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Fred's

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35 Grove St, Retford DN22 6JP, England
01777 700387
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Chinese Food

We regularly use Freds for our weekly takeaway. Catherine on the counter is great and never gets the order wrong. The food is very good and hot when collected. We have only eaten in the restuarant once and the food was probably a better standard

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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English first
Retford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We regularly use Freds for our weekly takeaway. Catherine on the counter is great and never gets the order wrong. The food is very good and hot when collected. We have only eaten in the restuarant once and the food was probably a better standard

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Blandford Forum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Avery busy and clearly popular Chinese restaurant offering a wide choice of dishes. I started with seaweed and my main course was sticky beef with egg fried rice. All was delicious but for me a personal gripe is that the beef was not served with sliced onions but sliced radishes or maybe parsnip. Either way this part was not to... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food at Fred's is consistently good with a wide variety of dishes to choose from. Although the restaurant is only small, the tables are well spaced out so you do not feel cramped. The staff have been there for years and are all very professional. The restaurant does not have a car park which on busy days can be... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Been going to Fred's for 25 years now and the only thing that's changed is the decor and very tasteful it is too Talking of tasteful the food is just divine no one makes salt and chilli spare ribs or beef in a paper bag like Fred's its a must for you to go try as for the rest of... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We arrived to an attentive waitress who shows us to a boring table on the edge . Couples are an after thought . More for large parties . This set the scene , spare ribs tasted like packet gravy actually like plastic , main course , duck , tuff and tasted the same as the pork rib gravy must have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Eaten at Fred's numerous of times and not had one dissapointment. The staff are very hard working and very welcoming to their customers. Food is cooked to perfection and

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Retford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

So much salt is used in this food. Couldn't stop drinking water through the night. Felt rough the next day, this is probably due to all the msg that goes into the food. Manager is so miserable! Our food bill came to £75 for 2 adults and 2 kids. I think that is expensive especially when you feel like this!... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good value Chinese that never disappoints . Service always friendly and an excellent range of menu. All dishes sampled from Fred's have always been top quality

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Retford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Really like this place. Lots of choice and all of it fantastic. Caters for large groups and a meal for two. Centrally located with lots of pubs close by. Prices are a tad on the high side and drinks aren't the cheapest, but theres a lot of choice so cant really complain. The staff aren't the friendliest. Im referring to... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Super good with excellent service and always with a smile too. Never had a bad meal and reasonably priced too. Well worth visiting for good food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Grove St, Retford DN22 6JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: 01777 700387

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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