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London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
+44 1777 862710
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Retford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came for a meal with a family member, everything was great from start to finish. The food was wonderful, cannot fault anything about it. The service was prompt and pleasant, and the price reasonable. Would defiantly visit again.

Thank Jessica W
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here twice and both times found the manager very rude; though the food was good (hence I went back a second time, in case the first time was just bad day). The first time our table of four mature ladies was encouraged to leave at around 9.30pm as we were the only people in. We had only... More 

Thank Ros B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a Sunday lunch for a family birthday celebration that included 8 couples. Several were very underwhelmed by the portion sizes and brought it to the attention of the waitress who's told us that she would advise the chef..20 minutes after no response we repeated the complaint, at this point we had almost finished our main course.The bar manger... More 

Thank Zee U
Retford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Call in on the way bike on a bike trip, was made to feel so unwelcome that we did not even bother to sit down. When there are so many other great eateries in the area why stay in a place like this.

Thank mjcopcutt
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Arrived for a meal for 8 people, the first impression the man behind the bar was very abrupt not welcoming at all. The food was good apart from one meal which was definitely not up to standard, the same man behind the bar stated he hadn't had any other complaints, he didn't even offer an apology. I have to say... More 

1 Thank Holiday070714
East Retford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Really good atmosphere. Excellent food served by helpful and friendly staff. Consistently high standard of food whenever we visit. A most enjoyable evening with friends

2 Thank Derek T
Ollerton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Food took ages to come out and the staff were needy when we first entered the establishment. Can we not just have a moment before being pestered to take menus and sit down?? Also the owner was jumping from table to table have loud and rude chats with guests. Fair enough if he knows them well but when customers are... More 

1 Thank anushkabrown
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Some friends took us to this restaurant this week. Not heard of it previously. On approach in car it didnt look up-to-much. We walked in & it was very busy. Good sign. First thing I noticed wad the smell. Divine. Walled to the bar. Got to say that front-of-house could be MUCH bettet. Ordered drinks & asked to stand aside... More 

Thank RobMcAndrews
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Perfect food, every time! High standard in food. Great place, lovely staff. There's not many places you can visit that deliver time after time. Keep up the good work.

Thank HonestMum45
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Simply the BEST food we've ever had ANYWHERE! We we're in a group of 6. Our starters we're all excellent our main courses, all fantastic extremely well prepared and amazing flavours. The staff are friendly and very busy. You don't have to wait long for your courses to start appearing. This is a place you definitely need to visit if... More 

Thank Gordon S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
British, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: +44 1777 862710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?