Malt Shovel

The good pub guide review

Bustling city-centre tavern with up to 13 real ales in tip top condition, regulars might include Hook Norton Old Hooky, Nethergate Melford Mild, Oakham Bishops Farewell and JHB and Phipps NBC India Pale Ale (regular beer festivals), also Belgian draught and bottled beers, farms ciders and impressive range of spirits, extensive collection of carefully chosen brewing memorabilia, knowledgeable, enthusiastic staff, bargain-priced pubby lunchtime only food; darts, background music, regular live music including blues and folk, quiz; children and dogs welcome, disabled facilities, secluded back yard with tables and chairs and a smokers' shelter, open all day.

Contact Details

Malt Shovel, 121 Bridge Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1QF

(01604) 234212

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 11.30-11

Saturday: 11.30-11

Sunday: 12-10.30