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Dunkley's - CLOSED

Castle Ashby Station Grendon Road | Castle Ashby Station Whiston, Northampton NN7 1NP, England
+44 1604 810546
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
22 Sep 2013
“RIP Dunkleys at Castle Ashby (1984 - 2013)”
17 Sep 2013
“Take your thermals”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Castle Ashby Station Grendon Road | Castle Ashby Station Whiston, Northampton NN7 1NP, England
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 22 September 2013

This is rather sad and may well be the last review of Dunkley's. I have been going to Dunkley's on and off since it first opened in 1984.It is located in what was Castle Ashby railway station before Doctor Beeching wielded his axe. The ambience...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We visited this restaurant last Sunday for lunch, I wish we hadn't. They're heating system had broken down on Sat night and it was freezing. They apologised but it wasn't good to sit and eat a meal dressed in a coat and scarf. They should...More

2  Thank shirley m
Reviewed 10 August 2013

We have been to Dunkleys lots of times and it never disappoints alternatively it never 'sets the world alight'. The meals were well presented, by friendly staff, . There was a good choice and plenty on our plates. ADVICE: they often have money off vouchers...More

1  Thank Tilly168
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Spent a celebratory night here as a large family party. Would not eat here again - very expensive for a basic standard of food, poor service and a limp ambiance. House wine was absolutely awful and overpriced for such poor quality. Lack of attention to...More

2  Thank Jessicabunny
Reviewed 4 July 2013

It may be that Dunkley's is up for sale but based on the meal we had this evening this should not stop you booking and going for a great meal. The welcome was warm and the food was excellent. An interesting selection of starters and...More

1  Thank CountBadger
Reviewed 1 July 2013

This restaurant had been recommended to me by a colleague from Northampton as I had mentioned my, 81 year old, Dad's passion for all things associated with railways. The conversion of the building and use of old carriages didn't disappoint and he and I enjoyed...More

2  Thank OlneyJane
Reviewed 2 June 2013

vistied on 02/06/2013, me and my husband came for a taster hopefully looking to book later on in the year fro a larger group of friends, both meals where divinE. Upon arriving we were taken into the carriage where we ordered our drinks, the views...More

1  Thank libby n
Reviewed 16 May 2013

The concept of turning a train carriage into a quirky restaurant is a good one, but the conversion is not charmingly done, when sitting in the carriage for pre-lunch drinks there is no evidence of the remains of a train carriage at all, it would...More

3  Thank champagnesliv
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Went to Dunkley's for Sunday lunch, the building was Castle Ashby station converted into a restaurant and they appeared to have made it into a very interesting venue. We were a large party and most asked for rare roast beef, however when the food arrived...More

4  Thank William T
Reviewed 13 April 2013

I loved the layout of this place - in the style of an old train with a carriage to sit in while waiting for your table. Food was brilliant - one plate had to be sent back but this was soon taken care of by...More

Thank jessp_21
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  • Address: Castle Ashby Station Grendon Road | Castle Ashby Station Whiston, Northampton NN7 1NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 810546
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