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The Friendly Farmer

) #144 of 172 Restaurants in Newark-on-Trent €€ - €€€ Cafe, British
A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
+44 1636 612461
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on 5th May. There are Blue Badge spaces near to the entrance, but these spaces need to have the extra hatched area painted on the tarmac to allow transit from car seat to wheelchair. The sloped entrance and outward opening of entrance doors...More

Thank skellyg53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a big fan of services but had been recommended this. It's just off the A1 and I was glad to have the A17 behind me on the way back from Suffolk. I went for the larger full English which was very filling. My...More

Thank Stuart N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here with a friend on this occasion whilst travelling to Kent. Always seems to have mixed reviews. Lucky for us as we have never had an issue. Yes the toilets could do with a bit of cheering up. The farm shop is lovely...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for drinks, wish we hadn't bothered. One member of staff taking the orders, making up the orders and doing the till. By the time we got sat down our drinks were cold as it took so long. Next time we will find a MacDonald...More

Thank Robbiekins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pulled in for a quick loo break on journey home from Lincoln but nicely surprised by the restaurant so stayed for lunch. Lamb and mit pie to die for and fed an adult and a hungry 10 year old such was the size with the...More

Thank Spudwynk
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The food was lovely and service was excellent, the girl who served us was very friendly and worked very hard unlike the rest of the staff on duty. She was on the serving till then at the shop till, the toilets were very clean and...More

Thank Vicki_dude
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stopped here for breakfast en route from Norfolk to a holiday in the Yorkshire Dales. The choice of food was fine and prepared quickly. Sited near to a small shop selling farm produce and items such as chutneys and jams and having WC facilities and...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Had the all day breakfast - expensive and not great quality. Would waste my time going again (would go to McDonald's)

Thank 69mc2
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Called in for a bacon sandwich and a coffee. Coffee was lukewarm but not bad as coffee goes and the bacon sandwich was good quality. There is a farm shop and a small butchers inside this place. Looked like good access for disabled. Not bad...More

Thank Darticus
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Specifically left an afternoon in Newark on Trent to come here as we'd looked up it up on the website and it said it closed at 5pm on Sundays. Extremely disappointed that we got there to find it actually closed at 4pm on Sunday. Wasted...More

Thank Annie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 612461
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