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) #4 of 172 Restaurants in Newark-on-Trent ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Vegetarian Friendly, European, Eastern European
25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
+44 1636 610661
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ox cheek” (33 reviews)
“goulash” (26 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England
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Reviews (428)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Newark on a very wet evening. Received a very warm welcome at the lovely Danube restaurant. Everything on the menu sounded delicious. Eventually opted for the Mackerel Escabeche followed by the 24 hour slow roasted ox cheek, each element of each course was perfect....More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us had a wonderful family lunch earlier today - I had the goulash and creme brûlée, and both were delicious. Others had the mackerel, chicken paprikash and brownies - again all tasted beautiful. Really reasonably priced and a cosy atmosphere. Definitely recommend and...More

Thank Khela
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read the reviews and were keen to try out Danube. The entree of deep fried Brie unfortunately was frozen in the middle which they didn't charge us for. The Ox dish was fantastic but my wife's goulash was a little tasteless. For desert...More

1  Thank Kev-Cherie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After failing to get afternoon tea elsewhere. Booking a day ahead seems to be the way it works in Newark. We gave the Danube a try knowing that it could be a pointless exercise, but to our surprise they said they could do it. It...More

Thank pow1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A splendid place to drop in and not for a swim but an excellent meal. We thoroughly enjoyed our recent Sunday lunch where there was plenty of choice and all reasonably priced. The service was very attentive but not in your face and the food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was great, staff were very attentive. Food was excellent and there was so much to choose from! Absolutely loved it and would highly recommend.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were spending a few days in Newark for my husband's birthday and the Danube's menu featuring dishes from countries along the Danube appealed. We were very warmly welcomed into the restaurant by a woman who we discovered was the owner. My husand chose the...More

Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I come here often and whenever I do, Danube never fails to impress me! Always delicious, beautifully presented home cooked food every time. Lovely atmosphere and the nicest, highest class staff you'll ever find. The owner is always friendly with us and other customers and...More

Thank lydiacristina123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a find we called in after shopping in Newark,excellent food service and the waiter top class could not do another for us, the only down was getting into restaurant steps but was helped in, but very, very good all round

Thank colinwI3021XB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the restaurant for 10 persons. Checked out the menu on the net before booking as we had to cater for all. We all chose 3 courses and were not disappointed by our choices. Excellent food and all really enjoyed the meal. The waiter was...More

Thank CharlieCobra60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1AZ, England (Formerly The Danube)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 610661
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Delicious home cooked central and south eastern European cuisine using quality, local ingredients wherever possible.

We're passionate about offering choice, excellent service and great value. Visit Danube Cafe & Restaurant the next time you're in Newark and enjoy great food and customer service! Take the time to relax in our lounge while admiring the majestic Newark castle!