About Us

The Portland Arms is a traditional English pub serving fine real ales, speciality beers from around the world and home cooked food in a cosy, friendly setting.

There has been an Inn on this site since the 1880’s, the current building dates from the 1930’s and was designed by renowned architect Basil Oliver

Hayley and Steve Pellegrini are the licencees and have been running The Portland since 2004.

The pub has four distinct areas; the Saloon bar with it’s original wood panelling, Public bar with pool table and sports, a Courtyard with our Tiki themed hut and not forgetting our 200 capacity venue space.

Sam's Beer Blog

Muses from our bar manager, part-time wrestler and beer enthusiast Sam on all things hops and barley related.

Sam’s Beer Blog: Portland Beer Festival

A lot of people, me included were hugely disappointed to find out the Cambridge Beer Festival was cancelled for the second year in a row. That’s why when the opportunity came up for The Portland to host our own Beer Festival, I wanted to present as authentic an experience as possible for lovers of the summer event. I got in touch with all our regular local brewers, as well as some new faces, and came up with a diverse range of real ales. I wanted to produce a menu chock full of beers that regular ale drinkers and CAMRA locals …

Sam’s Beer Blog: The Selection Box

Takeaway and click & collect services have become more popular than ever. I took this mindset into consideration and put together a helluva deal: Sam’s Selection Box