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Overstone Arms

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Stringers Hill | Pytchley, Kettering NN14 1EU, England
+44 1536 790215
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12:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a family meal last night. I chose the goats cheese with roasted peppers to start. The peppers were not roasted, just cut into chunks and raw. Food was very average. The decor was tired (woodchip wallpaper) and we were told when we sat down that one starter was off and they only had four rump steaks left. This... More 

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Thank kayjay1973
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival met with " we have no Camembert and only 4 rump steaks left, bit surprising as 19.00 on a Saturday night. Basket of nice fresh bread bread would have been good.. Prawn cocktail, cheap tasteless tiny prawns and small portion. mussels for two lot of empty shells and needed to be served with a nice chunk of crusty... More 

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Thank Sarah D
Kettering, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It was with some trepidation I booked the Overstone Arms as i hadn't been there for about 20 years and an ex wife later :-) I usually book a pub in Rushton for my family christmas meal (up to 28 people) however in their wisdom they had decided not to do Christmas dinners until later in December. However as every... More 

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Thank Rose6214
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We dropped in on the off - chance of a meal. The pub was quiet and clean. The menu was good and the prices reasonable. I can recommend the gorgeous Sea Bream. We'll be back

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Thank Bca A
Kettering, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We decided to try here for a Sunday carvery as hadn't been since it changed hands. Very good start we thought as shown to our table & told about the vegetables cooked fresh & brought to the table while you visit the carvery for your meat. Turkey, pork & beef, choose one, two or all, plus Yorkshire pudding, stuffing &... More 

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Thank Gill R
Chris J, Owner at Overstone Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review and bringing the issues you had to my attention, I can assure you your experience was totally out of character for all members of staff here. Apologies for the lack of attention given to you during your meal, it will be discussed at our next team meeting, and if you do visit us again... More 

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Met with old friends for a catch up meal at the Overstone Arms. We were very pleased to have a round table because this always helps good conversation. The staff were very attentive, the food very enjoyable and the ambience pleasant. I last came here before the current owners took over. Always thought it was 'alright' but nothing to rave... More 

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Thank Carol R
Kettering, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Tried the car very here as I'd booked a party of 24 family for a Christmas meal. I needn't have worried as it was absolutely fabulous. Hot plates, lovely surroundings, quality produce and great service. Veg served fresh plus a jug of gravy. Excellent at catering for special diets as all food prepared from fresh just like your mums Sunday... More 

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Thank Rose6214
Kettering, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

It was 1.30 before we arrived on a Saturday lunchtime, but fortunately not too late for food. There were only a few people there so ate in the bar rather than restaurant. The homemade burger and chips were really tasty and filling, would definitely recommend it. Will definitely visit again, possibly in the evening next time.

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Thank Thecatsmum4
Northampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

lovely relaxed time, good food and warm surroundings on a cold day. only negative was how quiet it was, a little background music - quietly - would have made a difference

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Thank ScubaGill1966
Cambridge, UK
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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A lovely little pub in the village of Pytchley. We chose this pub as its a mile or so from A14 and therefore a good mid-point to meet friends. There's lot of good points. We went on Sunday and the carvery was excellent. There was a choice of meat - pork, beef (perfectly cooked) and turkey. Servings were generous. Vegetables... More 

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Chris J, Owner at Overstone Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review and the constructive criticism, I can assure you we do listen to people like yourself who offer their opinions correctly. The waiting staff I can assure you are not normally as vague as you experienced (not sure what happened on the day you visited us), we have seen issues with our menu on Sundays... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stringers Hill | Pytchley, Kettering NN14 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 790215

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?