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The Apron

Certificate of Excellence
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Gamston Airport, Retford, England
01777 838521
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Having been married abroad, my wife and I had our 'UK' reception for 50 family and friends at The Apron. Some months ago our original choice for the do closed down so we had to find somewhere else. We are now so pleased that it did because we don't think we would have had half the night we did at... More 

1 Thank CarpeDiemCouple
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Been to the Apron regularly since opened and have only ever found the food to be of the highest quality cooked by some one who is passionate about food and served by people who pride themselves on quality service ! Without any advertising whatsoever it has quickly built up a big pool of regular customers. The best advert is "word... More 

Thank Michael P
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Visited for my daughters birthday breakfast this morning, awesome as always!!! We don't celebrate birthdays anywhere else!!!

Thank MrandMrsHallam
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Just called in for a coffee but the bakery products looked too good to pass on, the bread was the best I have ever tasted and the sausage rolls were equally as beautiful. I will definitely be calling again for more exciting pastries and bread.

Thank jordan c
Retford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Very nice restaurant with lovely views of the small planes. Ordered sirloin steak which was a tad tough but nicely presented. Chips and bread were great though, so were the very different ice creams. Friendly service but rather pricey for a lunch menu.

1 Thank Dalmation15
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The Apron is consistently excellent. Always fabulous food beautifully presented with most excellent service. Love it. 5*

Thank aigrayson
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Three friends and I regularly go out for lunches and have always enjoyed our meals at The Apron. So no hesitation what-so-ever in going back there a week ago, booked in advance as normally hard to get a table. When we arrived we were surprised to see a few tables empty but thought that maybe the place would fill up.....it... More 

3 Thank Rowy B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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465 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

the Apron restaurant must be the envy of all other small privately owned and run airports. On a nice day what could be better than watching a few aircraft landings and take offs whilst eating wonderful food freshly prepared and served. Well worth a visit and lucky aviators who land her. They have recently opened their own bakery and the... More 

Thank Mike M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This venue has lovely views of the runway at Gamston Airport and also has a nice patio to sit and enjoy a drink whilst watching the little planes coming and going. The restaurant is spotless and very modern and the staff friendly and efficient. My friend and I had sirloin steak and chips etc which was delicious. All in all... More 

Thank Trish S
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We visited the apron again and this time took another friend that had not been before started with crayfish and mango salad then onto fish and chips the ladies had the lamb served with a smile from the staff all in all excellent and also watched the planes landing thanks all for excellent food and service

Thank david e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gamston Airport, Retford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: 01777 838521

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