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The Old Theatre Deli

4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
+44 1636 815340
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“bread” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 'pie of the day' was awesome! To start with it was a pie with PASTRY top and BOTTOM. The cafe fries were also great. We sat outside and on this cold November day the blankets and hot water bottles were very welcome. My only...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

On every visit to Southwell, I always insist to my family and friends that we must stop of at The Old Theatre Deli. At any time of day, whatever you have it is always such a pleasure - the service, food and surroundings - inside...More

1  Thank Lucy J
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We visited The Old Theatre Deli today 1st November 2017 at 13.30. Very pleasant surroundings and the customery excellent service (especially the young man behind the food counter ... charming) We ordered two slices of lemon drizzle cake, 1 cappuccino and 1 tea. The cake...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This place is obviously very popular, despite the high prices and cramped seating. I had a scotch egg and a piece of chocolate cake. The scotch egg was too much scotch and not enough egg for my liking. The cake may have been good a...More

1  Thank BillyBunterBeverley
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A group of 'old boys', who, many many years ago, went to Southwell Minster Grammar School had a buffet dinner in the upstairs room one Friday evening. Without doubt the location was so nice, the buffet food was excellent and there was more than enough...More

Thank John46H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Went to the deli for lunch with my partner and friends. The food was excellent and was served quickly and was very reasonably priced for the high quality of food served. Our waitress, Rebecca, was superb, very helpful and efficient. Would definitely return when visiting...More

Thank Janeyh73
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We love this place - it is so relaxing to eat breakfast and watch the world go by. The food is fabulous, and the staff are very helpful... and the coffees are wonderful.

Thank Vikki W
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This small cafe is located on the corner of the beautiful high street in Southwell .... The menu has great variety albeit slightly more expensive than other cafes I've visited.... It was busy when we visited and it took some time for the staff to...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent and is very delicious and well presented. The tables feel to close together but nice atmosphere, the food is served quickly but the manager at the front desk looks so annoyed all the time and needs to cheer up. But overall...More

Thank Foodylover21
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Especially when the sum's shining. Good service, great choice, delightful home made cakes and quiches. Highly recommended.

Thank Pieman1969
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Southwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 815340
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