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Winships Restaurant

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Main Road, Ovington NE42 6DH, England
01661 835 099
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Dining options: Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pre christmas dinner

Four of us went ate here on Monday and thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful and could not fault the meal at all!Excellent tastie food served with a smile!!what a little gem this place is!!The owners and staff are friendly and welcoming.If you get the chance go and try it you won't be disappointed!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2014
susiema
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richmond north yorks
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English first
richmond north yorks
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Four of us went ate here on Monday and thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful and could not fault the meal at all!Excellent tastie food served with a smile!!what a little gem this place is!!The owners and staff are friendly and welcoming.If you get the chance go and try it you won't be disappointed!

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Just been with a group of friends for lunch (for the first time). Wonderful atmosphere, good food well cooked, and great staff. Cannot fault it. Will definitely go back again soon.

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stocksfield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Visited Winships with family last Saturday evening fully aware they had a fully booked restaurant that night. Despite being very busy, the food was absolutely delicious and the service friendly and very professional. No undue waiting between courses but also no feeling of being rushed. All courses were excellent but in particular the confit duck and the braised pheasant were... More 

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Hexham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Whinships is in our lovely little village just off A69 between Newcastle and Corbridge. Since the last review the Chef - Norman has taken over and has brought the place on in leaps and bounds. You will get 5 star restaurant food at pub restaurant prices expertly prepared and served. If you are staying locally call in on Monday -... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Do try this place. We ate lunch from the set menu and it was fantastic. Simple, tasty food cooked to perfection with careful attention paid to everything from the succulent meat and the buttered vegetables to the mint sauce made with mint from the herb garden. The desserts were amazing too. Front of house couldn't have been more welcoming or... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The food was excellent the portions were huge. Most enjoyable Sunday lunch had for ages. The service again was great would highly recommend

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WHITLEY BAY ENGLAND
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have now visited Winships on more than one occasion for Sunday lunch and have never been let down. The food is of a very good standard and the service and attention given by the staff during our visit was excellent. If you like black pudding can I suggest you have the starter it was well worth trying. Keep up... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you like your meat cooked to the consistency of the Roman leather sandals on display at nearby Vindolanda, then this is the place for you. To be fair, when we arrived the staff warned us that it was their fixed-price night with only mixed grill on offer. Having read glowing reviews on TripAdvisor and having three children in tow... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Having been for a ride out in the car my wife and I chanced upon this little gem. 10/10 for service, cleanliness, atmosphere, and food. Ample portions, my wife had the burger, boy what a burger, it ended up in a doggy bag to finish off at home. I had the confit duck, again awesome.What more can I say, its... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Always found Winships to be of the highest quality so we go back and back, have visited on several occasions and find it a nice atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road, Ovington NE42 6DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Ovington
  • Phone Number: 01661 835 099

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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