Kings Parade

Discover Kings Parade

Every year, many tourists flock to Kings Parade to visit the Cambridge Colleges, with Kings College being the main attraction. Take some time to walk down Kings Parade on the other side. There are some lovely shops and restaurants, mainly independent.

Fudge action

The Fudge Kitchen is one of our favourite shops in Cambridge. Not only for selling delicious fudge but the action too! The Cambridge Fudge Kitchen makes fudge on the spot using cream instead of butter, which gives it a lovely smooth texture. So pop in and say hello to the team, watch the action, and if you’re lucky, you might get a sample too!

cb travel guide corpus clock

The Corpus Clock is one of Cambridge’s most distinct monuments. Designed by Dr John C. Taylor OBE FREng and it shows that time is eating away in a striking way. 

bene't street

Set on the corner of Bene’t Street and Kings Parade, the Chop House boasts some of the best views in Cambridge. The food is traditionally British, no-nonsense and well presented.

CB Travel Guide CWM

Having been voted 3 times as the UK’s NO.1 Independent Drinks Retailer, Cambridge Wine Merchants stock an excellent selection of wine and whisky. 

cb travel guide copper kettle

Since the early 1900s, this quintessential tea room has been popular with students, tutors and visitors. With these stunning views , Copper Kettle is one of the best places for a fry up in Cambridge.

cb travel guide nomad

Born out of love of travel, Nomads imports goods and artefacts from the East. He has many great stories to tell, including tales of his Grandfather on a mapping expedition to Tibet in the 1920s.

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Tucked away ‘under’ Kings Parade, you’ll find this delightful tiny restaurant. Look for the small alley way next to the Old Sweet Shop, Follow the signs of ITTOU. It will take you to their basement restaurant. 

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Contemporary gallery Byard Art offers a unique selection of two and three-dimensional work. They only sell originals and varies in medium, scale and price. Bespoke service is available.

made in Cambridge

Indelibly stocks unique, vintage, and stylish products, making it one of the best souvenir shops in Cambridge! They also sell hoodies, jerseys, and t-shirts.

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Primavera’s gallery is home to a wide range of contemporary British collections, including jewellery, textiles, ceramics, sculptures, silverware and glass.

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The University of Cambridge Museums Shop sells lovely gifts for all ages, including greeting cards and scientific toys inspired by the eight University museums and the Botanic Garden.

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Troon has been a popular fashion shop on Kings Parade since its start in 1991. They stock a unique and eclectic mix of designer clothing and accessories for all ages.

coffee shops

Benets Cafe is a lovely cafe on Kings Parade serving delicious food, excellent coffee, home made cakes and gelato. They pride themselves on their choice of music.

made in Cambridge

If you are looking for a teddy bear, then this is the place to go! The Parade is home to some of the oldest teddy bears in the world. 

cb travel guide st mary

The University Church Great St Marys on Kings Parade is one of the most popular places to view Cambridge from the sky.  

made in Cambridge

Cambridge’s most famous brand. In 2008 the Cambridge Satchel was an instant hit with the bags featuring in Italian Vogue in its first year.

our tip – visit Cambridge open studios

 local artists, craftspeople and designer-makers open their studios to showcase their work

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