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7 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1TU, England
01604 633978
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 33
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  • 19
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A refreshing change from a 'chain' restaurant.

A refreshing change from a 'chain' restaurant. The home-cooked food was well presented and delicious. A friendly, warm and welcoming atmosphere. The only aspect that could be improved was the vegetables, which were too plain and didn't really fit the excellent main dish. We'd go again. They do a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Visited with a friend to have a catch up and a meal... The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was lovely... We visited late afternoon. Would definitely come back and visit for a meal in the evening next time around x

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

4 of us travelled from Nottingham last night to go to the theatre , decided to come early and eat beforehand .We were shown a table in the centre by very friendly staff , the pre theatre menu was great and a good price .Just across the road so very handy, we would certainly use again it couldn't have been... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Vineyard in Northampton used to be my favorite restaurant many years ago.. I have heard mixed reviews however my partner and I decided to give it a go this weekend. For starter I had tartlets with avocado and he had mushroom filled with blue cheese. We were both disappointed with our starters. The tartlets lacked flavour especially the cheese... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A refreshing change from a 'chain' restaurant. The home-cooked food was well presented and delicious. A friendly, warm and welcoming atmosphere. The only aspect that could be improved was the vegetables, which were too plain and didn't really fit the excellent main dish. We'd go again. They do a very well-priced pre-theatre menu. They are members of the Gourmet Society,... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I booked a table for 6pm on a Saturday night and the pre theatre menu. From the moment we arrived the staff were very attentive to all our needs despite the restaurant being full. The atmosphere was fantastic, a real bistro feel with people chatting, drinking and eating...so much better than a main chain restaurant, The food was excellent, for... More 

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midlands
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We ate here before going to the theatre. They have a pre-dinner menu for £13 for two courses. We have fishcakes & garlic mushrooms to start followed by the pork and the homemade pie. The quality of the food was simply superb, served by a very friendly and helpful team. Whilst we had a time constraint of getting to the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The meal was excellent as was the service. A really good start to the evening. Will certainly visit again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Didn't realise this place had a one star rating so won't be visiting! I wondered why it wasn't displayed on the door

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sunnydaynorthampton, Owner at The Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your brief review. It is very unfair to judge on a hygiene rating which you clearly don't understand the concept of. Let me list the reasons for us receiving a one star hygiene rating last January 2014. - The kitchen needed a paint - The tap needed replacing - We needed some sealant around the sink All... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Lovely romantic place to eat. Great food. Something a little unique A more pricey place to eat, but well worth it Very enjoyable experience with attentive personal helpful staff

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sunnydaynorthampton, Owner at The Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your brief review. It is very unfair to judge on a hygiene rating which you clearly don't understand the concept of. Let me list the reasons for us receiving a one star hygiene rating last January 2014. - The kitchen needed a paint - The tap needed replacing - We needed some sealant around the sink All... More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Six of us went for a pre-theatre meal. The menu was varied .We all ordered something different .All the food was served promptly,piping hot and very tasty.A good selection of vegetables. Excellent value for money. The staff were friendly efficient and very obliging. We would return

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Address: 7 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1TU, England
Phone Number: 01604 633978
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
Cuisine: British

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  • Address: 7 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1TU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: 01604 633978

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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