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“Just perfect for lunch with a friend.”
Review of The Old Forge

The Old Forge
Ranked #3 of 227 Restaurants in Kettering
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$16
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Old Forge Tea Room serves breakfast , lunch, cream teas and homemade cakes. Indoor seating for 30. Outdoor seating for 30.6 Days a week (plus sundays mid may to mid oct)
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A little haven in the countryside in the village of Cranford. Just off the A14 at Junction 10. Lovely use of old forge building; several chairs and tables packed into this little building in a friendly cosy way, but still enough space.Great menu for lunch with a friend, good prices and lovely food well presented. very clean, tidy and friendly, service very good. For the better weather, some lovely outside tables looking out on the fields under a lovely eucalyptus tree. Red Kites can be seen circling around all across this area. On street parking. 10 minutes from Kettering town centre..

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Thank adventuroushare
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We visit the old forge every Friday for the delicious breakfast muffins and always receive a very warm and friendly welcome. Rob and his lovely team are great. I can vouch for the breakfasts, the coffee, the lunches and the cakes which are all homemade. They always have a gluten free option too. It can get very busy sometimes so book if you want to be sure of a table, they will try their best to accommodate you.

Thank Lucy H
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place with the most delicious quality food. A perfect amount of choice on the menu, have been many times & always love it, especially the home made biscuits with tea/coffee!

Thank Cothow13
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Did a search for local lunchtime venues and liked the sound of The Old Forge. Called beforehand to check availability and they very kindly reserved a table for us near the wood burner. As it was very cold outside, this was very much appreciated! From our arrival through to our departure, the service was very warm and friendly. The menu had a good selection, and you would have to be very fussy not to find something to your taste. The food arrived quickly, nicely presented and the hot selections arrived hot! Not always the case at other establishments. When they realised it was my birthday, they included a candle in my jam and clotted cream scone dessert . A funny, thoughtful touch. All in all, a very nice lunchtime experience, which as my title reveals, we will definitely be repeating.

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Thank debsdp
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The smart move would be not to give a good review. When you know of a really good place to eat with substantial, hearty and tasty food you might want to keep it a secret - that way it won't be too busy when you want to go there!
Don't worry - this place is excellent and they always seem to get you in even when busy. Especially good if you are walking or cycling. Seems to me that it's not just the staff that are friendly - it's also the other punters. This just indicates to me that everyone is happy and relaxed. Enjoy...

Thank br00kski
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