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A brilliant pub...

As a real ale fan, I've been before and get their events flagged up on Facebook. Being at a loose... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
David T
via mobile
A proper pub

An overnight stop in Northampton so sampled a couple of pubs. This place is excellent, it has a... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
trevorc28
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121 Bridge Street, Northampton NN1 1QF, England
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

As a real ale fan, I've been before and get their events flagged up on Facebook. Being at a loose end I thought I'd try their gin event. Hugely impressed with the range of choices of craft gin. But their choice of other drinks was...More

Thank David T
Reviewed September 2, 2017

An overnight stop in Northampton so sampled a couple of pubs. This place is excellent, it has a real buzz to it, serves a great selection of Real Ales and Ciders as well as numerous other choices. It feels like a proper pub and despite...More

1  Thank trevorc28
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

A fantastic choice of ciders. Staff are very friendly. Would definately highly recommend a visit. They had a hog roast out the back for £5 and it smelt amazing.

Thank susankryan
Reviewed April 30, 2017

popular pub. Shows Rugby matches on the big screen. Food served until 2pm and today there was a barbecue because it was a seaside themed beer festival. Got served very quickly by friendly, hardworking staff. Can't wait to go again. It is family and dog...More

Thank 955Karen
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Traditional English pub, very refreshing these days. Note prices were contemporary however!! Worth a visit..

Thank georgesidney
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We go there every Saturday for a lunchtime pint, with hot snacks. They do great pasties and bar food. All home made food every day. It's now open every day,all day. Good atmosphere and warm and friendly place. Recommended to sample real ales and food.

Thank peter h
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Malt Shovel, Northampton. Brilliant pub with an amazing choice of real ale. Friendly hosts. Very good lunchtime meals detailed on specials board at around £6.

1  Thank Tim H
Reviewed June 13, 2016

always a good selection of real ales and single malts ; regular music nights , quiz events and also occasional theme nights ( curry / tapas etc ) . major sports events are also shown on the big screen but don't expect to see constant...More

1  Thank ian m
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Visited for a few Sunday afternoon drinks with visitors from out of town. This is a good traditional pub with a great selection of beers. If you like pubs and remember how pubs used to be and should be then you will love The Malt...More

Thank Crazybaresi
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Northampton for the rugby and visited this pub for a few pre match pints . Have been here before and love the great choice of Ales, same again on this visit . Great pub . Will definitely visit again

Thank James M
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