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The Hearty Goodfellow

££ - £££, British,
81 Church Street, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HQ, England
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
81 Church Street, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold miserable wet day when we went in for lunch, it was also after 3 on a Saturday and a number of places had stopped serving food but the Hearty was open and welcoming to us and our dog. We sat in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roger B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great pub with fantastic staff .All the staff were really friendly and very attentive .The food was very tasty and well priced .A charming little pub just a short walk from the Minster .

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 777clare66
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Superb pub menu stocked with freshly cooked meals of man size proportions. Wholesome English pub food of the highest quality at great value prices. You'll be made to feel very welcome and will definitely leave having been well fed. Always a good choice of different...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robigus47
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this pub. Great food, plenty of choice and a specials board. The pub is very friendly and welcoming, and the staff are Fab!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 4 November 2018

After managing to secure a babysitter we visited the Hearty based on the reviews in trip advisor and wow it really didn’t dissapoint. The staff where attentive but not over bearing, perfect amount of time between ordering and food arriving, and the food was so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank C G
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Great food, very reasonable prices (I'm a student) and some of the best customer service I've ever been given! I'll be sure to visit again next time I'm in Southwell.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Jamal A
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful pub. Visited with a large group last minute on a Saturday and Lisa was so helpful and accommodating for us. Nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend this place. Food was hearty and filling.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Lovelyhelena
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We had looked up somewhere new to go for Sunday lunch, we looked at the website and thought brilliant. Booked it, got there and I was hugely disappointed the high chair for my 1 year old was filthy like it had been sat in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank cleanseandpurity
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Was advised to visit for vegetarian Sunday lunch a while ago but only just got around to it , if we had realised what was in store we would have gone sooner! Quite simply the best Sunday lunch and nut roast we have had ,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank davegaz
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Family get together for 9 of us, made us feel very welcome, gorgeous homemade food, hot n good portions, nice choice on the menu. Friendly service n reasonably priced . Would definitely go again.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank JoL7a
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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.
23 October 2016|
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Response from WilllisaHG26 | 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, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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