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The Dining Room

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82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
01604 230166
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 83
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Afternoon tea at its best

Beautiful food, served very nicely. Lovely place to take your mum, aunt, sister, wife... Really lovely now it's been redecorated. Totally unhurried.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Loulou L
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful food, served very nicely. Lovely place to take your mum, aunt, sister, wife... Really lovely now it's been redecorated. Totally unhurried.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Lovely, friendly staff. Nice, clean restaurant. Tasty, delish food and tea selection. Been for my mum's bday and out with the girls. Very pleasant on both occasions. A little treat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I've been lucky enough to have lunch and afternoon tea now here a couple of times and I love it. So the other week my husbands car was having a MOT down the road so a visit to The Dining Room was necessary....any excuse! As always the service was impeccable and the food gorgeous. We had sandwiches and tea, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had afternoon tea here after the tour of the adjoining house. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was fantastic and plenty of it, we couldnot manage to eat it all so we were offered a box and took the cakes home! Great value for money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I took my friend for her birthday and she loved it. The best afternoon tea I have ever had in a long time! The staff were very friendly also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It was my second visit for afternoon tea in 6 months and it was as good as the first time. The savoury choice were varied and so tasty, the selection of cakes and pastry were sublime and the salted caramel macaroons were orgasmic! I do love my food ;) Highly recommended.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Myself and a few friends booked as a birthday treat. We advised in advanced that there were two veggies and one picky pregnant lady (me!). The sandwiches were all catered well to our requests, plain chicken, ham, there was egg, sundried tomato and pesto, cheese and pickle and salmon, then there were mini quiches (very dainty), half a cheese scone,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I visited here in March 2015 with a large party for afternoon tea for a friend's birthday celebrations. Amazingly, it was my first ever afternoon tea and it absolutely exceeded my expectations and seemed like excellent value for money. The sandwiches were very tasty and fresh, plentiful and varied. As were the beautifully presented cakes brought out afterwards. I left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Gorgeous afternoon tea and excellent value for money. We had ours with a glass of pimms. The macaroons were delicious! It was certainly worth the trip from Rugby and I would definitely visit again.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I booked an afternoon tea at the Dining room as part of my birthday celebrations. They managed to fit in 16 of us on a Saturday afternoon which was great - they were also very patient with my changes to the booking and the dietary needs of my guests. We had a fantastic time - we were kept refreshed with... More 

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Additional Information about The Dining Room

Address: 82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
Phone Number: 01604 230166
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: English

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: 01604 230166

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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