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The Apron

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

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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
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Tucked away but not to be missed. Breakfast to die for. Smart, clean and plenty of choice. Food quality first class

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Tucked away but not to be missed. Breakfast to die for. Smart, clean and plenty of choice. Food quality first class

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Heard about this café/restaurant from a friend and thought they were over-egging the quality of the food. Well, I have to say they weren't. Fresh, vibrant and well cooked dishes, winning full marks from all six of our party. A splendid find and well worth a trip out for breakfast or lunch/dinner; they stop serving food at 3.30pm and close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My partner found The Apron on Trip Advisor. We had a lovely lunch I had pate for starters, cheese, sage & onion quiche with new potatoes & salad. Initially I was disappointed when we read the menu as it is limited & quiche is not what I would normally choose however the quiche was delicious & I am so glad... More 

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

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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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