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Malt Shovel

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

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

(01604) 234212

www.maltshoveltavern.com

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 11.30-11

Saturday: 11.30-11

Sunday: 12-10.30

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Friendly, well run real ale pub with bargain lunches and over a dozen varied beers

Knowledgeable, enthusiastic staff in this bustling tavern keep their 13 real ales in tip top condition and there's a wonderful choice of other drinks, too. From a battery of handpumps lined up on the long counter, regulars might include Hook Norton Old Hooky, Nethergate Melford Mild, Oakham Bishops Farewell and JHB and Phipps NBC India Pale Ale, with seven quickly changing guests including Dent Kamikaze, Island Yachtsmans Ale, Milestone Honey Porter, Nethergate Augustinian and Essex Border, Purity Longhorn and Pure UBU. They also stock belgian draught and bottled beers, 25 malt whiskies, 15 rums, 17 vodkas, 50 gins and Cheddar Valley and Weston's Old Rosie farm ciders; regular beer festivals. The pub is also home to quite an extensive collection of carefully chosen brewing memorabilia - look out for the rare Northampton Brewery Company star, displayed outside the pub, and some high-mounted ancient beer engines; darts, daily papers and background music. The secluded back yard is furnished with tables and chairs and a smokers' shelter; disabled facilities.

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Beer Award

Beer Award

Price Award

Price Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Sandwiches

Sandwiches

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Background Music

Background Music

Dogs at the bar

Dogs at the bar

Ratings and Reviews

3 / 5 - 28 votes cast


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