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The Carpenters Arms

88 High Street | Irchester, Wellingborough NN29 7AB, England
+44 1933 313777
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef” (5 reviews)
“the pub” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
88 High Street | Irchester, Wellingborough NN29 7AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit with a friend and her dog. We'd booked for lunch in the bar area and were made most welcome on arrival. Service was great - speedy and helpful. Lots of lovely choices on the menu - we both chose the mushroom stroganoff...More

Thank Cwtch62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some great nights and good inexpensive food options. Good staff and good surroundings makes for a good social evening.

Thank Flexpen
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

10 of us had the carvery on Sunday. One chicken and 9 beef. No one finished their meal as it was just awful. Nothing was cooked from fresh. The beef was sandwich beef and the chicken turned out to be nuggets. The rest of the...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Went to try the food here, as have only had a drink before, we had a sharing platter to start with, between two of us, and had ordered cheese and bacon paninis and chips as a main course, not knowing how much food you get,...More

Thank NikiHolmes001
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Pleasant but not exciting. The staff were friendly but we were the only people dining on a mid week lunchtime. The food was a good average. The other guests comprised 3 guys discussing the football.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed June 1, 2018

i went here on a Tues night for a committee meeting dinner there was a group of 16/17 of us and all with different choice of meals which we had chosen beforehand. My meal was cooked to perfection, lovely and hot and plenty of it....More

Thank redmanlinda
Reviewed March 26, 2018

The greeting was very warm the table was clean and well laid out and not damp as so many are .The menu was limited although plenty we thought 3 meats and a vegetarian option well cooked and hot we found we could eat the vegetables...More

Thank John T
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Decent pub grub and the chips are proper thick chips, 2 for £15 On selected meals on wednesdays and Thursdays nights is even a bigger bonus. Sunday carvery is a big hit with 3 meat options at a reasonable price. Very friendly place with a...More

Thank northampton_lad
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We had the Sunday carvery and to be honest it was not one of the best. The beef was over cooked and the cauliflower cheese was just mush. The choice of veg was very limited. The overall feeling we got was not very friendly which...More

Thank TeresaS1374
Reviewed January 22, 2018

A group of us, must have been more than 40 in total, held a School Reunion at The Carpenters Arms last Saturday. It was the ideal location and we were provided with excellent service and hospitality by Kylie and her team. We couldn't fault it....More

Thank NeilFarnham
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November 2, 2017|
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Response from babslaw1 | Reviewed this property |
Carvery is from 12pm to 5 pm but I suggest you phone and book as it’s really busy with a small restaurant .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 High Street | Irchester, Wellingborough NN29 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Wellingborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1933 313777
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We have recently taken over The Carpenters Arms & in the short time that we have been here we have freshened up the inside of the bar & restaurant & are currently waiting for the start of modernising the exterior. We have a new bar menu & also run daily meal deal menus catering for all tastes. Sundays are 'Carvery' Day which consists of; Choice of three meats, at least three fresh vegetables plus homemade, roasts, cauliflower cheese, yorkshires, stuffing & Gravy - also offering vegetarian options, fish option & Gluten free Yorkshires, Gravy & Desserts. We also serve plenty of choice for drinks too! Always having at least 3 real ales on. Serving excellent fresh bean coffees from expressos to liquor floater coffees Meat Raffle every Saturday at 4pm for £1 a Go Quiz Night every Sunday - Free entry great prizes & Charity Raffle too
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