Piper, Kettering

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Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 11-3, 5-11

Sat: 11-4, 6-11

Sun: 12-10.30

General Description

The Piper is a red brick-built pub on the outskirts of Kettering near to Tresham College and Wicksteed Park

Entering the pub via the wide steps or ramp at the front of the building, there is a small lobby with access to ladies and gents toilets at either side. On the left is the Lounge which features a relaxed atmosphere and fireplace with coal-effect fire. On the right is the Bar which features a pool table, dart board, quiz machine, fruit machine, and juke box.

7 real ales on handpump at all times with tasting notes provided on blackboards above the bar

Real cider is available, usually Weston's Old Rosie. Also of note is the large selection of fruit wines.

Food is available all day until 10pm, the menu includes some "pub classics" like jacket potatoes or sandwiches, as well as a range of curries, and chilli con carne made to the Landlord's own recipe, traditional roast dinners are served every Sunday between 12-3 (booking is recommended)

Beers and Beverages

  • Hook Norton Hookey Bitter
  • Potbelly Best
  • 5 regularly changing guest beers including Potbelly and other micros, LocAle
  • Real cider


  • Pub Quiz with rollover Jackpot (every Sunday, 8:30pm start)
  • Beer Festivals

Other Features

  • Quiet room
  • Garden outdoor drinking area
  • Lunch meals
  • Evening meals
  • Separate bar
  • Access for the disabled
  • Camping at Wickstead Park
  • Darts
  • Real Cider
  • Parking (see below)
  • Smoking area outside

Getting There

Address: The Piper, Windmill Avenue, Kettering, NN15 6PS

Telephone: 01536 513 870

Location Map

Bus Services: (Alight at Wicksteed Park)
  • 16 (Kettering) Kettering – Thrapston – Raunds [timetable]
  • Kettering Connect A Kettering Town Centre – Burton Latimer [timetable]
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  • X4 Peterborough – Oundle – Corby – Kettering– Wellingborough – Northampton – Milton Keynes [timetable]

Nearest railway station: Kettering 1.2 miles (get directions)

Parking: Small off-road car park, some on-road parking outside on service road

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External Links

The Piper