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The Friendly Farmer

A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
+44 1636 612461
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“sausage bap” (4 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (4 reviews)
“preserves” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped off for what we thought would be a quick snack.... this was NOT the case. We ordered a Ham & Cheese Panini and Ham Sandwich, after waiting 45 mins for the food to arrive it could only be described as "disgusting" the panini...More

Thank BecDuffy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with a colleague here to do some business. Had stopped here a couple of years ago and it was good but reading recent reviews I didn't know what to expect. Well relax !! The car park is huge and accessible from three major...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food, decent prices and an excellent location Always looking for somewhere different from the usual fast food stops as I'm traveling around and this is perfect Decent farm shop on site selling all kinds of bits always worth a look around

Thank Captain-S_1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a snack not very clean the ladies toilet had no water to wash with the food was average at best.the cook came out with the food and his clothes needed cleaning shall not go there again

1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited here quite a few times now. Good things; a generous amount of bacon in the bacon sandwich. The cheese scone was lovely Bad things; my hot chocolate was very watery, not enough milk. Husbands generous helping of bacon needed a bit more cooking,...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called in on the way home but found it difficult to find the entrance when coming from the Newark direction. Had to go down the dual carriage way and then come back. Didn't see any signs. Slow service when only ordering a scone and cappuccino...More

Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Farmer's Wife is the smaller version of the 'Herdsman' which is an all day breakfast. Must say it was very good. The food was fresh and tasty and the coffee was good. Coffee and toast included in the price. It is a large place,...More

Thank HammyWoodfordGreen
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Have been visiting this place for several years now. Food ok but 'The gents ' is about 50 years old and looks it! Last year we had a sign offering apologies and promising an update. Now that has disappeared. Also one hand drier has been...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I am reviewing this as someone who was travelling from Norfolk to Yorkshire alone with her 14 month old. We'd been travelling on the A47 and the A17 for hours and the journey had worn thin for my baby quite a while before we stopped....More

Thank baileyhawke
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were regular Sunday dinner patrons until this month. The food has recently been very cold. There seems to be no steam rising from the heaters. Most the staff are friendly but a few of the recent new staff put hardly any food on the...More

Thank David S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 612461
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