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The Queen Adelaide, Kingsthorpe - pub details

Address: 50, Manor Rd, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6QJ [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 15275) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train station Northampton (1.9 miles)

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The Queen Adelaide is well away from the centre of Northampton in the northern suburbs. It is a village-like location and was our favourite pub in the town out of 4 we visited on this Sunday lunchtime crawl. The ales were all national, with none from Northants - Adnams Bitter & Broadside, Greene King IPA, Fuller's London Pride & Oliver's Island , Sharp's Sea Fury, Castle Rock Harvest Pale & Cameron's Strongarm. I plumped for the Strongarm, which is rarely seen this far south. There are a couple of rooms. We sat in a traditional one, that had the feel of a village country pub.
blue_scrumpy - 8 Jul 2019 20:02
Lovely pub, low beams (duck or grouse if you're a six-footer like me), hops over the bar, rugby shirts on the walls. Good friendly service, excellent choice of beers. I enjoyed well kept Adnams bitter and the star of the day, a golden summer ale from the Copper Dragon brewery in Skipton. Good parking, beer garden at the rear and two tables at the front of the building facing on to a quiet backstreet. Great chill out after the cricket.
dableywolf - 30 Jun 2009 22:19
this pub has a well-deserved reputation for good real ale, with 'guests' selling quickly. originally a farmouse (17c) it's hidden from the main road with good parking and a decent beer garden. while it couldn't be described as a gastro pub the food served is good quality, reasonably priced and plentiful.
the landlord is a keen rugby fan (supporting gloucester) and the bar gets very busy when a rugby event is being screened, creating a great atmosphere.

the downside? the landlord is young(ish) with a strong work ethic and an obvious enthusiasm for real ale but given to sarcasm and occasional rudeness to some of his regular customers; not exactly a crowd-puller from someone who professes to be 'customer-focussed'.

for all of that this pub is well worth a visit and easily the best-run pub in kingsthorpe (and ,arguably, northampton).
stuffhappens - 24 Jun 2009 16:12
Brilliant, there last friday with Nobby for a beer festival - don't remember leaving. Hic!
jimmery - 6 Sep 2007 17:18
Beer is the Landlord's hobby - he's passionate about it. Nice pub, good food and lovely landlord and landlady - well worth a visit
anonymous - 25 Jan 2005 12:59

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