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“Great Food”
Review of The Gate Inn

The Gate Inn
Ranked #55 of 106 Restaurants in Retford
Cuisines: Pub
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

Great food, great staff, great value, the three ingredients we all require, this pub has it all, now eaten here a number of times, and every time good, the owner is a lovely host as are the staff, really worth a visit.

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1  Thank Derek S
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

We were visiting friends in Retford, for the early May Bank holiday 2014, who have recently moved to the area from Surrey.

We visited the pub a couple of time during our long weekend break. The bar staff were cheerful and welcoming and everywhere appeared to be really clean and well maintained.

2 pints were £6.19, the equivalent in our local in Surbiton, Surey is £7.10, another plus point in the pub's favour. Food is only available on Sunday lunchtime and it is advisable to book as this is always well attended.

There is a pub quiz on a Wednesday evening which starts at 9.30, people are welcome to come and joint in, this and any other activities in th pub.

We enjoyed our visits to The Gate Inn and our friends have now adopted the pub as their "local" and we look forward to going back on our return visit to Retford.

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1  Thank David D
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

What a find, tucked away in Ordsall Retford, a traditional local pub. Lovely friendly atmosphere, and excellent decor. We were told to try their Sunday lunch, and so glad we did. A choice of three meats, you don't get this at a Toby!! The meals arrived, we opted for the normal size, and so glad we did, they were massive plates, filled with succulent cuts of meat, four different types of veg, creamy mashed potatoes, and the best roast potatoes I've tasted in ages. This topped with a massive home made Yorkshire pudding, not an Aunt Bessie's in sight. Everything was delicious, the cauliflower cheese was moorish, and if I had, had room would have loved seconds. We did manage to choose one of the large selection of home made sweets on offer. I had the rhubarb crumble, lovely buttery crumbly topping, with fresh cream. My partner choose the bread & butter pudding, with custard, in his words simply the best. We will be back again, very soon, and this was excellent value at £18 for two. You really need to try, but don't forget to book. At the moment they only serve Sunday lunch, it would be lovely if they served food throughout the week, I would definitely visit .

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Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

My family & I attended The Gate Inn in Ordsall, Retford for Sunday lunch-again today!! This is truly the best Sunday lunch in the area. We visit here most weeks. With 3 meats to choose from, 5 vegetables, mash plus homemade roasties & Yorkshire puds, what more could you want??
You are always warmly welcomed by all the staff here (& even the locals make you feel welcome). There's a lovely play park & seating area in the well kept gardens, which is really lovely in the summer (we even held our sons christening here in June last year- it was just perfect).
It really is a lovely friendly, homely pub!! Very highly recommended!!

Thank BekMowbs
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Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

If you want a Sunday dinner then this is just the place! With a choice of 3 meats and seasonal fresh veg, go in hungry and you will be filled ! 2 sizes normal and large. The Yorkshire puddings are to die for! It's proper home cooked food! And it's all fresh. The staff are polite and nothing is too much trouble and if you ask you might even get 2 yorkshires !

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