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Sondes Arms

$$ - $$$
British, Bar, Pub
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Main Street | Rockingham, Corby LE16 8TG, England
+44 1536 772193
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wednesday night carvery £12.50 2 courses. Was superb all round foodwise. The best £12.50 ive spent on pub food for a long time. Atmosphere of the superb building ruined by the service. Its not necessarily rude, but it felt like customers were bowing at the alter of the sondes arms, when it should be the other way around really. I... More 

Thank jim867
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd heard this was under new management. and maybe worth a visit again. I must admit it was nothing to write home about. I had the Nachos as a starter and they were just average. My Cajun chicken as a main was the biggest disappointment. It was literally a chicken breast with a very peppery sauce poured over it and... More 

Thank Jo R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had heard good reports so was looking forward to our visit. Partner had the carvery which looked nice but I had the Brixworth pate and the cajun chicken. Pate must have been the smallest piece of pate I have ever seen and was bought in not homemade with a few salad leaves scattered around. The chicken was a chicken breast... More 

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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the Sondes for a family birthday.There was a variety of dishes on our table and all the plates were left empty the food is excellent and arrived piping hot.Its was very busy as there was another party in the other room and there was a little wait between courses but this gave us time... More 

Thank Zann
Oakham, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visit this establishment on a fortnightly basis wirh friends. We normally find the food very good but the last visit was very disappointing. OK I concede they were very busy with multiple parties but that is no excuse for my disappointing meal. I ordered the steak pie which comes with a flaky pie topping in a... More 

Thank rutlandwander
Corby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was wonderful, couldn't fault it at all. Compliments to the chef. The service was great, food came out really fast. Waitresses very pleasant and competent at their jobs. This is how a pub/restaurant should be run. Forget about your filthy weatherspoons/chequered flag and visit this pub for lovely food at reasonable prices.

1 Thank Haznut
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the things I was looking forward to in my recent visit to England was a traditional Sunday Pub Lunch. We were there as a family group and everyone enjoyed it a lot. The carvery not only had roast beef and Yorkshire Pudding but also roast pork, gammon (ham) and turkey. The vegetable dishes were plentiful and well conceived.... More 

Thank Chukrok
North West England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this venue for our three monthly get-together we were told we could have an end room to our selves but had to pay a £5.00 deposit per head!. On arrival we found there were two parties on long tables side by side with hardly any room to walk between, the staff had to stand at the end of... More 

Thank j0hnc9
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Discovered the Sondes Arms by chance - a very good discovery for lunch - interesting building (there is a disabled parking space in the car park at the back of the inn which is next to an entrance). A little too chilly to sit out in the courtyard but very attractive restaurant. Meal deal chosen which involved 2 courses for... More 

Thank mtse
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a nice place to go for Sunday lunch with your partner, family, friends or colleagues. Staff are helpful and efficient. Lovely decor and atmosphere.

Thank jaxy20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $25
British, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Rockingham, Corby LE16 8TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Corby
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 772193
Newly refurbished village inn, in a the beautiful village of Rockingham.
Extensive range of wine and drinks including some local ales.
Wide variety of home cooked food .

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?