Food, Drink & Accommodation

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Pub / Restaurant

Village Café and Larder Café

Helmdon Community Larder

Soup - Thursday Lunchtime

For winter 2022 / spring 2023 up to 30 March, during Thursday Post Office hours (12.30 till 2.30pm), soup and a roll is available for £1.50 to warm you up and help save on heating bills. Espresso coffee (or Tea) is included in the price.

So... if you work from home or would just like to have a chat over a mug of home made soup on Thursday lunchtimes... visit Helmdon Reading Room.

This service is not available May-Sept.

Mobile Butcher

David Mumford Family Butchers - Their mobile shop visits Helmdon normally every Tuesday and Friday (with special arrangements leading up to Christmas). They are based in Culworth, phone 01295 760212.

Fish & Chips

Howe and Co. Fish & Chips. CHIPPY WEDNESDAYS IN...

  • GREATWORTH: 4:40 - 6:10pm
  • HELMDON: 6:30 - 7:15pm
  • PIMLICO: 7:25pm 7:40pm
  • SYRESHAM: 7:45pm - 8:45pm

If you would like to pre order or you are elderly or disabled and unable to get out to the van then please give them a call on 07395 833447 or 07710 062188.

Menu and van tracking information on (Helmdon is served by Van10 - manually refresh the tracking map as required).

History of Shops in Helmdon

To see how it used to be, have a look at Ross Vicar's history article Shops in Helmdon (on

B&B Accommodation

The following are details of local accommodation (correct as at summer 2018). Helmdon Parish Council does not make specific recommendations for accommodation establishments.

Astwell Mill, Helmdon, Northants., NN13 5QU
Contact: Tel. 01295 760291 / website

Helmdon House, Helmdon, NN13 5QJ
Contact: xx xx xx or book via

Hill Farm, Brackley, NN13 6DY Georgian farmhouse with B&B accommodation and fourteen self-catering cottages for short lets. Dogs welcome.
Contact: Jo and Jill Robinson, Tel. 01280 703300 / email / website

Illets Farm (details hidden / to be updated when new accommodation is ready)

Two Hoots, The Green, Hinton in the Hedges, Brackley, NN13 5NG. 4 star silver award B&B.
Contact: Louie, Tel. 01280 701220 / email / website