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The Friendly Farmer

A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
+44 1636 612461
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
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Reviews (177)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok for a quick lunchtime stop over. Paninnis and toasties are ok and restaurant includes a farm shop with with vegetables and bakery products. Car park not organised well !

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the friendly farmer for breakfast. The staff were very accommodating and helpful. I am on a vegan diet and the lady chef came out to ask what I would like. Not a great choice for me but the effort was made. Lovely farm...More

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's much better than what you normally get from a service station location. The fried breakfast was obviously made with very good quality ingredients and it was cooked very well - the result was a great tasting start to what would be a long drive...More

1  Thank Peltata
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time for me at the Friendly Farmer and it had good facilites, nice resturant and shopping area to pick up snacks for an onward journey or essentials for when you get home. I was on an outward journey so just stopped for a break...More

1  Thank Eddie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop here most years en route to Norfolk. Although dogs are not allowed inside, they are catered for in a covered picnic area outside. The freshly prepared food is good wholesome grub and the service is good. They had those free wifis before they...More

Thank Brwsi
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Called in on 5th May. There are Blue Badge spaces near to the entrance, but these spaces need to have the extra hatched area painted on the tarmac to allow transit from car seat to wheelchair. The sloped entrance and outward opening of entrance doors...More

1  Thank skellyg53
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of services but had been recommended this. It's just off the A1 and I was glad to have the A17 behind me on the way back from Suffolk. I went for the larger full English which was very filling. My...More

Thank Stuart N
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We came here with a friend on this occasion whilst travelling to Kent. Always seems to have mixed reviews. Lucky for us as we have never had an issue. Yes the toilets could do with a bit of cheering up. The farm shop is lovely...More

1  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stopped for drinks, wish we hadn't bothered. One member of staff taking the orders, making up the orders and doing the till. By the time we got sat down our drinks were cold as it took so long. Next time we will find a MacDonald...More

Thank Robbiekins
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Pulled in for a quick loo break on journey home from Lincoln but nicely surprised by the restaurant so stayed for lunch. Lamb and mit pie to die for and fed an adult and a hungry 10 year old such was the size with the...More

Thank Spudwynk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 612461
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