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Navigation Inn

) #3 of 3 Restaurants in Stoke Bruerne $$ - $$$ , British,
Canalside | Stoke Bruerne, Stoke Bruerne NN12 7SY, England
+44 1604 864988
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (33 reviews)
“mixed grill” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Canalside | Stoke Bruerne, Stoke Bruerne NN12 7SY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family and I visited the Navigation recently after a walk through Stoke Bruerne with our dog. We decided to sit down for a meal at the pub as they had a whole area for visitors with dogs to sit and eat. We chose Roast...More

Thank Georgia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We particularly like the Navigation on a warm weekend day... Sunday lunch is superb! Unfortunately we're not alone in our liking. The biggest minus of this place is its popularity, it gets REALLY busy! Best to book, go early or late (12 or 4) So...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this pub frequently over the last year. It's good value for money, has fantastic views of the canal and is nice and clean.

Thank vamster795
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With such a great play area, I'd have thought that The Navigation would have upped their game by now with their service and food quality. Prices are OK, but not brilliant for such poor service and food. They really have a prime spot and are...More

Thank LeandraBramham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated next to the canal what more could you ask for on a hot Summer day, sitting outside sipping a drink and watching the boats go by. But beware this is a very busy pub due to the location, and it accomodates families with a...More

Thank Thecatsmum4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just come back after having a meal which came after about 45 mins to start eating it to find it was still FROZEN the waitress then apologised and offered a replacement and the manager to come over?What a surprise the manager couldn't be bothered it...More

Thank pollyblackmar1309
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid !!! Avoid!!! Just looked online for a somewhere to go for lunch with my partner and I and the website and pictures looked lovely ... how wrong !!! When parking the car thought we were in for a little treat, a hidden gem, that...More

Thank alex w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is excellent - right next to the canal. However that means that is an incredibly popular place, so at peak times be prepared to wait. You do get some idea of how long the food will take to arrive,, as there is a...More

Thank global-traveller48
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of The Navigation. I am pleased that you enjoyed your meals and took advantage of one of our very popular offers. We are very lucky to be in such a lovely location and I hope you will stop by again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lunch was hot and tasty and a real bargain from the 2 for £10 menu. Staff were polite and helpful. It wasn't until the next day I realised I had lost my purse containing cash and credit cards. After a phone call to Navigation...More

Thank infoE9002PZ
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of the Navigation. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that your purse has been duly returned to you. I hope you will come and see us again when you are next in this area. Regards Sarah...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sticky tables , looks tired and needs decorating . Can't open a fan have to keep paying after every round . Lots of tables reserved for quiz but we couldn't book for less than 6 to eat ? Flatbread like dry pizza base not a...More

Thank Karensheen1967
navigation_towcester, Manager at Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Further to your recent review of the Navigation, I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy your visit on this occasion. We do reserve tables for the quiz teams as they visit us every week to take part. I can only think that...More

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Questions & Answers
Nat s
8 April 2017|
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Response from Trevor D | Reviewed this property |
There are several options on the menu for dietary needs. I think a quick phone call to clear things up would be more beneficial.
Kas C
26 December 2016|
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Response from dave r | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do in a room below the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canalside | Stoke Bruerne, Stoke Bruerne NN12 7SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Stoke Bruerne
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 864988
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