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The Palmichael

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1 Kettering Road | Burton Latimer, Kettering, England
01536 723641
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 3
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  • 3
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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
Molto Bella!

We have now been twice to this restaurant as it is a perfect place to stop on the way back from Newmarket races! The food and service is excellent and family run. Their bread and home cured olives are divine, plus superbly fresh seafood and fish and very good steaks. A great deal of care and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Adrienne6
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We have now been twice to this restaurant as it is a perfect place to stop on the way back from Newmarket races! The food and service is excellent and family run. Their bread and home cured olives are divine, plus superbly fresh seafood and fish and very good steaks. A great deal of care and expertise goes into every... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The palmichael never fail to deliver excellent food and service have been here and a few times now for family occasions. The food has always been cooked lovely and presented nice and the service is excellent attentive staff. 5 stars.

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England, UK
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have been customers at The Palmichael now since 1987 and up until now have always had good experiences - though you pay over the average when dining here. Sadly this time there have been changes and not for the better. In the past you used to get bread for your table now it is a £3.95 optional extra. And... More 

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Maria W, Owner at The Palmichael, responded to this review

I am very saddened to read this review especially after you have enjoyed many previous visits over the past 28 years and would like to apologise if you feel that we did not meet our usual high standards on this occasion. I would like to address some of your comments in your review. We serve our prawns head on and... More 

England
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is the first restaurant my husband took me to, when I was 17. 32 years later, we are still regular visitors here and the food never disappoints. I can honestly say we've never once had a bad meal here in all those years. Angela knows my favourite - Steak Dianne. Although over the years I have tried several dishes,... More 

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is our favourite restaurant to take visitors and friends when they are staying with us. Really good food and a nice choice. American friend ordered off the menu and they accommodated her without a blink of an eye. Very impressed

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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have eaten here for both lunches and evening meals. You will not be disappointed, we have always had a fantastic meal. Welcome when you arrive and service also always excellent.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Booking not always necessary but it’s very advisable, even during the week it’s always busy when I've turned up on spec. I think that says more about the reputation of this unassuming venue that has been quietly established for many, many years. This restaurant offers Proper honest service that's individual and attentive, caring and friendly by polite staff and owners... More 

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uk
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Steaks we had were excellent . The service fantastic. The deserts enjoyable. It has been a while since we have enjoyed a meal so much. How it rates as an Italian restaurant I could not comment as we mostly had international cuisine. But what we did have was very tasty. You must book and at weekends some time ahead.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

i was taken here for my Birthday. I could not find fault with one single thing, the good was delicious and didn't want my courses to end! Staff were very friendly and professional. The dishes were well presented and top quality. Ideal restaurant for a special occasion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The food was amazing and the place was really nice. Staff was very polite and very friendly. It took a while to get a seat and to get our food. Other than that it was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Kettering Road | Burton Latimer, Kettering, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: 01536 723641

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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