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The Dining Room

82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
+44 1604 230166
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (61 reviews)
“macaroons” (16 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wonderfully talented young couple who run the tea room at 78 Derngate provide a beautiful spotless classy venue with unbelievably good home made top quality food. The neat sandwiches, spectacular scones and patisserie are worthy of any high end exclusive "starred" venue at a...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This afternoon we enjoyed a fabulous afternoon tea in the tea room at 78 Derngate. The service and standard of high quality food made by the chef patron was amazing and absolutely fabulous value for money. The ambiance, cleanliness and attention to detail down to...More

Thank anssuk2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned home after having an amazing afternoon tea. From the savouries to the cakes, it was all delicious and the couple who run it are charming and friendly. A hidden gem!

Thank marty-jimmy-blanco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and 2 family members came here for an afternoon tea. There was a lovely choice of food, and it was amazing that you get two courses with your afternoon tea, which I hadn't heard of before. As we had booked, the food was ready...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited the Dining Room in Derngate prior to a visit around 78 The Derngate. This was a Birthday gift for my Wife from our Son. On arrival we were sent to the room and stood for around 5minutes with no one around finally...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Booked afternoon tea for 2 after a trip around 78 Derngate the Rennie Macintosh interior designed house. I had previously asked for and got a window seat, as if the conversation lulls there is plenty to keep you entertained as Beckets Park is across the...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Went again for Afternoon Tea to the Dining Room at 82 Derngate. It was a celebration of two birthdays. Not disappointed. Booked a little late but they managed to squeeze us in. Very busy. Lots of selection for different combinations of Afternoon Tea, so something...More

Thank MargRich18
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We visited as a couple in July 2017 - it was a Wedding Anniversary treat. There are 3 different options for afternoon tea, we went for the non-alcohol option at £16.95 each. The room is small with lots of tables, I can imagine it would...More

Thank MrsC1970
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Sitting alongside the Charles Rennie Mackintosh museum in the Derngate, the Dining Room offers a brilliant afternoon tea to suit all tastes. You can visit the Dining Room without going to the museum, but it pays to book as it often gets busy. Supported by...More

Thank John_SBiggleswade
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon tea celebrating my mum's birthday. Best afternoon tea experience, highly recommended. The pastries are delightful and even better that they are made in house.

Thank Colette H
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Questions & Answers
8 August 2017|
Response from MissRC | Property representative |
Hi, we do all our afternoon tea gluten free, just say when booking Regards Rachael Sutch
28 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.
26 January 2015|
Response from MissRC | Property representative |
Yes We seat upto 30 Probably best to ring me Regards Rachael 01604 230166
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
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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