The Old Bicycle shop has gained a reputation from it’s fresh local ingredients, sustainable food & drinks and being known as the oldest bicycle shop in the country! Rumour has it that Charles Darwin, famed for his ‘Theory of Evolution’, bought a bike from this shop in the 1800s.

The quaint building, over 2 century’s old, offers an industrial & quintessential Cambridge design to celebrate the heritage of the original bicycle shop.


We offer classical dishes with fresh local ingredients, executed by our experienced chef team. A selection of dietary dishes along with many vegetarian & plant based options are available.

We strive to create exciting dishes not only for meat lovers, but also our plant based friends. We offer a great selection of drinks from fair trade organic roasted coffee,homemade flavoured iced teas, sustainable wine, and local brewed beers from Cambridge Brew House.


A range of our ingredients and products are provided by local businesses to support them, reduce our carbon footprint and do our bit for the planet!

Enjoy fresh fruit & vegetables delivered every morning from Kale & Damson or delicious sourdough from Stir Bakery! Feel free to speak to the team about what other local businesses we work with.


Keep your eyes peeled for exciting new menu launches and special events we have coming up through the year...

Rugby World Cup
8th Sept Onwards
New Autumn Menu
Launching 14th October
Cocktails at OBS
All day, every day
Christmas At OBS
November / December

Events & private

With its quirky décor and unique atmosphere, The Old Bicycle Shop is the perfect venue for your special event or private function hire. In a building which already boasts a wonderful history of innovation, we’ve created a series of beautiful spaces to inspire your business meeting or lend a special atmosphere to your party or celebration.

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