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Blog by Alice Irving

The first, ever big foodie’s guide to Northstowe, Cambridge

23 June 2021

From burgers and bao buns to smoked hickory pork and pizza – Northstowe and nearby towns have it all

Considering moving to our Inholm neighbourhood in Northstowe, Cambridge? Get ready to ruin your waistline with its unmissable food and drinks scene.

In Northstowe and nearby towns, you have an extensive range of local, independent eateries to choose from.

From classic American-style burgers and Asian bao to Spanish churros and authentic Mexican street food – you’ll have flavours from across the world right on your doorstep.

Here’s part one of our big foodie’s guide to Northstowe.

Steak & Honour in Cambridge

01 — Northstowe Foodies

Run by Firouz and Mollie, Northstowe Foodies brings you all the latest, local food and drinks news and independent food vendor updates from Northstowe and nearby places. Any serious foodie in the area should have them on their radar.

02 — Steak & Honour

Steak & Honour serves up mouth-watering American-style burgers using meat patties made from pasture fed Norfolk beef. The menu includes burgers like ‘Some Like It Hot’ – a cheeseburger with roast pepper and jalapeno relish, lettuce, and hot sauce. Find the Steak & Honour shop on Wheeler Street, Cambridge, or click here for up-to-date van locations (pre-order only).

Guerrilla Kitchen food van

03 — Guerrilla Kitchen

Run by husband-and-wife team, Jay and Taffeta Scrimshaw, Guerrilla Kitchen is your go-to place for Asian steamed bao. Flavours include braised xo pork, masala chicken, and the ‘sticky vegan’. Click here for up-to-date van locations from Wednesday to Saturday. You can also get Guerrilla Kitchen steam at home kits from Tuesday to Saturday too.

04 — Churros Bar

Offering a new approach to a sweet Spanish treat is the Churros Bar. Tuck into freshly made churros with a selection of toppings and dips including Nutella, salted caramel, Biscoff, and strawberry jam (yum). Click here for up-to-date locations.

05 — Nanna Mexico

For burritos, carnitas, nachos and more, stop by Nanna Mexico, for authentic, fresh Mexican food. You’ll find them over on Petty Cury Street and Regent Street in Cambridge.

06 — The Wandering Yak

Veggie? The Wandering Yak specialises in vegetarian and vegan street food inspired by Middle Eastern and North African flavours. The menu includes crunchy Egyptian falafel, butternut squash fritters with herb and chilli pesto, and lime-drenched halloumi. Click here to #tracktheyak for current locations.

Pizza Mondo - pizza served from a horsebox!

07 — Pizza Mondo

For classic, Neapolitan-style pizza served from a horsebox (yes, you read that right), you need to visit Pizza Mondo. Choose from pizzas including the Zucchini with organic courgette and smoked provola cheese, and the Diavola with Calabrian spreadable salami, roasted pimento peppers. Click here for up-to-date locations – you can usually find them at foodPark, Cambridge, and Munson’s Brewery at the Chequers, Gazeley, on Fridays from 5pm to 8pm.

08 — Pig-Casso’s

At Pig-Casso’s, you can enjoy 12-hour smoked hickory pork, beef, and chicken, served in fresh buns with a selection of mouth-watering loaded fries. You don’t have to miss out if you’re not a meat eater – vegan options are also available. Click here for up-to-date locations.

The Black Bull Inn, Balsham (credit @blackbullbalsham)

09 — The Black Bull Inn

You’re in for a treat at the award-winning restaurant of the beautiful Black Bull Inn on High Street, Balsham. Expect stunning plates of British classics including poached duck egg, steak and ale pie, lamb rump, grilled cod and more.

10 — The Book Warren Café

Grab a seat at The Book Warren Café –  your new local breakfast and lunch spot hidden inside a cosy book shop. Work your way through a menu of breakfast baps, smashed avocado and egg on sourdough toast, cakes, tray-bakes, pancakes and more. You’ll find it at Unit 1D Highgate, Over Road, Willingham.

Two big, beautiful Town House show homes open at Inholm on Saturday 26 June. Call Brandon on 01223 867000 or email inholm@housebyurbansplash.co.uk to book your viewing.

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