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The Recruiting Sergeant

££ - £££, British,
10 High Street | Great Gonerby NG31 8JP, Grantham NG31 8JP, England
+44 1476 562238
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
10 High Street | Great Gonerby NG31 8JP, Grantham NG31 8JP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Good food and choices. Great landlady who makes you feel very welcome. Variety of events held during the year. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Explore678893
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are a party of 12 and we were well looked after by the staff who were extremely friendly and could not do enough for us. One member of our party needs the help of a walking frame and this was taken into account when...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AnitaC2024
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again a great meal .We all had the Chicken / Ribs to share, lovely food, Village pub with a friendly atmosphere which we would recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sherpa42188088741
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This pub really misses a trick - it has a nice sized restaurant and the decor is ok but the menu choices are uninspiring, and the food itself is just of a basic home-cooking standard. We would've been really disappointed if we'd gone on a Saturday...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simplysuper
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Three of us ordered the same lunches from the "Specials" board, sausages, potatoes & fresh vegetables, followed by apple pie & custard. The smaller portions were perfect! Mum is over 90 & eats slowly, but the friendly and helpful members of staff heated her meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Three of us had the Steak and Ale pie with chips and peas today, best pub chips I have ever had and the pie was simply outstanding. Congratulations to the Management Team

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alan J
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We visited The Recruiting Sergeant for a Saturday lunch after a long day exploring the local area. The pub itself is immaculately presented, both inside and out, with plenty of character. The welcome we received was warm and informative (since we were asking questions of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank El_Chop_Chop
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to try this local pub, never been before. Pleasantly surprised by the warm welcome. Usual pub food ,tasty and hot. Give it a try.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

All the staff make you feel welcome as soon as you arrive. You are then seated and drink orders taken. Not a fantastic choice of real ales unfortunately. The orders were taken and the food was delivered to the table in a short time and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank heyguesswhat
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great beer good food and happy smiling staff!!!! Food a little expensive but worth it and a good choice of menu

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sueroutledge
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20 June 2016|
Response from ALISON M | Property representative |
Unfortunately we have no Greek nights planned for the next few months. We are hoping to introduce different themed nights monthly by the end of the year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 High Street | Great Gonerby NG31 8JP, Grantham NG31 8JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Grantham
  • Phone Number: +44 1476 562238
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The Recruiting Sergeant is a welcoming pub and restaurant located on High Street, Great Gonerby. We pride ourselves on offering excellent home cooked food in the comfortable surroundings of our traditional village pub. Private Parties,Romantic,Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients , Theme nights.
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