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Admiral Nelson

Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
+44 1788 891900
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“ham” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated right on the canal in a picturesque setting this gem of a county pub is great for drinks on the benches outside watching the boats pass or in the restaurant which serves really good food. The food is more expensive than most pubs but...More

Thank Francine S
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Reviewed 4 weeks 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...More

Thank travellingtoto
Reviewed 4 weeks 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...More

Thank Tas5203
Reviewed 4 weeks 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...More

Thank r0bster
Reviewed 15 April 2017 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...More

Thank Archiebubbles298
Reviewed 15 April 2017

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...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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,...More

Thank darren324
Reviewed 13 April 2017

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...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 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...More

Thank AndyIbbs
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Renata H
Hi, is this restaurant dog friendly?
7 April 2017|
Response from jaw4333 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Dogs are very welcome in the pub. X
Renata H
Hi, is this restaurant dog friendly?
7 April 2017|
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Response from UniqiProductions | Reviewed this property |
As it's in the canal path I believe so. They also have a lovely outdoor space for warmer days.
where can i find a current menu with Gluten free options please?
7 September 2016|
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Response from Malcolm D | Reviewed this property |
Call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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