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Farndon Boathouse

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North End | Newark, Farndon, Newark-on-Trent NG24 3SX, England
+44 1636 676578
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A Sunday early evening meal for a party of seven people. I cannot fault the service or the excellent location but the meal I chose was disappointing in quality. The nut roast was anything but nut nor roast. It was over seasoned and tasted of sage and onion stuffing mix. It lacked taste and flavour, apart from Paxo. You should... More 

Thank KHreviewer
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We come here quite often and even though it can be expensive, the whole experience is worth it. The staff are friendly and they have always gone out of their way to make our evening enjoyable. The menu always has both interesting and new dishes, as well as more familiar foods so people with different tastes can feel like there... More 

Thank Wils B
Grantham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a meal with some friends and had a fantastic meal. I had the fish and chips which was just beautiful wasn't greasy at all and tasted so fresh! The homemade which where perfect!! Your are paying for quality food I would highly recommend this place. The only thing I found annoying was the young waiter who was far... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was as good as any so called top class restaurants and better than most, the food was delicious and perfectly presented. The menu was excellent with a good choice, even for the fussy eaters such as me.

Thank Rob D
Nottingham UK
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90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a coffee & snack, the service was really welcoming. Although we didn't have a full meal the snack was good. Just question the £3.50 we paid for a small bowl of sweet potato chips?

Thank n55ffc
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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458 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food varies from poor to good depending on when you visit. Their prices, for the quality of food, are far too high. There are other places nearby that offer better quality food at much lower prices. Best for youngsters rather than the older person.

Thank purpletravelat
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to the restaurant for many years and it was yet another special night. The food was wonderful ...beautiful roast beef, the service was professional and friendly. It was so good to have the wonderful Simon Faulkner band playing ! We had a great dance ! Thanks

Thank janeNewark
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday night and, although the place was almost empty when we arrived, the atmosphere was relaxed and more diners soon turned up. We arrived at 7pm and the website claims the kitchens shut at 8. This didn't seem to be the case as many people arrived after eight to eat. Worth checking out. Food is delicious... More 

Thank Nicola C
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent. This isn't a fine dining establishment, but it's rather higher quality gastro pub food. The menu has great choice and it all appears to be prepared fresh. I had cod and it was delicious. My acquaintances had haddock and lamb shoulder, they all remarked that it was delicious. The grounds and the restaurant itself are great... More 

Thank Wayne B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Nice meal last night, really busy place.Food was good and staff were friendly.Difficult to get parked though when really busy as there is another restaurant next to it.

Thank Maxxed74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North End | Newark, Farndon, Newark-on-Trent NG24 3SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Farndon
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 676578

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?