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Gamston Airport, Retford, England
01777 838521
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Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in Retford
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Went here for a family Christmas lunch today. Food and service was excellent. I can't recommend this gem of a restaurant highly enough. Thank you.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was taken here for lunch by my Mother and Step Father and what a lovely surprise ! Only the locals seem to know about this place hence my review. Tiny restaurant on the premises of Gamston Airport, lovely outside seating area to watch the planes coming in and out. The restaurant is tastefully furnished in a simple modern decor... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We didn't think the Apron could get any better but we were wrong it just hit perfection ! Starting at the end the Spotted Dick pudding was just beautiful and rounded off the roast Sunday lunch brilliantly .

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Retford, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Who knew this little gem was here on Gamston Airport?? After seeing it recommended on Trip Advisor my sister and I decided to give it a go. We booked the day before and rightly so as I don't think we would have got a table on spec. (there are only 9 tables) I opted for the duck and was glad... More 

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retford
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I visited the Apron today with some of my family for my sister's birthday. The food was excellent and very fresh. We were given some bread and vegetable crisps (all made by the chef) and I was in heaven! We had roast pork and Gressingham duck - both brilliantly cooked and presented. The waitresses were friendly and incredibly professional and... More 

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Sheffield, UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Th didn't know of the existence of The Apron at Gamston Airport until an acquaintance suggested I try it for lunch, I was not disappointed. As you enter the small airport complex the Apron is a new building on the left. I didn't know whether to expect a cafe experience but found it to be more of a classy restaurant... More 

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East Retford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The food ,the service and the atmosphere are all very welcoming. The staff are always very friendly and efficient, and you have the added bonus of watching the aircraft passing as you eat your stunning meals.

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Retford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Every time I have eaten here it is such a delight. The staff are very friendly and efficient, with nothing too much trouble. The food is always fresh tasting with lovely presentation....especially the Sunday lunches and Christmastime dinners. I thoroughly recommend this as a relaxing place to eat, unwind and take in the planes landing and flying out of this... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

You pull up to this very unassuming air strip & step into a beautiful cozy restaurant...I thought cafe at first...was i ever wrong!...the atmosphere is a great mix of casual yet very classy. The service was impeccable!...the cappuccino was a delight ...then our menus showed choices that i thought would only be available at a fine dining restaurant. When our... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great breakfast after early morning flight. Bacon butty had dried cured smoken bacon, kippers looked excellent and the full english breakfast was massive. The sausage was also very good quality (always a test for me). Coffees were also very good and you could watch the planes landing and taking off.

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Address: Gamston Airport, Retford, England
Phone Number: 01777 838521
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
Cuisine: British

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