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The Apron

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

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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
One of the best eateries in the area

We are regulars for lunches and Sunday breakfasts which I must say are cooked to perfection.A very interesting spot for a restaurant with lots happening on the airfield.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
tismike
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Retford, United Kingdom
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Retford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are regulars for lunches and Sunday breakfasts which I must say are cooked to perfection.A very interesting spot for a restaurant with lots happening on the airfield.

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Thank tismike
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited this spot a few times over the last couple of months and the service is always with a smile and the food is fantastic excellent fish and chips and the beef cheek I am told was excellent only slight problem the place was a little cold on our last visit gets booked up so check

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Thank david e
Retford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went here this morning with my daughter the whole place is so clean looking and the staff great. we were lucky to get a table as most of them had been reserved. we ordered a beef sandwich but it wasn't just beef is was the best sandwich id eaten for a long time top marks for everything thank you

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Thank gayhugh
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Apron with our two boys for Sunday Lunch, it was really great, as usual. Two of us had rib of beef and two had pork, both came with fresh vegetable and roast potatoes. The beef also had Yorkshire Pudding and the pork had cracking and stuffing. The food here is always really good hence booking for Sunday... More 

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Thank Mark C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Went with parents for lunch. Very nice not rushed nicely served the food was very nice somewhere different with good food. Will go again.

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Thank Rytonfields
Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Yet again another excellent experience at the Apron. Food and wine outstanding, complimented by attentive and friendly staff. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Great location, fantastic food. I took a group of elderly people on a trip out and they loved it. Staff were friendly and attentive, Excellent disabled bathroom facilities. Only suggestion...when they decide to change the chairs...can they be more comfortable?? Thanks!!

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Thank sallyb172015
Ollerton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

had a wonderful breakfast watching planes take off and land, breakfast was beautiful, also had lunch here too, will and have returned

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Thank Ash B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We've eaten here a few times, and each time felt special. The food is very good and it's exciting to eat watching the aircraft activity. Very interesting for children as a special treat

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Thank RozziB
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

We have visited the apron on many occasions and have never been disappointed but the taster evenings are something else!!! The staff are warm and friendly and the food is superb. I would highly recommend a visit.

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Restaurant Details

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  • 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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