Best coffee shop: Cristine’s along side Jet photo beside St. Bodolph Church. Pain aux chocolat baked fresh every morning, though her specialty is theme-decorated cakes for every occasion.
Best museum shop: Fitzwilliam – beautiful christmas cards and lots of lovely art books.
Best fish restaurant: Loch Fyne right across from the Fitz has fresh oysters, mussels, salmon from Scotland – you can take it away too.
Best painted ceiling: Queen’s college dining hall. Best stone ceiling: King’s College Chapel. Best theatre: ADC Amateur dramatic club – going since the 19th century and you can take your drink to your seat.
Best men and boys choir: You’re waiting for this? St. John’s College. Best mixed choir: Selwyn of course! Best music shop: Brian Jordan’s in Green street, though they still haven’t been able to get my order, but they promise it’s on its way. (A full score of The Kingdom)
Best restaurant: La Galleria near Magdalene College with a beautiful view of the river from the outdoor galleries. Best historic pub: gotta be the Eagle where Watson and Crick ran to announce their discovery of DNA, but for a view of punting, The Anchor. For outdoor terrace, the Granta.
Best scenic walk: along the river Cam past Jesus Green you can walk for miles and see the canal boats and their colourful window boxes.
Best cows: White Park cattle in the backs Best hymn tune: Coe Fen