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The home of real ale in Northampton

The Malt Shovel Tavern

The home of real ale in Northampton

The Malt Shovel Tavern has been specialising in real ales for more than 20 years and has won many awards, including Northampton's community pub of the year and Northamptonshire CAMRA Pub of the Year.  We've got a great selection of award-winning real ales, single malt whiskies, Belgian bottled beers and continental lagers to tempt you, as well as a great line-up of local, regional and national blues talent. What you won't find is a pool table, jukebox or fruit machines - just a great place to relax and enjoy a good drink!

This week's events & the latest news from The Malt Shovel Tavern

New Year’s Eve at the Malt Shovel Tavern

We will be celebrating New Year’s Eve in a big way this year with a FREE 12-hour charity party in support of MIND.

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December Blues at the Malt Shovel Tavern

Live music at the Malt Shovel Tavern this December.

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Post match Free 1/2 with Purity

This Saturday Saints welcome Wasps to Franklin Gardens at 1pm kick off. The Purity Brewing company are on tour at the Malt and a giving away a free 1/2 of Purity Pure Gold to the first 30 supporters back to the pub after the game with their ticket. Why not…

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German Christmas Market 2018

Start getting into the festive mood at our German Christmas Market theme week – Wednesday 28 November to Sunday 2 December.

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This week...

Dec
19
Wed
2018
8:45 pm Blue Bishops
Blue Bishops
Dec 19 @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Blue Bishops
Over the years The Blue Bishops have built a reputation both for their studio albums and live performances. Acknowledged as one of the best live bands on the circuit, on first seeing them at the Bishopstock Festival in Devon back in 1999, Robert Cray remarked ‘I will have to watch…
Dec
20
Thu
2018
8:30 pm Quiz Night
Quiz Night
Dec 20 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
First and third Thursday every month. Entry fee – £1 per team member. Cash prizes for the winners.

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