1. What are the opening hours?

    All opening hours and food service times are in the contact section of the website.

  2. Are dogs allowed?

    Dogs are allowed, if well behaved and on a lead,  in the bar, the terrace and outside areas only. Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant area which includes the parasol covered pad.

  3. Are children allowed?

    We are child friendly, children should not be left unattended, or they may be fed espresso and skittles. Our children’s menu is in the menu section of the website. We have a small number of highchairs.

  4. Do you accept cash payments?

    We accept cash and card payments, including contactless. We do not accept American Express. We do not accept cheque payment. All bills are settled on the day.

  5. Do we have to book a table to eat?

    We would always advise booking a table to eat. We have some capacity for walk ins, ( which varies daily ) depending on bookings, which take priority.

  6. Can we come in for just drinks?

    Yes you can!! We have plenty of bar space for just drinks on a first come first served basis.

  7. Can we buy beer from the brewery?

    The brewery shop is open Friday 11.30am-5.30pm, Saturday 12pm-4pm, you can view the brewery at www.nenevalleybrewery.com, and also order online.

  8. Do you have onsite parking?

    We have a large carpark on site, please observe the 5mph limit.

  9. Do you do gift vouchers?

    We have vouchers that can be purchased at the restaurant, and via email info@tapandkitchen.com, they can be for any amount and are valid for a year from purchase date.

  10. Are you wheelchair friendly?

    The restaurant is accessible via a ramped entrance and has no steps on the lower restaurant and bar sections. The river terrace is also accessible via a ramp and we have an easy access toilet.


  11. Do you have baby changing facilities and space for pushchairs & prams?

    We have an easy access toilet with a baby change table, we have limited space at the tables for prams and pushchairs, we will always try to accomodate them based on bookings but we advise bringing the little ones in car seats where possible.

  12. Do you cater for people with allergies or dietary needs?

    We have a good varied daily changing menu and can cater for most allergies, prior notice is always helpful when booking. We also have vegetarian and vegan dishes. Team members on the day will assist. All of our Nene Valley Brewery beer is coeliac friendly ( gluten free ) as is the majority of our menu.

  13. Can we kayak or paddle board from the restaurant jetty?

    There is NO public river access to or from the restaurant.

    This is a useful link for sites with public river access: www.gopaddling.info

    Also worth knowing…

  14. Do you take bookings through social media?

    We only take bookings via phone or email, the contact details are up to date on this website.

  15. Can I bring in a birthday cake?

    Currently we are not allowing any birthday cakes to be brought in to the restaurant. We have a great range of puddings available. You can also pre order a birthday cake, baked and decorated by our chefs for £35. Please notify us two weeks in advance if you are interested in one of our cakes.

  16. Can we smoke at the restaurant?

    Anywhere that food is served is strictly no smoking. We have a designated smoking shelter near the river terrace and yard car park. Smoking is permitted on the island, when open. Please use ash trays provided. Please be respectful of staff and guests in dining areas, and please do not smoke in the entrance.


Call us on 01832 275 069 or email