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35 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
016 3670 2066
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Ranked #23 of 177 Restaurants in Newark-on-Trent
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $28
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: British, Healthy, Café, Tea Room
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Me, my wife and our baby daughter eat at Gannets today 15.12.14. I had Bangers, Mash and Onion Gravy.....absoloutly beautiful, and very reasonable at £7.50. My wife had Gannets Veg Quiche with all the salad trimmings, and with French dressing. 1 X pot of tea, 1 X coffee, 2 X Carrott cakes.... £25. No where in Newark is as good.

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England
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is one of the nicest places that we have visited for a family lunch. We had four generations sitting down together and there was something on the menu for everybody. There were freshly prepared items on the chalkboard, and the display of desserts and cakes tempted some of us to really tuck in. They have a 'takeaway' service if... More 

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Nice, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Asked to find a suitable venue for a school reunion, in Newark I thought of Gannets.It fulfilled the requirements of the group, being easy to find, accessible and providing a function room with seating for the party.The selection of food available more than catered for our needs.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Amongst the plethora of eateries in Newark town centre, Gannets stands out. Now living in Birmingham, my husband and I always eat there when we are in Newark and our recent visit on Saturday didn't disappoint. The filled potato skins, quiche and choice of salads are delicious and the fruit crumble is one of the best I've tasted. The staff... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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230 reviews 230 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Called in for lunch. Hadn't been here for a while but food was just as good. Always enjoy quiche and salad. Cream tea really nice, fruit scone lovely but the size of the peach tart was very small. Staff always friendly and nice atmosphere. Lovely lunch. Licensed too so enjoyed a glass of wine and a beer.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I experienced lovely friendly staff, with delicious food and a cosy atmosphere to match. My partner was not so lucky. He was limited for choice as a vegan, and found it unhelpful that the woman behind the counter didn't know enough about the food to be able to answer his questions without going into the kitchen. As a result he... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We have been here a few times which in itself says something I guess. The menu is limited but good, homemade and tasty. The method for ordering is what disappoints - like an old fashioned cafe with people standing around by tables waiting to claim one as it's vacated, then going to order their food. Another average place in Newark... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Recently popped into Newark for a look round and decided to have a drink at Gannets just oposite the Castle. When we saw and smelt the food we could not help ourselves and a had a full blown meal. It was gorgeous. Tha staf are lovely and the whole was humming with contented people. A must for anyone going to... More 

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e mids
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Very happy to have found this little gem. Popped in for lunch with family. Great to see many different dietary requirements catered for here. I asked re the availability of gluten free options and a very friendly, knowledgeable staff member gave me quite a choice, said the chefs were more than happy to tweak dishes to accommodate GF wherever possible.... More 

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Greenhithe, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My friend and I visited the café recently after reading lots of good reviews on Trip Advisor. Unfortunately, we were rather disappointed with the food. We both chose vegetarian options - the hazelnut and mushroom lasagne and a daily special. Both were okay, but the lasagne seemed to lack both hazelnuts and mushrooms and tasted overwhelmingly of cheese and tomato.... More 

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Additional Information about Gannets

Address: 35 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
Phone Number: 016 3670 2066
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 28
Cuisine: British, Healthy, Café, Tea Room

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