"What our customers say"

Graham Lamming

This is a great establishment nice friendly staff and great landlord and landlady,first class food from salads to roast dinners if you have a sweet tooth the desserts are out of this world the locals are friendly also i know this as I'm one of them

Cathy Henderson

I've just had my lunch at the Gamekeeper and the food was excellent quality..the staff friendly.my husband who's usually hard to please was also very impressed ...We will definitely be back ...x

Jo Elizabeth

Always an excellent meal, fantastic value for money, staff are always friendly and great customer care. There's a standing joke with family and friends saying I must have shares in the place as we're always there. So that in itself says a lot!

Kay Birkett

Had our wedding reception here 29.04.17. Food was excellent as always,generous portions and piping hot. Nothing was too much trouble for Michelle & her staff in ensuring that our party of 18 had an excellent afternoon. All were catered for from a 3 year old to a 95 year old and additionally the decoration of the private room was superb. Would highly recommend for any occasion and at a very reasonable price.

Sheila Dixon

Delicious home cooked food. A group of five of us went for dinner, all ate something different and all agreed it was delicious. Highly recommend the Salmon and prawns in sweet chili sauce, had this twice now.

Jayne Shipley Green

Sunday roast was beautiful we only came as saw a friend has posted a picture of her roast dinner on Facebook and came apur of the moment was well worth it delicious and fab service,also our waitress was fab with our little girl

Nichola Mitchell

Lovely home cooked food and nice, clean, homely pub. Went for lunch and really enjoyed the pie. When asked if we wanted dessert, my friend said we should as it's your birthday. My dessert then came out with a candle on it which was a lovely touch - and it was delicious too. Service was friendly & efficient. Will definitely return.

Sandra Wilson

Bank holiday Sunday , sunshine, beer garden , lovely food & few drinks & great atmosphere, perfect place

Jayne Richards

A party of 5 went for Sunday lunch, if I'm honest wasn't expecting much but was absolutely beautiful, all freshly cooked veg and lamb on the menu was an absolute bonus. when the desert menu arrived the was a huge choice including lot's of old school favourites however not being a huge desert fan my daughter in law asked if it was possible for me to have a cheese board. ..wow just wow it was amazing and huge including a fruit loaf which was to die for, before we left we asked if it was possible to buy one of the fruit loaves which the happily obliged again, lovely place, great service and fabulous food, will definitely go back

Deborah Crosby

Lovely Christmas lunch today. Lovely fresh veg and succulent Turkey.

Sally Bradley

The food is home cooked and value for money. The staff are friendly and very efficient.

Eileen Haith

Lovely Sunday lunch nice atmosphere and very friendly staff made very welcome would recommend it to all friends

Phil Barber

Had a lovely evening at The Gamekeeper. Our boys had their 21st the previous week whilst at Uni, so we booked a table at the Gamekeeper to mark the occasion when we were all back together again. It was certainly a good choice; the food was excellent (my lamb pie was gorgeous), service was friendly and efficient and our meal was really good value for money ( four mains, four desserts and plenty of drinks for £80... £20 per head!). The atmosphere was just what we wanted - it's difficult to find a place that's not full of rowdy Christmas revellers and blaring Christmas music at this time of year - after three months away at University, we wanted somewhere where we could have a good old chat and catch up. All in all, the perfect evening out and well worth the drive out from Retford.

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