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The Avery

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The Avery

Address

69-73 Regent Street
Cambridge
CB2 1AB

Tel: 01223 323405

Website

Description

Warehouse feel (former factory!) this is one of the largest and busiest Cambridge pubs.  Overlooks Parkers Piece.  Two floors and several large-screen TVs (inlc. 3D) make this a popular live sport venue.  Speciality burgers.

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Fascinating fact

Was a Victorian scales factory - Avery Scales

PocketPub statistics

Established 1996 Capacity 500
Real ales 3 (Greene King) Outside seating 12
Wines 9 New category TBC Yes

What the pub says about themselves - please email in to pocketpubs@gmail.com

The Avery was previously a factory where Avery scales were produced. The Avery is now a spacious pub situated on the busy Regent Street and over looking Parkers Piece. The spacious air conditioned bar downstairs is very comfortable and offers informal dining. The upstairs bar is especially spacious and comfortable offering wide screen TV's and pool tables. The Avery is one of the most popular venues in Cambridge to watch sport.

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What CAMRA say about this pub http://pubs.cambridge-camra.org.uk/

When it opened in the late 1990s this was a Hogshead with a wide range of real ales but since falling into the hands of Greene King its beer range has become pedestrian. The name commemorates the former Avery's scales-making factory which occupied the premises; some features like the cast-iron columns downstairs and the ducting and high roof upstairs remain. The downstairs bar has a pleasant mish-mash of furnishings while upstairs is brighter and tends to be louder, especially in the evening. There are great views over Parkers Piece when the trees aren't in leaf. Bar counters at both levels. Food served 12 - 10 from the standard GK managed house menu. The sports TV can be noisily obtrusive.

If you like this pub you might like these:

The Panton Arms; The Regal; The Granta

 

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