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The Acre

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 05/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 05/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (265)
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LanguageEnglish
Traveller rating
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19
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14
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All reviews steak chips and peas pork salad salmon sunday carvery log burner birthday lunch perfect pub plenty of choice friendly pub fresh vegetables food was fantastic booked a table pub food an evening meal lovely meal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the most lovely lunch at the Acre today. The staff were so lovely and the food was absolutely delicious 😋 Will definitely be coming back. Easily accessible for a wheelchair user.

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my experience is terrible the meal tasted like raw beef the the atmosphere is eery and weird i dont recommend this place

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 28 September 2020

Had a really good roast dinner yesterday and the service was excellent. Plenty of food and the gravy was unlimited. :)

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed 16 August 2020

Easily the loveliest looking pub in March & the food was great, but the staff were extremely unwelcoming and covid precautions severely lacking. We had booked a table outside for lunch. As there was no-one at the door to welcome us or ask if we’d...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Pride747, Public Relations Manager at The Acre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Thank you for your thoughts and comments on our service and hospitality at the Acre. We’re pleased you enjoyed some of your experience with us . We’ve looked into your criticisms and found them helpful and constructive. Consequently we’ve adapted our systems in place in...More

Reviewed 13 August 2020

Lunch today for 3, food was fantastic across the board and well organised Covid wise too,very clean and tables well spaced.

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
Pride747, Public Relations Manager at The Acre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Your review is welcomed thank you . We’re very pleased you felt comfortable in these difficult times. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 March 2020

Have been to the Acre several times. Food is always quite good, especially the Sunday carvery. Steaks are also good.

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?1  
Pride747, Public Relations Manager at The Acre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again soon .

Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

Absolutely lovely Sunday lunch, choice of 4 different meats, beef, pork, turkey and gammon, of the 3 that myself and wife had all were perfectly cooked, the choices of the fresh vegetables were in abundance, very professional service, within minutes of starting the meal the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?1  
Pride747, Other at The Acre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2020

We’re very pleased you enjoyed your visit for our Sunday Carvery. Thank you for posting your review , your compliments will be passed on to our staff. We do hope you call in again soon .

Reviewed 9 February 2020

Went for a meal on a Saturday night, was told there was a 25 minute wait for food which was ok with us but it was 40 minutes before any food was brought out. They brought one meal out and we waited a good 10...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Pride747, Other at The Acre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2020

Thank you for your review. I apologies for your poor experience with us . We will look into this matter to ensure an improvement. I do hope you revisit soon , giving us an opportunity to demonstrate this. Thank you again .

Reviewed 24 January 2020

The Acre is a wonderful Restaurant/Public House located next to The River nene in March, an idyllic location, but it gets better. The decor is lovely with a log burner fire that makes it warm & cosy, the style is fit for all tastes &...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?1  
Pride747, Other at The Acre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2020

Thanks for your lovely review on the Acre . I am very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and hopefully return on a regular basis. Your comments will be passed onto the staff.

Reviewed 12 January 2020 via mobile

Went in For lunch this Friday just gone. Lovely roaring fire was very welcome as it was cold I had the stacking burger which was huge..what looked like a hand made hamburger with salad leaves and tomato Huge thick whole mushroom double bacon and a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?1  
Pride747, Other at The Acre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2020

We’re very happy you enjoyed our hospitality at the Acre. Your comments and enjoyable experience will be passed on to all the staff. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you .

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Yes, the Acre is open on a Tuesday.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Acre

Yes, The Acre is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Acre is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3