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22 Montagu Street, Kettering NN16 8RU, England
01536 520230
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Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 30
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 1
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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
Lovely little cafe

Lovely bistro/cafe, great range of food and drinks, slightly small (wish it was bigger) but an excellent independent business.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
tiff g
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kettering, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely bistro/cafe, great range of food and drinks, slightly small (wish it was bigger) but an excellent independent business.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Never lets me down always a good portion for a good price friendly atmosphere. Recommend fully !! Good quality food ....

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I enjoyed a very tasty vegetarian dish here. Normally i would have went for a meat option however the falafel in Pitta bread served with a fresh salad.Delicious. Very inexpensive and friendlystaff a great little place popular with the locals for good reason. Coffee good too.

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Wadebridge
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife and I are regular visitors at this great little cafe/bistro and have always been impressed by the food coffee and great staff. We attended Robs famous "supper club" and on this occasion the theme was fish. Well what a meal, every course was superb and the salt crust sea bass was to die for. Katy was front of... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I never realised this was here until a friend suggested meeting here. It's a small little cafe just off one of the streets from the centre of town. I have had some of the best sandwiches from cafes in Kettering here, and the coffee is excellent too. It gets full quite quickly but if you can get a table its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Cortado is definitely a place you revisit, I've been coming here since it opened and would come at least once a week! The food is amazing and every so often the menu changes so there is always new things to try. The cakes are great too, especially the banana and chocolate! Even though I now live in Wales I always... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I have been a regular at Cortado for over 3 years now, and that is for a reason. It is a great eatery with the best coffee in Kettering. Rob has withstood the pressure from a local supplier to change his beans for years, something that cannot be said for Kettering’s many other coffee shops, which all have the same... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We visited here after reading the previous good reviews about breakfast! Well what a let down, the breakfast menu was very small no full English or even egg on toast. The place is small but clean and tidy the menu was unique including tapas. I might go back for lunch or dinner but certainly not for breakfast!

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rob m, Owner at Cortado, responded to this review

I am sorry that you found our breakfast menu on the small side, however we only serve full English breakfasts (and the other dishes mentioned on previous reviews) on Sundays. The Sunday Club is between 10.30 and 3.00pm. Breakfasts are served between 10.30 and 1.00 from 1.00 pm until 2.30 we also serve Sunday Supper. I hope that you will... More 

Gretton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have been to Cortado before and it was good to be back when I went out for lunch there with a friend. It's such a cosy and welcoming place, the food was just what we needed on a cold winter's day, hot meatballs in a delicious tomato sauce with a "posh" salad of rocket, tomatoes and lentils with chunky... More 

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United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I've been visiting Cortado for a fair few years and make no mistake, this place is a real diamond in the rough (The rough being Kettering's somewhat extensive line up of chain cafes...). Food - The chef and owner Rob is passionate about his grub and it shows through in every dish. A large part of the menu is frequently... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Montagu Street, Kettering NN16 8RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: 01536 520230

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 9
  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?