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The Old Theatre Deli

4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
+44 1636 815340
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (45 reviews)
“sandwich” (15 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old theatre deli is fun and has freshly made food. It is quite small place but has very delicious food. It's mainly for lunch and coffees. Overall it's a very nice place to eat.

Thank Foodylover21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have friends in the area that visit this place regularly and they recommended that we should get lunch here if we happened to be in Southwell. We were not disappointed! It was very busy (as warned) but felt the service was still very attentive....More

Thank baringtonlevy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat outside with our two dogs. My wife ordered a cheese scone,a sausage roll and two coffees. the coffees arrived promptly and were ok but 30 mins later we were still waiting for the food. Eventually our order materialised and we complained about the...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a trip out to Southwell today and stumbled upon this little gem of a deli. With it being bank holiday it was very busy and all tables outside were occupied so we opted for an inside table. The deli itself is tiny inside...More

Thank Luke T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited when in Southwell but very disappointed with the service. Very poor accommodation with tables and chairs pushed together inside. My party of three were squeezed in between two tables and we were close enough to be literally sat on other people's laps. We waited...More

Thank KHreviewer
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Called in on spec - it was very busy both inside and out but we were lucky and found a table. The food is a mix of sandwiches, soup, quiche etc plus a an array of home made cakes. Quite pricey for deli cafe food...More

Thank Sheffview
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Impromptu visit here. Delicious breakfast of eggs benedict with ham . Lovely pot of fresh tea made with loose tea that tasted so much better than tea bags . Inexpensive and friendly service. Have already arranged to meet a friend there as enjoyed it so...More

Thank janemrs2016
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in here on a Monday when we saw it was so popular. Was a lovely warm day so sat outside. The menu was very enticing and didn't disappoint. We had two sandwiches, a side of chips and took cake home for dinner! In terms...More

Thank Katy S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Never having been to Southwell before, we came across this place in the town centre by accident. The presentation and menu are very attractive with loads of daily specials. The staff were friendly and attentive. Not cheap, but a great lunch.

Thank Tim_Pickles
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Nice to sit outside watching Southwell folk go buy. Good service and range of food. A place to read a newspaper and pass the time

Thank Steve F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Place, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Southwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 815340
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