Welcome to The Hopbine Free House, Cambridge

Find copies of our menus plus news and events happening at the Hop!


Trip Adviser certificate of excellenceCambridge LocAle pub of the year 2016 Good Beer Guide 2016  


Latest Posts

Anti-Valentines Quiz

Posted on 13th February, 2018

Come join us Wednesday night for our Anti-valentines quiz, an antidote to all that sickly lovey-dovey stuff. £2 per person entry with money split between the winners and our house charity Winter Comfort. 8pm start!

Our Xmas hours

Posted on 12th December, 2017

Here are our Holiday period opening times:

Christmas Eve: 11am - 9pm

Christmas Day: CLOSED all day

Boxing Day: CLOSED all day

New Years Eve: 11am - 6pm


NEW Autumn/Winter menu out now

Posted on 9th October, 2017

Our new Autumn/Winter menu is now available featuring rustic favourites like Coq-Au-Van, Lamb Rump and Buttermilk Chicken. See the full menu HERE.

Xmas bookings are also well under way. Book your table for your works or friends gathering for just £5 deposit per person. Full details and menu HERE

Cask Ale Week 2017

Posted on 13th September, 2017

Cask Ale Week is back again from the 21st September through to the 9th October and to celebrate we will be having a tap takeover from local favourite brewer, Crafty Beers from Stretchworth. As well as tasty Crafty beers and our legendary food specials Rob from the brewery will be joining us on Saturday 23rd for a free tasting session and talk.

Keep an eye on our social media for more details!

5th Annual Rum Festival

Posted on 5th April, 2017

Our annual Easter Rum Festival returns 14th April.

40+ rums from around the globe there will be a taste and style to suit anyone.

Plus Rum cocktails and caribbean inspired food specials throughout the weekend.



Mothers day 26th March

Posted on 22nd March, 2017

Treat your mum this weekend with our special menu.

£15 for 2 courses or 3 courses for £19 all with a complimentary glass of Prosecco for mum.

Click HERE to see the menu. Booking recomended on: 01223 367204

New food menu and opening times

Posted on 17th March, 2017

Check out our new spring menu, plenty of new dishes along with old favourites.

Click here to check it out for yourself.

We also now serve food all day everyday, Midday to 9pm.

National Pie Week 6th-12th March

Posted on 3rd March, 2017

We celebrate one of the nations favourite dishes -and a great winter warmer, as National Pie Week begins.
All week we will be serving a selection of freshly cooked homemade pies with an assortment of extras.

Whats more we will donate £1 from every pie sold to our
chosen house charity The Arthur Rank Hospice.

Make it a date with our Valentine menu

Posted on 4th February, 2017
Book for valentines

For this Valentines on 14th February our Chef's Nathan and David have created a romantic 3 course meal to share with that special someone.

Click here to see a copy.

Bookings recomended on 01223 367204

Christmas Quiz Sun 4th December

Posted on 2nd December, 2016
To kick off the festive season we thought we would celebrate by having a Christmas Quiz!
As usual, theres cash and booze to be won and a special prize for whoever wears the worst / best Christmas jumper!
Its upto 6 people per team, £1 per person entry 8pm start.