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Delapre Abbey

London Road, Northampton NN4 8AW, England
+44 1604 760817
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Conservatory restaurant

We visited the cafe on Sunday 23 July. It was our second visit we went when it was first opened... read more

Reviewed yesterday
41Dovetail
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Cafe is really nicely done

The decor is lovely ... exposed brickwork but with a modern twist. The food all looks fresh and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kraze18
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The beautiful Grade II* Listed Delapre Abbey, just one mile from Northampton town centre, is entering an exciting new phase in its history. Following the success of a Heritage Lottery Fund application in 2013, a £6.3 million project is underway to repair and restore this previously listed "Building At Risk". The Delapre Abbey Preservation Trust is working with Northampton Borough Council to involve the community and volunteers in the restoration project and will then manage and operate the Abbey for the benefit of the public. The Abbey will be opening its doors to visitors for the first time in its 900 year history in spring 2017, with The Trust managing the building as a fantastic historic venue for local, national and even international visitors.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“walled garden” (31 reviews)
“tea room” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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London Road, Northampton NN4 8AW, England
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+44 1604 760817
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the cafe on Sunday 23 July. It was our second visit we went when it was first opened and put things down to teething problems but unfortunately it has not improved. £4 for a scone £3 for a small cup of coffee -...More

Thank 41Dovetail
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The decor is lovely ... exposed brickwork but with a modern twist. The food all looks fresh and appealing. Had a sandwich and also the rhubarb cake - very nice so will certainly be returning. They do afternoon tea in a separate area which requires...More

Thank Kraze18
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited yesterday as there was an attraction staged over the weekend but have occasionally walked around the grounds here. This place has the potential to be great instead of mediocre. The new cafe is aesthetically pleasing but coffee at £2.95 and not even a good...More

Thank stephg1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with friends whilst the repairs were being carried out , so we went around the gardens i was pushed around in my wheelchair by a friend , it was wonderful to see the different trees and shrubs scattered around the grounds, my friends...More

Thank PhilFerris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here quite often. It's expensive but mostly quite quiet and we always get a table. In general the cake is quite good but the staff need training on how to make coffee properly. It is always made way too hot which is a...More

Thank poshglasses
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the first time after its had major renovations. As far as I could tell the interior wasn't open to visitors apart from a brand new coffee and food area. It was very busy and bright and could have done with ceiling fans as...More

Thank Jeaney48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly Staff, Great place to be in Northampton Peaceful, quiet walks, picnics, Perfect for family and relaxation

Thank piaazucena
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely walk round the grounds and lake and then visited the walled garden before taking refreshments in the cafe. Well worth a visit although the cafe prices were a bit on the expensive side.

Thank Janis J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely surroundings now that the fences are down but a shame about the café. Very hot inside, no shade outside, coffee not very warm, expensive bottle of water and £6 for a beef roll! Very mediocre food and drink for up market prices. A lovely...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Conservatory Cafe here is really rather nice. It is expensive to an extent, but they do a deal where you can get a hot drink and a cake for £4.95 - this makes the price for an afternoon coffee and cake very competitive, in...More

Thank LeeLee94
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