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the big fish

Old Rufford Road, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9DT, England
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“beef dripping” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Old Rufford Road, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9DT, England
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the fish pie today which was served piping hot with chips and a lovely fresh side salad. The portion of chips was just about the right size as I felt I could enjoy them without feeling guilty. All my meals have been good...More

Thank ANGELA A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my elderly parents who can be a challenge when it comes to food. They had fish and chips and scampi and chips. Both of which were huge portions, looked tasty and served quickly and hot. I asked for the homemade fishcakes but asked...More

Thank MFJB
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Over the years I have found The Big Fish to be of a consistently high standard. Calling here is part of my post match routine and today I decided to try the Chicken and Bacon salad. It was freshly prepared and served in a large...More

Thank ANGELA A
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Have eaten here a couple of times now. Worth calling in if you are looking for a simple meal with good service.

Thank akirkby
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The food here has gone hill of late as are the interest in the staff. Its not a cheap meal and sometimes you can smell the food from the roundabout as if the oil needs changing. Disapointed

Thank bescar45
Reviewed April 8, 2017

I sometimes wonder if it is wrong to eat anything other than fish in a restaurant that specializes in fish and chips. The fish and chips here are lovely and the chips are "chip shop chips" if you know what I mean. Today I tried...More

Thank ANGELA A
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Always freshly cooked meals, Cod is always lovely white flakes well presented and tastes lovely. would recommend

Thank Bobby G
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Call in every time we pass and well worth it . Food always fresh good service and tastes like Fish & chips used to

Thank EVANSTHERESIN
Reviewed February 22, 2017

very friendly staff very good value for money, very hot & tasty food service was very fast nothing seems too much trouble for the staff

Thank lynndgregory26
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant after reading the good reviews. Our impression was completely different. The restaurant was dated and looks more like a canteen with tables and chairs that are locked into place so you can't sit comfortably and pull them closer to the table....More

Thank sparkleyloo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Rufford Road, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
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