 & 2017
    • George Hotel 37 High Street Buckden PE19 5XA Telephone(01480) 812300

      This splendid Georgian coaching inn is privately owned and re-opened in 2021 after change in ownership and refurbishment. The main bar area consists of tables whilst the lounge has armchairs and low tables. Outside is a terrace, which catches the sun and is busy in the summer evenings. Bottled real ale from Papworth brewery is available.

    • Lion Hotel High Street Buckden PE19 5XA Telephone(01480) 810313

      This grade II listed building was originally the kitchen and dining area for the adjacent bishop's palace, Buckden Towers, once the location of the imprisonment of Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon. It is a small, friendly hotel situated in the heart of the village. The lounge has a large open fire and retains the impressive original carved beam ceiling. The bar and lounge area are popular meeting places for locals and visitors.

    • Vine 33 High Street Buckden PE19 5XA Telephone(01480) 810367

      Originally an 18th century inn on the route of old North road and boasted a large number coaching inns. Buckden Towers an old fortified Manor House is just down the road. This pub continues to be a lively, friendly community local with a good real ale and food. The fireplace separates the bar are from the lounge and dinning area without isolating either of them. Open for Breakfast 10am to 12 Noon. Take-away food service available.

  • Catworth
    • Racehorse 43 High Street Catworth PE28 0PF Telephone07711 900073

      A comfortable country inn dating from the mid 19th century with log fires, a multi-area lounge bar, a quarry tiled snug bar with pool and hooded skittles, a large restaurant area, and a coffee and cake shop.

      After a long period of closure, reopened in Feb 2024. Initially only the coffee and cake shop and a small dining area are open, but it is hoped that other areas of the pub will reopen in the future. Entrance is from the rear car park.

  • Caxton
    • Chubby Frog 77 Ermine Street Caxton CB23 3PQ Telephone(01954) 602184

      This independent village free house offering authentic Thai food, Thai cocktails, and two real ales. The décor is modern with deep blue walls & distressed wooden floors, copper & stone bar, original velvet cinema seats, and antiqued mirrored walls. The house beer No77 is brewed by local brewery Lord Conrad's. Family friendly and grown-up movies shown on cinema Sunday's. Name changed to Chubby Frog in Dec 2023

  • Colne
    • Green Man 1 East Street Colne PE28 3LZ Telephone(01487) 900014

      17th-century, picturesque village local in an old Fenland fruit growing area. The corrugated roof covers an original thatch. This busy recently refurbished friendly pub provides a public bar and a warm sociable lounge with a modern dining area extension serving food. Outside, the garden has a children's play area. The Green Man is the nearest outlet to the brewery for the local Papworth Brewery beer, which is located in the next village.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year 2020
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Rural Pub of the Year 2020
  • Croydon
    • Queen Adelaide High Street Croydon SG8 0DN Telephone(01223) 208278

      The Queen Adelaide is a large open plan pub, with several dining areas, a pleasant conservatory, and a patio at the front. The pub sits well back from the road, with a car park at the front and the side. There is a large garden at the rear with children’s games.

  • Earith
    • Crystal Ship 32 Earith Business Park Earith PE28 3QF Telephone(01487) 740634

      This is the Papworth Brewery Tap, housed in an industrial unit adjacent to the brewery. It is open for indoor and outdoor drinking, serving up to eleven changing Papworth ales and a guest ale along with ciders, wines and spirits. Pizza's available 6.30-8.30 Thurs-Sat. Occasional events (classic cars, quizzes, live music, food and drink tastings etc) are held and it is occasionally open other days / evenings for events - See Facebook for event details There is also a bottle shop where a range of Papworth beers and Cromwell ciders can be purchased

  • Eaton Ford
    • Barley Mow 27 Crosshall Road Eaton Ford PE19 7AB Telephone(01480) 474435

      The Barley Mow is a simple one bar pub. What makes it special, other than the excellent beer, is the customers: it's a true community pub, with a wide variety of activities focussed on the 'regulars', live music events and seasonal celebrations. Darts, crib and petanque teams play in local leagues. The decor is a mix of plaster, brick and wood panel and a long service counter dominates the centre of the bar. Images of past pub social events adorn the walls, some dating back to the early part of the last century. There is a large beer garden with an extensive children's play area, with a large garden room. Supports local charities with a range of annual fundraising events, including a football match, and a charity golf day. Guest beers are usually not from the Greene King range.

  • Eaton Socon
    • Eaton Oak Great North Road Eaton Socon PE19 7DB Telephone(01480) 219555

      Former farmhouse dating from the early 1800's now significantly extended. Several distinct drinking and dining areas exist, including a period style wood panelled front bar in the area of the original building, a main bar with leather sofas, and a airy restaurant area. Outside at the rear is a patio, and a courtyard at the front. Nine en-suite rooms are available in a motel style extension. A varied menu includes steaks, grills, traditional pub food and snacks. Offers two real ales from Brewpoint and a selection of craft keg beers.

    • George & Dragon 267 Great North Road Eaton Socon PE19 8BL Telephone(01480) 476648

      An 18th century Georgian period building much altered inside but with an imposing exterior. One large open plan bar, with a smaller games bar to the right. A true community pub with many pub games teams, including darts and crib. A popular venue for live music at weekends.

    • Highwayman Colmworth Business Park Eaton Socon PE19 8YP Telephone(01480) 408540

      Family friendly food-oriented modern pub on a business park next to a Premier Inn.

    • Old Sun 161 Great North Road Eaton Socon PE19 8EQ Telephone(01480) 700920

      Popular community pub in an building which dates from the 17th century. There is a comfortable main bar on the left by the entrance with an inglenook fireplace, soft chairs and tables. On the right of the pub is an open plan games bar with pool and sports TV screens. Live music twice a month.

    • River Mill School Lane Eaton Socon PE19 8GW Telephone(01480) 219612

      This popular riverside pub on the River Great Ouse was converted from a flour mill many years ago and has a galleried restaurant area above the bar. There is an extensive, varied menu, with a bar menu, extended menu and blackboard specials. Cask beer range varies from one in the winter, two in spring and autumn, and three in summer. A cask beer from Lacons is often available, with the other cask beers sourced from national brewers. Tea, coffee and cake is available all day (from 10.30am). The patio offers splendid views of the river and marina. Moorings are available.

    • Waggon & Horses 184 Great North Road Eaton Socon PE19 8EF Telephone(01480) 581866

      Traditional village pub dating from the 1700's with a large open inglenook fireplace and many exposed oak timbers and beams. Traditional pub food offered daily, and available throughout the pub, with more casual dining near the bar. Two cask beers offered with Sharp's Doom Bar the regular beer plus a changing guest from St Austell Tribute, Timothy Taylor Landlord, Wainwright, or Adnams Broadside.

  • Ellington
    • Mermaid High Street Ellington PE28 0AB Telephone(01480) 891106

      Quintessential English village pub, parts of which date from around the 14th century, with the main range dating from the early 17th century. The oak beamed bar has a welcoming atmosphere, with a fire for winter months. There is a separate upper snug with a wood burning stove. In warmer months, the garden offers an idyllic setting near the village church withprivate Dinning Booths. Quality bar food available, with a choice of Eight handmade dishes, and a full A la Carte menu is also available. A choice of three real ales constantly changing are offered, and include beers from Digfield, Oakham, Nobby's, Grainstore, Woodforde's, and Adnams.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Rural Pub of the Year 2017
  • Eltisley
    • Eltisley (The) 2 The Green Eltisley PE19 6TG Telephone(01480) 880308

      This Georgian pub dates from the end of the 18th century. The pub is divided into four areas, the bar featuring a log fire, a snug, the restaurant, and a converted barn that is used as both an extended restaurant and a private function room. The Eltisley also has a sheltered garden with raised decking, and covered terrace (fully enclosed during winter months). The barn and terrace are fully licensed for weddings and other civil ceremonies. Traditional pub food and fine dining options are served Tues-Sun, with two Sunday roast options including Sirloin of Beef. Accommodation consists of six double bedrooms, all en-suite. Dogs are welcomed in the bar and garden areas.

  • Eynesbury
    • Cambridgeshire Hunter 64 Berkeley Street Eynesbury PE19 2NF Telephone(01480) 350212

      A community pub with two bars, one a traditional bar with rustic beams, the other a modern sports bar with pool, darts and plasma screens for all sporting occasions. The large garden with children's play area is popular in summer. A heated covered smoking area caters for the smokers. Food now available.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Community Pub of the Year 2020
    • Hare & Hounds Berkeley Street Eynesbury PE19 2TX Telephone(01480) 356075

      Large fronted pub, adjacent to Eynesbury Green. Former James Paine tied house

  • Fenstanton
    • Duchess 9 High Street Fenstanton PE28 9LQ Telephone(01480) 350859

      An early 18th century building, situated in the heart of the village of Fenstanton, the Duchess as it is now called reopened on 18th December 2016 following a long closure. Up to six beers are currently available three of which are rotating guest beers. The famous landscape gardener "Capability" Brown is buried in the village's mediaeval church, and there is a memorial in the north wall of the chancel.

  • Gamlingay
    • Cock 25 Church Street Gamlingay SG19 3JH Telephone(01767) 650255

      This late 16th century pub is one of a small number of buildings which survived of the great fire of Gamlingay, which destroyed most of the village in 1600. There has been an inn on this site since 1435. The pub boasts many wood beams and features a large inglenook fireplace, with a warming fire in winter. The public bar caters for the sports fans, but you should look around and spot the collection of "cocks" that is featured. A well-stocked patio area, greets you as you retreat to the garden, which caters well for young children with the usual activities. Covered smoking area on the patio.

    • Wheatsheaf 92 Church Street Gamlingay SG19 3JJ Telephone(01767) 651743

      Popular village community local in a 17th century building opposite the church. Large inglenook fireplace. Two front bars and a rear games room. Pub teams for pool, football, crib and petanque. Good value pub grub Themed for days of the week. Live music once a month on Saturdays and Sundays. Private Room Booking available.

  • Glatton
    • Addison Arms Sawtry Road Glatton PE28 5RZ Telephone(01487) 830410

      A Grade II listed pub and named after the playwright and politician Joseph Addison (co-founder of The Spectator), a relative of the first landlord. A welcoming pub that offering three real ales, two usually sourced from the local Digfield Brewery. There are two rooms, a bar and a larger lounge where the handpumps are located. The large beer garden is popular in the summer months.

  • Godmanchester
    • Black Bull 32 Post Street Godmanchester PE29 2AQ Telephone(01480) 433074

      The Black Bull stands on the former London to Scotland road, and in the 1800s was a coaching staging post. Parts of the building are over 300 years old, but most of the building dates from the 17th and 18th century. The large lounge features a huge fireplace, wood panelled walls, and varied wooden furniture. At one end a raised area provides a separate cosy bar. There is a separate elegant dining room, a function room in the old stables, and a beer garden. It offers Bed and Breakfast with en-suite accommodation, with singles, doubles and a four poster. Normally two cask beers are available, often Wadworth 6X plus a wide range of changing beers from UK wide.

    • Comrades Club 58 Cambridge Street Godmanchester PE29 2AY Telephone(01480) 453991

      The Comrades Club (Working Men’s and Social Club) formed in 1920 for Comrades of the Great War, is a well respected member in the Godmanchester community and committed to providing members, their families and visitors with excellent beer, facilities, services and entertainment option.s Normally three cask beers are available. There is usually a beers from the North of England alongside Doom Bar and another rotating beer. Karaoke on Fridays, cash bingo on Tuesdays and live music some weekends.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Club Pub of the Year 2022
    • Exhibition 3-5 London Road Godmanchester PE29 2HZ Telephone(01480) 459134

      Spacious two bar pub with a lively community bar and a large dining room where high quality food is served. Outside is a large family friendly garden. Two changing ales are usually available one of which is typically a bitter from Yorkshire. The popular Sunday roast is served from lunchtime until early evening.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Urban Pub of the Year 2019 & 2018
    • Royal Oak 7 The Causeway Godmanchester PE29 2HA Telephone(01480) 453819

      Large community pub with an imposing Georgian frontage, and a long bar leading to multiple multi-level drinking areas, including a pool room. One cask beer usually available.

    • Simon's Cidery & Tap Room Unit 2, Roman Way Industrial Park Godmanchester PE29 2LN

      The bar area is part of the production building for Simon's Cider. It is open on the first Friday & Saturday of each month. The website and Facebook pages give up-to-date information on when it is open and details for booking a table. There is always a good range of Simon's ciders available as well as a couple from elsewhere, together with a changing selection of bottled real ale. Bar snacks including pies, scotch eggs, crisps and nuts are available. Families and well behaved dogs are welcomed.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year 2022
    • White Hart 2 Cambridge Road Godmanchester PE29 2BW Telephone(01480) 414050

      Modern bistro style pub and restaurant in a building originally dating from the 15th century, but with the current building mainly 17th century. The bar has a mass of exposed beams and stipped pine floor, but the modern leather furniture and pale painted walls give a contemporary feel to this old building. This style is continued in the restaurant, which has an inglenook fireplace, and opens out into an airy room from the Victorian era, with period fireplace. The menu is very varied and tapas snacks through to full three course gourmet meals are served 12-2pm and 6-9pm.

  • Grafham
    • Grafham Community Shop Brampton Road Grafham PE28 0UR

      Community village shop which sells Draycott and Rocket Ales bottle-conditioned beers. Also sells food for consumption in the 'Grafham Trout' community pub next door.

    • Grafham Trout Brampton Road Grafham PE28 0UR Telephone(01480) 810119

      This new community owned and run pub opened in December 2018. It is close to Grafham Water and serves the village which has not had a pub since 2002. It supplies only locally brewed beers. Draycott (Buckden) maybe be occassionally available No food is available from the pub, but customers are welcome to bring their own in. Light snacks are available from the Community Shop next door. See it's entry for opening times.

  • Graveley
    • Three Horseshoes 23 High Street Graveley PE19 6PL Telephone(01480) 700320

      A late addition to the village, being built in the early 20th Century after the other village pubs closed or burnt down. WW2 Graveley Airbase used by bomber squadrons until 1946. The pub now established after a change of management and re-decoration. Three changing real ales are from national breweries. Food is served every lunchtime and evening (except Sunday). There is a four meat carvery on Sunday lunchtime. Daily deals each day. Quiz nights on Sunday eve. Meat Raffle every Sunday at 6pm. CAMRA discount for members.

  • Great Gidding
    • Fox & Hounds 80 Main Street Great Gidding PE28 5NU Telephone(01832) 293298

      A real gem of a village pub that won Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Pub 2018. Features a cosy bar area with an open inglenook fireplace. An unspoilt lounge has the feel of a domestic sitting room, with sofas and a piano. The pub has close links with the local hunt. Authentic Thai and English Food, sourced locally. A strong local trade is entertained with all major Sporting events shown on a large screen TV.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Rural Pub of the Year 2018
  • Great Paxton
    • Bell 50 High Street Great Paxton PE19 6RF Telephone(01480) 700107

      Traditional village pub with a front bar, and a long lounge used as a restaurant. Two real ales and real cider from Cromwell. The food served is varied with many evening specials. Food served lunch time except Monday and every evening except Sundays. Music events also feature. The large secluded garden with play area is a haven for children.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Community Pub of the Year 2014
  • Great Staughton
    • Snooty Tavern 12 The Green Great Staughton PE19 5DG Telephone(01480) 860860

      Open plan pub in a light airy bistro style, with quarry tiled floor. Meals are served 12-2; 6.30-9.30 Mon-Sat and 12-7 Sun. An a la carte menu, set menu, and blackboard specials are offered. Typically two or three changing guest beers are available, Bus 156 St Neots-Kimbolton.

    • White Hart 56 The Highway Great Staughton PE19 5DA Telephone(01480) 861131

      A fine small coaching inn that dates back to 1630. Driving through the narrow entrance takes you back to the days of horse drawn coaches. The building has been extended and altered, but still warrants a Grade II listing. Unusually, an interior staircase is Grade I listed. The main bar was once several rooms. There is a small pool room at the front of the pub and a restaurant at the rear. Traditional pub food is served 12-2 (Thu-Sat), 6.30-9.30 Saturday and 12-3 Sunday.

  • Guilden Morden
    • Edward VII 2 Foxhill Road Guilden Morden SG8 0JF Telephone(01763) 852473

      Popular community pub well supported by village residents. Two bars are simply furnished with wood panel floors and tables and chairs. A separate games room offers pool and darts. A small function room at the rear is used by village groups. Family run by the same family for 19 years.

    • Three Tuns 30 High Street Guilden Morden SG8 0JP Telephone(01763) 853377

      Reopened on 8th June 2019 having been closed for the last six years. The Three Tuns is a community owned free house that is set in the picturesque village of Guilden Morden. This historic, Grade II listed building provides the backdrop for enjoying food and drink. In the summer months the half acre garden and patio area provide space for all occasions. In the colder months customers can keep warm in the bar and restaurant with the log burner roaring away. The Three Tuns is run by Peter and Megan Friskey. Peter is an accomplished chef with more than two decades of experience. He has held various senior chef positions, winning many accolades such as business innovation award, best desserts menu south of Cambridge, best menu south of Cambridge, and in 2015 was awarded the second best pie in the country. He has also previously attained 2 rosettes from the AA Guide. Megan also has many years of industry experience having previously worked as an assistant pub manager. The menu comprises of contemporary and traditional dishes, using only the freshest and locally sourced seasonal produce. There a good selection of real ales from Adnams and guests and an extensive gin menu.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Rural Pub of the Year 2019
  • Hail Weston
    • Royal Oak 79 High Street Hail Weston PE19 5JW Telephone(01480) 716712

      The Royal Oak is a traditional village pub, the heart, soul and social centre of the village. This 17th century thatched building has a main bar dominated by a vast open fire, with many exposed beams and horse brasses; adjoining the bar is an intimate restaurant. The pub re-opened in May 2017, after having been closed for five years and is now owned by a village consortium. A good choice of real ales is complemented by a varied traditional pub food menu.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Rural Pub of the Year 2017
  • Hartford
    • Barley Mow 42 Main Street Hartford PE29 1XU Telephone(01480) 450557

      A family owned and managed pub in the old village of Hartford. The building originates from 1804 and contains stones from the former St Benets Church in nearby Huntingdon. The menu features classic pub meals alongside more contemporary choices. There is a popular pub quiz every Thursday evening.

    • Hartford Mill Hartford Marina, Huntingdon Road Hartford PE28 2AA Telephone(01480) 414311

      Modern food and family oriented pub, open from 9am when breakfasts are served. After several years with no real ale was added in 2017 with two hand pumps serving one regular beer and one changing beer.

    • King of the Belgians 27 Main Street Hartford PE29 1XU Telephone(01480) 52030

      A sixteenth-century pub which is at the heart of the community and actively supports local charities. It hosts a beer festival in May and another in late August. An ever-changing selection of four real ales, up to 10 local ciders and good value food is served every day. The public bar is characterised by its low oak beams and a copper-topped bar and there's a peaceful separate dining area. Regular quizzes, games nights, an open mic night on the first Monday of each month, every second Thursday is BYO cheese night and there's a monthly themed food night.

  • Hemingford Abbots
    • Axe & Compass High Street Hemingford Abbots PE28 9AH Telephone(01480) 463605

      Impressive historic thatched 17th century building in an idyllic village. There is a warm, welcoming atmosphere in a small snug and a larger bar with exposed beams, a tongue-and-groove bar front, pew-style seating and a small open fire. A large area caters for diners and there is a separate room for family groups. A children's play area is provided in the garden. Pool table and darts in the bar. One guest beer often from a local brewer.

    • Golf Centre New Farm Lodge, Cambridge Road Hemingford Abbots PE28 9HQ Telephone(01480) 499686

      St Andrews Bar and Restaurant within the Cambridge Golf and Conference Centre.

  • Hemingford Grey
    • Cock 47 High Street Hemingford Grey PE28 9BJ Telephone(01480) 463609

      Located in the heart of the village, and a short walk from the river Great Ouse, this village pub and restaurant has won local, regional and national awards. The cosy 'pub' is popular with locals and diners who enjoy the well-kept locally sourced beers; the separate 'restaurant' (booking essential at all times) serves "modern British" food. The garden area has recently been attractively refurbished to accommodate more diners. During the summer, occasional beer festivals are held in the beer garden.

  • Hilton
    • Prince of Wales Potton Road Hilton PE28 9NG Telephone(01480) 830257

      A friendly welcome can be guaranteed at this popular local on the main road through this stylish village, well known for its historic maze. There is a small public bar, a larger lounge bar with an impressive log fire and smart comfortable surroundings, and a rear patio area. The high quality en-suite accommodation is well used by persons on business locally. Another strong attraction is good pub food, including home made pies. The regularly changing guest beer is typically sourced from independant family brewers.

  • Holywell
    • Ferry Boat Back Lane Holywell PE27 4TG Telephone(01480) 463227

      Picture postcard idyllic thatched and oak beamed riverside 17th century pub. Reputedly England's oldest inn (but many others also claim that title). This was an unspoilt and unaltered pub until a disastrous fire some years ago. Now much of what you see, quaint as it is, is modern reconstruction. Large garden which extends down to the river.

  • Houghton
    • Three Horseshoes The Green Houghton PE28 2BE Telephone(01480) 462410

      Busy local in a characterful grade II listed 17th century building in a picturesque village well known for Houghton Mill. This historic river mill on the Great Ouse is owned by the National Trust is nearby. The pub is very popular with walkers and cyclists using the Thicket Path from St Ives, especially in the summer months. The Three Horseshoes has two main bar areas and plenty of space for diners. All real ales, which include one a local brewery, are served by gravity dispense from a tap room behind the bar. Food is served at lunchtime and evenings from Wednesday to Saturday, with a carvery on Sunday afternoon. There are occasional themed food nights. Opens at 4pm on Monday and Tuesday from late October till mid March. Food may not be available on Monday & Tuesday in the winter months. Buses to Huntingdon and Cambridge (via St Ives) stop on the A1123 a short walk from the village.

  • Huntingdon
    • Falcon Market Hill Huntingdon PE29 3NR Telephone(01480) 457416

      Steeped in local history, this 16th century former coaching inn is said to be the site of Oliver Cromwell's recruiting station and the gates from the market square were once the entrance to Huntingdon prison. An everchanging selection of beers is served from up to fourteen hand pumps, including many beers from local and regional breweries, including locally brewed Potbelly beers.


      • Cambridgeshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2016
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year 2016
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Urban Pub of the Year 2016
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Mild & Dark Pub of the Year 2017 & 2015
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Urban Pub of the Year 2015
    • George Hotel George Street Huntingdon PE29 3AB Telephone(01480) 432444

      Elegant bar in a Grade II* listed Georgian hotel in the centre of the town of Oliver Cromwell's birth. Close to the Cromwell Museum; formerly the old grammar school where Cromwell was once a pupil. Cromwell's grandfather is said to have built the northern courtyard walls which now contain rooms overlooking the venue for the annual Shakespeare at the George performances in late June/early July.

    • Lord Protector Mayfield Road Huntingdon PE29 1NH Telephone(01480) 454720

      Community suburban pub with large open plan lounge bar and separate sports bar. Lounge bar offers Poker & Karaoke on Fridays, Live Bands on Saturdays, Solo & Duo's Sunday lunchtime and Bingo on Mondays. In the sports bar four sporting events are shown at the same time and there is also the largest TV screens in Cambridgeshire. All food is freshly prepared and specials nights include a fish & chip night. Traditional pub games are played we have Pool, Darts, Domino teams, a Football team and a Golf Society. New members for all teams are always welcome.

    • Market Inn 10 Market Hill Huntingdon PE29 3NJ Telephone(01480) 431183

      A four hundred year old traditional pub down an alley off the market square. Once a series of tied cottages serving the former Fountain Hotel Brewery, it retains its original roof and three listed fireplaces. The front bar has unspoilt wood panelled décor and stained glass windows. Karaoke every other Monday and live music at least once per month. Handily placed for the bus station which is a short walk from the market square. Tea and coffee are always available. No under 16's allowed in the pub.

    • Montagu Club 14 Hartford Road Huntingdon PE29 3QD Telephone(01480) 453728

      CIU Club

    • Old Bridge Hotel 1 High Street Huntingdon PE29 3TQ Telephone(01480) 424300

      A handsome ivy-clad hotel in an 18th century former private bank which has a prominent position on the banks of the River Great Ouse on the southern edge of the town centre. Imaginative, high quality food is served in the Terrace Restaurant, the covered patio or the garden area. Drinkers can also relax in the bar or lounge area. The award winning Old Bridge Wine Shop offers wine tasting as a diversion and there is an emphasis on local and regional beers. The bus station is a short walk away.

    • Samuel Pepys 146 High Street Huntingdon PE29 3TF Telephone(01480) 437120

      A popular town centre venue at the southern end of the High Street, handy for boats moored on the river and the pleasant riverside park walks. The wooden floor, panelled walls and variety of seating types provide a modern feel but the pub retains many traditional features. The courtyard has partially heated covered areas with the facility for BBQs in the summer. The menu mixes traditional pub classics with more contemporary options and children's portions. Weekly live music features mainly solo performers and duets.

      Two handpumps but real ale is not normally available.

    • Sandford House George Street Huntingdon PE29 3AD Telephone(01480) 432402

      A stylish conversion of two Victorian buildings by JD Wetherspoon and offering a number of different drinking and eating areas. Sandford House is built on the site of the original Huntingdon Theatre, a chapel dating from 1848 and was the home of the Victorian industrialist Charles Sandford Windover. More recent uses include the town's Post Office and a furniture retailer. The usual Wetherspoon offering of a wide range of good value food and drink. A 22 room hotel is to the rear of the pub.

    • Three Tuns 139 High Street Huntingdon PE29 3NF Telephone(01480) 437644

      Pub at the southerly end of the High Street shopping area. Parts of the pub are Grade II listed. Real ale was reintroduced at the end of 2019, with a single hand pump. Often there is no pump clip to indicate which real ale is available so please ask rather than assume that there isn't any.

    • Wheatsheaf Brewery Taproom 17 Halcyon Court Huntingdon PE29 6DG

      New Brewery Taproom opened on 17/12/2022. Beers are unfiltered and vegan friendly. The on site taproom is generally open the last Saturday of each month. The bottle shop is open Wednesday 12-4, Thursday 12-5:30 and Friday 12-6.

  • Keyston
    • Pheasant Loop Road Keyston PE28 0RE Telephone(01832) 710303

      The village is named after Ketil's Stone, probably an Anglo-Saxon boundary marker. Created from a row of thatched cottages in an idyllic setting,the pub offers high quality food, fine wines and well-kept cask ales. There is a splendid lounge bar and three dining areas include the Garden Room in a rear extension overlooking a herb garden. Regularly changing guest beers are offered, usually from Nene Valley or Digfield. One of the few pubs to be in the 1972 Good Beer Guide.

  • Kimbolton
    • New Sun 20 High Street Kimbolton PE28 0HA Telephone(01480) 860052

      An impressive Georgian fronted building with a comfortable lounge and two dining areas.The lounge has oak beams, sofas and an open fire. Towards the rear of the pub is a tiled floor dining area, which leads to an outdoor patio with a variety of potted plants. Good home cooked food ranges from a constantly changing blackboard of traditional pub food to an la Carte restaurant menu with an extensive wine list All the food is home made. Reopened July 2022. After long closure.

    • Saddle 26 High Street Kimbolton PE28 0HA Telephone(01480) 860408

      Traditional town pub sensitively refurbished with a contemporary feel. Leather settees and armchairs at the front of the pub with the coal fired stove creating a focus and a large sports TV. Back area is given over to dining. Traditional pub food served every lunchtime & evening except Sunday evening, with a steak night on Thursday, and afternoon teas served Mon-Sat 2-5. Large town garden with patio seating area at the rear of the pub.

  • Leighton Bromswold
    • Green Man 39 The Avenue Leighton Bromswold PE28 5AW Telephone(01480) 890238

      Delightful local in a charming village on a ridge near the Northamptonshire border. The pub provides a congenial focus for a small village community and attracts visitors from a wide area. The regularly changing range of four real ales often includes beers from Nethergate, Young's, Digfield, Oakham and Buntingford. Hood skittles is popular, and there is a petanque court. A real fire adds atmosphere in winter.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA LocAle Pub of the Year 2018
  • Litlington
    • Crown Silver Street Litlington SG8 0QB Telephone(01763) 853014

      The pub is a Grade II listed building dating back to the early 1800’s. Opposite the village church. Very much a pub of two halves. Popular Public bar with pub games . Comfortable lounge What out for the One way road system round the village.

  • Little Gransden
    • Chequers 71 Main Road Little Gransden SG19 3DW Telephone(01767) 677348

      This village pub has been owned and run by the same family for over 70 years with 30 of those in the GBG. The unspoilt middle bar, with its wooden bench seating and roaring fire, is a favourite spot to pick up on the local gossip, along with a collection of decoy birds that seem to be gathering on the beam over the bar. When brewing the pub's 'Son of Sid' brew house brews for the pub and local beer festivals. Home made Pizza's are a highlight on Friday night (booking essential). Barbourne Worcestershire Cider is nearly always available. Winner of numerous CAMRA awards (see below). Pub Quiz on every last Thurs of the month. Usually open Bank Holiday Mondays.


      • CAMRA East Anglia Regional Pub of the Year 2008
      • Cambridgeshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2018 & 2008
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year 2018
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Rural Pub of the Year 2019 & 2018
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Rural Pub of the Year 2022
  • Little Paxton
    • Anchor High Street Little Paxton PE19 6HA Telephone(01480) 473199

      Built in the early 1800s, the Anchor is a friendly pub that was extensively refurbished in 2006 to create a separate dining area and large L-shaped bar. The pub is popular with all age groups from the village. It attracts visitors from the nearby Paxton Pits nature reserve and is just off the Ouse Valley Way walk. There is a large car park, beer garden and patio area. Live music Saturday evening. Opens noon-11pm Mon-Sat, noon-10.30pm Sun.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Urban Pub of the Year 2018
  • Longstowe
    • Red House 134 Old North Road Longstowe CB23 2UT Telephone(01954) 264777

      Set in 3 acre grounds and situated on the outskirts of Longstowe, in rural Cambridgeshire, The Red House is an old coaching inn built in 1799.. On the 31st October 2017 the Red House reopened its doors, after a 4 year closure. Now a traditional English restaurant. The restoration of the building took its current owner, 2 years to finish but he has transformed this forgotten gem back into a vibrant and homely place where he looks forward to welcoming you. Handy for National Trust's Wimpole Hall.

  • Needingworth
    • Pike & Eel Overcote Lane Needingworth PE27 4TW Telephone(01480) 463336

      Large riverside hotel and restaurant based around an old building dating from the 1700's but with many modern extensions. A recent refurbishment using contemporary design and reclaimed wood from the hotels marina has maintained traditional features and created a calm ambience. The old oak-panelled bar with 200-year-old copper bar top and the cosy snug with its large inglenook fireplace are at the heart of the original building. A lounge area next to the bar is divided into a number of intimate areas with sofas. An adjoining room serves as a function room and is available for meetings. The hotel offers 13 rooms all en-suite. The restaurant looks out over the river, and there is a large riverside garden - 17 acres to be precise - and mooring for up to 220 boats in a popular marina.

    • Queens Head 30 High Street Needingworth PE27 4SA Telephone(01480) 463946

      Community village pub in a Grade II listed 18th century building. The pub is today split into three distinct areas. There is a bar area, a large restaurant area and a small room where pool and darts can be played. There is a large screen TV on which sports on terrestrial channels are shown. There are quiz nights twice a month on Tuesdays. The Queens Head is very much food orientated with a separate restaurant menu featuring traditional home cooked pub food, including roast Sunday lunches. There is also an extensive bar menu available.

  • Old Weston
    • Swan Main Street Old Weston PE28 5LL Telephone(01832) 293400

      Dating from the 17th century, this Grade II listed oak-beamed building started life as two private houses that were merged later, and has evolved over the years. At the end of the 19th century the pub had its own brewery. There is a central bar with a large inglenook, a dining area and a games section offering hooded skittles and pool. On Wednesday and Friday evenings and Sunday lunchtimes a varied menu of traditional pub food is available, including home-made puddings.

  • Perry
    • Wheatsheaf West Perry Perry PE28 0BX Telephone(01480) 810253

      Village pub dating from the late 19th century. The original front drinking area has an interesting bar styled in the shape of a boat. To the rear a more modern extension houses a comfortable restaurant area, offering traditional pub food, steaks, popular Indian specials, and a good range of snacks. Food is served 12-2pm, 6pm-9pm Mon-Sat; and 12-3pm Sun. Outside there is a sheltered patio and a large garden.

  • Pidley
    • Lakeside Lodge Fen Road Pidley PE28 3DF Telephone(01487) 740968

      Bar of hotel and golf centre , open to members and non-members. The two real ales are normally from Greene King, but local Papworth Brewery beers have been seen here. As well as the real ales there is a varied food menu. Outside seating overlooks the golf course. There is plenty of car parking.

    • Mad Cat High Street Pidley PE28 3BX Telephone(01487) 842245

      Community local on the edge of the fens. One or two changing cask beers, often from local brewers. Real Ale is not always availlable so check before you visit. A sociable bar has a welcoming open fire, crib and dominoes. The dining room is popular with villagers and visitors, especially for the Sunday lunchtime carvery. There is a large garden with a decked patio. A beer festival is held in July. The village is the home of the Pidley Mountain Rescue Team, a charity supporting local disabled people.

  • Sawtry
    • Bell Green End Road Sawtry PE28 5UY Telephone(01487) 900149

      The Bell is friendly village pub which serves the local community. From the main bar there are two seperate areas one of which has a stage where live music occasionally takes place. Outside there are tables and chairs on the paved patio where there is a covered smoking area and a small grassed area. The two regular real ales are supplemented by a changing guest beer. Food is available daily with the chef specialising in Indian cuisine, with grills and burgers also available. Food can also be ordered for collection or local delivery. .

    • Greystones The Green Sawtry PE28 5ST Telephone(01487) 831999

      Large Grade II listed pub in the centre of the village. Large central bar, with a smaller snug to one side, and a very large function and games room at the rear. Extensive beer garden with children's play area.

    • Sawtry Village Club 10 Gidding Rd Sawtry PE28 5TS Telephone(01487) 830462
  • Somersham
    • Rose & Crown 99 High Street Somersham PE28 3EE Telephone(01487) 209673

      Open plan bar area with a pleasing mix of old and new décor. The bar area is dominated by a modern central light wood bar, surrounded by a mix of quarry tiled and scrubbed floorboard flooring, old brick fireplaces, comfy sofas and armchairs, and wooden tables and chairs. An intimate snug area is on the left.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Rural Pub of the Year 2014
    • Windmill St Ives Road Somersham PE28 3ET Telephone(01487) 840328

      A large restaurant and bar on the road to St Ives on the outskirts of Somersham. Leased from Greene King and developed from a small end of terrace pub in a series of refurbishments that has gradually taken over a row of adjacent cottages. An original bar to the right of the entrance has been retained intact, along with a former jug and bottle window.

  • Spaldwick
    • George 5-7 High Street Spaldwick PE28 0TD Telephone(01480) 890293

      This grade II* former coaching inn, dating back to 1679, is an airy, smart pub-bistro with large comfy sofas and a warm fire in winter months. An old barn has been converted into a stylish dining room. Food is available Mondays to Saturdays 12-2.30, 6-9.30 and 12-7 Sunday. The menu varies and focuses on fresh and local ingredients.

  • St Ives
    • Bottlebank 11 White Hart Court St Ives PE27 5EA Telephone(01480) 464559

      The Bottlebank is a bottle shop in the centre of St Ives which opened in March 2022. A large selection of beers and ciders are available, some of the beers are bottle conditioned including those from the local Ivo Brewery. Many of the beers are from other Cambridgeshire brewers. There is also a good range of German beers. A good selection of wine can also be found here. The establishment has an on-licence with limited indoor seating meaning that it can be busy at certain times.

    • Filling Station Harrison Way St Ives PE27 4AE

      New craft beer shop on the outskirts of St Ives. The Filling Station opened in May 2021 and offers a selection of up to ten draught craft beers (several are real ale in key keg) with a mixture of local breweries to new start ups, which are are also available to takeaway in refillable 1 or 2 ltr growlers. There are several fridges which are stocked with a large selection of cans and some bottled beers. Ciders are also available including some from Blue Barrel. There are two parking spaces for collection of on-line and telephone orders, as well as parking in the retail park. As well as the garden two additional tables for outdoor drinking are a new feature for spring and summer 2022. The Filling Station has recently received the UK's Independent Beer & Cider Retailer of the Year award.

    • Floods Tavern 27 The Broadway St Ives PE27 5BX

      An Elgood's tied house on the River Great Ouse which underwent a refurbishment in autumn 2023, Up to four real ales from owner Elgoods Brewery are served, one is sometimes replaced with a guest beer from another brewery. The riverside terrace which has an outdoor bar in summer months provides idyllic views of the historic St Ives river bridge and Holt Island nature reserve. Food is served daily with a menu of classic pub food, with roasts on Sunday. In the summer months there is live music Friday and Saturday.

    • Golden Lion Hotel Market Hill St Ives PE27 5AL Telephone(01480) 492100

      The Golden Lion Hotel, Eatery and Coffee House is a 400 year old grade II listed former coaching inn. It is reportedly haunted by two ghosts. Now a modern hotel which was renovated by the new owners in July 2017 including the opening of a new bar, restaurant and reception area. The hotel offers 27 rooms all en-suite. The Cromwell Room is available for private functions. There is one regular real ale and another changing beer that is usually from the local Papworth Brewery. Food is served all day from midday, the varied menu prepared by the resident chef. There is also a snack menu available in the bar area.

    • Haywain Constable Road, Burleigh Hill Estate St Ives PE27 3EP Telephone(01480) 301519

      Opened in 1984 as the Pickled Skittle this modern community pub serves a large housing estate. It underwent a £500,000 refurbishment and is now part of the Sizzling Grill branded pubs offering a good value food. There are up to six real ales which are usually from national brewers but can often include beers from smaller breweries from the M&B guest list and occasionally a local brewery.

      There is a discount on real ales for CAMRA members who should present their current membership card when ordering. There is a 10% discount on food prices for members of the armed forces.

      The pub is busy at most times especially when sports events are shown on the many TV screens (including the outside drinking area). A quiz takes place every Monday evening and there is a poker night on Thursdays. The pub has a football team which plays in the Hunts Sunday League and two darts teams that play in local leagues. The pub supports many national and local charities chosen by its customers. Also the Haywain golf society have matches four times a year which raise money for Help for Hero's. The rear area can be used for meetings, the local neighbourhood watch hold their meetings here.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Community Pub of the Year 2019
    • Ivy Leaf Club 23 The Broadway St Ives PE27 5BX Telephone(01480) 464431

      Private members club in the center of St Ives. Was for many years a branch of the Royal British Legion whose members still meet here. One large open plan room contains the bar and there is an outside patio overlooking the River Great Ouse. Hosts regular events including bingo on Thursday and a monthly music night. Jamaican street food is available from Thursday to |Sunday evenings.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Club Pub of the Year 2020
    • Marsh Harrier St Ives Business Park, Needingworth Road St Ives PE27 4NB Telephone(01480) 300930

      Large new open plan food and family oriented pub in a business park on the outskirts of St Ives. There is a seperate area for drinkers where as pool table has recently been installed. Food served Monday to Saturday: 12 noon until 10pm, Sunday 12 noon until 9pm. There is a beer garden, and children's play area.

    • Nelsons Head Merryland St Ives PE27 5ED Telephone(01480) 494146

      A Greene King pub in a picturesque narrow street in the town center. Alongside the beers from Greene King there are two other regular beers. The interior has two distinct areas and there is a large outdoor patio area. Lunchtime food is available daily. On Sunday afternoons there are live bands from 3pm when the pub is extremely popular.

      Formerly the Three Tuns, this pub name provides an unusual local reference to the maritime hero, more common around his Norfolk birthplace.

    • Oliver Cromwell 13 Wellington Street St Ives PE27 5AZ Telephone(01480) 465601

      Popular traditional pub near the old town quay and medieval river bridge and chapel. Named after the former local resident whose troops blew up the bridge during the civil war. The building was originally a cottage but became a pub in the 1840s. A well that once supplied water to a long closed pub brewery can be seen in the side bar. Now owned by Wells & Co and featuring real ales and craft beers from their Brewpoint Brewery. Lunchtime and evening meals are freshly prepared using local ingredients with a changing specials board. Live music on Thursday evenings. The rear patio is a suntrap in the summer. The pub was refurbished in November 2021.

      Special food evenings from 6-9pm are: Monday - Burger Night Tuesday - Taco Night & Wednesday - Wings Night.

      As of January 2024 operates reduced hours Mon-Thur when opening isn't until 4pm.

    • Royal Oak 13 Crown Street St Ives PE27 5EB

      One of a number of historic listed pubs in the town, whose most famous inhabitant was Oliver Cromwell. The room layout and character was happily preserved in a sensitive renovation in the 1990s and again in 2023 reopening on 27th October following a period of closure. The pub is run by the team who also operate The Windmill in nearby Somersham. There are three regular beers and up to three changing beers are available from Greene King and local breweries which usually include a stout or porter. Beers from Greene King's seasonal Future Brewers range are often featured.

      A previous Good Beer Guide entry and Hunts CAMRA Dark Beer Pub of the Year. It was also the branch LocAle Pub of the Year for 2017. Hopefully the new tenants will maintain the quality of the real ales.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Mild & Dark Pub of the Year 2019
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA LocAle Pub of the Year 2017
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Urban Pub of the Year 2014
    • Seven Wives Ramsey Road St Ives PE27 5RF Telephone(01480) 462180

      Large community pub run by a local family on the edge of St Ives town built in 1962 by Steward & Patteson. The name is a reference to a popular riddle. There is a large main bar, a separate area which has a pool table and dart board. There is also a large rear bar that can be hired for private functions. In addition to two regular real ales there is often a third ale available. Homemade food is served daily with a new menu recently introduced which features classic pub food. On Friday and Saturday evenings there is a food truck. Bookings are recommended for Sunday lunch. The pub has a rear beer garden with a large covered area, and there is a paved patio with tables at the front of the pub.

    • Snug 3 Free Church Passage St Ives PE27 5AY

      New micro pub in the centre of St Ives in a converted shop unit which opened for the first time on 30th September 2023. As the name suggests it is one of the smallest pubs in the UK. Four craft beers which usually include a pale ale, IPA, stout and a lager from smaller breweries not usually seen in St Ives's town centre pubs are on sale, a fifth beer was added in January. Wooden tasting paddles allowing three of the beers to be tried are available. All the beers are served from membrane kegs some of which will be real ale. There is a covered outdoor seating area at the front of the pub. Tables can be booked on their website.

    • St Ives Golf Club Needingworth Road St Ives PE27 4NB Telephone(01480) 499920
    • St Ives Rugby Club Somersham Road St Ives PE27 3LY Telephone(01480) 464455

      The club occasionally offers real ale when they have a big function.

    • Swan & Angel Market Hill St Ives PE27 5AL Telephone(01480) 499060

      Conversion to pub use of a former shop unit in a central location on the Market Square. There is an outdoor drinking area at the rear and also a small number of seats on the pavement at the front of the pub. It can often be busy at lunchtime and in the evening. There are twelve handpmp's dispensing a variety of real ales from breweries across the country, which often includes one from Oakham Brewery including their monthly seasonal beers. Good value food is available all day, breakfasts are served from 8am until midday.

  • St Neots
    • Ale Taster 25 Russell Street St Neots PE19 1BA Telephone(01480) 581368

      A traditional, small back-street pub which reopened on the 24th February. It is operated in the style of a micro pub. Renamed by the enthusiastic new owners, was previously the Hog & Partridge. It features up to six changing beers, which are served from stillage behind the bar. Also available are upto nine real ciders and a perry. The owners source beer and cider from local producers as much as possible. Three large fridges display a wide selection of bottled beers from around the world. The pub encourages conversation, with quiet background music and no electronic machines. Traditional bar games can be played here. The owners are happy to chat about their beers. Sunday closing time may vary depending on business. Directions - from St Neots High Street take New Road and Russell Street is on the right, around 5 minutes walk. If arriving by car use Tebbutts Road car park, the pub being accessed by using the passageway at the rear of the car park.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year 2022
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Urban Pub of the Year 2022 & 2019 & 2018
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year 2019 & 2018
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Urban Pub of the Year 2017
    • Art & Soul 7 New Street St Neots PE19 1AE Telephone(01480) 216167

      Café with an art gallery and workshop upstairs. Beers and ciders available in both cans and bottles, at least one of which is bottle/can conditioned.

    • Bridge House Market Place St Neots PE19 2AP Telephone(01480) 472044

      16th century riverside town pub and restaurant. Two bar areas, both with exposed beams, one with an open fire and comfy leather chairs, the other with a wood floor, and wood tables and chairs. An elegant restaurant decorated in a contemporary style offers an extensive a la carte menu. A delightful patio overlooks the river and is very popular in Summer.

    • Coach House 18 High Street St Neots PE19 1JA Telephone(01480) 386451

      Town centre, High Street pub. Renamed from the New Inn. Featuring cask beers, on 4 handpumps, with IPA as standard, and 1-3 guest beers. Good value food.

    • Conservative Club 12 New Street St Neots PE19 1AE Telephone(01480) 396069
    • Hyde Park New Street St Neots PE19 1AJ Telephone(01480) 473503

      Large busy community pub, with several distinct drinking areas. Guest beers mostly from regional independent breweries. Wide range of pub games including darts and petanque, with many teams active in local leagues. Live music every Saturday night, and traditional Sunday Roast lunch.

    • Olde Sun 11 Huntingdon Street St Neots PE19 1BL Telephone(01480) 216863

      Low-beamed and cosy traditional town centre pub with two large inglenook fireplaces. At the front of the pub are three bar areas and a secluded patio. Zoned jukebox allowing quiet areas for conversation. Shove ha'penny and a bar billiards table. Five constantly changing guest beers from various regional breweries including Adnams, Elgoods, Marstons, Thwaites and Woodforde’s. Regularly offers a mild and other dark beers.


      • Cambridgeshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2013
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year 2013
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Urban Pub of the Year 2013
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Mild & Dark Pub of the Year 2014
    • Pig n Falcon 9 New Street St Neots PE19 1AE Telephone07591 296155

      This busy town-centre pub has up to six real ales and several real ciders focusing on micro-breweries and unusual beers including milds, porters and stouts. Good range of bottled ciders, UK and foreign bottled beers including Trappist ales. The pub has a long established reputation as a live music venue. Outside is a large, imaginatively-created covered and heated beer garden. Note that although this pub is owned by Greene King it operates as an independent pub. Three Blind Mice and Nene Valley beers are real ale served in Keykeg.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year 2015, 2014, 2013
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Mild & Dark Pub of the Year 2013
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Club Pub of the Year 2013
      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Most Improved Pub of the Year 2010
    • Shumë Unit 2, Church Walk St Neots PE19 1JH Telephone(01480) 214747

      A delicatessen off-licence in Church Walk, just off the Hight Street which also has an on-licence. Sells cheese, coffee and gins as well as a wide range of British and continental bottled beers, many being bottled conditioned and local. Also available is a range of local bottled-conditioned cider from Simon's Cider. There is an on-licence for for drinking at the establishment.

    • Smiling Grape Company Priory Street St Neots PE19 2BH Telephone(01480) 403100

      An off-licence which also has an on-licence for Fridays and Saturdays from lunchtime until 10pm. Seating is available. A good range of draught real ales and ciders are available.

      The shop also sell a good range of bottled and canned beers at extremely reasonable prices, due to them having expired "best before" dates.

    • St Neots Rugby Club The Common St Neots PE19 1RU Telephone07879 020656

      Modern club house bar and large function room. Opening times are determined by the playing season: Sep-Apr closed Mon; 7pm-10pm Tue; closed Wed; 7pm-10pm Thu; closed Fri; 12-12 Sat; 12-3 Sun; May-Jun closed Mon; 7pm-10pm Tue; closed Wed; 7pm-10pm Thu; closed Fri-Sun; Jul-Aug closed Mon-Sun. Holds an annual beer festival in September to coincide with the club's Festival of Rugby.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Club Pub of the Year 2015
    • Weeping Ash 15 New Street St Neots PE19 1AE Telephone(01480) 408330

      Wetherspoon conversion of the old Victorian town post office. Named after a larging Weeping Ash Tree that use to be there before the post office was built. Wood panelled around the walls and a period decor. A large open bar area leads to separate dining areas, and an outdoor patio at the rear. Lots of local history and postal memorabilia on the walls including post boxes. One long bar with a mural depicting the local area above.

  • Steeple Morden
    • Waggon & Horses 19 Church Street Steeple Morden SG8 0NJ

      Deep in the heart of the South Cambridgeshire rambling countryside this traditional 300-year-old country pub in the centre of the village pub makes a welcoming retreat. The public bar has a tiled and wood floor. Turn right through to a cosy lounge boasting a large Inglenook fireplace, Children are welcome here. The garden features a children's play area, and a petanque pitch. Caravan and Camping Club certificated site in a large secluded field to the rear of the pub. Look out for the former WW2 American Air force base memorial, which is close by.

  • Tilbrook
    • White Horse High Street Tilbrook PE28 0JP Telephone(01480) 860764

      Two-roomed village pub partly dating back to 1735 and surrounded by large gardens and open fields. Public bar is furnished with sofas and bar stools and provides darts and hood skittles. Large lounge and bright conservatory with further seating. Traditional, locally-sourced food served noon-3pm and 6-9pm Tue-Sat and noon-3pm Sun. The garden has swings and slides for children and a petting zoo featuring ducks, chickens, sheep, goats and a goose. Also has a marquee with bar which is used for regular functions and can be hired. Look for the artistic posters (featuring locals?) in the ladies and gents. Reopened July 2018 after refurbishment.

  • Warboys
    • Royal Oak 70 Mill Green Warboys PE28 2SB Telephone(01487) 824848

      Popular village pub that reopened in January 2022. There is a large main bar area and a dining room. Outside there is a beer garden at the front of the pub, and in the summer there is a variety of hanging baskets and potted flowers. In addition to the London Pride there is one changing real ale. Food has been reintroduced with a good selection of fresh to order traditional pub meals. On Tuesday evening a food truck visits the pub and on Sunday traditional roast lunches are served (booking is recommended for the Sunday roasts).

      Quiz Night on Tuesday evenings Cake & Coffee Thurs afternoons Fizzy Friday - Prosecco Bottles on offer

    • White Hart 35 High Street Warboys PE28 2TA Telephone(01487) 824342

      Busy community pub operated by locally based Don't Panic Group (rebuilt after a serious fire in 1996) with a public bar on the left, and lounge bar on the right which is set out with tables for diners. Has large beer gardens at both the front and rear. There are monthly live music nights, with extra events on summer bank holiday weekends. In the winter events are held in a heated outdoor marquee. There is currently one regular real ale but they may introduce further beers in the future. Food is available daily with lunch and evening menus, and traditional roast lunches served on Sundays for which booking is recommended. The White Hart takes part in the Warboys Feast Week with a special event on 4th August 2024.

      The White Hart bowling green is at the rear of the pub where crown green bowls is played. The bowls club has teams playing in several local leagues.

  • Wistow
    • Three Horseshoes Mill Road Wistow PE28 2QQ Telephone(01487) 506166

      Village local in a brick and thatch 18th century building opposite the village church. It was saved from closure by a community campaign group and reopened in 2019 under the ownership of a family who run the pub with a focus on serving the local community as well as pub goers and diners from further afield. Villagers are keen on real ale and a regularly-changing local guest beer is to be added to the offering. There are monthly quiz nights, occasional live music and charity events. Thought to have always been a pub, the building has evolved over time (part of the building used to be a blacksmith's) and was used to accommodate workers employed in major church rebuilding work in the 18th century. Traditional pub food served at lunchtimes and evening meals until 8pm (except Sunday). Families are welcome to use both bars. Covered outside smoking area available.

  • Wyton
    • Three Jolly Butchers Huntingdon Road Wyton PE28 2AD Telephone(01480) 463228

      A village pub that despite numerous refurbishments retains considerable charm and some original features, including numerous oak beams and fireplace. The main bar has a stone floor, comfy sofas and plain wooden tables and chairs. A separate restaurant offers an extensive menu. There is a large garden, with table football on the patio. Two changing beers are often from independent breweries.

      The bus stop is on the A1123 a short walk from the village.

  • Yelling
    • Yelling Social Club High Street Yelling PE19 6SB Telephone(01480) 880451

      Yelling Village Social Club is in the Village Hall, (previously the village school) which is 50 metres from the Church of the Holy Cross. There is ample parking available. As well as there being facilities to play pool, darts and social “pub games” there is a television and outside barbecue area with garden. They have an active darts and crib teams who compete in local leagues.


      • Huntingdonshire CAMRA Club Pub of the Year 2014