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The Moth & Lantern

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Cottam, Town St, Retford DN22 0EU, England
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The Moth & Lantern
Ranked #7 of 8 Retford B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lincoln
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have just enjoyed an excellent meal at the Moth and Lantern. Delicious tikka masala and naan bread. The food was first class and the service outstanding. A very friendly welcome by the hostess Lynn and her daughter Victoria. This is a hidden gem. Be prepared to be surprised by such a first class find in a village which is off... More

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Ollerton, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Jay and Lynne are extremely welcoming and do their absolute best to ensure all their guests enjoy their stay. We stayed with a large group for the weekend and I have to say the food was nothing more than outstanding! The Sunday lunch was amazing, a choice of four or five meats and a huge variety of veg, a real... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We have just had a weekend here with a large group and were very well looked after throughout. Jay and Lynn and all the staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. We all ate from the bar menu on the Friday evening and without exception the home cooked meals were well received. Breakfast each day was excellent with a... More

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West Linton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

You could be forgiven for thinking this place has closed, parts have a distinctly, shut down & unkempt look - I you can get past this & go with the right expectations you'll probably not be disappointed. The is very good, in both quantity & quality - I can particularly recommend the hog roast, but not had a bad meal.... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My partner and I spent last night there with some friends, we were greeted by Jay and Lynn with a warm welcome and hospitality you dont get in many places (if any). There was a carvery put on for dinner which was the best I have ever had, I think I managed to sample just about everything and its all... More

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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Been going here now since I found it by chance last year. Lynn is very friendly and so are the bar staff, it doesn't stop there, the locals made me feel extremely welcome. I would describe the rooms as basic but very clean and comfy. The food is very good, all home cooked, expect to wait because of this but... More

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formby
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Have stayed at this establishment twice in past and I was not disappointed third time round. I stayed for 2 nights with my 14 year old son the weekend between Christmas and New year. We were made to feel most welcome and the open real fires provided a delightful warmth after a long journey. The hosts Jay and Lyn were... More

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Notts,U.K.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went with a Groupon voucher. For what we paid it was excellent value - lovely fillet steak cooked as we asked served with proper chips! Only thing that was a let down was the poor (included) bottle of wine - I would have been happy to pay to upgrade to something better if offered as an... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

we stayed in the guest house for just one night, very basic and very clean, the guest rooms are seperate from the pub so no noise. the food in the pub is very plentiful , hot and all cooked to order . fresh home cooked chips , they do not come from the freezer they are real peeled potatos ,... More

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

My Wife and I would never had known this little gem existed without us getting a meal deal through Wowcher. The deal was a mixed grill and a bottle of wine for two, the couple next to us had a Groupon deal for steak, dessert and a bottle of wine. It was so nice to visit a pub that had... More

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Additional Information about The Moth & Lantern

Address: Cottam, Town St, Retford DN22 0EU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Moth & Lantern Retford, England

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