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The Portland Arms

Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4.

The Portland Arms is a pub where people go to relax, socialise or enjoy more lively nights out. Based in Chesterton Road, Cambridge, The Portland Arms is a bar.


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The Portland Arms
129 Chesterton Road
Telephone: (01223) 357268

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The Portland Arms are listed in the bars section here:

Reviews (19)

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  • @Jazz by James Hunnable

    You went in to see a punk band and expected what exactly? Abba-esque harmonies?!? Perhaps you sh... More »

  • Nice pub , but bad music! by Jazz

    I was at the Portland arms last week, the pub is good, very friendly service but the music that nigh... More »

  • Save live music - Stop Form 696 by A music fan

    A new piece of bureaucracy Form 696 will force licensees of pubs and other small venues to revea... More »

  • Fantastic by Ken W

    A fantastic pub, friendly staff, a cracking atmos and brillian hospitality. The food is acers too... More »

  • Good atmos, but still a dive by Brian Jones

    Great pub, good music, friendly staff, but still, inevitably, a dive. This palce will be infinitely... More »

  • Portland arms not like it used to be by Daniel Nolan

    When john and joyce ryan owned the portland arms it was a proper pub. These goths have ruined the p... More »

  • The best it's ever been? by Mr C

    The pub is now under new owners, Steve & Hayley, who seem to have changed the pub from a grotty ... More »

  • Under new management! by Gail

    The Portland is now under new management. The pub is friendly, has live music most nights, does spec... More »

  • The cleaners are in! by Becs

    Further to my previous review, The Portland arms is currently been refurbished. I am so pleased! I ... More »



  • ? is it zaks from castle hill ? by jane&rod

    if so is it still as good i hope so.if not could some one tell me as we loved old place!i here same ... More »

  • Get the cleaner in..... by Becs

    The Portland is a great place to go and see your favourite bands for example "CHIEF SHARKY". The p... More »

  • got any I.D... by T

    ''yeah mate we 'ave music on everynight of the week, live music mate...yeah live....oh yeah everynig... More »

  • Review of The Portland Arms by Gail

    There is a net bar in a separate room on the side of the pub, which is very handy. It also has a bar... More »

  • very good local bands by ally

    a really cool place, some very good local bands play here, its certainly worth a look. matt you are ... More »

  • Review of The Portland Arms by Gail

    There's normally a gig of some sort on here most nights, but they are in a separate room at the back... More »

  • The Portland Arms by Jason

    The Portland Arms is an unusual pub. Inside it looks like a cross between a haunted castle and Hilda... More »

  • RE: matt - Review of The Portland Arms by lucy

    your right matt, you really are the biggest arse! I thought the portland arms was fine. But if you... More »

  • arse - Review of The Portland Arms by Matt

    full of lower sixth and that ginga one and dirty old men who follow you to the toilets... More »

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Further Information

The Portland Arms is in Chesterton Road Cambridge. You can view a list of neighbouring businesses by going to the Chesterton Road page.

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