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The Dining Room

82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
01604 230166
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Ranked #4 of 400 Restaurants in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We had afternoon tea here on a busy Saturday as a gift from friends It was absolutely excellent. Sandwiches, quiches, savoury tartlets followed by an assortment of the most delicious cakes. We couldn't eat them all so they wrapped them for us to take home. A sublime experience.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited here for a 30th bday. We had afternoon tea and it was great. Plenty of food and a great mix of sandwiches, savoury, scones and cakes. Great service are tea pot was always full and hot. Great value for money and very tasty

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Northampton
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After reading all the other reviews there isn't really much more I can add. It was my mum's birthday and I was looking for somewhere to take her. I'd looked at all the big hotels round Northampton but they all seemed a bit overpriced. Finally found this place and had a look on here at other reviews and thought "why... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We went here fir afternoon tea and it was excellent. We opted for the glass of prosecco with ours, it was crisp and fresh. The selection of cakes, sandwiches and savouries was very good and everything was fresh and tasty; we particularly enjoyed the salted caramel cakes. There was a large party in which made it a bit noisy but... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Amazing afternoon tea! First a 3 tier stand of savories & sandwiches, each one delicious. This was followed by a 3 tier sweet stand including scones, jam & cream. We did manage (just) to finish our selection, but we did see the staff bringing out takeaway boxes if required. Service was excellent, we had 2 pots of tea. I also... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Taking you a step back in time when Dining meant just that. Sophisticated, welcoming and superb food and service make for a brilliant occasion.

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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This little tea-room is adjacent to 78 Derngate, the Rennie MacIntosh museum and is delightful spot to eat before or after a short tour. We had a light lunch (a choice of sandwiches and hot light bites eg Gnocchi) but, although we didn't sample them, the afternoon teas looked spectacular. Good service and relaxed atmosphere.

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Fantastic afternoon at the Dining Room on 23 August. They found us a table at short notice (I booked on the phone that morning) and the three of us (three generations!) had the most splendid afternoon tea. This has got to be one of the best teas in the UK, not just Northants or England. Beautiful savoury selection, followed by... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited here for a family afternoon tea trip, which was a little disappointing. The selection was ok, but the sandwiches were very sparse & a wider choice would have been better. The scones had a lovely texture, but we're quite bland in taste. Also, the room where we ate didn't have the right atmosphere for an afternoon tea, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It was nice to go to some where, where I didn't feel like a leper. Walked in offered tea, said I had my own milk told not to worry they had milk for me also, I was given my own cake stand with sandwiches and other savoury treats on, to my amazement they then bought me out another cake stand... More

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

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