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25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
+44 1636 610661
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ox cheek” (34 reviews)
“goulash” (29 reviews)
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Closes in 21 min
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a tiring morning house hunting, decided we had best get something to eat. There the problem starts it is surprising how few places will serve food after 2.00pm. Found the Danube excellent! last order for food 3.30pm. Very friendly and helpful staff excellent food...More

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I can't praise this place enough We have been welcomed by a lovely host service was incredible and the food was better then we expected We will definitely be coming back

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely host with a warm welcome on a wet and cold Wednesday evening! Superb food and service all the way through. The fennel soup and goulash was superb. Thank you and we will be back!

Thank CherylDuncan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again we treated ourselves to lunch at the Danube. First time sat outside in the sunshine. Attentive, friendly service. Excellent food for a very reasonable price. We will be back!

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch in Danube's beer garden . We ordered from the tapas menu and we're delighted with our choice. We were also delighted with the wine, both glasses were Romanian.... a pleasant surprise. Our waitress was delightful, an all around great afternoon.

Thank Dublindays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I looked at the online menu some weeks before we visited I was a bit concerned, as I don't eat much meat and it seemed very beef-orientated, and though I do eat chicken it came with bacon, which I don't eat. By the time...More

Thank Dinah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, delicious food, great wine advice & they even conjured up the sunniest afternoon to laze away in the patio space, & finally didn't shoo us away until we were ready. What a perfect afternoon!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here. The restaurant was surprisingly quiet but we still had a lovely time. Extremely good German beer, and we were offered wine to taste before choosing. The food was great, we both had the schnitzel. Nice food, lovely staff. Will hopefully...More

Thank stupidmz
Reviewed August 9, 2017

After three excellent meals at this restaurant we are preparing for a fourth! Good and plentiful food served with good cheer. A really pleasant dining experience

Thank Philip D
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Not having been to the Danube for nearly a year?? It was a last minute decision, and unbooked, but a warm welcome and lovely table presented the fantastic choice of less than usual run of the mill menus. Allergies catered for and personal preferences accommodated...More

Thank donna_paver66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England (Formerly The Danube)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 610661
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Delicious home cooked central and south eastern European cuisine using quality, local ingredients wherever possible. We're passionate about offering choice, excellent service and great value. Visit Danube Cafe & Restaurant the next time you're in Newark and enjoy great food and customer service! Take the time to relax in our lounge while admiring the majestic Newark castle!
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