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Borjia

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17 Castilian Street, Northampton NN1 1JS, England
01604 637 555
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty tapas, friendly service

I go to Borjia every weekend without fail. It is quite simply the best high-end venue in Northampton: good music, nice people, great atmosphere - that's the trifecta! This week, for a change, I went early and tried the tapas. Some of the dishes were a little spicy for my palate, but the duck spring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
Aaron T
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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice building and layout like an old theater. Gets busy late until then feels a bit awkward as place has big dance floor in the middle and everyone sits on the outside circle. Ok prices ok drinks quality, friendly staff.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Came with husband and another couple had a good eve, as we were leaving a member of your door staff escorted a young girl clearly extremely intoxicated out of the club, she was on her own, he left her on the street, I calmly asked him if she's was ok, to be rudely told 'yes' he tutted at me and... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This was one of our best nights out. I booked this for my wife's 60th birthday and what a great venue. Rachelle and her team really pulled the stops out and made it a really memorable night. Our friends couldn't have been more complimentary about the helpfulness and friendliness of the staff. Food was great and the fish and chip... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Great venue, looks amazing inside and out But are they doing enough? I've been in a few times but whenever I'm out its not the first place I want to go. My advice would be - be known for something amazing "the best cocktails" "the best service" "the greatest theme nights" "the best music" At the moment I see this... More 

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I go to Borjia every weekend without fail. It is quite simply the best high-end venue in Northampton: good music, nice people, great atmosphere - that's the trifecta! This week, for a change, I went early and tried the tapas. Some of the dishes were a little spicy for my palate, but the duck spring rolls and chicken tenders were... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had an absolutely fantastic night at Borija thanks to the great Staff, their attendance, care and just all around amazing customer service!!! This is including the bar staff, the security, DJ and the waitresses - my special thanks to the owner himself and the manager on the night to make sure that we had a very memorable and unforgettable... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went here yesterday for a friend's surprise birthday party. . The pictures make the place much bigger and better than it was. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and offered prosecco on arrival...The DJ wasn't that great & messed up the surprise because she did not cut the music! But was a great night due to the company.... More 

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superssonic, Manager at Borjia, responded to this review

Borjia does pride itself on the quality of the service and food that it serves and has queried whether that review is genuine, given that Borjia only catered for that one party on Saturday and the party organiser had praised the quality of the food, service and the setting. In addition, the party organiser also said to the duty manager... More 

UK
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I sadly can't give you an opinion of how great this place is for food and drink as I've only visited it during the annual Heritage Open Days event. The owner of the bar has renovated this fantastic building with the same kind of love, care and attention to detail that characterised its original creation. The building was commissioned by... More 

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I love borjia the new heart sign in the main room. is great brings the place to something i would off never thought of looks alot better then the mirror. is old but new staff are well friendly music always great. keep it goin love u all

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Perhaps they had a stand-in 'chef' the night we visited! 'Tapas' was on the menu & was what we had ordered but what we received was more like 'Chef's gone to Iceland' - VERY cheap quick fry food that was was shoddily arranged on plates (not in tapas dishes) with a tiny amount of wilted salad & over ripe tomatoes.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Castilian Street, Northampton NN1 1JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: 01604 637 555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?