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10 September 2021

Our pick of the summer highlights from CB1

We may be at the end of the summer holidays but there’s no doom or gloom for the CB1 and wider Cambridge community, which has made the most of visiting shops, cafés and other amenities over the past few months. In case you missed them, here are a few summer highlights from summer at CB1 and what is on the cards for the coming months.

Clayton Hotel Cambridge

It was the summer of the staycation and Clayton Hotel Cambridge hosted many guests for well-earned breaks, with a 7% growth in visitors from London and huge demand for hen parties. The 4* hotel offered a number of summer deals that allowed guests to experience everything Cambridge has to offer. Whether it was cycling, walking or exploring the historic city, the Clayton’s fantastic location ten minutes from the city centre makes it the ideal hotel for any of these breaks.

The hotel is now undergoing some exciting refurbishments resulting in new facilities for guests to enjoy. There is still time to book a getaway, with packages such as the ‘Botanic Gardens Discovery’ or a ‘Romantic Break’ still available here.


Tawa Kitchen

Tawa Kitchen had a very impressive summer, climbing to the top of the Trip Advisor rankings on Cambridge. Moving away from the format of stereotypical Indian restaurants serving heavy dishes concentrating on curry and rice, Tawa Kitchen takes its name from the flat stove used on the streets, homes and restaurants of India. This authentic restaurant brings India to CB1 and makes for the perfect Friday night social.
Book your table and find out more about how Tawa integrate the ayurvedic principle of balance in body and mind into their cooking.


Stem & Glory

The Hello Magazine top-10 vegan restaurant in London opened its doors at CB1 in June and is open for lunch and dinner, with breakfast launching this month. Cambridge’s newest vegan eatery has a large outdoor terrace for al fresco dining where you can try kimchi pancakes to swede gnocchi. Also offering collection and takeaway. If you didn’t get a chance over the summer, this is definitely a must try.

Read our recent interview with Stem & Glory founder, Louise Palmer-Masterson.
Check out their website and book your table here.

Stem & Glory at 50/60 Station Road


F45 Training

The end of summer is no reason to not check out the world’s fastest growing functional training community. Not just an ordinary gym, the innovative team workouts at F45 help members transform their lifestyle physically and mentally while encouraging community growth and a no-ego attitude. With newly secured global partner David Beckham, you can be sure that you are in the right hands with F45.  
Find out more and start your trial.


Station Tavern

Sitting right next to Cambridge Train Station, Station Tavern’s outdoor terrace, private spaces, and comfortable bar area made them the perfect spot for after-work summer socials and are still open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or drinks, as well as any other special occasion.
Find out more and book now.


Tokyo Olympics Screen

Market Square welcomed 100 seats and a large screen which showed BBC’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics, giving the CB1 and wider Cambridge community the chance to cheer on Team GB during the summer. Thanks for joining us!


Cows About Cambridge

The art trail ran from Monday 28th June – Saturday 4th September. Of the 90 cows dotted about the city, four could be found in CB1: Around the City, The Botanicow, The Bovine Line and Top Cow.

A grand total of 7,878 visits to the cows of CB1 were recorded on the Cows About Cambridge app, with a combined 241 votes for ‘favourite cow.’

Around the City – visits: 2086, votes: 45

The Botanicow - visits: 1846, votes: 68

The Bovine Line – visits: 2046, votes: 75

Top Cow - visits: 1900, votes: 53

You can read more about the CB1 cows, their artists and sponsors.
The cows will now be auctioned on 23rd September at the Graduate Hotel and will be hosted by celebrity auctioneer and TV personality Charles Hanson, with all proceeds going to charity, Break.


30 Station Road

30 Station Road is approaching practical completion and more announcements are on the way soon! Now watertight, with fit-out elements in progress, the new office building will soon be ready to welcome an exciting roster of occupiers.

30 Station Road approaching completion


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