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Cafe Bleu - CLOSED

14 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1BG, England
+44 1636 610141
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
18 Feb 2015
“cafe bleu, newark on trent RIP”
22 Nov 2014
“It has shut down.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1BG, England
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

This well known watering hole has closed and been replaced by the Posh Burger Café, As this is neither to my taste or identified as a posh concept I won't even be going in. The Café Bleu chef has gone to the Full Moon at...More

Thank edward c
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

There you go!Change your chef and still charge same prices and see what you get.The still open Boathouse at Farndon should take note.It has started a similar spiral.

2  Thank gthornthwaite
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Closed, possibly due change of ownership and following awful reviews. There is a banner which has recently appeared over the premises, stating that coming soon is Bleu Burger, Gourmet burgers. I hope it's not the same people, as they retained the French spelling of Bleu....More

1  Thank TR6-KID
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Once upon a time this was a nice restaurant with good (not really great) food and pleasant service. Changes of owners and staff turned this into a loss making disaster which reheated pre-prepared meals and served them badly. No surprise this has gone into receivership...More

3  Thank Alanbrooke
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Kept trying to ring to book a table for august but never any reply. Turned up anyway on the oof chance, knowing there were other places to eat. Restaurant all laid for service but door locked. Plants outside in need of TLC. Ate elsewhere. On...More

2  Thank mum53
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I booked this restaurant for the 16 August for my wedding reception - they've closed down with no contact although they have our phone numbers - no refund of the deposit paid!!! We only found out by accident!!! IF they re-open don't go there!!!

31  Thank Gail H
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

So we went for my mother's birthday meal and glad to say we enjoyed it. Although service was lacking at the start, it gradually got better. Good food and would recommend you to try it!

1  Thank Jilla R
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Four of us ate at the cafe blue on their gourmet menu which costs £37.50 including matching wines. The service was excellent throughout, unfortunately the food did not reach the same standard. The starter of pea soup was delicious, and the crab and spring onion...More

5  Thank optom
Reviewed 19 July 2014

You would have thought that somewhere like Cafe Bleu would get your order right the first time. No. Surely the second time they would get it right? No. I mean after two complaints you would have thought that they would ensure that everything was correct?...More

9  Thank Harry M
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Have just been reading the very mixed reviews, after having been to Cafe Bleu for dinner last night for the first time in a couple of years. When we first moved to Newark about 8 years ago, this was our 'good meal out' restaurant of...More

1  Thank bobby6sox
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$32
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 610141
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Restaurant Cafe Bleu, a unique fine dining restaurant situated next to the remains of the castle on the banks of the river Trent in the thriving market town of Newark upon Trent.With hand painted walls & vibrant canvesses by locally artist restaurant Cafe Bleu is Newarks premier fine dining experience.Using only locally sourced, organic ingredients our team of chefs have developed a menu to inspire the taste buds. Their experience gained from working at Maze in London, Northcote manor & Stapleford park ensure each dish creates truly memorable experience for all our guests.
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