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The Talbot Hotel, Eatery & Coffee House – New Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4EA 01832 273621


The Eatery at the Talbot is so named because it offers a comprehensive, but not overwhelming, menu available not only in the main garden restaurant or in the bar or School Room but also alfresco in the courtyard or garden. For larger groups we also have a 14 seater Oak Table with its own discrete area. The restaurant has one AA Rosette for an experience “that stands out in its local area”. The main menu is reviewed regularly by head Chef Aaron who sources ingredients locally but also travels further afield to obtain what he wants. For breakfast aficionados try Aaron’s breakfast selection – the smoked salmon and scrambled egg is simply to die for. For those private gatherings and white linen service think about our panelled  Whitwell Room, so named after an early proprietor of the Talbot who reputedly acquired part of the ruins of Fotheringhay castle to rebuild the hotel in 1626.

   Opening Times –
10:00 to 21:00 (Weekends 10:00 to 21:30) – Breakfast 7:00 to 9:30 (Weekends 8:00 to 10:30)

Our sandwich menu is served 12:00 to 14:30


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The Talbot has retained many of the historical features of an English coaching inn – a characteristic pub environment with hand pulled beers and ales. Two working fireplaces make for a warm and cosy environment during those colder months.

Opening Times – 12:00 to 23:00 (Weekends 12:00 to 00:00).

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New Menu

New Menu Launch

Our mouth-watering new Autumn/Winter menu has now launched, it brings new dishes and improved old favourites. If you wish to book a table or want any more information then please call us on 01832 273621

Drink of the moment

Every now and again we feature one of our great drinks products. This month's promotion is:


A perfect, festive drink to celebrate any occasion from getting off work on a Friday to seeing in the New Year. This raspberry flavoured sparkling drink with hints of cranberry and citrus can be yours for £5.95!



If you are thinking of having a gathering with friends or family, we have plenty of options to make your party a great night. We have various private dining options, which can accommodate all type of party sizes.

Proving popular is our Oak table, which you can see below. It can hold up to 14 people and has that perfect balance between privacy and atmosphere.


Local Ale and Beers of the World

We have an extensive range of exciting world beers, premium lagers, specially selected local ales and classy craft beers. Take a look at some of what we have to offer.



Lagers and Bitters

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Local Ales

We're proud to support and serve traditionally brewed local beers.

Barnwell Bitter -  A traditional amber beer, that is easy drinking with a malty finish.

Fools Nook - A golden summer bitter that is well hopped with a refreshing citrus aftertaste.

March Hare - A straw coloured premium ale with a hint of subtle fruit flavours.

Mad Monk - A deliciously full-bodied and slightly darker ale, this strong tasting beer has hints of malt and chocolate in the finish.

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