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Great village pub with plenty of parking

The Lilacs has been through a few changes of tenants over the past couple of years but it is back... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Michele M
via mobile
Return of The Living Lilacs

I used to frequent the Lilacs up to around three years ago. What a great place it was... More... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Kettering, United Kingdom
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15 Mar 2017
“Great village pub with plenty of parking”
9 Mar 2017
“Return of The Living Lilacs”
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39 Church Street, Kettering NN14 1HD, England
+44 1536 723948
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The Lilacs has been through a few changes of tenants over the past couple of years but it is back to being a family run pub with a variety of regular events such as a Quiz Night, Open Mic Nights, live bands etc. There is...More

3  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I used to frequent the Lilacs up to around three years ago. What a great place it was... More recently it seemed to suffer from lack of atmosphere... However, it has now returned to the warm, friendly pub it used to be. It is now...More

2  Thank EugeneKBB
Reviewed 9 March 2017

After a period of uncertainty it's great to see our new landlord Darryl and his family returning the Lilacs to the thriving village pub that it used to be. The beer is good, sensibly priced and in plentiful supply. With it's very welcoming friendly atmosphere...More

2  Thank JimmK1
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Just visited this lovely little pub for a bar meal and was pleasantly surprised. I know it had recently had new people taking over and boy they certainly have got the place up and running! It was a very lively atmosphere with lots of village...More

2  Thank tracy f
Reviewed 14 February 2017

After going through a difficult period of short-lived tenancies,The Lilacs Inn, under new tenant Darryl, is showing every sign of a return to serving as the true community pub it has been for most of the 40+ years we have lived in close proximity. Yesterday...More

2  Thank Barnabee797
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here whilst out walking the dog with the family. Nice enough place, and locals seemed friendly but £15 for 1 glass of wine (albeit large) 1 pint of non premium lager and 2 soft drinks! Thought non locals only got ripped off in...More

1  Thank stuart w
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times during lunch for work. Not always clear whether it's open or closed. But when it's open there are plenty of spaces outside to eat or drink and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Molly S
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