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The Apron

Gamston Airport, Retford, England
+44 1777 838521
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Gamston Airport, Retford, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very smart little restaurant with a contemporary style. A very good menu choice to suit all tastes and a panoramic view of the airfield. Service was relaxed and very pleasant. Lunches don't get much better than this ! It all seemed freshly...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here ahead of my Son's flying lesson. We all had the Bacon Sandwich which was very nice on home made chunky sourdough bread. The service was very good and the staff are friendly. This is a little hidden gem.... We enjoyed the...More

Thank Ste7373
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a leisurely lunch here recently and weren't disappointed. Some of the tastiest food I have had in a long while. We had the Fish and Chips and they were sublime. The setting is relaxed and the staff were incredibly helpful....More

Thank mj-led
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been several times for breakfast. Very nice ambience, able to see the activity on the airport, planes taking off & landing. Food very good also, very well prepared & presented. Is perhaps a little pricey.

Thank contentedman
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Lovely, clean cafe serving great tea and scones. We even stayed for a celebratory glass of wine. Highly recommend after a flight or viewing.

Thank morris473
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Weather it's a cup of coffee, a sandwich or a lunch the apron always comes up trumps. The food is marvelous and the surroundings are first class..... A word of warning, if you want Sunday lunch then book well in advance. The homemade bread to...More

Thank mjcopcutt
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We arrived at the Apron around lunchtime on a normal weekday in mid March. It was full. This is a hugely popular eatery and booking is pretty much essential at almost any time, but this is only a measure of how good it is. Fortunately...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food is superb use this place lots for business. The staff are very friendly and the setting is lovely to sit out side on a sunny day watching the life at the airport!

Thank TVV123
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely location looking over the runway of Gamston Airport. Clean nicely furnished friendly place. Lovely food and on a nice day you can sit outside and enjoy a drink whilst watching the movements in and out of the airport. Try this local gem for a...More

Thank Girty666
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Apron is a lovely restaurant situated on the edge of the tarmac runway at Gamston Airport near Retford. A big window gives excellent views if you are a keen plane spotter. The restaurant is handsomely appointed and the food delicious. My sea bass, chorizo,...More

Thank Stephen G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gamston Airport, Retford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: +44 1777 838521
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