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Shops & Venues on Free School Lane

Free School Lane is a lane in central Cambridge with a small number of businesses.

Free School Lane also has the following useful amenity: a restaurant called Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna.

Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna

Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna is a Mediterranean style restaurant serving traditional dishes from European and African countries such as Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Morocco.

Address: 2 Free School Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3QA

St Andrews Tutorial Services

St Andrews Tutorial Services is an independent school teaching a range of academic subjects to pupils of different ages.

Address: 2a Free School Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3QA

University Of Cambridge

University Of Cambridge is a higher education establishment providing a range of degree courses and other university level education.

Address: Free School Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3RF

Reviews of Establishments on Free School Lane

Find out what people are saying about places on Free School Lane.

Great value taste of Greece - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Anna C

Nice, no frills informal atmosphere was exactly what we were looking for a chilly October evening. A lovely cosy atmosphere, friendly and fast service too. Great value food- so many choices it was... More »

Strange Food - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Ian

The menu isn't much shorter than the old testiment and seems to be Greek, Turkish, Italian, Indian fusion. I had 'rissotto' - this turned out to be boiled rice with vegetables and melted cheese... More »

Cheap, Cheerful & (never) Changing - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Claire Bretherton

Having been a student in the 80's & eating Eraina constantly, was never sure if it had a 'nationality! Recent visit confirmed that the white wine is still warm, the glasses still smeared &... More »

Greek? no chance. - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Tim

So, while reading the explorer one day i came across this restaurant listed under 'greek'. curious, i looked it up on the web.. ..apparently the Eraina had been a well kept secret, an... More »

What a disappointment... - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Sonia

I had just discovered this greek restaurant in Cambridge and I was looking forward to giving it a try. What a disappointment... A lot is wrong with place starting with the menu that... More »

The Taverna - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Michael McLean

A truly excellent restaurant. Brilliant for taking visitors to for lunch/dinner. Large menu of excellent items. Highly recommendable. Enjoy!!... More »

Truly a Greek Inexperience - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Marcus Stevens

A Truly Greek Inexperience On our recent return from Lefkas a lovely Greek Island, we decided to take our 3 children out to enjoy and sample the Greek food that we were told this... More »

Good value and service but.. - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Anon

I have only been here once and have to admit it was great value and the service was excellent. However, I found the menu a confusing mix of foods influenced from all over... More »

Down Memory Lane - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Dominic

Eraina Taverna was where I used to take my gal/fiance. Just been back celebrating our Silver wedding Anniv., the charm, atmosphere and excelent food did great justice to memory lane.... More »

Its NOT all Greek to me! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Brendan

Visited this restaurant 2 wks ago Very disappointing---kleftika described as cubes of lamb but turned out to be stewing lamb with huge bones---risotto was long grain rice with bits of cheese and tomatoes-will not... More »

Its not all Greek to me ! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Brendan

Visited Eraina last week---most disappointing--chose Kleftika (lamb with greek herbs-was alarmed when the waitress handed me a small plate for the Bones! the dish appeared to be smallish lamb shanks-braised and the herbs... More »

What a menu !! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by David Denton

Literally dozens of dishes from the med, plus great British dishes to choose from make dining here a real delight. We have eaten here many times, each time trying something diffrent from the... More »

Decent food but not the loos - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by J

August 2006. We found Eraina quite by chance.It's in central Cambridge but located down a small lane. It's not by any stretch a Michelin * establishment, but if you're after tasty food with a massive... More »

Review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Sue Collins

Stopped in Cambridge and found the place quite by accident but what an accident, fantastic. Loved the staff they were friendly, the food brill, menu neverending. Wish they would stick to... More »

Value service and great food - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Pam Thompson

I've been going to Eraina for the last 20 years every time I come to Cambridge for a visit and have never been disappointed. The food is varied, well cooked and delicious. The... More »

Has anyone mentioned the free pen? - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Amy

Eraina is excellent. So much choice! I thoroughly recommend the greek desserts! And of course you get a free pen with the bill! (with smiley faces on)... More »

Bad Eraina! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Dave W

A few years ago, I booked quite a large table for friends at the Eraina, and I ordered lamb kleftico (not entirely knowing what it was). Everybody else got their meal first, but I... More »

Nice meaty balls! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Ajm

The staff were quick to help and polite the prices were extremely reasonable and the food was great! The experience was very enjoyable. Try this cosy restaurant, it has a great atmosphere. AJM... More »

Terrific! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Enid Instone-Brewer

If there is anything to celebrate in our house, and we ask the kids (13 & 11) what we should do, they chorus "The Eraina!". All the reviews are true; fantastic value, fantastic... More »

Excellent fare for a reasonable price - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Louise

The food was excellent at a very reasonable price and no mean portions either. Where else in Cambridge can four adults eat a main course with wine, coffee and liquers for just over... More »

Fantastic - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Anna

A group of 6 went to celebrate my sister's birthday. The staff were very friendly, atmosphere was great. Food was excellent, too much to chose from. I would highly recomed this place!!... More »

Fantastic - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Anna

A group of 6 went to celebrate my sister's birthday. The staff were very friendly, atmosphere was great. Food was excellent, too much to chose from. I would highly recomed this place!!... More »

Fabulous food, super staff! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by a fan

This restaurant is very well hidden (which is good news for us locals, as very few tourists ever find it!). It's a family run business, and the staff are all very friendly and... More »

Excellent in all respects - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Raza

This restaurant is easy to miss, and it's a shame because it's one of the best in Cambridge. For the benefit of people who don't know where Free School Lane is, it is... More »

E-e-e-e-eraina-a-a-a-a!!! - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by T

Love it here!!! one of my favourite resturant, very friendly, a HUGE selection the menu is neverending!!! last went after the Blues Brothers on thurs night 19th June----thanks, had another fine steak!! topped of... More »

Great - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Ben

Good atmos and service, large menu - although everything tends to come with peas and chips !! authentic decor, quick and cheap. Nice place to eat out particually if you don't fancy spending a... More »

Review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by anonymous

I have lived in the cambidge area for the last seven years and was taken to the Eraina when i first arrived. I think it is a fantastic place with a great atmosphere... More »

Great Value - Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna - review of Eraina Cosmopolitan Taverna by Tarik

I must say the Eraina is great value for money. And they have a staggeringly large number of dishes to choose from.... More »



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