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35 Castle Gate, Newark, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
016 3670 2066
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Ranked #13 of 97 Restaurants in Newark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $28
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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Recently Gannets catered my husnband's 70th birthday party. The food, service and personal support could not have been better! Thank you, Joe, for making the evening perfect. I wish we lived nearer to Newark so that we could sample Gannets' delicious food more frequently.

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Barcelona, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Good coffee and cakes served with a smile. That's what we wanted, and that's what we had. As a minimum complaint only remark that the tables are sticky, but it looks like a varnish problem.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We've been going to Gannets every now and again for years, usually when passing through Newark on the way to or from somewhere else. This time we decided to make a trip just to eat at Gannets and explore the town - which really is very pleasant. I'm pleased to say that Gannets also lived up to expectations with the... More

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We recently had our afternoon wedding reception in the bistro at Gannets. And it was perfect, a small gathering of close family and friends enjoyed a vintage style afternoon tea. Divine sandwiches and cakes and the team at Gannets couldnt do enough to help us enjoy our special day. Kate even took time to have a coffee and soothe my... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Just happened to be in Newark for a few hours whilst waiting for my car to be serviced and found this delightful eatery just opposite the Castle Park. Had lunch in the little garden yard area and thought the place had loads of character. The food was all prepared on site with really lovely salad selections and wonderful cakes and... More

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London, Uk
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I took my mother here while on a day trip to Newark, after someone exiting Garrett's remarked on the excellent food. I was not disappointed. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was to a very good standard with a great many options, and several for vegetarians or vegans, including gluten-free items (I loved the gluten free muffin). There's... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My partner, my friend and I had a lovely lunch today at Gannets. We loved the décor, especially the pretty little courtyard, and the food was very tasty. Clearly a place where attention, care and love are key ingredients! Thank you very much!

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