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Gamston Airport, Retford, England
01777 838521
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely Food In Bright Fresh Surroundings

We had a Sunday roast at The Apron today and we thoroughly enjoyed it. When we ordered we were advised that the beef was served pink and we were really thrilled because it makes such a change from the overcooked beef you get in so many establishments. In fact when it was served the beef was so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Jan W
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had a Sunday roast at The Apron today and we thoroughly enjoyed it. When we ordered we were advised that the beef was served pink and we were really thrilled because it makes such a change from the overcooked beef you get in so many establishments. In fact when it was served the beef was so tender and succulent... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is a delightful small restaurant on Gamston Airport, near Retford. The menu is not large but everything is beautifully cooked and presented and tastes delicious. The prices are very reasonable and the space modern. It is also fun watching all the small planes taking off and landing. You need to check up on the opening times and reservations may... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Recommended by a friend we went for breakfast on a very wet and windy morning. The Apron is clean, spacious, modern and cosy. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. My bacon sandwich was truly delicious and my husband thoroughly enjoyed his eggs and muffins. Will definitely return and try a lunch dish.

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Notts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

An unexpected find. After reading glowing reviews on Trip Advisor we went there today and found it was every bit as good as people had said. We had 2 excellent courses, a glass of wine and coffees each and paid a total of £50 for food that would have cost half as much again at the city restaurants or foodie... More 

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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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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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119 reviews 119 reviews
52 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
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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