Smokeworks Free School Lane

Free School Lane

2 free school lane, cambridge, cb2 3qa

t: 01223 365385

our city-centre location on Free School Lane is close to Cambridge Arts Theatre and round the corner from the Corn Exchange.

we don't take bookings for tables less than 8, so walk on down and wait in SmokeWorks Tap with our great craft beers!

Opening Times

outside dining/takeaway:
monday – saturday 12-9pm & sunday 12-5pm

from monday 17th may
eat in/takeaway:
monday – saturday 12-9pm & sunday 12-5pm

Smokeworks Tap

light lunches by day, bourbon, beers and cocktails by night.

our ales are from some excellent breweries, including BrewBoard in Harston where they brew SmokeVurks, our own beer! our bourbon collection is the best in Cambridge too. we also hold cocktail masterclasses... enquire within!

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Frequently Asked Smokey Questions

do you take bookings/parties?

we don't take bookings for small tables but if there isn't a table available when you arrive we have a brilliant call back system so we can take your mobile number whilst you go for a drink and text you when your table is ready. our new bar SmokeWorks tap is located just next door, the perfect place to start your evening whilst your table is being prepared.

for groups we have a great basement room which is suitable for up to 20 guests. perfect for group bookings, kids parties, events and networking. please email to enquire.

what are your opening hours on bank holidays?

bank holiday opening times are the same as sundays (11.45 - 21.3O.) we are closed on christmas day, boxing day and new year's day.

do you have a bar?

yes! our bar SmokeWorks tap is located just next door, perfect for starting the evening with a drink whilst you wait for a table.

is the restaurant child-friendly?

yes! please see our kids menu. highchairs are available. we also provide colouring in and etch-a-sketch to keep kids busy!

is there disabled access?

we have limited disabled access. please email to confirm details.

do you cater for allergies and intolerances?

we endeavour to cater for all allergies and intolerances, please see our allergy menu. in particular we have an excellent range of gluten-free options. please email for more information prior to your visit.

where is the nearest car park?

the nearest car park is at the grand arcade (entrance on corn exchange street.)

what method of payments do you take?

we accept all major credit cards including amex.