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The Dining Room

82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
+44 1604 230166
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took my mum here for a Birthday Afternoon Tea today. I had actually send an email to Rachael a couple of days ago explaining it was mums Birthday and if there was anything small they could do to make her day that little bit extra...More

Thank Kita91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to eat here so was happy my friend suggested The Dining Room for lunch. We were not greeted well, almost in a ‘what are you doing here?’ undertone. We were then told there were no eggs, they hadn’t been delivered...! Okay, we ordered,...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a party of 4 and one a mature birthday girl this was our first visit.You enter through 78 Derngate that can be a bit confusing,as its advertised 82 Derngate.Once in you are going back in time,with 20 tea varieties or some coffee you sit...More

Thank mckpostie
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Had afternoon tea here today. It was very nice but we just found it very noisy being as it’s such a small room. Food was good just bit too fancy for my liking. Worth a visit though.

Thank debbieharris3003
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

If you want the best afternoon tea in Northampton then look no further than the Dining Room. Beautifully presented and tasty savouries and cakes all freshly made and not bought in. Lovely tea too. Friendly and attentive staff. Highly recommended.

Thank John_SBiggleswade
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The best afternoon tea ever, in a lovely setting, with the friendliest, most helpful waitress. Sat in the beautiful sunshine 🌞 drinking pimms. What more could you ask for. Will be visiting again in September 🙂🙂🙂🙂

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I visited here with my best friend for a lovely catchup. I had a gluten and dairy free afternoon tea with Pimms whereas my friend had standard fayre with Pimms. The staff communicated really well explaining that the GF and DF option would come out...More

1  Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Using our Christmas gift voucher we thoroughly enjoyed our prosecco afternoon tea. It’s not the first visit and it won’t be the last. Super presentation delicious food attentive staff and pleasant setting. Recommend highly.

1  Thank Satisfied100910
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Charming setting and fabulous food, set in one of Northampton’s best venues! Staff were welcoming. We highly recommend for afternoon tea or meals! Presentation was great, makes you feel special!

1  Thank Maya L
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Surprised they weren't busier on Easter Sunday, we were the first in at lunchtime after a tour of the attached 78 Derngate house. Piping hot delicious soup -someone knows their spicing - and warm bread much appreciated on a chilly day, as was the generous...More

1  Thank silentcharacter75
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Questions & Answers
7 April 2018|
Response from MissRC | Property representative |
Hi Sara, Yes, we do a egg free afternoon tea Yes, you need to book a table Either online or give us a ring Best wishes Rachael Sutch
8 August 2017|
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Response from MissRC | Property representative |
Hi, we do all our afternoon tea gluten free, just say when booking Regards Rachael Sutch
27 May 2017|
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Response from Nicholas P | Reviewed this property |
we used the car park right opposite in the local park it was free on the Sunday. there is some pay & display car parks nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 230166
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