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Navigation Inn

Canalside | Stoke Bruerne, Stoke Bruerne NN12 7SY, England
+44 1604 864988
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (32 reviews)
“mixed grill” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Canalside | Stoke Bruerne, Stoke Bruerne NN12 7SY, England
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1 - 10 of 585 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely spot next to the canal, especially on a sunny day watching the boats go by. Some nice old timbers and features in the pub. Food ok and cheap but just standard pub grub. Beer well kept and very tasty.

Thank TTT_TooTallTom_TTT
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said the Navigation has a lovely setting by the canal side, loads of space and parking and plenty of tables. It was such a shame that they only had one surly barman serving despite the numbers of customers waiting. There were plenty...More

Thank Genghis09
Reviewed 1 week ago

we needed somewhere to meet with friends from reading and stoke bruerne appeared ideal. we met at this pub which has a nice location on the canalside, and had sunday lunch, which was well served and well cooked. Price was reasonable Although they stated they...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here twice in 24 hours. Firstly to have a drink and enjoy the Friday Nights entertainment for the Village at War event and the following day for a meal. Both occasions were very busy but the staff were very friendly and helpful. We...More

Thank SuffolkMayfly
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review of the Navigation and your positive feedback. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us over the very popular village at war weekend. We very much look forward to welcoming you back Soon. Regards Sarah Tann

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch. Weather good so ate outside, lovely position on the canal side. Packed inside and a bit noisy/messy. Play area for kids. Good menu and good food. Very busy but service efficient and not too much of a wait if you go...More

Thank Beeteeyork
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of the Navigation and your positive feedback. I hope you will stop by and visit us again when you are next in this area. Regards Sarah Tann

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went as a family of four. had to wait an eternity. one meal of 10oz gammon Gammon Tough and Chewy 30% Fat Handful of chips Over-priced Very Long Wait Lute Warm Egg was cold and dry Other meal of Burger On Burgers had asked for...More

Thank MaGrFa
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Further to your review of The Navigation, I am disappointed to read your comments and apologise if your food was not satisfactory. I am not quite sure when you actually visited. Perhaps you would be kind enough to contact me directly so that I can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told there would be a 40min wait but this passed very quickly as we supped, chatted and watched the canal world pass by. Went for the 2-for-£10 option and we were, quite frankly, happy with our meals. As a lasagne fan, I thought...More

Thank alanmiles216
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of the Navigation. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us and very much hope that we will see you again soon. Regards Sarah Tann

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love coming here time and time again. good food good wine. good for walks and good for families. also has a good car park for busier times

Thank Clair H
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Navigation. As a valued customer, we very much appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Sarah Tann

Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch here with family. Very difficult to find a car parking space and waited 50 minutes to get our food. Food was ok but nothing wow. Roast potatoes were very well done by the time we got ours at 2pm. Food is reasonably...More

Thank dizzybl0nde
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of The Navigation. I have noted your comments. In respect of parking, when our car park is full on Sundays there is additional parking available opposite our car park. It is unfortunate but we do sometimes have waiting times for...More

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Day trip in the area and had dinner here, 1 hour and 15 minutes for food......not good and when food come it's was for someone else table 21....and we was 18.......food was ok but not worth the time waiting for it and won't come again.More

Thank Andy-1305
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of The Navigation. I am sorry that you had to wait for your food and that there was obviously a mix up with table numbers. There is sometimes a food wait during the busy school holidays but we do try...More

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Nat s
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Trevor D | Reviewed this property |
There are several options on the menu for dietary needs. I think a quick phone call to clear things up would be more beneficial.
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Kas C
December 26, 2016|
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Response from dave r | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do in a room below the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canalside | Stoke Bruerne, Stoke Bruerne NN12 7SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Stoke Bruerne
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 864988
  • E-mail
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