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41/42 Stodman Street | Newark, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AW, England
+44 1636 605214
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just had the most fabulous meal. First time we have had tapas and I can't wait to go back. The different varied dishes were all equally tasty and great value for money. Service was great, very friendly and attentive. Highly recommend this restaurant. Great location in town. Beautifully decorated inside and all the tables are set up lovely. Been here... More 

1 Thank rebeccapegg1984
Steve B, Owner at Rushton's, responded to this review

Thank you for a fab review. More 

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the third time this year I've been to No 42 (formerly Rushton's), the previous two occasions being for steak night (well worth a booking, great value for money). This time, we thought we'd try one of the speciality nights, and went for the Americana, and took a couple of friends with us. Once again, the food was excellent... More 

Thank Tina F
Steve B, Owner at Rushton's, responded to this review

Dear Tina, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We look forward to seeing you again. Steve More 

Level Contributor
22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

For some time now we have been meaning to try out No 42 (formerly Rushtons). When I tried to book on a couple of occasions it was full, so I was very pleased to get a table last night and the wait was certainly worth it. Not sure why, but they were not too busy. Including us I counted 13... More 

2 Thank David J S
Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

On a shopping trip to Newark my daughter and I decided to have lunch at Rushtons bistro. I have walked past numerous times but always thought it looked a bit too up market and expensive for a quick lunch. The food was delicious. The best lamb cutlets I have ever tasted. The service was spot on. Both manager and waiting... More 

1 Thank Stanleybaloo
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A mature couple, we had a small local wedding followed by lunch in the comfortable private dining room. The service was friendly and attentive, the food delicious as usual. Thank you Steve and all the team.

1 Thank Zita B
Spalding, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

5 of us ate here 3 ordered from the chefs daily specials and 2 from the A La Carte, the daily specials ham hock terrine starter, shin of beef main and brioche bread and butter pudding all were found to be delicious, looked really appetising and of a good sensible portion size. Excellent value for the price, the venison carpaccio,... More 

1 Thank GarnerTK
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A pretentious restaurant. The food sounded good, the reality it was served cold, some orders forgotten which meant people waiting. The waitresses were pleasant, unlike the manager. There are far better restaurants in Newark and the surrounding villages.

1 Thank desmond h
Steve B, Manager at Rushton's, responded to this review

What a dreadful review. I would really like you to help me remember when you came in. Perhaps you could call me and we can discuss and try to make amends 01636 605214. Regards Steve More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Went with a friend for a meal it was fantastic! Then went back for Sunday lunch AND THAT WAS EXCELLENT!

1 Thank janeNewark
Worksop, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Was taken here for lunch as part of my 70th birthday celebration. Friendly welcome and good choice of food, specials board gave a choice of two or three courses as well as a main menu. Prices were reasonable and the the food was excellent as well as the service. Four of us had starters which were presented well and excellently... More 

1 Thank nowretire
Stockport, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I can heartily recommend No 42, whether you are a couple, family or with friends. Intimate enough for two, spacious enough for more. Friendly service, with a smile, without being intrusive. Excellent food, presented beautifully, and to specification (in our case, no garlic) - tasty and well proportioned. Scallops great, vension/duck/guinea fowl all smashing, and desserts to die for. And... More 

1 Thank Rachel E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 39
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41/42 Stodman Street | Newark, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 605214
Bistro, a la carte, private dining and parties.

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