2013-14 International Wine Challenge awards for CWM: Large Independent Merchant of the Year UK; Regional Merchant of the Year: Eastern England; Fortified Specialist Merchant of the Year UK.
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IWC Merchant of the Year 2012

Cambridge Wine Merchants

International Wine Challenge, Wine Merchant of the Year 2012 : WINNERS!

also: Large Independent Merchant of the year UK, East of England Merchant of the year, Fortified Specialist Merchants of the Year UK

Bridge Street Wine Bar

Cambridge Wine Merchants Wine Bar, Bridge Street

Reckoned "the best wine bar in Cambridge", with awesome views over to Magdalene College.

The bar is extremely popular so we're often full on weekend evenings. We do not take take reservations, just show up and we'll find you a seat.

We sometimes host tasting events early in the week from 7.30pm which fill the bar. Just check our events calendar http://www.cambridgewine.com/index.asp to see what's on. Better still, come along to the events. Join our mailing list here

Here's how it works

Bridge Street Wine Bar

Wine Bar - by the glass or bottle from our multi-award winning wine list or choose any of the 900+ wines from the shop and pay a corkage charge. For still wines of a retail price of £30+ you pay only the retail price. We also have the most advanced Enomatic machine dispensing samples and higher end wines by the glass.

There's food to choose from: delicious deli platters, scoth eggs etc. We don't serve hot meals but there's enough on offer to constitute lunch or a light dinner.

Our by the glass list starts at £4.75 and includes sherry, port, dessert wines and various oddities hiding in the fridge.

There is always a Champagne offer by the bottle, plus lots of gin, whisky, port, sherry etc.

Party venue - book part or all of the bar area for your own tutored tasting event, drinks party or dinner party. Seats 60. We have other central party locations available too, email gareth.cambridgewine@gmail.com for info.

Further info

The bar is open from 12am to 9pm weekdays & Sunday, 11pm Friday and Saturday, or 11pm for pre-booked tasting events and parties.

The address is 31 Bridge Street Cambridge CB2 1UJ, just a few yards townwards of Magdalene Bridge.

Nearest car park is Park Street - only accessible from Jesus Lane, and expensive, but there's easy pay and display parking nearby on Chesterton Road or Pound Hill (free in the evenings). Thre is no regular street parking in Bridge Street. 

The Cambridge Bridge Street bus stop almost opposite the shop is served by both Newmarket Rd and Madingley Rd Park and Ride bus routes, and the Citi 5 and 6 routes too. 

For wheelchair users we have a disabled ramp and WC. There is a disabled parking bay directly in front of the shop. 

You must be 18+ to sample, buy or drink alcohol. Tap water is always available. Standard discounts do not apply to bottles served in the bar or bar drinks. With the exception of the wine + corkage deal, only drinks and food ordered from our menu may be consumed in the bar. 

 Download our new menu HERE 


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