Private Dining

Escape the hustle and bustle of central Cambridge to the peace and relaxation of your own private dining room at historic Michaelhouse.

Private dining for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea

We offer a variety of private rooms for pre-booked breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, between Monday and Saturday, during normal cafe opening hours (8am to 5pm). Our delicious locally-sourced café menu is available with pre-ordering for larger groups. Click here for a sample lunch menu.


The private dining rooms available are:

Michael Mayne room (up to 8 guests)

Ideal for business lunches, small family gatherings or afternoon tea. £15 per hour.

Michael Mayne Room


Montefiore room (up to 16 guests)

A really beautiful light and airy room for a bigger family get-together or business lunch. £20 per hour.

Montefiore Room


The Chancel (up to 30 guests)

An unforgettable and historic location for larger group meals or a special celebration. £30 per hour.

Pre-ordered meals can be brought to the room you’ve chosen, but if you’ve arranged to select on the day then come to the café counter to see today’s choices.

Contact Rosemary, the Michaelhouse Centre manager, to secure your booking on or (01223) 309167.

Please note that the room hire prices quoted above are a special deal, only available in combination with a private dining booking.