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

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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Good Food. Great atmosphere. Clean,modern surroundings. A must try! :-) wonderful eveing. Would go back again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Ann34567
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Retford, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Meal out with the family for my dad's 60th. We were hugely over charged & really disappointed. Small portions & very expensive drinks. We eat out a lot, but have never known anything so over priced. When we queried the prices, the staff were evasive and wouldn't give us an itemised bill. Only paid in the end to avoid embarrassment... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Good Food. Great atmosphere. Clean,modern surroundings. A must try! :-) wonderful eveing. Would go back again.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The food is superb, service greAt and the place is now much smarter and modern Superior in most ways ......................

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sherwood forest
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I love Chinese food and as we were celebrating,I thought lets go to Freds Service was good but the food was poor and at the prices they are charging they should be ashamed. Starters were prawn toast (soggy), barbecue chilli ribs (tough pork ribs no meat deep fried with a chilli and pepper batter) and what looked like a Chinese... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We went here for a family meal on a midweek evening. I have to say that I had not been to Fred's for years but on moving back we were not disappointed. The food was of excellent quality and service was good. Chinese food is always a little expensive a la carte but I have to say it was worth... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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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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5 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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7 restaurant reviews
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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 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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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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