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€€ - €€€European, Eastern European,
25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
+44 1636 610661
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having never been to Newark before we didn’t know where was good to eat. Stumbled across this restaurant and took a chance. So glad we did because the food and service were excellent. Thoroughly recommend the garlic mushrooms, chicken stew and the steak. The Black...More

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really looked forward to our 3 course meal starters were nice and tasty but 3mm thick tenderised veal shouldn't be tough or cold tried it left it and didn't complain because the host was very good at his job gatteau was ok but a bit...More

Thank enrawogf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service from the host was excellent throughout the visit. We were a party of three, with two meals covered by a Voucher, and the options available to us were explained clearly. Each course was served promptly, and the quality of the food was superb...More

Thank richtex2017
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It is our 52nd Wedding Anniversary. We decided to celebrate locally. We have been to most restaurants in Newark. We decided to try The Danube restaurant. We sat in the romantic 'window seat'. The Service was superb, even though it was a Saturday night. The...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

After a tiring morning house hunting, decided we had best get something to eat. There the problem starts it is surprising how few places will serve food after 2.00pm. Found the Danube excellent! last order for food 3.30pm. Very friendly and helpful staff excellent food...More

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I can't praise this place enough We have been welcomed by a lovely host service was incredible and the food was better then we expected We will definitely be coming back

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely host with a warm welcome on a wet and cold Wednesday evening! Superb food and service all the way through. The fennel soup and goulash was superb. Thank you and we will be back!

Thank CherylDuncan
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Once again we treated ourselves to lunch at the Danube. First time sat outside in the sunshine. Attentive, friendly service. Excellent food for a very reasonable price. We will be back!

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch in Danube's beer garden . We ordered from the tapas menu and we're delighted with our choice. We were also delighted with the wine, both glasses were Romanian.... a pleasant surprise. Our waitress was delightful, an all around great afternoon.

Thank Dublindays
Reviewed 23 August 2017

When I looked at the online menu some weeks before we visited I was a bit concerned, as I don't eat much meat and it seemed very beef-orientated, and though I do eat chicken it came with bacon, which I don't eat. By the time...More

Thank Dinah W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England (Formerly The Danube)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 610661
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Delicious home cooked central and south eastern European cuisine using quality, local ingredients wherever possible. We're passionate about offering choice, excellent service and great value. Visit Danube Cafe & Restaurant the next time you're in Newark and enjoy great food and customer service! Take the time to relax in our lounge while admiring the majestic Newark castle!
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