Bacchanalia - Mill Road | Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Bacchanalia - Mill Road
Excellent based on 27 ratings
Type: Beer Store

90 Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire England CB1 2BD [ print map ]
01223 315034 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Mon 15:00-20:00, Tue & Wed 11:00-20:00, Thu-Sat 11:00-21:00, Sun 14:00-21:00

Mayor: jjsint (11) | Taps: 4 | Bottles: 200

Note: Bacchanalia has a second shop in Victoria Road. Please do not enter reviews for that branch under this listing.

Bacchanalia - Mill Road

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Beer Available At Bacchanalia - Mill Road (arranged by most recent)
Pyraser Angerwirts Weizen 55, Gigantic Too Much Coffee Man 95, The Kernel Export Stout London 1890 99, Alameda Klickitat Pale Ale 57, Redwillow Wreckless 89, Hop Valley Proxima India Pale Ale 94, Moylans Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale 99, Oakham The Forger , Buxton Rain Shadow 100, Weyerbacher Old Heathen 97, De Molen Moord & Brand (Bourbon) 99, Cantillon Lou Pepe Framboise 100, Blaugies BiŤre Darbyste 88, Bad Hair Brewing Ut Bittere Eind IPA 49, SNAB MaelstrÝm 97, Ticketybrew Stout 50, Stone Levitation Ale 92, De Molen Licht & Lustig (2015 -) 90, Siren Undercurrent 91
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27 reviews for Bacchanalia - Mill Road
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  85%
 Selection  81%
 Food N/A 
 Value  69%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
tobydarling  (2) , England | September 19, 2010
Fantasic off licence. As well as a great range of wines and whiskeys up front, itís all the beer at the back thatís impressive. Usually 4 draught beers on tap, a draught cider, and an amazing range of bottles from all over, including Mikkeller, Brew Dog, Nogne, Amager, de Molen, Stone, Dogfishhead ... And loads of English bottled beer too. Hugely knowledgeable and helpful staff. And just round the corner from the Live and Let Live.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint  (340) Ely, England | September 17, 2013| Updated August 5, 2015
Brilliant bottle shop (with a few ales on draught as well).on Mill Road. A tickerís paradise. Friendly, helpful, honest and knowledgable staff. Maybe not so much English stuff (although you an pick up a few) but plenty of US, German, Dutch and Belgian delights.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
BierFiend  (9) Pennsylvania | March 10, 2013
Great little place. Little hole in the wall shop, but that made it neat. The have a fantastic selection, especially for its size. The staff was awesome and very helpful. Had really reasonable prices on the Italian and American beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Kieran_H  (4) Cambridge/ Manchester, England | March 18, 2010
Excellent beer shop, tucked away a little bit out of town but well worth the walk. The guy in there spent a long time with me explaining about certain beers and helping me make a more informed decision than would otherwise have been possible with my limited knowledge. Got some great beers, visit regularly now to check on the ever changing stock. Just great.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
mym  (14) London, England | February 16, 2011
One of the best off licences Iíve ever been in. How I wish we had one of these in North London. Knowledgable staff, wide range of stock, and draught ales.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
bacchanalia  (6) milton, England | March 18, 2009
A well balanced, extensive range of bottled beers focusing on well made beer. Concentrating on Belgian/Dutch, German & British the shelves are reassuringly short on well marketed bland beers. The jewel in the crown is cask ales & cider to take away at very good prices.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
DonMagi  (50) bantervile, England | September 4, 2009
Went in here on the tuesday before the trade session at peterborough beer fest 09. Nice wee shop in fairly central cambridge, in you go and find loads of wine but theres a fridge that has beers in it including crouch vale amarillo and brewers gold(good show). Up the back for the beer selection and i was massivly impressed. An entire skandinavian rack full of mikkeller and amager goodies such as beer geek weasel(the first tiem iv seen it for sale in britian), all at what i would regard as reasonable prices for these kind of rarities. Next to it is the belgian and amoung the usual trappist wins, i find Hommage at only £9.99, it cost me more than that in belgium! Also 3F Vintage 2005 which is my favourate of the vintages iv tried so far at an amazing £3:95. Didint try the cask ales as i was about to hit them at the beer fest but they had 6 on stillage in cooling jackets. English selection was also a winner with king henry reserve and traquair 700 on offer. Alround easily one of the best bottle shops in Britian. Excellent!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
weaselkenievil  (18) , England | July 19, 2011
There was only one guy working there when I went in, which was fine as it was empty. Bloody good bloke. Left me to it until I started conversation and then was happy to talk beer. Gave me his honest opinion and didnít say everything was brilliant. Steered me away from a few. Good beer selection, some my novice ass had never seen before. Good cask selction too. Would definitely visit again and if youíre in the area I would certainly pop in.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
Fin  (801) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | October 5, 2009
Have visited here frequently including twice in the last 3-4 months. I love this place, it has a cracking selection of beers and usually some great stuff from the likes of Struisse, Mikkeller and Nogne amongst others. There is also a very decent German beer selection and to the right hand side when you enter the beer part of the shop this area is dedicated to UK beers with Durham, Dark Star and others usually well represented. I think the only negative is that in my opinion it is a tad pricey, I accept that many of these beers are likely to have cost quite a bit of effort to get them to the UK, and I appluad this little treasure trove of a shop for geting them to a UK market, but I mention this because Iíd noticed that the price has increased noticably since my last visit which was only in June. Also bit sad that what looks like a decent Perry and Cider selection look a little forgotten sat on the floor well below the Mikkellers, Amagers and Struisses of this world. Still I understand that this is likely to be owing to size limitations. Btw staff are also very friendly and helpful, two of which reside on this site I understand.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jnelson_22  (10) Heerlen, Netherlands | December 23, 2009
This place has the best selection of any shop iíve been in in the UK. Itís a bit of a drive for me, but always worth the trip. The staff is very knowledgeable about everything on the shelves, and are always happy to help. I donít know how he does it, but it seems like the guy has drank everything in the shop and has a photographic memory of each individual experience. A good variety of all things Belgian, German and British, and I was happy to see some American stuff to! I was even suprised by seeing them armed with Tactical Nuclear Penguins on my last trip! An excellent little shop, I never walk away unsatisfied.

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