Local drinks

We're proud of our locally produced tipples and soft drinks!

Locally produced artisan Gin, wines, craft beer and delicious soft drinks made out of fruit. Cambridge has it all! Here is our guide for locally produced soft drinks and something stronger

Bespoke Gin

The award-winning Cambridge Gin company was born out of walks with the founders’ Labrador through the meadows of Cambridge. Their Gins are distilled in Grantchester, and the Gin Lab is an interactive space dedicated to the appreciation of Gin.

Gutter & Stars

Cambridge’s first urban winery is the brainchild of wine writer Chris Wilson, sourcing his grapes from Essex. This unique winery is housed in the basement of a Grade II listed mill less than a mile from Cambridge’s centre.

Saffron Grange

This family-run vineyard lies on the outskirts of Saffron Walden. The unique soil that enabled the crocus to flourish here is the key to growing the highest quality grapes that make the premium Saffron Grange English sparkling wines.

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Chilford Hall

Situated amongst the chalk hills of the Cambridgeshire downs, the award-winning Chilford Hall is one of the oldest established English vineyards. Since its first planting in 1972, the vineyard has grown in size and now covers more than 20 acres, comprised of 9  vine varieties.


This brewery is one of our favourite hangouts in Cambridge. Calverley’s brew a changing range of beers inspired by the world’s exciting and diverse beer styles. The Tap Room is open on Thursday and Friday evening and Saturdays all day. 

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The Cambridge Brew House is the only microbrewery in the historic centre of Cambridge in a side street of esus Lane. Seating over two floors and offering pub-style food and sharing boards to pair with their craft beer and international beers.


Cranes Ciders

Cranes Ciders were founded by twin brothers Ben & Dan Ritsema. After discovering at university just how much sugar went into the fruit ciders which were already on the market.​ They decided to break the mould, take on the big companies, and launch a healthier alternative, creating Cranes range of natural fruit ciders.



Breckland Orchard produces fabulous sparkling soft drinks – or Posh Pop®, as they prefer to call them. Their simple aim is to make the best tasting soft drinks ever. They make their delicious drinks with a base of spring water, fruit and plenty of passion.

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Local Juice

The Cambridge Juice Company is a locally based family company that has served Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire for nearly 100 years providing local produce, originally on market stalls over the years and now delivering throughout East Anglia in their vans.

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Pinkster Gin

This delightful Gin is made from three botanicals, including fresh, plump raspberries grown outside Cambridge results in a refreshingly delicate flavour. In the interests of sustainability, Pinkster Gin recycles the inebriated raspberries as a range of natural by-products.

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