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Glebe Farm Shop & Tea Room

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Glebe Farm Rothwell Road | Junction 7 A14, Kettering NN16 8XF, England
+44 1536 513849
09:00 - 16:30
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:30
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Kettering, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I will start by saying that i very rarely write reviews but having read the reviews of this tea room I felt the need to give my opinion . The place was very busy and therefore I presume many people do like this place. Also the cakes and scones on display looked very inviting. We only wanted a 'Cream Tea... More 

Thank Algin0n
Northampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met a friend for a coffee and toasted tea cake, was pleasant although a little chilly on a December morning. Was getting very busy for lunch when we left and the menus looked very appetising. Will definitely visit again

Thank strus
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is my choice of venue for weekend breakfast. Quality, quantity, cost, service and venue, all come out tops. This is the only review which I've rated as "excellent". It really is worth the journey to take breakfast here.

Thank James W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I have visited Glebe Farm on numerous occasions and always receive a lovely service. Food is always delicious, particularly the scones and cakes. I find the ambience nice and relaxing, which is aided by the field view. I make sure I visit everytime I travel to northamptonshire and would definitely recommend.

Thank Camelia J
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Had Sunday roast, the smaller portion, there was plenty of food on the plate and was glad I didn't have the normal portion. The beef was melt in the mouth and everything was piping hot. The service was second to none. The waitresses were smiley and very nice. I will certainly be going again!!

Thank stevenw2284
Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Slightly steep for a roast but the meat was excellent - accommodated my pink preference for the beef. Sides were ordinary and lacked flavour. Gravy was a packet mix and mashed swede although palatable is rather 'school dinners'! Would have preferred glazed carrots and broccoli and definitely wanted more parsnips and a slightly bigger token sausage garnish. The super-sized yorkies... More 

Thank klea56
Corby, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Have been here several times for Sunday lunch but have not reviewed. As I visited again on 20 November with four friends I thought I should take the opportunity, especially as nothing here every really changes. The place was busy as it always is on Sunday. The servers are always friendly and up-beat although perhaps not the most efficient or... More 

Thank Irmgard H
ChrisHoldsworth, Owner at Glebe Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this review

Dear Irmgard H Thank you for taking the time to review our family run Tea room. Your review comes across unfortunately very negatively for one that states you continue to return to eat with us. Our Sunday dinners are something that we take great pride in as we strive to provide the best quality meal available in the Kettering area... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We are in England for work a lot and love to try out as many different farm shops as we can on our travels. We took a long detour to come and try this farm shop/have a relaxing breakfast after a long night of travelling. When we arrived we decided to enjoy the scenery for a moment before going inside... More 

Thank Katie R
Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast overlooking the lovely countryside. Everything was very tasty and freshly cooked very well, if I could change one thing I'd like thicker toast but that's being mega picky. Well worth a trip.

Thank Dr0p_dead_ed
ChrisHoldsworth, Owner at Glebe Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Dr0p_dead_ed I am delighted you enjoyed your breakfast and look forward to your return. We are currently reviewing how best to deliver toast that would meet everyones requirements and hopefully this will allow you to provide a 5 star review on your next visit. Thank you again Chris Holdsworth More 

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54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We like a refined tea and cake here and there and heard good reviews of this tea room. After a rare morning without the offspring we decided to enjoy a grown up lunch. First impressions were positive: appealing decor, well spaced tables and well-presented staff. In summary however, the menu is simply overpriced. A jacket potato with beans for £6.10... More 

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ChrisHoldsworth, Owner at Glebe Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Elisangry We are sincerely disappointed that we did not meet your expectations on this visit and only wish that you could have raised your issues with us on the day as Trip Advisor reviews only act to damage us without giving us an opportunity to rectify the problems at that time. Starting with the productive,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 21
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glebe Farm Rothwell Road | Junction 7 A14, Kettering NN16 8XF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 513849
Glebe Farm Tea Room is a family run business which has developed from being a small farm shop into the hugely popular Tea Rooms you will find today. All food served within the Tea Room is home made, from our made to order Farmhouse Brunch to our Traditional Sunday Roast Dinner! Accompanied by homemade desserts and homebaked cakes we have built a reputation of serving the highest standard of food whilst providing views over the rolling Northamptonshire countryside.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?