Places to Eat


Ollerton and the surrounding villages have a wide variety of eating establishments. These range from small award-winning tea shops, to large family-friendly restaurants specialising in cuisine to suit all tastes. Many places make the most of the delicious local produce available.

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Boughton

Blackburn House Restaurant
Boughton Pumping Station, Brake Lane, Boughton, Ollerton, Notts
NG22 9HQ
Tel: 01623 867540
Email: info@blackburn-house.com
Web: www.blackburn-house.com
Type of business: Restaurant, Wedding Venue, Conference Venue, Office lets
Owner/manager’s description: ‘Imaginatively prepared modern British dishes using fresh local ingredients cooked with a passion. Our famous Sunday Carvery proves very popular with all of our diners and has achieved a regular clientele of repeat customers.’

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Bothamsall

Thaymar Ice cream Farm Shop and Tea Room
Haughton Park Farm, Nr Bothamsall, DN22 8DB
Tel: 01623 862632
Email: sales@thaymar.co.uk
Web: www.thaymar.co.uk
Type of business: café
Owner/manager’s description: ‘Visit the home of Thaymar ice cream – there are over 30 flavours to choose from’
local ingredients are used in the ice cream

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Budby

Judith Ann’s Tea Shop
Dukeries Antique Centre, Thoresby Park, Budby, NG22 9EX
Tel: 01623 822252
Type of business: café

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Caunton

Caunton Beck
Caunton, NG23 6AB
Tel: 01636 636793
Email: email@cauntonbeck.com
Web: www.wigandmitre.com
Type of business: pub with restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘ A reassuringly civilised pub-restaurant, open from 8am to midnight every day, each week, all year’

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Clipstone

Rumbles Catering Project
Vicar Water Country Park Visitor Centre, off Mansfield Road, Clipstone, NG21 9AA
Tel: 01623 424836
Email: rumblescateringproject@yahoo.co.uk
Web: www.rumbles.org.uk
Type of business: café/daytime restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘Everything is offered, from a simple ‘cuppa’ to a three-course carvery, and all food is cooked fresh to order. The building is also wheelchair-friendly and profits are reinvested inthe charity’
the milkman supplies bread, milk and vegetables


Sherwood Pines Café
Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Kings Clipstone (Old Clipstone), NG21 9JL
Tel: 01623 822500
Email: nigel.redmile@gmail.com
Type of business: café
Owner/manager’s description: ‘Recently refurbished café, enjoy our new menu in this superb setting in the heart of Sherwood Forest’
the café offers a wide range of freshly produced meals and snacks using locally sourced ingredients e.g. meat, fruit, vegetables and eggs

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Cuckney

The Greendale Oak
Budby, Cuckney, NG20 9NQ
Tel: 01623 844441
Email: thegreendaleoak@tiscali.co.uk
Web: www.thegreendaleoak.co.uk
Type of business: pub with restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘A spacious old-English bar that serves fine ales, wines and spirits in a comfortable and cosy environment. There is a carvery every Sunday’
local meats are used in the meals

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Edwinstowe

Edwinstowe Bistro
19 High Street, Edwinstowe, NG21 9QP
Tel: 01623 824880
Type of business: restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘A small 200-year-old quaint bistro, once owned by the local butcher. Breakfasts, light bites and à la carte meals are available’
serves fair-trade coffee and local produce is used


Forest Lodge Hotel and Restaurant
2, Church Street, Edwinstowe, NG21 9QA
Tel: 01623 824443
Email: thompsonash@hotmail.com
Type of business: hotel with restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘A charming, award-winning, 18th centurycoaching inn. Family-owned and run. We also have a Casque Marque award’
all produce is sourced locally


Forest Table
Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, Edwinstowe, NG21 9HN
Tel: 01623 823202
Type of business: café/daytime restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘Licensed family restaurant serving hot food and snacks and hot and cold drinks, all year round’

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Laxton

The Dovecote Inn
Cross Hill, Laxton, NG22 OSX
Tel: 01777 871586
Email: dovecote_inn@btconnect.com
Web: www.dovecoteinnlaxton.co.uk
Type of business: pub with restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘A delightful country inn in the tranquil village of Laxton with a reputation for fine food, wine and beers’
there is a policy of sourcing from local suppliers wherever possible, and all meals are home made

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Ollerton (New)

Paddyfields Oriental Restaurant
41 Whinney Lane, New Ollerton, NG22 9TE
Tel: 01623 836200
Web: www.paddyfieldsrestaurant.co.uk
Type of business: restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘Top quality oriental restaurant with food from China, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Japan, prepared by award-winning chefs’


The Picnic Basket Café and Takeaway
Forest Road, New Ollerton, NG22 9PR
Tel: 01623 862244
Type of business: café
Owner’s description: ‘Our friendly café has a 5-star award from the district council for good food hygiene and management’

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Ollerton Village

The Hop Pole Hotel and Restaurant
Main Street, Ollerton Village, NG22 9AD
Tel: 01623 822573
Email: info@hoppolehotel.co.uk
Type of business: hotel and pub with restaurant
Owner’s description: ‘The hotel has a 48-seater restaurant, which is also open for morning coffee and light bites. It has a 5* award from the District Council for good food hygiene and management’

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Rufford

Rufford Park Golf and Country Club
Rufford Lane, Rufford, near Ollerton, NG22 9DG
Tel: 01623 825253
Email: enquiries@ruffordpark.co.uk
Web: www.ruffordpark.co.uk
Owner/manager’s description: ‘The restaurant serves fresh local food prepared by resident chefs and offers outstanding views’



Savile Restaurant
Rufford Abbey Country Park, Rufford, near Ollerton, NG22 9DF
Tel: 01623 821310
Type of business: daytime restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘For hot lunches and salads, plus tempting afternoon teas, visit the Savile Restaurant’



The Coach House Café
Rufford Country Park, Rufford, near Ollerton, NG22 9DF
Tel: 01623 821310
Type of business: café
Owner/manager’s description: ‘The Coach House serves light snacks and hot and cold drinks, ice creams and sandwiches. It is a great place to relax whilst exploring Rufford Abbey’s gardens’

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Thoresby

The Bay Tree
Thoresby Courtyard, Thoresby Park, near Ollerton, NG22 9EP
Tel: 01623 825225
Web: www.thoresby.com
Type of business: café
Owner/manager’s description: ‘The Bay Tree Café is fully licensed and serves food from continental dishes to cream teas. Seating is available indoors and outdoors’
the café serves home made produce, including cakes and quiches, and local ice cream


The Blue Room and Fenocchi’s Restaurant
Thoresby Hall Hotel, Thoresby Park, near Ollerton, NG22 9WH
Tel: 01623 821000
Web: www.thoresbyhall.co.uk
Type of business: both are restaurants
eighty five percent of waste materials are recycled on-site. Warner Holidays are currently investigating the possibility of joining the Red Tractor scheme

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Welbeck

Dukeries Garden Centre (Welbeck Restaurant)
Dukeries Garden Centre, Welbeck, Worksop, S80 3LT
Tel: 01909 476506
Email: info@dukeries.co.uk
Web: www.dukeries.co.uk
Type of business: daytime restaurant
Owner/manager’s description: ‘The Welbeck Restaurant is situated in the walled gardens of the garden centre. Traditional home cooked hot and cold meals. Renowned breakfasts and afternoon cream teas’
the restaurant uses produce from the local area

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