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Admiral Nelson

Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
+44 1788 891900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“ham” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This historic pub is situated half way up the Braunston Locks. It sits on the lock side and has a good menu. You can play traditional pub games and enjoy a relaxing drink sitting in one of the odd chairs or couches. A truly great...More

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an evening meal during a canal boat trip. I had scallops and my other half had mushrooms in a creamy sauce. Mains - rib eye steak (me) and buffalo burger (other half). Firstly, the portions here are large so go mega hungry! the...More

1  Thank Mitch013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took our 16 month old in whilst on a narrow boat holiday. Although they do not have a children's menu, they provide normal menu as smaller portions or you can ask if they can provide off the menu items. We asked for mince, mash...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked along from the Marina for our first visit to this lovely pub, it will most definitely NOT be our last. We hadn't booked but were lucky enough to get a table. Our meals were excellent as was the service. It's a very welcoming...More

1  Thank Ursula A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on 1/9/17 after mooring our two narrowboats up for the night on the adjacent grand union canal. We'd not long passed the boathouse pub but there were no moorings available so we carried on a bit further and came across the admiral...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pigeon as a special and was nearly brought to tears by how good it was. The seafood pasta as the main was excellent too. Absolutely no room for dessert (and I'd arrived hungry) so can't comment on that. All 4 of us...More

Thank Antony F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped to this friendly pub on the banks of the Grand Union canal for a quick drink half way round our circular walk. We sat outside in an idyllic location right by the lock, watching the narrowboats going up and down. We tried a pint...More

Thank jfjackson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub has a great location right beside the canal at Braunston. You have a great view of the barges on the canal, especially as there is a lock right next to the pub. The bar staff are very friendly and welcoming. There is good...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with family whilst travelling through on canal. Beautiful environment, great drinks, tasty food, fantastic staff, reasonably priced, very dog friendly and quality music too! It doesn't get better!

Thank Catriona M
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

The Admiral Nelson on the Oxford canal is a treat not to be missed. The menus if very good and the food is great, the team are very friendly and dogs are welcome, how can you beat that?

1  Thank danielvG9443PZ
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Renata H
April 7, 2017|
Response from jaw4333 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Dogs are very welcome in the pub. X
Renata H
April 7, 2017|
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Response from UniqiProductions | Reviewed this property |
As it's in the canal path I believe so. They also have a lovely outdoor space for warmer days.
September 7, 2016|
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Response from Malcolm D | Reviewed this property |
Call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Braunston
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 891900
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