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“Probably the best in town”
Review of Malt Shovel Tavern

Malt Shovel Tavern
Ranked #117 of 543 Restaurants in Northampton
Cuisines: British
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Reviewed 12 February 2013

Although we live a couple of miles away, I count this as my local! A genuine old-fashioned pub with great beer and atmosphere. No fruit machines here thank god (or kids running riot) just a massive selection of great beers and good pub food. Super service and very relaxing. We love it - and the music scene on a Wednesday is great too if you like blues. Not often you see the locals playing cribbage anywhere these days. A slice of Olde England done superbly well.

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Reviewed 30 January 2013

Probably the best real ale pub in Northampton
Food good too.
Helpful friendly staff, beers always kept to a very high standard
good music as well

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Reviewed 13 December 2012

Excellent atmosphere ,good food ,good ale ,helpful staff Even the Northampton supporters took their beating with grace!

Thank keirhardy
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Went on Saturday afternoon to watch Del Bromham & Stray. The pub was very busy but still provided excellent, very friendly, quick service at the bar. They have a HUGE range of real ales The band seemed to play for ages! One of the best pub gigs I've been to for quite a while. Great afternoon's entertainment - and drinking. It's a very friendly place and worth a visit for an entertaining afternoon. We plan to go more more regularly.

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Reviewed 19 October 2012 via mobile

Came across this pub during a recent boating trip on the canals in the Midlands.Over 13 Real Ales to choose from - Landlady Ross was brilliant and made us very welcome. Highly recommended !

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Thank Gary B
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