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Dexters Bar & Kitchen

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2 Crown Court Market Place | market place, Oundle PE8 4BQ, England
+44 1832 273366
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch here just after boxing day, the restaurant was very friendly and our service was excellent. We ate the fish and chips and it was delicious. It is the first time that we have eaten here and we will defiantly go again. Mixed fish starters were great and cooked to perfection.

Thank Ian C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we went to Dexters for dinner while we sleep over for one night before go to Peterborough for my father funeral When we arrive in the bar and the lady are very friendly with lovely smile, While we order and she have lovely attitude to us because we are deaf with hearing daughter. The dinner are very fresh and... More 

Thank Angelic_ali62
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a good atmosphere, tucked out of the way. Staff were super friendly, however service was super speedy which spoiled it a bit. The starter arrived minutes after ordering and mains minutes after it was cleared - we prefer to have pauses so we can take our time over food and chat, but we were in and out... More 

Thank jadec319
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We have visited Dexter's on several occasions; the lunch menu is good value although the selection pales in comparison to the full menu. My daughter is a huge fan of the mussels in cream and garlic sauce (which she orders every time), the steaks are tasty, and the sweet-potato fries are the best I have had (crispy, which is apparently... More 

Thank Tartiflette2
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141 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Broke a long journey to lunch in this town and struck lucky! We had a warm and friendly welcome, and some very good fish. We shared some sardines as a starter and there was plenty for both of us. I then went for classic fish and chips while my partner went for sea bass. Both dishes were excellent, as was... More 

Thank Crustyoxford
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239 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

The lunch menu is a bit limited but our pasta with meat balls was nice and tasty and there was plenty of it accompanied by a tasty tomato sauce. The only down side was the lack of adequate heating as the restaurant was a bit cold.

Thank Dexx
England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant. Tucked away in the picturesque village of Oundle's market square it has a large outside patio which is brilliant for the summer evenings. Inside, the bar is quite small so not ideal for pre-drinks but there are just the right amount of tables to stop the restaurant feeling cramped. The food has been superb every time... More 

Thank Sidda1
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Looked at a couple of places for lunch. Then chose Dexters. The staff were friendly and efficient. Two of us had pork chops and two had seafood paella. The chops were enormous: the chef came out and commented that they had taken a long time to cook, which may have been what caused them to be a bit on the... More 

Thank chrismCambridgeshire
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We had a lovely lunch here..Seafood Salad and Mussels in white wine sauce and a yummy bottle of rose' The lady who greeted us on our arrival was so friendly and welcoming. The interior has a contemporary look and a great atmosphere. we will definitely go back on our next trip to Oundle.

Thank Michelesnails
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We arrived at this restaurant not knowing the area in search of some breakfast. The waitress was friendly and we chose sausage rolls all round. They use sausages from the local butchers but used very small buns for these very chunky sausages. My Mother sent her coffee back as it was not very strong and was told by the waitress... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $19
European, British, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Crown Court Market Place | market place, Oundle PE8 4BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Oundle
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 273366
A HIDDEN GEM IN THE HEART OF OUNDLE...... We strive to serve locally sourced ingredients for our dishes, our meat comes from Trendalls next door and is free range where possible, our baker is Santoros in Kettering our fish comes fresh from the boats from our merchant in Colchester.
Whether you want a casual lunch, a light bite, sandwich or coffee through to our evening dinner service we will provide you with fresh,delicious produce. And in the milder weather our stunning outdoor terraces are the perfect oasis to while away some quality time, or just sit and sip cocktails into the evening, and sample some sharing platters or tapas.
Food service is 11- 2.30pm monday to sunday (closed sunday eve) and evening is 6-10pm although we are open from 10-3pm for drinks,coffee,cocktails and cake.
We look forward to serving you soon....Adrian

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