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Overstone Arms

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Stringers Hill | Pytchley, Kettering NN14 1EU, England
+44 1536 790215
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Rose6214
Kettering, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Thecatsmum4
Northampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank ScubaGill1966
Cambridge, UK
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank CambridgeTourists
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 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely building with a warm welcome that is let down by the interior. The dining room is lacking In atmosphere and the waiting staff are casual and obviously not well trained. The food was fine, although slightly pretentious. The beer was well kept and the bar was cosy and welcoming. Would return for a drink, not for food.

Thank BarryH535
Halifax, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were staying in Kettering for a few nights so instead of eating in the hotel we decided to try some village eateries. We arrived at the Overstone Arms with a friendly greeting from the owner. We were offered either outside or the restaurant to eat we went for the restaurant but others had gone for outside so the restaurant... More 

2 Thank pter4d
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

No greeting to speak of as we entered. Sat at table took some time to be given menus when there were only 2 occupied tables in the whole restaurant. Pate took an inexplicable amout of time to arrive given the lack of custom. Owner/manager barking at staff within our earshot about lack of service to garden customers. Meat dry and... More 

2 Thank smally54
Desborough, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We hadnt been to this pub for some time as having been a great pub for years it had new management and went downhill. We decided though that we must give it a try and form new opinions as it had been under new management for some time. We were not disappointed. The bar area was buzzing and a great... More 

1 Thank lovetochill
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were looking for somewhere for Sunday lunch and not having been to the Overstone arms in a long while decided to give it a try. The refurbishment is lovely and much brighter and fresher than it used to be. The starters were a good size and obviously freshly prepared. For main course our daughter had the burger which looked... More 

2 Thank PamJ
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

What an excellent meal, service with a smile and chilled atmosphere, great food and well kept beer, and right on are doorstep what a gem we will be returning very soon..

Thank Foodies1and2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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?