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

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Another excellent meal.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Vivienne S
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Food was lovely but room was cold. One of our dishes had been forgotten but it came about 5mins into meal. Some staff very friendly but our main waiter was ignorant. He didn't smile or offer any sort of personality. Would get a take away but not eat in or recommend to family/friends. 😢

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I went with friends early evening midweek recently, the restaurant looks nice from outside and inside very clean and modern but was very cold, they had put extra little heaters on but its quite a big place so didn't really make much difference so we kept jackets and scarfs on haha. quick and attentive service with drinks and food but... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We visit multiple times a year and never have a bad experience. It is our favourite Chinese restaurant and no other seems to compare. Keep the good work up and we shall be back soon!

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Nottinghamshire
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was given the wrong meal, pointed this out to a very ignorant waiter, who, without a smile or an apology, whisked my meal away and said he'd fetch me the correct one. My husband was over half way through his meal, and feeling uncomfortable at eating without me, by the time my correct one arrived. When it arrived, again,... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We love Fred's chinese restaurant and eat there often, so considering that and the fact that we were all home on NYE we thought we'd eat there and save cooking. We booked for the 9'30 sitting as we thought that would be best for seeing in the new year and were seated quickly although we were surprised that there was... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

8 of us went to Freds for a works meal and it was just spot on. Good fresh food, we were looked after by the staff very well as well. Considering how busy and full the place was we didnt really have to wait long for our food. I would recommend this restaurant with out a doubt and would definitely... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent food. A little cramped...due to the place being so popular, but this did not spoil our evening. Make sure you book because you may not get in!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went mid week for a family meal. Didnt have any booze and stuck with duck to start followed by mains (no sides) It was nice food but due to the volume of food and lack of drinks it was a tad expensive

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I always used to rate Fred's as the best Chinese restaurant in town but after a visit earlier this year, I was very disappointed. The food seems to have gotten a little less tasty but lot more expensive. Such a shame.

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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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