These are some of the best pubs in Northampton and the surrounding area.
Luckily CAMRA are around to help make the decision a little easier. Here are some of the best pubs in and around Northampton according to the Good Beer Guide 2020.
The one-room micro-pup has seven rotating real ales, including a porter or a stout. A number of ciders and a good selection of gins are also always on offer.
Based in the Phipps Brewery, this pub has 8 hand pumps which serve 6 ales from the brewery as well as one guest and one cider. Gin distilled on the premises is also available.
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Set in a converted end-of-terrace building, two floors have a medieval theme while the cellar bar is more contemporary. Up to 15 beers from local brewers are served, alongside 15 ciders.
Founded in 1892, this club has eight hand pumps serving five regular and three rotating beers. There is also live music on offer three nights a week.
This pub is a hub for the village. There are two regionally-sourced beers that change regularly and cider is on offer. This pub also serves food and there is often a pizza van on the forecourt.
12 changing beers are available at this popular pub. Home-cooked food is on offer as well as a wide range of ciders. There are three rooms to drink in.
This town centre pub has 10 beers that are rotated regularly, often featuring local beers. Belgian beer is also on offer, and pub lunches are served.
Fully-equipped with its own micro-brewery, three own-brewed beers can be tried at the Pomfret Arms. Ales from other breweries are also on offer and the pub has a popular beer garden.
Six rotating ales are served from behind the bar, as well as a wide selection of gins and box ciders. This one-room pub is in the centre of the village.
This pub is owned by a CAMRA member and offers a number of regular beers as well as four changing ones. There are two rooms - one with pool and darts and a quieter, homely lounge.
Northampton's first and only micro-pub opened in 2016. It specialises in real ale, real cider and craft and continental beers.
This traditional street corner pub has a fire, a snug and a heated courtyard. Four guest ales and four regulars are all form established micro-breweries and a selection of bottled beer is also on offer.
This two-floored pub is set in a thatched, Grade-II listed building. The pub brews and serves a lot of its own beer as it is home to Hart Family Brewers. Quizzes and film nights are on regularly.
A traditional pub with a number of separate rooms including a games room with Northants skittles. Two regular and two changing beers as well as a happy hour.