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Butchers Arms

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Greens Norton, Towcester NN12 8BA, England
01327-350488
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I have never been here before but the food was excellent, hot, fresh and plentiful. Had the whitebait to start and then sea bass. The sauce with the sea bass was delicious. The place was full, so a good recommendation so you need to book, but would thoroughly recommend it.

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Thank Wend315
England
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

This pub is in a beautiful building and a lovely village; however the inside is very tired and dated. It's also very dirty too. Was hoping to eat here but gave it a miss when we saw how dirty it was, the dog behind the bar and the filthy glass I was handed.

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2 Thank EnglandSunshine28
Sorrento, Italy
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Somehow the food was disappointing. A roast dinner but I feel that too many people eating and the quality suffered

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1 Thank Kirkertraveller
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful carvery Beef Turkey Gammon choices.Well prepared and presented this is good food reasonably priced.Puddings a wide range of choices at£3.00

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Thank BedfordshireBlogger
Towcester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Very disappointing. Went on somebodies recommendation. If your idea of a good lunch is you can't see the plate - go there. Otherwise, do not bother.

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2 Thank iaintowcester1st
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Recommended by friends so made the effort to give it a try and was not disappointed. Nice range of Ales and the food was very good and reasonably priced. Its good to see village pubs surviving and this place seems to being doing well, Will return in the future,

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Thank Howlo
Northampton, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

I reviewed the Butchers Arms a while ago but having seen a couple of not so good reviews, I thought I'd see if it has changed. First thing to say is that it is a village pub - not a gastro pub more restaurant than anything else - so you will find a place that caters for locals with traditional... More 

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Thank Diane47uk
Butchers Arms S, Owner at Butchers Arms, responded to this review

Thankyou Diane for leaving this second lovely review, we're really glad you enjoy it here at The Butchers Arms and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Towcester, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This is my first trip to this village pub. I had dinner with a friend. The staff are great! Cannot do enough! The food is delicious. I had fish and chips... moist cod in beer batter and chips. A huge portion. My friend had a cajun chicken breast with salad. Looked amazing and again huge! I will defintely be visiting... More 

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Thank JulesThomas
Butchers Arms S, Owner at Butchers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We're really happy to hear you had a good time here at the Butchers Arms. We will pass on your positive feed back to our staff. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Towcester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The food at The Butchers is actually quite decent pub food but sadly this is a sad example of a poorly managed village pub - dead hanging baskets, out of date signage, rotten benches, neglected garden, 80's furniture in the lounge, the unsightly smoking shelter in front etc., etc. Just take a look at just about all of the other... More 

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Thank Simes1914
Butchers Arms S, Owner at Butchers Arms, responded to this review

Firstly let me thank you for taking the time out to leave a review, i'm glad you enjoyed the food here at the Butchers Arms. With regards to the dead hanging baskets and out of date signage, i do indeed agree with your comments and apologise. In my defence all i can say is my husband was taken critically ill... More 

Cambs
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Having read all the reviews I was expecting a village pub with delicious home cooked meals. When we arrived and saw the board advertising the New Year's Eve specials leaning at an angle against the front wall my husband wanted to leave straight away. He thought that this was showed the pub was not well looked after and I have... More 

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Butchers Arms S, Owner at Butchers Arms, responded to this review

Hi, firstly let me thank you for taking the time to review our village pub. You mention the out of date signage out the front. You are infact the 2nd person to have spotted this and again I can only agree and apologise. By way of a quick explanation, my husband was taken critically ill after Christmas and spent along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Greens Norton, Towcester NN12 8BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Towcester
  • Phone Number: 01327-350488

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