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Gamston Airport, Retford, England
01777 838521
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
brilliant little place

we were took for a Sunday lunch & wow what a fabulous little place , the staff were attentive but not over bearing which reflex in a pleasent laid back atmosphere. The food was very good indeed, the beef was cooked to perfection ( a tad on the rare side) & the pork by all accounts too . This is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Si69
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Tickhill, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Reservations
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Tickhill, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

we were took for a Sunday lunch & wow what a fabulous little place , the staff were attentive but not over bearing which reflex in a pleasent laid back atmosphere. The food was very good indeed, the beef was cooked to perfection ( a tad on the rare side) & the pork by all accounts too . This is... More 

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Sheffield, UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Visited the Apron for Sunday lunch on this occasion, and as with every visit I've made, gets 5 stars again from me. Beautifully designed layout with excellent views out onto the airfield so you can watch the aircraft movements. Polite, friendly, efficient staff who cater for your every need. Food presentation and quality of the highest order at a price... More 

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Retford
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We thought this would be an interesting little cafe, and so have visited a few times for coffee & cake, but noticed the food menu was getting more and more interesting. We have had a "light bite" before and it was just right, but today we had a a full main course each. There was just a small choice (about... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

After seeing all the good reviews we decided to eat here on a Sunday lunch 3 of us. The eatery is open and spacious overlooking the airfield unfortunately no activity as it was a very windy day. We ordered our food starters smoked salmon tartlet, ham hock terrine and then mains roast leg of lamb, butternut squash ravioli and a... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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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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9 reviews 9 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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2 reviews
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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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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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