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31-33 Abington Square, Northampton NN1 4AE, England
01604-824 471
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Ranked #157 of 404 Restaurants in Northampton
Price range: $1 - $10
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Diner, Fast Food, Grill
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Words cannot describe how much our group of lads miss you...see you soon... GSS Gillette Soccer Saturday Crew

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great pub and will be missed - good to see so many people there saying good bye to it. Penny Whistle you will be missed as will the staff

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

n a year that we are commemorating the 100 years since the start of world war 1 i think it's a disgrace that the penny whistle refuse to allow the official collectors for the Royal British Legion into the premises showing a complete disrespect to all our fallen heroes and the people who work tirelessly to fund this organisaation SHAME... More 

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Northampton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Go out with friends on quieter Tuesday and Thursday nights, everything from burgers to platters of chicken wings, friendly staff on and the selection of drinks is massive. A massive improvement from the place it used to be in 2008-9. Recommended to all.

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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Yesterday about 730pm we came to the scream pub which we call it it was quite empty plenty of seats to choose from great big tvs showing world cup football. Comfortable couches to sit on .We ordered hotdog and double chicken burger and fries it was all fresh and very tasty defo be back pub was starting to get busy... More 

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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Big Pub on the way out of the town centre on the left hand side going to Abington NN1.Not a bad burger and if you apply for a screaming burger card you get money off food and drinks .It is a music pub at night for young adults and it has live music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

This pub has a great atmosphere and is the only place for 'alternative' people in Northampton. Great place, great food. Pound a pint on Fridays!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had gone to watch the Lions rugby, which was on all screens, as our first visit to this pub. There were no food menus, the soft drinks dispenser was broken so no sodas with lime, then no Appletiser, so ended up with J2Os. Bills itself as a rugby Lions Pub but there are much better pubs showing the matches... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

Ordered some food, I had a spicy bean burger and chips. When the food arrived the burger was just warm - certainly not the temperature it should have been! I tucked in as I was starving, I would have sent it back but as I was so hungry (and it wasn't meat) I ate it. The chips were dry too.... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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208 reviews 208 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Average atmosphere - good for boozed up students and ping cuisine - but as a place to eat or socialise? I think not - plastic pub.

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Additional Information about The Penny Whistle

Address: 31-33 Abington Square, Northampton NN1 4AE, England
Phone Number: 01604-824 471
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
Cuisine: Diner, Fast Food, Grill

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