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Tucked away in the Nottinghamshire countryside, The Old Volunteer offers award-winning food in a friendly and relaxed pub. We are committed to delivering excellence in every area of customer experience. Our front-of-house staff are friendly and professional and our highly experienced kitchen team are dedicated to delivering high-quality food using locally-sourced produce and seasonal ingredients. We are open seven days a week, from noon through to late evening. We have an increasing number of plant-based options on our menus so there is something for everyone to enjoy. With plenty of indoor and outdoor areas to enjoy a drink and a delicious meal, come on down, we are sure you won’t be disappointed
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews fish and chips potatoes roast beef pudding panna cotta burger sunday lunch the pub cooked to perfection lovely atmosphere volunteers chef alison courses
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Reviewed 23 October 2020

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Felt very safe in these strange times. Toilets were very clean too.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

Wow what a find the most gorgeous pub with spectacular food. We booked tonight as its still doing the Eat out to Help out on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. We had the most friendly staff. So helpful & couldn't do enough for us. The food was...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

Read about the promotion for Tuesday and Wednesday in October and thought we would try Fabulous food quality and quantity coupled with very attentive staff made this a very memorable experience and will definitely go again at full price

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

Excellent food on the Tuesday Eve 50% off special. Exceptional service from our waitress Alyson. Lovely atmosphere, look forward to visiting again soon.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 13 October 2020

One of our party had to change their main meal. The staff dealt with it really well and gave us a free replacement. In general they were really friendly. Food was tasty as well!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2020 via mobile

Fabulous from start to finish. Really busy restaurant. However Staff are very professional and did not falter with the service. Kept us updated with the 3 courses we chose. The food was really good. My husband said it was the best Rib Eye Steak he’d...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 September 2020 via mobile

Went to the old volunteer on Friday evening with family. Fantastic atmosphere, to say all social distancing was observed. Excellent service. Brilliant diligent staff & food was delicious. Good value for money too.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 21 September 2020

The food, when it arrived, was good but we felt increasingly uncomfortable with the lack of Covid security, made worse by the wait we had for our food. Good points: They have a bottle of hand sanitiser on every table, provide disposable menus and wrap...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Went in the old volunteer start of sept 2020 for a drink me partner and our dog Place was really nicely decorated and seemed a good place to go for a meal as we go out every Friday somewhere different to try When we went...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 18 September 2020

we had a great time. All thanks to our brilliant waitress Allison. What an occasion! food,drinks and service were exquisite

Date of visit: September 2020
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Charlottiieee
25 March 2018|
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Response from TheOldVol | Property representative |
Hello, we made them ourselves. Many thanks
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sandypantsuzie
16 August 2016|
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Response from TheOldVol | Property representative |
Yes, we allow dogs in the main bar area.
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Nickleo46
18 September 2015|
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Hello, We do have disabled toilets and wheelchair friendly access. Many thanks
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