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The Apron

Gamston Airport, Retford, England
+44 1777 838521
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (10 reviews)
“roast lamb” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Gamston Airport, Retford, England
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here several times and the food is always interesting and well prepared and presented. Also good sized portions! We ordered a starter and main. All were good with the fried cod very large although I thought the batter a little pale. My...More

Thank JohnR R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch with my daughter and granddaughter and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food . The pre lunch breads and nibbles were absolutely delicous and reassured us we had made the right decision to come for lunch. The main...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Nice location with view over the small airfield. Not sure if was a exceptional busy day or lack of staff, but many tables required to be cleared of previous customers plates/ teapots etc. Menu looked good but was informed of slight changes and missing items...More

Thank kdc169
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Me and my family have visited The Apron over ten times for food and it has always been great, although I have found that when me and my partner visit for food separately we get treated very differently due to our age. I think because...More

3  Thank megan0livia
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Always meant to try this place, but wish I hadn't! After perusing the menu fora few moments I decided on the salmon quiche with warm jersey royals, it was then my wife pointed to the counter where the quiche was sat, uncovered and attracting flies!...More

3  Thank billyOB
Amanda W, General Manager at The Apron, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Billy Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we are sorry that you had such a disappointing experience with us. We are in the process of changing this practice, and the bakery goods will be covered at all times. We are grateful...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

A small contemporary restaurant overlooking the airfield. You need to book on a Sunday as it gets very busy. Wonderful food with really pleasant service at very reasonable cost.

Thank Terry Ann W
Reviewed 6 May 2017 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 1 May 2017

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 10 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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