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The Dining Room

82 Derngate, Northampton, NN1 1UH

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  • The Dining Room - Northamptonshire
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  • The Dining Room - Northamptonshire

Simply amazing!

Lynette 08 June 2019
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

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Customer reviews for The Dining Room

4.7 (((() (based on 231 reviews)
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  • afternoon tea (224)
  • lunch (67)
  • value (62)
  • private dining (36)
  • romantic (26)
  • trendy (24)
  • luxury (21)
  • views (17)
  • child friendly (14)
  • dinner (14)
  • breakfast (12)
  • al fresco (11)
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  • ((((( 8 June 2019 by Lynette from Northampton

    Simply amazing!

  • ((((( 25 May 2019 by LESLEY from NORTHAMPTON

    Afternoon tea was very good and enjoyed the experience

  • ((((( 23 May 2019 by Kendal from Kettering

    Excellent can’t fault anything lovely food good service highly recommend

  • ((((( 11 May 2019 by Kathleen from Northampton

    Absolutely wonderful. My daughter and I went for afternoon tea with Prosecco. The food was very well presented and tasted gorgeous. The staff were fantastic, friendly and helpful. I have been before and the experience was the same both times. Especially loved the selection of cakes. We had a great time and will definitely go back at the earliest opportunity. We were made to feel very welcome and spoilt thanks to the lovely waitress.

  • ((((( 6 May 2019 by Zoe from Northampton

    Wonderful service. Beautiful food & even though we were given the incorrect order, the staff very quickly rectified the matter. Felt like it was very reasonably priced for the amount you got & we were able to take any leftovers home.

  • ((((( 19 April 2019 by Hilary from Nether Heyford Northampton

    A wonderful afternoon tea, for myself as a returning customer and my sister on her first visit. Excellent selection of savouries and sweet. So lovely to be able to eat an afternoon tea as a coeliac- very well catered for!
    Service was very good, friendly and non intrusive. My Gluten free platters were all super! Thank you!

  • ((((( 13 April 2019 by Jennifer from Northampton

    Really lovely! Accommodated my 4 year old brilliantly and the food was great.

  • ((((( 13 April 2019 by Karen from Northampton

    Went for afternoon tea. We were shown to our table and given menu to choose our hot drinks which were brought out within minutes. Cake stand full of savoury food/sandwiches was delicious enjoyed every item especially leek boat.
    Cake stand of sweet desserts were absolutely divine, scones were still warm and desolved in your mouth as they were so fresh.
    They kept checking if we needed any more drinks and served us quickly when refills were required.

  • ((((( 6 April 2019 by Joanne from Northampton

    This is a lovely little restaurant. I had afternoon tea and it was absolutely delicious! I've been here a few times before, and I'd definitely come back. For anyone that likes afternoon tea, it's a must!

  • ((((( 6 April 2019 by David from Rugby

    Superb home made cakes and sandwiches. Plus delightful atmosphere and good service. No extra charge for refills of tea pot!

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