Night owls

The Platform

The SU’s venue in the centre of town, which is a quick walk from halls, hosts all your night out needs from silent discos and pyjama parties, to special guests and DJs.

Waterside Bar and Restaurant

No need to step off campus to experience delicious food with a picturesque riverside view, it’s right on our doorstep at the Waterside Bar and Restaurant. Whether you’re catching up with a friend for a quick lunch or having a three course meal, the restaurant has a selection of options suited to your visit.

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Comedy club

Unwind with a comedy show at the Royal & Derngate and keep up with the The Comedy Crate, who run a monthly comedy club around Northampton.


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Gigs galore

The County Ground has hosted a huge range of music sensations from Rita Ora and Little Mix to Lionel Richie. Look out for who visits next!

Zapato Lounge

Whether you’re heading out for a few drinks or looking for something tasty for dinner, the Zapato Lounge has you covered. From fruity cocktails to a variety of vegan, vegetarian and meaty dishes, Zaptato is ideal for a night out and for casual dinner. Get a team together for their weekly pub quiz and be in with a chance of winning the money pot!

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