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Bar only opening when permitted:

Wednesday: 4-10pm
Thursday: 4-10pm
Friday: 3-10pm
Saturday: 12-10pm
Sunday: 12-6pm
(closed Monday and Tuesday)

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Malt Shovel Tavern

(formerly Barney Rubble's, Tudor House, Malt Shovel Tavern (Built 1914))

121 Bridge Street

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3 Mon - Fri
12 - 4 Sat
No Service Sun

About the Pub

Friendly pub which has two main drinking areas with carpeting to the front and wooden floors to the rear. Always a good selection of beers on from established microbreweries. The owner has a number of other CAMRA award-winning pubs and knows his beers, putting on a beer festival every May bank holiday. Wednesday night is a Blues night, with the pub full to the rafters to see bands from all over the country. The pub is also extremely busy when the local rugby team is featured on the screens. Several times winner of the local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year and East Midlands Regional Pub as well. Not to be missed.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Hook Norton Old Hooky
  • Oakham Bishops Farewell
  • Oakham JHB
  • Phipps NBC India Pale Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 10 changing beers.

Source: National

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Malt Shovel Tavern, Northampton


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Lilleys and Wold Top.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    JD Wetherspoon coupons - 1 per visit on any real ale or real cider. See website for details.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Various inc. Nobby's, Phipps NBC.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Bank holidays 2 off.


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Two quizzes a month, on first and third Thursday.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games


  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Wednesday - live blues. Free admission.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area


  • WiFi Wifi

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Malt Shovel Tavern

121 Bridge Street

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52.233057, -0.896922


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