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All 65 Retford Restaurants

The Apron

Gamston Airport, Retford, England
01777 838521
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Ranked #4 of 65 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
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English first
Retford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went with local family members to enjoy afternoon tea at this airport restaurant. We were perhaps a bit doubtful, fearing that it might be noisy. However, we had an excellent tea served by friendly and helpful people in a pleasant and quiet environment. My son ordered ginger beer or ale which turned out to be a bit too gingery... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Service second to none, food is almost at Michelin standard. If you can find a tastier meal at this price please email me as I will be there every day !!!

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Derby, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Flew in on a glorious summer day and enjoyed a perfectly cooked light lunch of sea bass with chorizo, new potatoes, green beans and tiny black olives. This is a gem of a restaurant, with excellent facilities and food cooked with flair and attention to detail. The flying community is particularly welcomed, and the early morning bacon muffin or baguette... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from Sunday breakfast at the Apron. Great food and service. Lovely location for a bit of plane spotting. The place is modern and clean. A great find. We'll be back!

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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Always have great tasting and very well presented food served by lovely girls here. It is a shame this place is not open in the evenings with a bar as I am sure it would be a huge success. You never have to worry what the food is going to be like as it is consistently of an extremely high... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A hidden gem. Lovely food, attentive staff & great views. We popped in for breakfast & thoroughly enjoyed the laid back atmosphere whilst we watched the planes.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch after various recommendations and we weren't disappointed. The staff were warm and inviting, the room looked clean and fresh and the food was excellent. We will definitely visit again.

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