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The Britannia

) #214 of 433 Restaurants in Northampton $$ - $$$ , British,
Old Bedford Road | Rushmills, Northampton, England
+44 1604 630437
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Old Bedford Road | Rushmills, Northampton, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely bar and the food is always of such good quality. The friendly staff and tasteful decor adds to the experience. This bar is located next to the canal. Excellent outside garden adjacent to the canal make this a fantastic place and...More

Thank northants90
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had eaten here a couple of times in the past and food and service had been good, not this time! We were looking for somewhere that had a good vegetarian/vegan selection on the menu and the Britannia did seem to have this which is why...More

Thank Jane I
Reviewed 4 days ago

No idea where to start! Visited with 4 friends for celebratory light lunch and a few glasses of Pimm's by the river expecting a lovely couple of hours given the setting....the setting was the only positive about this visit, other than leaving of course! Arrived...More

Thank laurenb88
Reviewed 5 days ago

Met for lunch with a group of friends. The hits, great location, cool on a very hot day, great specials menu. The misses that continue to put a blot on this landscape are slow service and overcooked food.

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 5 days ago

really disapointed with my visit. It was over an hour wait on our food... for just a sandwhich. when the food came I couldn't believe the poor quality of it. The salad served with it was one lettuce leaf, an absolute joke. My friend and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited this restaurant before but my partner who has not was very impressed by the service and the ambience

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Thursday night so not too busy. Told it was a 45 minute wait for food which turned into an hour. When the food arrived, my partner's food was ice cold in the middle. Obviously been taken straight out of the freezer and not cooked properly....More

Thank pspec878
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don’t go to this sort of place for good food. One look at the sprawl of the menu tells you that there is no possibility that the ingredients of your meal have been prepped by a creative and enthusiastic kitchen team. Most elements were...More

Thank Cheoff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been in a long time but pleasantly surprised. Decent lunch menu and reasonably priced. Food was good. Service a little slow but they did pre-warn that they were short staffed and we weren't in a rush. Sat outside next to the river and was...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended starter(fisherman's catch)decent mains,lasagne and sausage and mash.Attentive staff and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank John O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Bedford Road | Rushmills, Northampton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 630437
  • E-mail
May be found under 'Chef & Brewer' or perhaps Weatherspoons
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