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4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
01636 815340
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Today
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 35
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Deli-cious

A great little deli with some local and homemade produce such as pies, cheeses, quiche, etc. Try a brunch or lunch. Choose from the special board or menu and you will not be disappointed. The sandwiches are substantial too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
Andrew W
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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This place is an amazing little find . Its right in the centre of Southwell just around the corner from the amazing minster. Tons of outdoor seating with really great table service. We managed to get a table inside after ordering. This took ages as there is so much to chose from , all of it home made from grilled... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Been here three times so far in my lunch break with a colleague and it never disappoints. Lots of unusual foods, flavours and combinations, which are great to try as I do like to try new dishes whenever possible. Had a Baked salmon, honey and mint salad last time which was great!

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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Is it to much to ask to have milk served with tea ! Asked twice and left waiting 10 minutes , and then had to remind the server , wouldent return .

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A great little deli with some local and homemade produce such as pies, cheeses, quiche, etc. Try a brunch or lunch. Choose from the special board or menu and you will not be disappointed. The sandwiches are substantial too.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Difficult to make a choice, from the delicious food on display in this deli-cafe. Choice made, food arrived quickly, served by friendly staff. A little disappointing that the floor underneath the table had not been cleared before we sat down.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We're staying with friends from Canada who live in Southwell and they took us here for a snack. We ended up coming back several times. First, it's the site of one of five old Georgian theaters on the UK and well worth a little peek. A fellow patron took me on a tour to show it off. Second, it has... More 

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Hucknall, England, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I visited Southwell to do a walk as we have previously. We visited the old theatre Deli, it was very welcoming and the staff were very polite and friendly. Both of us had tea which was lovely and presented well in individual teapots with tea cosies. The cakes all looked amazing and was hard to choose from.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We were having an quick stop in Southwell and decided on here to have some late lunch instead of the usual pub choice. What a delight it was! Sat outside as it was a lovely afternoon. I chose the buffalo mozzarella and an apple crush. The mozzarella was unbelievable, possibly the biggest tomato I have ever seen and my partner... More 

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Mansfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Been here a few times, great food, friendly and efficient staff. Looking forward to next visit........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

My financee and I have visited the deli a few times now and everytime we have been more than impressed with the food both visually and taste, what we found more impressive is how busy they are and how large the menu is. I have seen a few reviews about the staff and their behaviour but they have always been... More 

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Additional Information about The Old Theatre Deli

Address: 4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
Phone Number: 01636 815340
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Southwell
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Southwell
  • Phone Number: 01636 815340

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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