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Admiral Nelson

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Braunston €€ - €€€ , British,
Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
+44 1788 891900
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“ham” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Dark Lane | Daventry, Braunston NN11 7HJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This pub , alongside the canal, has changed hands many times in the last few years. I can appreciate the dilemma, very busy in the summer with canal boats galore, the exact opposite in winter. Staff attitudes used to vary tremendously as did the availability...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 days ago

First vist to this pub, sat outside by he canal , it was a very hot day .could have done with a umbrella. Was busy but our food was served quickly and was very good. Looks lovely inside too, not much parking, will come again.

Thank Betty H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited here in mid July. The pub is in a great location (by the canal) and we sat outside. The staff were friendly and service quick. However, my food was average. The beer was good. I wouldn't rush back.

Thank Antony_of_Surrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply delicious food. We went twice! The gazpacho with vodka was excellent, the special of the week, chicken burger, great, risotto with seafood, really good, and the staff, super friendly. The food of the week. Thankyou

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You simply must visit this pub as the food, drink and surroundings are first class. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. This is without a shadow of a doubt the best village pub I've ever visited. If that wasn't enough, the pub holds an...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub over looking a canal lock . Outside seating on a sunny day is well worth it . Nice pub inside too . Very good food , also a good special board of the day . Good friendly staff , service a little Slow...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a last minute dinner as we fancied something "different". We had been for lunch previously which was flavoursome and interesting. Starters were VERY small and at £9 would expect more, in fact I had the asparagus with hollandaise which I couldn't taste as...More

Thank Archiebubbles298
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Pub.. Lovely food and great location. One of the best in the area! Staff and service brilliant with great a atmosphere. Will return soon!

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the 10 minute trek out of the hustle and bustle of Daventry to this tranquil spot on the Grand Union Canal in Braunston. A fabulous setting and some fabulous food. Great friendly staff who gave you a warm welcome, with nothing to much...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Someone somewhere must have a fantastic sense of humour or irony to call public house in the heart of England the Admiral Nelson when it cannot be any further away from the coast than here! Okay there is the grand union Canal right outside the...More

Thank PapaGee
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Questions & Answers
Renata H
7 April 2017|
Response from jaw4333 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Dogs are very welcome in the pub. X
Renata H
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.
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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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