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35 Grove St, Retford DN22 6JP, England
01777 700387
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  • 14
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  • 8
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Birthday Treat for my Wife

A lovely spacious friendly restaurant, since we last visited a couple of years ago this restaurant has been decorated very tastefully, lovely food and plenty of it, we had the fixed meal for two. Excellent friendly service

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Steve D
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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English first
Worksop, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A lovely spacious friendly restaurant, since we last visited a couple of years ago this restaurant has been decorated very tastefully, lovely food and plenty of it, we had the fixed meal for two. Excellent friendly service

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Bland and poor. Expensive drinks. Not much character in the restaurant itself. Empty restaurant but given a table by the kitchen door. I've eaten in a lot of Chinese restaurants and have never seen fried rice like we were served , it most certainly came from a packet. It was a lurid yellow colour with other yellow flecks that might... More 

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retford, notts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Never used Fred's before, but as all the other local chinese take aways are closed on Tuesdays is thought if give it a try. The fact that they said it would be 10 minutes worried me first. All the meals were only just warm. The rice was awful tasted microwaved and flavourless. The dishes were so bland even ones that... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Food and service were very good.will visit again. Most enjoyable evening with my Ladies group. THATS IS NOT MUCH ELSE TO SAY OTHER THAN I WILL REVISIT

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Visited Freds restaurant for the first time. Not sure what we were expecting, but we were very pleasantly surprised!Despite it being a cold night small heaters had been placed around the restaurant and it was comfortably warm. The waiter, while having little to say for himself was efficient. We opted for the set meal for two.The food when it arrived... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This restaurant was upgraded internally a couple of years ago the upgrade was very welcome food is wonderful staff very friendly it is well worth a visit to this restsurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

After reading some of the reviews I was dubious as to whether or not to go. I'm so glad we did, table for six on my daughters 10th birthday with 6 different meals ordered. Every one was amazing and cooked to perfection. The staff were excellent!! Will definately eat here again both in the resturant and take aways, wouldn"t hesitate... More 

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Newark, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This saddens me to write this review. I always found Fred's to be excellent. Yes, the decor was a bit tired but the food more than made up for that and it was clean. Sadly, since the revamp it seems to have gone gradually downhill and these past few weeks has been terrible. I suspect there is a different chef... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Arrived 10 mins early place packed out. But we we taken direct to our booked table. Service excellent as normal the knew the occasion and made itvsprcial. Food very good no waiting was brought to table when requested. Cannot fault. Will continue using this Chinese Restaurant and recommend to all. MR R Penten

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A party of us went to Fred's on Monday 16th Feb and had another excellent meal. The service was first rate and nothing was too much trouble. The meal as always was delicious and I think it is the best Chinese around.

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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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