Search > Stitching Pony

NOTICE: Venues need your support more than ever during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

A nationwide lockdown is currently in place in England, and you are required by law to stay at home. Hospitality venues can still provide food takeaway and delivery services, but can only sell alcohol by delivery service.

But please be aware that opening hours and services may be different to those displayed here. Before visiting or ordering from any venue, we strongly advise you to check its website or social media, or get in touch with them first to avoid disappointment.

If you see any details here that need updating, please let us know by submitting feedback on the pub.


Real ale may not always be available during the pandemic.

#PullingTogether - Find out more

Stitching Pony

(formerly Watercress Harry (20xx-2016), Mannies, Watercress Harry, Gaiety, Golden Lion)

7 Market Street
NN16 0AH

View on Map
  • No real ale Real Ale is NOT Available

Social Links

Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday10.00 am - 10.00 pm


Amber Taverns

About the Pub

Re-opened in September 2016 as the "Stitching Pony" after a £700,000 refurbishment by Amber Taverns and named after the Stitching Pony which was a device once used by the local footwear industry. Originally called the Gaiety, it was subsequently named Watercress Harry's, then Mannies, before reverting to Watercress Harry's, named after a regular visitor. The long bar leads to a number of rooms at the back with comfy chairs and wooden seats with high stools at the bar. The local footwear industry is featured as part of the interior furnishing and decorations. The booth seating areas have plugs and USB sockets for those that need it. A number of TVs are spread around the pub and there is a garden outside but there's no escape from the TV there! There are three handpumps on the bar dispensing national beers. Staff are very friendly and helpful. No food and comes to life in the evenings when it can be very busy.

Regular cask ales

No beers listed Add regular beers

Add changing beers

Email this pub to a friend

Stitching Pony, Kettering


  • CamraVoucherScheme CAMRA Voucher Scheme


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • SportsTV Sports TV

View on Larger Map

Stitching Pony

7 Market Street
NN16 0AH

Sat Nav Reference

52.39822, -0.72705


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Nearby Station (700m)


Submit Pub Feedback to CAMRA

We welcome the help of all users to contribute to this important campaigning project. Please use the form below to submit feedback or updates directly to the CAMRA branch for consideration.

Please note that any changes mentioned WILL NOT have an immediate effect on but will instead be emailed directly to the CAMRA branch Pubs Officer for consideration. If you provide your name and/or email address this information will also be visible to the Pubs Officer, who may use this information to follow up your feedback. IF YOU WISH TO CONTACT THE PUB DIRECT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS FORM.

Submit Beer Scores

The National Beer Scoring System has been upgraded and is now fully integrated with, making finding a pub and scoring your beers much easier.

Beer scoring is only available to CAMRA members. To start scoring please login below or join CAMRA on the national website.

Join CAMRA | Member Login

Campaign for your local

We campaign on a number of issues to help keep pubs open and pints affordable. If you love beer and pubs, get involved today!

Find out more

The Red (On)Lion
Save your local pub Join CAMRA The Red (On)Lion
Close overlay