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The Willow Tree

Front Street, Barnby in the Willows, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2SA, England
+44 1636 629003
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef” (9 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Front Street, Barnby in the Willows, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2SA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went for our first meal at the Willow Tree the service was excellent and the food tasty and good value and we would certainly go again.

1  Thank T9964YKmichael
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Excellent lunch, as near as a home cooked meal. Staff were very helpful, nothing was too much trouble Will go again

1  Thank Diana M
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We took the family here for a pre Christmas meal, we had booked in advance. On arrival we were escorted in to the restaurant where the table had been decorated with crackers etc. There were ten of us at the table and all the meals...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Pub is mid way between my brother and our house and its easy for both of us to get there so having had a good lunch this time last year we booked to go again. Whilst the decor is maybe a bit tired, its...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I had a really excellent veggie meal here. It was obviously carefully designed as a specifically vegetarian dish, and not just one with the meat substituted by something else. This shows how good real veggie food can be, but so seldom is. The only problem...More

Thank Armchairgardener
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Having made a long journey from the South of England it was great to have somewhere to eat close to the b and b next door - note not owned/run by Willow Tree Cottages. The food was amazing, freshly cooked and plenty of it. What...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you to Brett, Jess, Olivia and Beth for making my father's 80th birthday meal so special. If the proof of the pudding is in the eating, then the food was nothing short of stunning having not seen my father eat so much in years....More

1  Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a lovely traditional country in with a warm welcome and a friendly atmosphere. We would recommend booking as it is very popular and the standard of food excellent. We came for sunday lunch and both had the Ribeye beef which was cooked perfectly...More

Thank ANDY K
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Great food! All freshly cooked and imaginative, including for vegetarians. I love coming here and the latest visit was no exception. Staff so welcoming and nothing too much trouble. Good ale too!

1  Thank Concentric
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I'd not been here for years but had good memories & was very impressed last night! The king prawn starter was excellent, the rib eye steak was perfect with peppercorn sauce & the apple crumble really hit the spot! Friendly service & reasonable price, would...More

Thank Gurnico
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$49
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street, Barnby in the Willows, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Barnby in the Willows
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 629003
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