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Autumn Winter Menu Launched

Autumn Winter Menu Launched

Rediscover exceptional, high quality food in the heart of Oundle with the launch of our Autumn/Winter menu for 2015.

We're delighted to share with you our Autumn/Winter menu for 2015 and offer you the opportunity to rediscover great dishes and some exciting new flavours. 

From snacks and starters to sharing platters and classics, our AA rosette restaurant will be serving some outstanding dishes, handcrafted by our award-winning kitchen team. 

Head Chef and Chef of the Year Nominee, David Simms, recommends:

"To start I would suggest the Seared Scallops (£10) as the apple and ginger puree is beautifully complimented by the cider jus.

Moving onto main courses and it's a hard choice but our Roast Breast of Duck with braised red cabbage and fondant potato is sure to be an instant favourite. If you really want to bring out the spice and flavour in the dish, I would recommend the Spearwood Shiraz (£17 a bottle) as the perfect wine to accompany the meal.

If you've still got room for dessert then it doesn't get better than the Titchwincle Honey Infused Treacle Tart encompasses all the great elements of the classic treacle tart, using delicious local honey and perfectly paired with orange marmalade ice cream."

Ready to give our Autumn/Winter menu a try? Book your table now by calling 01832 273621

Treacle tart

Drink: Spearwood Shiraz

Two Night Break Flash Sale!

Two Night Break Flash Sale!


Discover a two night break at the historic Talbot Hotel, Eatery & Coffee House in the quaint market town of Oundle, Northamptonshire. Among its many features the hotel boasts an AA Rosette restaurant, historic features dating back over 500 years and all the luxuries of a modern hotel incl. free Wi-Fi, Tea & Coffee Facilities and premium toiletries.

The Deal:

- Two nights bed & breakfast in a standard double or twin room

- Deal must be purchased before 15 October 2015

- There are two ways to buy: buy now and book now, or buy now and book later with a voucher

- Valid up to and including 31 March 2016 (subject to availability) and is non refundable

- For availability on specific dates please contact the hotel on 01832 273621


Wedding Open Day

Wedding Open Day

Weddings in peterborough

Sunday 18th October 2015
11am - 3pm
Free Entry

Come by and visit us on our Wedding Open Day.

The hotel is licensed for civil weddings in both the timber panelled Whitwell Room (maximum 60 guests) or in the Westgate Suite (maximum 100 guests). The Westgate Suite has its own bar and provides direct access to our Secret Garden.

For more information on the event and information on getting married here at the Talbot Hotel, please call 01832 273621 or e mail our events team on


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Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel & Travel Information

The Talbot Hotel

New Street,
Telephone : 01832 273621

The Talbotl Hotel and Eatery is an AA rated 3 star hotel, with individually designed bedrooms including several feature rooms. It is an historic former 17th-century coaching inn located in the centre of Oundle. Some rooms offer 4-poster beds, lounges, very spacious wet rooms and roll-top baths.

The hotel car park can be found by driving past the hotel and turning left onto Milton Road. Then take the first left into Drummingwell Lane. Alternatively, please use the SAT NAV code PE8 4AA

Bedrooms - 34
Dog allowed
Disabled room and toilets available
Free Wifi
Families Welcome
Food Served All Day in our restaurant
Coffee Shop in house



Talbot Oundle History
Talbot Oundle History
Talbot Oundle History
Talbot Oundle History

The hotel originally dates from the 7th Century AD and its oldest building is clearly medieval in design albeit with a modified 16th century gallery, complete with original graffiti dating back to the 1700s etched into its windows. The hotel is famous for its New Street and inner courtyard facades, which were built with stone from Fotheringhay Castle in 1630. The stone mullion windows and timber staircase overlooking the inner courtyard are, reputedly, also from Fotheringhay Castle. The staircase is believed to be that which Mary Queen of Scots famously descended on route to her execution at the castle on 8 February 1587. Local history has it that a mark on one of the staircase’s newel posts is an imprint of the queen’s ring.

More recently, the Talbot Hotel re-opened following an extensive refurbishment and restoration programme in 2012. As part of the changes, all agreed with English Heritage, the hotel now offers 34 bedrooms, including a selection of superior bedroom suites. The reduction in the number of bedrooms has also enabled the creation of a larger restaurant and now 21st century facilities rub shoulders with history.

The new Eatery at the Talbot Hotel is fast gaining a reputation for its cuisine and delightful surroundings. A recent review by The Peterborough Telegraph’s Joni Ager rated the experience 9 out of 10.

The Coffee House with its fully stocked patisserie unit, offers a true high street coffee experience. The difference is the period ambience as you take a sofa in the glass house or a seat on one of our varied internal and external areas. Our staff come to you to take your order and tempt you with the many treats that we bake on the premises. Free WiFi and newspapers are also available in the lounge areas.



Hotel of the Year Trip Badge

2015 - Awarded the London Stock Exchange top 1000 Companies to inspire Britain.
2015 - The Coaching Inn Group Hotel Group Chef of the Year - Dave Simms
2015 - The Coaching Inn Group Barman of the Year - Matt Tebbutt
2015 - Winner of the Certificate of Excellence Award – Tripadvisor

2014 Winner of “Top Rated Wedding Venue – Northamptonshire” – Wedingdates Awards
2014 Winner of “Best Hotel” category – Les Routier awards
2014 Head Chef,David Simms, Finalist in Chef of the Year in Carlsberg Food and Drink Awards
2014 Awarded Prestigious Signpost Certification – Signpost
2014 Winner of Best Wedding Venue in Northamptonshire – Weddingdates award
2014 The Coaching Inn Group Wedding Venue of the Year
2014 Awarded an AA Rosette for the Talbot Eatery

2013 Winner of the Certificate of Excellence Award – Tripadvisor
2013 Awarded an AA Rosette for the Talbot Eatery

2012 Winner of the Certificate of Excellence Award – Tripadvisor

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