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The Restaurant and Bar

Kettering Parkway, Kettering NN15 6XT, England
+44 1536 416666
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“chef's table” (2 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (5 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
All hours
CUISINES
British, European, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Kettering Parkway, Kettering NN15 6XT, England
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Been for several weddings in function rooms in the past and had a lunchtime drink there, very nice bar area, reasonably busy midweek and staff pleasant....but unfortunately the drinks are expensive. Large car park but if there are functions on such as rooms let out...More

Thank Thecatsmum4
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for visiting the bar too. Our drinks are priced competitively and we only stock top quality brands but we believe our guests deserve the best. Hope to welcome you back soon. Andrew Hollett

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with family last Sunday for lunch. The staff were very friendly and the food service was good but there seemed to be a problem when ordering drinks. We had to chase up each time we had ordered after waiting for at least 10...More

Thank Meghan8686
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Meghan for the review and the service issue you raised has been addressed with the managers concerned. See you again soon hopefully, Andrew Hollett

Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was hoping for a home made slice of fruit cake, but it was a supermarket cheap one and not great....shame in a hotel of this standard.

Thank Millicent64
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for six of us and we were looking forward to it as our friends two couples had never been before. The menu was extensive and fabulous choices. We all chose our starters and mains.....the food came nicely served and looking delicious....More

Thank BJW259
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review BJW259, I am really pleased you enjoyed our new autumn menu plus the whole experience worked well for your get together. Hope to see you again soon ! Andrew Hollett General manager

Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant food was very imaginative and enjoyable and the seating area was spacious and well appointed. The restaurant food was somewhat expensive compared to its quality and the bread selection was all white. An interesting feature was the chef's table of local foods as...More

Thank Sue A
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sue A, Thank you for your comments and for staying with us. The bread choices have been reviewed by the chef and we will introduce a different range shortly. I can also report that our Sunday lunch opening times have been extended as of...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Catering for larger families is what this restaurant does well, however the food is a little hit and miss. We all decided to go for the taster buffet starter which I would imagine if we had been first to get to would have been fab,...More

1  Thank Cath H
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear Cath H, Thank you for your review and I am sorry you were not fully happy. I hope that your following visit was much more enjoyable so please let me know. Andrew Hollett General manager

Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We had a table for 8 booked for 7.45pm for an evening meal as we were all residing in the hotel for business. The restaurant was fairly busy but not packed. The service was slow and not very helpful. They ran out of cold white...More

1  Thank Ess3x_Girly
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I hope that you will respond to the message sent to you relating to your dinner experience. I am sorry to read that you were disappointed and left your comments accordingly. Sincerely, Andrew Hollett

Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant this Easter Saturday in the evening and really enjoyed our visit. The restaurant is contemporary and very nice. The staff were extremely friendly and appeared to be working hard. We had the buffet to start which was extremely enjoyable and different...More

Thank wellingboroNosey
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear wellingboroNosey Thank you for your review and for enjoying our Chefs table concept. I hope you will be back to try some of the other dishes and my apologies go out to you for the wrong meal being delivered. Best regards, Andrew Hollett General...More

Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Have been here before but this visit wasn't the best....service was really slow, for example we got the menus for dessert, our server didn't come back to take the order for another ten minutes then it was another 30 minutes before we got them, the...More

Thank 113vicki
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear Vicki Thank you for your comments and I have investigated the issues you raised and replied to you. Your comments are valuable and certainly help for my team to understand the issues but more importantly take action to resolve the matters you raised. if...More

Reviewed 21 October 2015

Not a cheap option but we had £35 per person to spend on food as part of our deal. The fillet steak was fantastic as were all the other meals we had.

Thank Dan G
KetteringManager, General Manager at The Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Dan G, So glad you enjoyed your fillet steak as its one of the favourites especially with the Béarnaise sauce and thin frites ! See you soon, hopefully, Andrew Hollett General manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$77
Cuisine
British, European, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:30
Monday
06:45 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:45 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:45 - 21:30
Thursday
06:45 - 21:30
Friday
06:45 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kettering Parkway, Kettering NN15 6XT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 416666
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Description
Summer drinks on the terrace or intimate dining by a crackling cosy fire. Whatever the season, taste the very best of the Midlands at The Restaurant and Bar. Our doors are open all day until late. With fabulous daily menus that showcase the region's excellent produce, we're proud to support local suppliers wherever possible. Our enviable reputation is built on great quality - always served with a professional cheery smile.