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The Old Volunteer

61 Caythorpe Road, Caythorpe NG14 7EB, England
+44 115 966 5822
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Caythorpe Road, Caythorpe NG14 7EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Despite making a reservation, had to wait 35 minutes for our table. Huge delays between courses. Food was sub standard. Staff rude. Complaints fell on deaf ears; not interested. Clearly packed in more customers than they were capable of handling.

Thank F6399HTandyb
TheOldVol, Owner at The Old Volunteer, responded to this reviewResponded today

Please can you contact Joanne Connors the Owner of the Old Volunteer on 01159665822 or email jo@theoldvol.co.uk to discuss

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With my brother and sister, I took my mother here for her 93rd Birthday party - a midweek lunch. It was just perfect. The staff were so welcoming and friendly. They even served up the birthday cake we brought with us. Their delicious sorbets went...More

Thank jas275
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Old Volunteer for lunch today with my grandaughter and her two young children. The staff couldn’t be more accommodating, especially with the children, providing them with freshly sliced white bloomer bread to keep them going whilst we waited for our mains. The food...More

Thank grahamlogan51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called at 1245hrs for a table at 1300hrs and was asked if I minded eating in the Bar. Not a problem to us and we were given a lovely little table near to the open fire. We had a lovely Sunday Lunch, finding the food...More

1  Thank henrythenavigator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for a late lunch, last week. We went because we were near by and unlike most of the local eateries it served food all day. The meal was quite good, not excellent. The service was also good. The staff were friendly and we...More

1  Thank michaelbish0p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband stopped by chance at the old vol and so glad we did. The service was warm friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and all freshly cooked, the hubby said his duck was cooked to perfection, nice and pink. What i...More

Thank Maxine W
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I have eaten here several times and the food never disappoints and the service is warm and welcoming . So i thought i would try there new menu which is full of choice and great value - the Tapas selection was excellent and the Sticky...More

Thank Samhw777
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Been a regular since the refurbishment a few years ago but standards have dropped and prices have gone up this year

Thank stephen_retsof
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

New menu and excellent tapas☺. The service is fantastic and you are made to feel really welcome. The old volunteer is also a great place if you just fancy a drink with comfy seats and lovely open fire. Very lucky to have this pub as...More

Thank Natasha R
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Sorry but Sunday lunch not that good i travel far and wide most Sundays for lunch overpriced for platter veg short meat chewy and never serve chicken on the bone sorry

Thank paul h
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Questions & Answers
26 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from TheOldVol | Property representative |
Hello, we made them ourselves. Many thanks
17 August 2016|
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Response from TheOldVol | Property representative |
Yes, we allow dogs in the main bar area.
18 September 2015|
Response from TheOldVol | Property representative |
Hello, We do have disabled toilets and wheelchair friendly access. Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Caythorpe Road, Caythorpe NG14 7EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Caythorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 115 966 5822
  • E-mail
The Old Volunteer is ran by Joanne, who has re-vamped The Old Volunteer to the Stylish but comfortable pub/restaurant it is today. Stephen Taylor, who runs the kitchen is an experienced and talented chef who has many years in the industry. We have a wide variety of Food on Offer to suit all tastes, with daily specials. We also offer a selection of Ales, Lagers, Spirits and Wines to suit all.
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