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35 Grove St, Retford DN22 6JP, England
01777 700387
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and great staff as always .The take away is also good . never rushed . can not recommend this restaurant enough.

Thank Jim T
Retford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have eaten at Fred's at least a fortnight for the last few years and can not understand why we have never written a review. The food and service is and has always been excellent. You are made to feel so welcome from the point of contact by telephone. They save your number and call you by your name when... More 

Thank jb2016121
east midlands
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been many times over the years. Food was ok. As good as any other Chinese we have tried in Retford but no better. Very overpriced. Non alcoholic drinks marked up by many hundreds of percent. A small bottle of soda water nearly £2! (Soda water 15p up the road!) Owner totally disinterested - very much a take it or... More 

1 Thank evlem
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't been to Fred's for years. Decided to try as we fancied a sit down Chinese as a pose to a takeaway. Nice welcome, friendly efficient staff. Restaurant nicely decorated. Food was good Chinese food. All piping hot and fresh. Good value at £30 something for set meal for 2. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Shazzer1966
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in by chance to see if they could fit us in on a busy Saturday evening and they managed to give us a table in between bookings. Service was very efficient but then again with only an hour to turn us around it had to be. Having never been to Fred's before we chose the set meal for 2.... More 

Thank Dazff
Retford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

26 of us went to Freds on Saturday 11 June to celebrate my 60th birthday. The atmosphere was fantastic, the service and food superb. There was another large birthday party in the restaurant at the same time plus other individual guests and they coped marvellously. All the staff are very pleasant and smiley and they exceeded all our expectations which... More 

Thank Steve W
Worksop, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

the food was ok but coupled up with being sat at a table that everyone seemed to bump in as they passed made it a very disappointing evening. It is a quite narrow restaurant with a low ceiling, which is not for me. I prefer a larger open space. We had taken our children with us and each of the... More 

Thank Richo2002
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We have been saying that we need to visit Fred's for some time now , after being recommended it by a family member . We kept checking it on trip adviser but the negative points always put us off and we went elsewhere . We took the plunge and booked for Friday evening . The exterior looked clean and the... More 

1 Thank Pashleywaketeam
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Really fantastic food would definitely recommend the banquet if you are in a group and not too expensive so great value, the staff are very friendly and helpful too.

Thank AmieLouise18
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Lovely lovely place and the staff were lovely and friendly and very fast service. Lovely food and well cooked. Will defo go again.

Thank Lesley C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Grove St, Retford DN22 6JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: 01777 700387

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