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Springhead Brewery

Robin Hood Main Street | Laneham, Retford DN22 0NA, England
+44 1636 821000
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great evening of Jazz

Called for an early evening drink whilst being entertained by a 3 piece jazz ensembele. Good... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
davev68
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Retford, United Kingdom
Certainly earns its name "The Bees Knees"

Sunday Lunch was consumed. Selection of three meats. I opted for pork which was very good indeed... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Rumcat
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The Bees' Knees is a warm and friendly Ale House and Eatery on the site of The Springhead Brewery.Good honest homemade food is available to compliment our range of fabulous beers. We are proud of our food, we make all our own pies with pastry made with flour from Leverton Windmill. Our meat,veg,cheeses,sausages,fresh fish, pickles and sundries etc. are all locally sourced.We have two function rooms available, we conduct brewery tours and will happily tailor any special event to your needs. We also have outside bar facilities and specialise in organising beer festivals.
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Robin Hood Main Street | Laneham, Retford DN22 0NA, England
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+44 1636 821000
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"bees knees"
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"roast potatoes"
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"great selection of ales"
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"extra gravy"
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"cooked to perfection"
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"sunday lunch"
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Called for an early evening drink whilst being entertained by a 3 piece jazz ensembele. Good company, good atmosphere, great selection of ales, good service. No better way to spend an hour - or two!

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Sunday Lunch was consumed. Selection of three meats. I opted for pork which was very good indeed. Served on mashed potatoes with roast potatoes and a Yorkshire pud. A very decent selection of vegetables that were cooked to perfection. Sauces and extra gravy were also...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

This brewery has continued to develop over a number of years and now has a great standard range of beers, plus it always develops new brews for everyone to savour. Their on site bar the Bees Knees is well worth a visit if ever you...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great village pub friendly staff good choice of beers. We were lucky enough to have a tour of the brewery which was very interesting. Plenty of car parking space.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Arrived here to a very warm welcome. The interior was very quaint and a very friendly atmosphere. The staff were excellent! The number of beers available surprised me, however I am Gluten Free so settled for a nice fruit cider or two. The food was...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Have used this eatery several times for lunch. Good choice of food .Lite bites very interesting with Cheeses ,Black pudding ,Pork pie. A plough mans with a twist.

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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Sunday lunch washed down with a couple of pints of their own ale: Good quality food and the portion size is very good for someone with a healthy appetite. Roast beef in thick slices, very tender and succulent. Was all 'well done' as this had...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

I love this place. A great micro-brewery which produces some fantastic beer - I'd recommend Roaring Megs! We have been many times & its child friendly, often putting up bouncy castles & activities for them whilst the parents can chill out. Great themed activity weekends...More

Thank Anton B
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is a true micro brewery. They offer some wonderful bitters and lager style beverages. The atmosphere in Megs Bar is one of welcoming and fun. The furniture is eclectric which enhanses the abbience. The staff are knowledgeable and know their beers. Frequently the brewmaster...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is our local pub and we visit on average once a fortnight, usually to eat, have been going now for over two years and have always found their food to be excellent, we always book for their Christmas dinners and can't believe how they...More

Thank Graham B
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