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The Hearty Goodfellow

££ - £££, British,
81 Church Street, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HQ, England
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
81 Church Street, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is wonderful, hearty and hot. Chips I believe are triple cooked. Haddock is fresh, firm and yummy.

Thank kazzybee7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had good meal, tasty food and good portions. Service friendly and helpful. Beer very good. We will definitely return

Thank nicholasmcmullen1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in on a tour round Newark and area for lunch pleased we did the food was good and male on bar duty and serving food was very polite and helpful Would recommend and call again if in the area

Thank ellarvey
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A very wide menu but well cooked and presented pub food.There is normally a good selection of pump pulled beers.

Thank nigelcarnall
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on our way home for a Sunday lunch and were very impressed. We had no reservation but were quickly seated. It was clearly a busy and popular choice for Sunday lunch. The food was stunning. Homemade Yorkshire puddings! Fresh, local meat and...More

Thank SarahLuluCat
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I came here on Tuesday for a quick lunch with some friends and definitely can't complain, they have a wide range of superb gins and the food was great, the waitress was very chatty and friendly and after throwing various questions at her I decided...More

Thank Lindaswain1
Reviewed 24 August 2017

All good, friendly staff, decent food, good range of beers. Tried this place after seeing very positive reviews- it's good, and we are lucky in Southwell and the surrounding villages to have a wide range of good pub restaurants to choose from

Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Went late on Sunday. Still got a lovely roast (although they'd run out of a couple of things). Beer is good. Service is friendly. Nice garden that welcomes dogs.

1  Thank Luckymrslee
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the Hearty Goodfellow yesterday with my wife as we passed through Southwell, the young waitress was very helpful and made us feel completely welcome having never been before. They had a wide range of dishes to choose from and a great warm atmosphere....More

1  Thank johnroach53
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I live in market Rasen, and her mum (who is 83) lives in Collingham. We'd been looking for the last 8 years for a nice pub local to her, and had been to a wide variety with hit and miss results, until...More

1  Thank helenmiddlerasen
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Questions & Answers
8 January 2017|
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Response from Mick834 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they had a few options on the menu that were gluten free.
Derrick H
23 October 2016|
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Response from William W | Property representative |
Hi The average cost of a Sunday Roast is £10.95 for either Crispy Pork Belly, Topside of Beef, Chicken Breast or Nut Roast, with Leg of Lamb at £11.95. Our roasts are very traditional and are served with crispy roast... More
22 September 2016|
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Response from yellowmini1952 | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog in when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Church Street, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Southwell
  • Phone Number: 01636-91-91-76
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