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The Dining Room

82 Derngate, Northampton, NN1 1UH +44 1604318658

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First class service and excellent food. I would recommend The Dining Room to anyone who wanted a lovely afternoon tea.

Ann Farmer 03 October 2016
from Northampton

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The Dining Room is a charming restaurant and tea room inside the popular Rene Mackintosh House and Galleries of Northampton. Afternoon teas are a huge draw here, with their intricately crafted cakes and pastries.

Irresistible British flavours feature throughout The Dining Room menu. Popular dishes include fishcake in panko breadcrumbs, buttered spinach and herb cream sauce, a huge club sandwich selection, as well as vegetarian recipes such as baked goats’ cheese rolled in hazelnuts on salad with butternut squash, beetroot and raspberry dressing.

Afternoon tea at The Dining Room Northampton is incredibly popular – diners are treated to a range of dainty sandwiches, individual quiches and freshly baked scones, as well as other pastries. There are gluten-free options available, and Pimm's or prosecco can be included with the range of teas.

Offering an elegant resting spot for visitors to the Rene Mackintosh House and Galleries, The Dining Room is a 6-minute drive from Northampton Rail Station.

The Dining Room

82 Derngate, Northampton, NN1 1UH

Contact +44 1604230166
Reservations +44 1604318658

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Customer reviews for The Dining Room

4.7 (((() (based on 90 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (87)
  • lunch (25)
  • value (23)
  • romantic (13)
  • private dining (12)
  • trendy (10)
  • luxury (9)
  • views (9)
  • dinner (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • business (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((* by from Northampton

    A Quaint Tea room with lovely view over a park. Delicious sandwiches and cakes and a good selection of teas

  • ((((( by from Northampton

    It was a wedding gift for us and the gift was perfect . I loved the surroundings it was personal and cosy . The staff were absolutely lovely so genuine and the food was fantastic and I would definitely recommend it and I will be retuning to enjoy the experience all over again
    Thank you for making it so special and memorable we loved it

  • ((((( by from Northampton

    I have been to The Dining Room a number of times and each time the food, service and atmosphere has been fabulous. This visit was no different, we had a fantastic afternoon tea.

  • ((((( by from Northampton

    First class service and excellent food. I would recommend The Dining Room to anyone who wanted a lovely afternoon tea.

  • ((((( by from Towcester

    After looking on the Internet for somewhere for afternoon tea, we came across The Dining Room and needed to look no further. It more than matched our expectations, the room was lovely, the young waitress was very pleasant and the food was awesome! Somewhere we will definitely visit again.

  • ((((( by from Northampton

    Excellent food and service throughout. A real gem of a restaurant

  • ((((( by from Northampton

    Booked for my mother in laws birthday X her words were amazing !!!!! Thankyou xxxx

  • ((((* by from Northampton

    Having chosen the Dining Room based on Tripadvisor comments we were not disappointed. The afternoon tea was superb and they even made some changes as my wife cannot eat chocolate. Definitely would recommend this place for a light lunch or afternoon tea.

  • ((((( by from Rugby

    Great food, atmosphere and service at a very reasonable price. Will definitely be going again!

  • ((((( by from Wellingborough

    Food was lovely. Enjoy the experience and service was excellent would come back.

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