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16-20 Middlegate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AJ, England
+44 1636 700597
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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16-20 Middlegate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Strays always delivers, it can be a littler pricier but well worth it. Very accommodating with little ones (happy to heat food up) Always freshly made, the choice is brilliant and the cakes are to die for! Recommend for popping in for coffee and cake...More

Thank Suzy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a coffee and a bite to eat whilst shopping in Newark. Complicated layout and you have to order and then find a table to sit. If its not too busy all works well but if you go around lunch time it can...More

Thank NaturesMoments
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Strays was most enjoyable. A comfortable and welcoming ambience, and a nice greeting from the friendly staff. We had two jacket potatoes and two soft drinks. The food was well presented and enjoyable, accompanied by a side salad. Service was good...More

Thank Steval75
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely cafe/restaurant in the centre of Newark, made up of lots of different seating areas, both inside and out. Set in couple of traditional buildings full of character, plus a couple of courtyard areas between the buildings. The menu offers a range of different lunches...More

Thank Domdomdomdom_13
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The coffee has always been good here, but today I have just tried one of their Lemon Meringue Pies (made into individual desserts rather than a slice from a large pie). They looked absolutely amazing and tasted heavenly. I wish I could explain how delicious...More

Thank PeteCowell
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Tea and cakes. Vedy good and service quick. Ambience very good and interesting decor. Seemed polular with lots of seating areas. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Stray's is good both for lunch and for dinner. They have both a book shop and a restaurant, however it seems, that in the era of Amazon the restaurant prevailed. Nevertheless I can recommend this place with no hesitation: good food, great coffee, tapas and...More

Thank Mariusz M
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee after being recommended by a friend. It was a good recommendation as the coffee was hot and tasty. We shared a brownie which was also good & complemented the coffee. The place is a bit warren like with lots of...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I have to admit this has become my go to place in town if I need a coffee, a snack, lunch, or am meeting with friends/family. It has tasty breakfasts, a really good selection of food to cover a variety of tastes, & of course...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Been here twice this month n on both occasions the food n drinks were great value and good quality. Coffee is tasty, cakes are delicious and the food is tasty. Nice covered outside area and plenty of different places to sit. It's clean n tidy...More

Thank 992lenaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-20 Middlegate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 700597
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Family-owned and run coffee bar with a difference - serving breakfasts, made-to-order sandwiches and lite bites, made-to-order lunch menu, home-made cakes (made daily) using local producers and suppliers wherever possible. Live Jazz every Saturday from 3pm - no tickets - just get here early!
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