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The Tawny Owl

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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William Hall Way | Fernwood, Newark-on-Trent NG24 3NG, England
+44 1636 703765
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times, the last two we left without paying the full bill due to the (lack of) food quality. Returned today to relieve the stress of puppy homing and were truly impressed. Service was quick, food arrived within 20 minutes and we were full when we left. What impressed most was the apparent staff rapport, they truly seemed... More 

Thank sillingworth
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family were attending my brothers funeral yesterday and as we were coming from all corners of the country, we needed somewhere easy to meet. There were 21 of us who arrived over a period of about an hour and we were all greeted by a smiling host. All staff were very attentive, drinks were prompt, food was ordered and... More 

Thank SnrSkeeto
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal, Had a little wait, but i dont mind so long as food is hot and good.......and It was, stuff great

Thank Brandmax
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with family to celebrate my daughters birthday. As their are quite a few of us I was worried as sometime thing go wrong with large groups but everything was well organised. We had a lovely time and were made to feel very welcome. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the food was lovely too. Definitely... More 

Thank Mrsdannibean1983
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here three times a week for a pint,very nice and lots to choose from,good atmosphere,friendly stuff.

Thank Dan2016q
Newark upon Trent, null, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday dinner yesterday. Had shoulder of lamb and the portion was HUGE! Food was piping hot and came to table about 8 minutes after ordering. Lamb could be cut with a spoon it was so tender. Waiting staff genuinely cheerful, very efficient and attentive but not intrusively so. Pudding took a little longer to arrive - maybe 15... More 

Thank Rose C
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited as a group for lunch. Service was fast and attentive and a wide range of food is available. Prices are extremely reasonable with 2 for 1 offers on most main courses, and drinks prices are also ok. The meals were hot and good to eat, with reasonable quantities. You can book a table in advance and this is... More 

Thank BobH9992014
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have moved to the area recently and having passed the Tawny Owl a few times we went in to get dinner before we went onto the cinema in Newark-Upon-Trent. I was a bit nervous going seeing such mixed reviews on the site but I can say that even at 6:15 on a Tuesday night the pub was busy but... More 

Thank undecidedadrian
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Now visited this pub 4 times. We are frequent visitors to Marstons pubs across the country not because they are the best, more because with young children we know what we are getting and its value for money. What I don't understand is the different styles. Whether we have just been unlucky or not, but the table service in this... More 

1 Thank Mardood
Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Came on the 4th October, great service lovely food. Sirloin steak cooked to perfection and a gammon steak which melted in your mouth. Will be calling again

Thank joanne s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, 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?