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Admiral Nelson

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
+44 1788 891900
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very hospitable charming pub sitting in the canal. A regular stop after a long walk. Staff friendly & helpful food always good. A must try!

Thank Sepa22
Level Contributor
34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good lunch here, thought the food was lovely - but the entire experience was well and truly ruined when a member of bar staff clearly indicated to a group of people waiting for a table that ours was about to become free - just because we'd finished our food a couple of minutes earlier didn't mean we... More 

Thank travellingtoto
Daventry, England
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in spur of the moment and we were lucky to get a table.. they were really busy but service was still brilliant, i had rib eye steak and my husband had fish and chips. Both were brilliant. The peppercorn sauce was amazing and both were large portions that left us stuffed. We love coming here and we will... More 

Thank Tas5203
Somerset, England
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Admiral Nelson whilst on a canal holiday. the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful (I was on crutches due to a broken leg, and they willingly carried my drinks to the table etc.. without even being asked). They found us a really nice (and roomy - neccesscary when you've got a cast on!) table for four. The food... More 

Thank r0bster
Daventry, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to the Admiral was very pleasant. It's in a lovely location tucked away down a windy lane sitting on the canal with outdoor seating to watch the boats on their journey through the locks.Staff were smiley and attentive. Food was good but I feel it is overpriced. Sandwiches start at £7 with an extra £3.50 for a... More 

Thank Archiebubbles298
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the past have had excellent meals here but this one was a disappointment. My friend had fish chips – no problem there but a bit steep at £14. However I had Coconut Goat curry with poppadums’ – now being a curry you would expect it to come with rice. What arrived was a small portion of curry with half... More 

Thank Brian F
Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the reviews, phoned up to book and as we were on a boat were able to moor close. Food was fantastic, chips were excellent, ordered a pie, sirloin steak and a children's chicken goujons. All were fantastic. The sirloin steak was so tender, the pie was lovely, and my son loved the goujons. Only thing was, we couldn't... More 

Thank darren324
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this pub recently ,lovely spot right by the canal tucked away from the main village.The building is old so layout is not overly spacious but seating area for dining is reasonable.The Buffet food was Superb,home cooked quiche,cold meats,salads,jackets & gorgeous bread with a cheese board. A lot of it & presented very nicely.Without doubt one of the Best buffet... More 

Thank Mary B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first evening stop on our canal trip from Napton to Milton Keynes. We were advised to avoid the other pubs in Braunston as their food was not up to much (can't vouch for that as obviously haven't been to them!). When I saw the menu I was a bit disappointed: home-made pie (none left); burger and chips; ham, egg... More 

Thank AndyIbbs
Braunston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely helpful staff, great food and very pleasant surroundings. Lovely for a summer visit to sit outside or very cosy in the winter.

Thank Judithamery
TheMidlandsOldbird, Owner at Admiral Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Admiral Nelson, and hopefully see you again soon. Kind regards Pam More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Braunston
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 891900

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?