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May 30th, 2016, 11:10 AM
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England--Cambridge on a Sunday (SIM card? Restaurants)

I'll be arriving in the UK early on a Sunday morning (0630hrs) and have reserved a car service to drive me to Cambridge. I'll be starting my 1.5 week vacation there, but I am wondering what Sundays are like in Cambridge? Are most things closed?

I'll need to get a SIM card for my iPhone 6s for phone and data service. Will there be any place open on a Sunday to get hooked up with cellphone/data service for my unlocked iPhone? Or should I try to do it at Heathrow before going to Cambridge? I have a driver meeting me at the luggage claim, so I don't want to cause him/her to wait.

Will it be hard to find a meal on Sunday? Any good gastropubs or foodie type restaurants open on Sundays? Maybe a roast?

I'm a big fan of the show _Grantchester_....maybe I could walk down to visit that village. We won't be picking up our car rental until Monday morning.
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May 30th, 2016, 11:25 AM
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Yes, shops are open on Sunday. You shouldn't have an issue getting a SIM. Best place to go might be the Grand Arcade.

Plenty of restaurants will be open on Sunday and practically all pubs will offer a "traditional" Sunday roast and it's probably something you might want to check out. Best to consult TripAdvisor on who has the "best" Sunday roast.
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Jun 16th, 2016, 09:41 AM
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As followup, there was lots to do on a Sunday in Cambridge. We found a Vodaphone as suggested in the grand arcade and within a few minutes were all set to go for calls and data.

As I am a big Grantchester fan, we walked through the Grantchester meadows and back and explored a bit.
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Jun 16th, 2016, 10:05 AM
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