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The Old Forge

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St. Andrews Lane | Cranford, Kettering NN14 4AQ, England
+44 1536 330014
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10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic value for money breakfast cooked to perfection. I had eggs royal, my husband had the full forge big breakfast. We sat next to very welcoming woodburner, a cosy enjoyable meal. Staff friendly and helpful. It must be the best value around the area. Will go back very soon.

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bedford
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great brunch with hubby and daughter excellent service and the food was lovely will be going again

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place great weekend breakfast spot great, staff and atmosphere so much nicer than a chain as you are talked to like a friend not just a customer

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Thank RLM1000
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I have been here twice now and each visit has felt special and memorable for all the right reasons. The building is aesthetically pleasing, as is the food, the ambiance and the service. The prices are very reasonable for delicious food. There is nothing fussy or false about this place. It is well worth a visit &... More 

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Went here recently for my Mum's birthday lunch. We had phoned ahead and reserved a table and also visited in advance to drop off her birthday cake. Staff couldn't be more accommodating if they tried. They are so friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. They have such a small work area in the kitchen but itdoes not impact... More 

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bedford
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We stopped for a cream tea and landed up having lunch due to the tempting menu.The staff very friendly food great .

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Thank wellsvolvo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Very small and intimate. We usually sit outsdie with the dogs. Friendly helpful staff and really dog friendly. Great food and lovely cakes!

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Thank Chris R
Kettering, England, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We have eaten here on several occasions and never disappointed with the choice on the menu and specials board. Always great tasting food and service with a smile. Can be very busy so if you definitely want to eat there maybe book! We sat outside in the late summer sun.

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Thank Rachel H
northants
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Smashing little café serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. We have eaten there many times and love the fresh food and lovely service. We had breakfast there yesterday and it was so good that I feel moved to leave a review. We each had the 'formidable fry up', which was delicious and cooked to order. It is remarkable that such... More 

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Thank jan004
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This cafe is so lovely, the menu is varied with good specials, cakes and desserts are excellent. The staff are adorable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $16
Cuisine
British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Andrews Lane | Cranford, Kettering NN14 4AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 330014
Description
The Old Forge Tea Room serves breakfast , lunch, cream teas and homemade cakes.
Indoor seating for 30. Outdoor seating for 30.6 Days a week (plus sundays mid may to mid oct)

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