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The Rake

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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas”(39 reviews)
“book a table”(4 reviews)
“sea bass”(4 reviews)
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All reviewstapasbook a tablesea bassribscooked to perfectiongreat roomlarge roomfriendly welcomefantastic foodsmall portionsblack puddingshort staythis place offersoriginal beamscalamarimain coursemeal
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Myself, a friend and our wives went to the Rake for dinner on a Sunday night. We had a brilliant tapas meal and the service was excellent. Don't be fooled by the recommendation of two to three tapas each, they vary in size (you can...More

Thank AALNewark
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited The Rake a number of times in the past and have always been very pleased with the food and service After booking again and reading a number of the recent reviews I must admit I was slightly concerned and did consider booking...More

2  Thank thehayworths
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this place in the past but what's gone wrong. Waited ages to get drinks at the bar no one came out. Went looking for staff to serve. Ordered a bottle of wine upon which a young lad started to take me to the table,...More

Thank dukeybabe
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My husband and I had initially planned to stay at this place recently. On viewing the hotel it literally is a well worn pub with rooms above. We did not get as far as checking in as this was not the place for us. It;s...More

2  Thank Janice R
Response from raketapas, Owner at The RakeResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are so very disappointed you feel this way. The Rake is a 400 year old listed building with stringent restrictions on building and refurbishing, you may have found given the chance that we absolutely take pride in both the...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times now. This place has a great atmosphere and cosy dining area. Service is always great. Food a little on the pricey side (especially when you like to have lots to try) but portions per plate are large. We chose really...More

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"Only visited the restaurant."
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"Didn't stay here just had a meal."
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"relax, enjoy and kick back"
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"Stayed in 3 of the rooms and all are fab but No.2 is our favourite. Double shower & huge bed. Suite is..."
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