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The Kiwi Cafe

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5 Glasby Square | New Street, Retford DN22 6EP, England
441777719477
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Garden Route, South Africa
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283 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We all popped in to have a light lunch after we had walked around the market and shops. You have to order and pay for your food inside, which we did, and may as well have served to food to ourselves as well. The young waitresses didn't have a clue about service. The portions were reasonable, and the traditional lemonade... More 

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Thank m0zchick
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch whilst in Retford shopping with my daughter. She had homemade feta, basil and tomato quiche, I had small ploughmans. Both were decent portions and both very tasty. Food reasonably priced and very friendly service

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Thank Dazff
Emoplugs, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review please check out our Facebook page for offers and promotions TheKiwiRetford More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We visited here on Charter Day for lunch and we were very pleasantly surprised. It didn't seem very cheap but the food we got was excellent and the service was good too. We had a very acceptable lunch with drinks for £15 (for two of us). We will certainly go back again

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Thank Jan W
Emoplugs, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review please check out our Facebook page for offers and promotions TheKiwiRetford More 

Retford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Went for coffee with my parents. All of us had cake too. Great choice on the menu. Caters for children too

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Thank KarenT1974
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Went with toddler clean high chairs (which is often a rarity with highchairs. But certainly not here ) immaculate toilets and good provisions for children within them. Attention to detail...friendly staff, colouring crayons and pictures for children, whole cafe clean and welcoming. Food came quickly again with kiddy cutlery for the little one. All our meals were tasty and good... More 

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Thank lilchick_sam
Emoplugs, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review please check out our Facebook page for offers and promotions TheKiwiRetford, we will of course pass on your compliments to the staff :0)) More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Yummy food that came quickly. My young children enjoyed it. Not too expensive. Will definitely return.

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Thank Gemma B
Emoplugs, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review please check out our Facebook page for offers and promotions TheKiwiRetford We have all our tables chairs and parasols outside ready for the sun makes a return visit :0)) More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We have been visiting this establishment each time we visit Retford for about 3 years and have always enjoyed our breakfasts there in fact it was one of our first ports of call on arrival,however,on one of our visits the tea was like dish water and the bacon was stringy. We thought it might have been a 'one off' but... More 

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Thank Tigerbaby21
Emoplugs, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this review

I am sorry your experience at the Kiwi was not a good one. Our Bacon is supplied locally and cooked fresh and normally very well received. Our Tea is served fresh by the pot to the table so strength is in the customer's control with additional water. We also only use branded tea and do not buy catering bulk brands.... More 

Rustington, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Visited café for breakfast. Two floors of seating and outside seats available so plenty of room. Full breakfast was good with generous helpings. Staff were friendly and prices reasonable. Will return!

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Thank Crowley99
Retford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We called in for a lunch time snack. the food was reasonable, my husband asked for the soup to be told they had run out! We placed our order of a jacket potato, a sandwich and a scone with teas and coffee and hot chocolate. the drinks arrived then the whole thing fell apart, we waited three quarters an hour... More 

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Thank Robert B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

The main waitress that serves on the till spends all her time anxiously telling other staff what to do, she appears to have no confidence in the staff and doesn't seem to be all that happy in her work. Staff don't appear overly friendly, it just feels quite lifeless in there just lately with no atmosphere. We have been coming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Glasby Square | New Street, Retford DN22 6EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: 441777719477
Description
Cafe/bistro style establishment offering brunches and light meals. Seating Inside and alfresco dining with perfect Panini's. Licenced so a drink of wine Proseco or beer is available with your meal

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