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The Tawny Owl

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Bar, British, Pub
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William Hall Way | Fernwood, Newark-on-Trent NG24 3NG, England
+44 1636 703765
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We visited this pub / restaurant on a Sunday , so it was pretty busy , we hadn't booked a table just called in on the off chance . Very busy restaurant which appears to cater mainly for family meals together , very warm , friendly atmosphere . They managed to find us a table quickly and a waitress was... More 

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Thank Wykenio
Lincoln UK
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the drinks and staff were ok, the atmosphere is noisy due to children, but to be expected. Tables seemed clean. Disappointed with the food. My burger was warm enough, just the chips were lukewarm and dry. The bun itself wasn't heated or toasted prior to service which topped it all off making it all not worth eating and wasn't... More 

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Thank Donnaa5dcp
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit here we were so impressed that we now go most weeks and travel quite a way to do so. Brilliant friendly staff and great food at affordable prices. A refreshing change in all areas and will highly recommend! Not had a bad meal yet and if we do we will count it as a one off and return... More 

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Thank Justywoo
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not had a bad meal here. Good service from friendly staff. Reasonably priced 2 for 1 even meals on the special board. sunday lunch very good with plenty of choice.

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Thank Jackie D
Newark upon Trent, null, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch on Saturday. I had scampi and chips and my partner had the beer battered fish and chips. Hot food, quick service, large portions. We had to have our Millionaire's cake in a take away box as couldn't eat pudding straight after the mains. The cake was massive, too! Still can't give 5/5 though as the menus and tables... More 

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Thank Rose C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have only just moved to the area and this is the second time I have visited the Tawny Owl. I found the service and the meal excellent on both occasions.

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Thank Noreen H
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Marstons pub with the standard menu (one or two specials). At first sight the food looks expensive but they do two mains for the price of one. Why do they do this? My wife had the Kashmiri Lamb at about £14; when it came she said it was nowhere near worth it. I had to point out the offer.... More 

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Thank John P
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a pint and received the usual great welcome from Ricky and the team. A few of the other locals were in which meant good banter.

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Thank 718Richard
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steak and Ale pie with only 4 small pieces of meat......offered free desert and has apple crumble and custard however very little apple. Obviously Marston's cut backs which is a shame as this pub usually serves good quality food ....... will not be back for a while.

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Thank Cozzer61
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Tawny Owl Newark on a cold, wet Friday after Mum had finally got her new hearing aid. We arrived a bit before 12:00, and were made welcome by the manager. By the time we had had a comfort break and a drink, it was time to order. Everything was available, service was quick and the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: William Hall Way | Fernwood, Newark-on-Trent NG24 3NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 703765

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