Savour the unique flavours of Kerala, South India

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome Tuesday - Sunday evenings, for tasty Kerala specialities.

Look at our menu


Please note-the restaurant is now open for in-house dining and take away for collection only.

Email us to place an order-ideally before 4pm for same day collection.

Special closure dates

We are closed for 9 days from the 12th to the 21st of March for a family vacation. We look forward to coming back with renewed energy and optimism for Spring. Thank you all for your continued support of our family run restaurant.

Welcome to Rice Boat – serving delicious, traditional Kerala food in Cambridge. Our cuisine is a step away from the usual ‘British Curry’. It’s fresher, healthier and as close as we can get it to home cooking.

We hope you like browsing our menus learning a little about our story.

Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan foods

The traditional cuisine of Kerala includes lots of lentils and fresh vegetables. As a result, our menu contains a wide array of gluten free, vegan and vegetarian dishes. These are authentic Kerala dishes rather than substitutes. If someone in your group doesn’t want to feel self-conscious about their dietary requirements we provide a varied and welcoming place to take them. If you have any questions just call ahead or ask us when you get here. We’ll be delighted to explain any ingredients and help you choose a dish that suits you.

Halal food

Our lamb and chicken is certified Halal by Booker. Unfortunately our beef is no longer Halal certified due to issues with suppliers.

Book a table

Please email us to reserve a table for in-house dining.

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