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The Friendly Farmer

A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
+44 1636 612461
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were regular Sunday dinner patrons until this month. The food has recently been very cold. There seems to be no steam rising from the heaters. Most the staff are friendly but a few of the recent new staff put hardly any food on the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast and were very pleased. The service was quick and we had a tasty cooked meal with tea. It is also a shop selling things like souvenirs of the air base and a fine selection of local cakes and pastries. I...More

Thank sandraclaire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called for afternoon tea. No cakes on display. Tables and floor dirty. Cups dirty when they arrived. No apology. Won't bother again

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off the A1 for lunch. The staff member who took my order looked and sounded like she didn't want to be there. Ordered a jacket potato with tuna: big mistake. No issue with the potatoes being pre cooked and warmed up, but this one...More

Thank adamwhu
Reviewed June 28, 2017

I've often stopped here to eat on long motorway journeys when in the area, and have never been disappointed. The food, particularly the breakfast, is brilliant and a great way to get your energy back up for the remainder of your trip. The farm shop...More

Thank John A
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Ok for a quick lunchtime stop over. Paninnis and toasties are ok and restaurant includes a farm shop with with vegetables and bakery products. Car park not organised well !

Thank Martin T
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

We visited the friendly farmer for breakfast. The staff were very accommodating and helpful. I am on a vegan diet and the lady chef came out to ask what I would like. Not a great choice for me but the effort was made. Lovely farm...More

Thank Jane V
Reviewed June 3, 2017

It's much better than what you normally get from a service station location. The fried breakfast was obviously made with very good quality ingredients and it was cooked very well - the result was a great tasting start to what would be a long drive...More

1  Thank Peltata
Reviewed June 3, 2017

First time for me at the Friendly Farmer and it had good facilites, nice resturant and shopping area to pick up snacks for an onward journey or essentials for when you get home. I was on an outward journey so just stopped for a break...More

1  Thank Eddie C
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We stop here most years en route to Norfolk. Although dogs are not allowed inside, they are catered for in a covered picnic area outside. The freshly prepared food is good wholesome grub and the service is good. They had those free wifis before they...More

Thank Brwsi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 612461
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