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.

celebrate at OBS

Whether it's a special birthday, a family celebration or just a long needed night with friends and family, we can accommodate you in The Granta Room, The Restaurant or in our covered Conservatory.


Now that Summer is peeping over the clouds, we're getting ready with a fantastic new Spritz Menu! Look out for some refreshing summer coolers from our friends at Beefeater & Quarter Gin, mixed with the classic tonic, Schweppes.

p.s. Check out our Spring Competition...


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

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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