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The Reindeer at Long Bennington

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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About
A stylish, elegant and homely gastropub for drinking, dining and relaxing. Just outside Newark in Nottinghamshire, is the picturesque village of Long Bennington. At the very heart of the village, you’ll find The Reindeer, a real country pub and the perfect place to dine, socialise, and indulge.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks
CUISINES
British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews mash pate chicken pudding steak curry salad pie the pub main course excellent food sunday lunch staff were so friendly lovely evening last minute spoilt for choice cooked to perfection
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a visit to Grantham Hospital with a 93 year old gentleman called at the Reindeer Inn at Long Bennington and we had a well prepared two course meal at a very reasonable price. It was presented to us with a very pleasant lady in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 5 January 2019

We eat here regularly since the Reindeer changed hands and was renovated and reopened. A range of well kept beers, friendly service, and a range of excellent main courses and desserts. It has become a favourite occasional lunch stop.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MDCW62
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Great to hear you enjoy coming to the Reindeer often. We do stock good local real ales which are very popular with our regular visitors. We look forward to seeing you soon back at the reindeer. Thank you for the kind comments and i'll be...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal, excellent service. Would highly recommend everybody to try it. Superb location and staff are so friendly and welcoming. Service was second to none.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AmesC1987
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. We always strive to meet everyone's needs at the Reindeer. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and I'll be sure to pass your comments on to the team.

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Had the 3 course lighter menu which was absolutely delicious, would recommend. Service was excellent from the young waitress, very attentive. Will visit again soon! Thank you 😄

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dmarie07
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Thanks for the kind comments. Our lighter options menu is very popular and we do serve it all day Monday - Saturday too. I will pass your comments on to the Team. Look forward to seeing you at the Reindeer again in the future

Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

We visited 1 month ago and found the food was really nice but portions too small. So we tried again last Saturday. Firstly, they had NO pies available (on the busiest night of the week!). We both had Liver but the portion was inadequate. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adventure141113
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience with us at the Reindeer. Unfortunately, all of our dishes are freshly prepared daily and we had a very busy lunch time where the Pie in particular was a very popular choice. This resulted...More

Reviewed 15 December 2018

We decided to pre-book this restaurant to meet our Son & Daughter-in-law for Saturday lunch. The restaurant is very clean and tidy with excellent decor. We arrived a little early and being our first time there did not know where to go to be seated....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robmarshall0206
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Apologies for the slow acknowledgement as you arrived with us on the day in question. We do always strive to greet each guest as they arrive, but as you said in your comments, the member of staff in question was busy serving drinks already. We...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

A Saturday evening meal with friends in this lovely pub was a treat. The welcome was great and we were soon seated and perusing the fairly large choice on the menu. I opted for the fixed price three-course meal and chose the garlic mushrooms, the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Eileen D
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Many thanks for your lovely comments. I will pass them on to the team. We look forward to you visiting us at the Reindeer in the near future.

Reviewed 6 December 2018

It was the time for another mid-way meeting with my friend and as we had enjoyed the Reindeer in the summer, we came back. Again the staff were friendly (as were the locals). With both of us down to have evening meals including meat, we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Thank you for the great comments, it's good to hear the local produce and ales are well received. Hopefully see you again in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 1 December 2018

The Reindeer has been upgraded and is now an attractive and comfortable pub restaurant. The staff in the restaurant are friendly ,helpful and efficient. The menu is limited which should be a good indication of freshly cooked meals. A starter of prawn and crayfish was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peroma1
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Apologies that you didn't enjoy your pie. I have passed your comments on to the chef for him to look into the matter and discuss it with his team. Glad to see the other aspects of the meal and service were good and hope to...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We have been regular visitors to the Reindeer for many years but had not visited for about 4 months. We went on Saturday and found it under new management. Everything was excellent, from the greeting, the menu choice and the food itself. Back on our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Adventure141113
Paul M, Manager at The Reindeer at Long Bennington, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Many thanks for your great comments. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us at the Reindeer. We look forward to seeing you again and I'll be sure to pass on your comments to the staff and Chef.

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Questions & Answers
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clockworkkatie
2 November 2017|
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Response from Gail L | Property representative |
Hi No Sorry we do not. Haddock and chips come in 4oz and 8oz for smaller portions, we can always accommodate your requirements
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clockworkkatie
2 November 2017|
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Response from howie009 | Reviewed this property |
Best to ask direct to the reindeer
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