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The Herbalist

Retford, Nottinghamshire

(96)
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The Herbalist

Retford, Nottinghamshire

(96)

Reviews (96)

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V
24 September 2019

my family always chose herbalists every time we come to retford because it's the best food so far according to our taste around the area and the presentation is excellent! I will highly recommend it.

J
18 September 2019

Such a lovely place, great atmosphere and wonderful staff. They went above and beyond for my hen do, Cocktail making was such fun with Steve, thank you all for making it extra special

J
18 August 2019

great food and good service

J
17 August 2019

My current favourite place!! Drink or dine 2-3 times a week there now. Amazing ambience in the courtyard! Staff are amazing and so friendly. Peroni on draught always a winner! Recommend the belly pork and scallops starter and the flatbread with garlic rocket & Parmesan, beaut!!! More...

E
20 July 2019

Great fun night, excellent food

K
20 July 2019

highly recommend to anyone ! lovely food and drinks and all staff especially the owner ! such a lovely place to go with amazing atmosphere xx

M
12 July 2019

lovely place greated at door by a lovely owner. food smelt amazing.lovely wine.nice chilled out pub.

W
8 July 2019

Lovely setting and great service. Delicious food and good choices

P
6 July 2019

Brilliant place for nice relaxing drink with friends

L
6 July 2019

Had a very warm welcome Great service Great food will be back very soon x

J
23 June 2019

Great place, amazing transformation on what it used to like in a former life.

S
11 May 2019

My partner and I visited Retford for the charter day in our little classic car, as the closest place we sat inside for a cocktail and coffee the staff was welcoming and talkative and we sat in there for hours (usually get bored after 20minutes) We will be back for a full night of drinks and food in the future

A
28 April 2019

Apart from the tasteful decor, the food and ambience in general are really lovely. The drinks menu is extensive and the choices for starters, mains and desserts are phenomenal- all made fresh to order. I fully recommend a visit

L
20 April 2019

Love it here such friendly staff and great atmosphere the cocktails are amazing

S
12 April 2019

Always had lovely meals here

P
25 March 2019

Absolutely gorgeous food. Beautiful settings inside and out

G
10 February 2019

We had the place to ourselves at 4pm but great atmosphere comes from good company great service and fabulous food!

A
27 January 2019

Nice atmosphere with good spaces to sit nice open bar area. Certainly not cheap but still worth a visit.

S
1 January 2019

Had a amazing meal with fantastic Service last night 10/10 thanks you made our night. brilliant!!!!!

J
31 December 2018

lovely cocktails but tad expensive

J
23 December 2018

Excellent service and food, would highly recommend this fabulous restaurant. The staff couldn’t be more friendly. Thank you for a great meal xx

J
5 October 2018

Just been for drinks The staff was amazing Had a pint which was on the flat side They changed it immediately and could be more apologetic Brought it to our table and ask the rest of the guest if their drinks was ok That’s what I call a first class service Thanks for making it an enjoyable evening

S
10 August 2018

had a lovely lunch lovely tasty food good service and nice dessert also mention a nice mojito

S
16 July 2018

I wanted to leave a review after reading some negatives ones... I’ve been numerous times mainly for drinks but have eaten also. Going for lunch today actually too! I’ve always found the staff polite and helpful, I don’t want checking on every 5 mins as I like to enjoy my food, drinks, company. Maybe these other reviewers do! If u order cocktails they may take a while but I’m happy to wait as I love a good cocktail and they are amazing here, shame I’ll be driving today! I don’t go out often but when I do I always pop in for at least 1 drink as I think this type of place is a refreshing change for this town. Thank you, keep up the good work and cocktails � More...

J
30 June 2018

Absolutely fantastic service polite , food came pretty quick and staff were friendly and welcoming . Food was nice and drinks were fantastic definitely would come again

A
26 May 2018

Amazing place! The unicorn cocktail is lush�� xx

B
11 March 2018

Excellent friendly service & fabulous food.

R
8 January 2018

random night out tonight ended up staying for food and was awesome, best food had out in a long time thanks

L
20 December 2017

Brilliant service and delicious food. Recommend the herbalist bread board which came with several different locally made breads. Lovely building and signs @jchapmansignwriter More...

J
10 December 2017

Thank you for looking after us last night... you and your team are fantastic and we all had a great time ������

C
3 December 2017

Great relaxed atmosphere. I had a great catch up with my friend! Quick friendly service and a lovely setting. Haven’t been to Retford for such a long time but I will return here next time!

E
29 October 2017

Absolutley fabulous evening, with wonderful cocktail lesson with Scott and Ben. Outstanding customer service, and so well cared for. Pure class!!! Would highly recommend. More...

B
13 October 2017

Had a lovely evening to celebrate my friends graduation. Food was lovely, staff were great, the cocktails were amazing!� Will Definately return for another child free date night! ���

R
12 October 2017

Perfect place for a first date. Then to be asked to officially be his girlfriend and now our favourite place to escape to � staff always friendly and both food and cocktails are always amazing �����

M
25 September 2017

Great drinks and amazing place! Highly recommend x

E
24 September 2017

Love it the service is excellent and I love the outdoor area

L
17 September 2017

Thank you to Claudia and all the team at @theherbalistbar Retford for hosting our engagement celebrations last night. We had an amazing night, the food was fantastic and the cocktails were � Special mention to Tim for being a fabulous host, nothing was too much trouble. We really appreciate everything you've done to make it a special evening for our family and friends. Definitely visit The Herbalist for dinner or cocktails. You won't be disappointed �#engagementparty #theherbalistbar #retford #celebration #party #cocktails #prosecco #wedding #weddingdetails More...

D
11 September 2017

Luvly quirky pub,nice decor,very clean,nice barstaff,beer abit pricey though and have to be careful that drinks don't slide off the varnished tables

S
10 September 2017

Enjoyed our wedding anniversary meal here and it was superb; unique setting and wonderful food very well presented. Well worth visiting from afar and we are very lucky to have such a place in Retford now

A
5 September 2017

Not eaten here only drinks but I love it � Pornstar martini is to die for!!

K
2 September 2017

Food was lovely Great setting and scott the waiter was fantastic �

A
27 August 2017

Great place, love the Gin menu and the outside courtyard is fabulous .Staff are attentive without being pushy. Must visit Retford needs more places like this .

S
23 August 2017

Good service, good food, good coffee. I don't drink but the cocktails look great too. Every time I have been there the service has been excellent, well trained happy staff. Lovely place to visit in Retford. A regular lunchtime haunt for me More...

K
29 July 2017

Visited The Herbalist Hotel last night ( The White Hart Hotel ) to me and our family because my Grand Parents Harold and Rose Adams used to have the White Hart where we grew up as kids, we lived there for 8 years so it's very much in our � hearts. Enjoyed our visit, thought the decor was very well done. Loved the staff they looked amazing in their uniforms. The little dinning room was gorgeous. Just go on and on about The Herbalist, thought it was gorgeous thank you. Glad you still have Mary's head in the bar( loved her and means a lot to me. X my name was Karen Wagner. � More...

H
26 July 2017

Stopped by for lunch last week, really nice food. Nothing was too much too ask (looked after by Katie). Great sitting outside in the courtyard aswell. ..it doesn't feel like your in Retford! More...

E
16 July 2017

Had my hen party here yesterday and Scott our cocktail specialist was brilliant he made our day! The food was beautiful and we all left a little merry. Thank you x

K
9 July 2017

Love this place, cocktails are ace, ambiance is great, outside space is amazing ����������������������������

J
9 July 2017

Lovely place called in for quick drink on Saturday ended up staying for quite a while the courtyard was great and the food looked fantastic

M
5 July 2017

Really rustic/trendy setting Elegant outdoor area with twinkling fairy lights They also sell vegan wine so that's good for No vegan option on the food menu Great little place I will be back

C
3 July 2017

Called in on a sunny Sunday afternoon on recommendation and the food and service was amazing 'piggy platter' and the 'carnivore platter' highly recommended. Molly was our server and she was really lovely. Really welcoming to the children .... keep up the good work ����� More...

S
27 June 2017

Lovely place. Great food and friendly staff. First time I've been today and will definitely be going again.

N
26 June 2017

Superb food, wonderful atmosphere and staff excellent, happy, helpful and extremely polite. Nothing was too much trouble, will definitely be going on a regular basis.

C
26 June 2017

The perfect addition Retford needed! Amazing cocktail menu, Huge choice, really well prepared and presented cocktails. Food is delicious! Extensive menu, options to suit everybody and great value for money. Decor very nice and to a high standard. Can't wait for the owners to open Dantes Italian so we have another great place to try in Retford. � More...

L
25 June 2017

We had a lovely Saturday evening, cocktails and food ❤️

C
24 June 2017

Brilliant atmosphere. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Lovely outside courtyard. Very friendly, welcoming and efficient staff!

H
20 June 2017

Love everything about this place!! Great staff and choice of drinks! Recommend it to everyone!!! Give it a try people!!

M
18 June 2017

Thank you for a lovely meal this evening for Fathers days and looking after us with great service. Our waiter was new but really attentive and the other staff were supportive showing him the ropes. See you again soon

B
18 June 2017

Really enjoyed it. Great food and really friendly staff!

N
11 June 2017

We came last night from Cambridge to meet friends that were visiting from Portugal. We loved it! Has some great beers and gins. We shared a cheese board and a sausage board. All great value and really good!! Loved everything! Highly recommended More...

C
8 June 2017

Food great. Staff helpful and friendlyl Will go again

C
29 May 2017

popped in for the first time for a spot of lunch thought me and my wife would give it a try totally amazed how lovely the place was,the decor,size of it and a brilliant spacious courtyard to relax in which is where we had our lunch which was excellent fresh and clean and very friendly staff who couldn't do enough for you. .WILL BE GOING BACK AGAIN AND AGAIN..WELL DONE TO EVERYONE THERE More...

L
28 May 2017

Took our daughter and granddaughter for a birthday treat yesterday. Really lovely place great staff very attentive, food good! Would recommend!

N
15 May 2017

Went in today for a booked Afternoon Tea and it was superb! Great value for money with oodles of tasty food; one was Gluten free too. Even after a slight miscommunication, the manager came and apologised and we received complimentary drinks - 2 Gins and 1 mocktail. Excellent service throughout - would recommend! Thank you! ��� More...

S
14 May 2017

We had a sharing platter and it was amazing,so much food and really good quality. Lovely place with very friendly service. I have had both the cocktails and mocktails and both were delicious. More...

S
2 May 2017

Visited on bank holiday Monday with my mum & sister.. lovely staff, food and setting, will definitely be coming back ☺️

C
29 April 2017

Super cool place. Non alcoholic cocktails are fab. Artisan breads and piggies are amazing starters, enough for a small main. Both myself and my husband had pies for mains, very nice. Would definitely visit again. My husband sampled a couple of gins and said they was great. More...

F
28 April 2017

Had the mussels to start.....they were superb. Had the sharing cheese platter for main. Oh my word. What can I say? It was awesome. So much on it, fabulous value for money. Lovely decor and fantastic friendly staff. An all round great experience. Highly recommended and I will be visiting again More...

K
23 April 2017

We have had several visits now and the Herbalist never fails to have great atmosphere, friendly helpful staff and great food. Always a consistent high standard. Cocktails are amazing. Highly recommend More...

M
23 April 2017

Enjoyed out trip to Retford and the Herbalist provided great drinks and food, will be coming back soon to try more of the menu

A
22 April 2017

Had a lovely meal and drinks at the herbalist tonight. Relaxing atmosphere. All the staff are really friendly and helpful, especially Sam who has made our night extra special. Thank you.

L
22 April 2017

Went tonight for birthday meal/drinks excellent all round especially Sam so thank you

V
20 April 2017

My wife, some friends and I went there for a meal last night, all had the burgers and they were superb. Delicious and tender, served with a nice salad and the best hand made chips ever. Had a great time and the staff were excellent. The only reason it's not five star is the beer is just too expensive, please consider dropping the price a little as you may be forcing people away from your excellent establishment. More...

E
29 March 2017

This Herbalist enjoyed the wide selection of gins on offer (purely medicinal of course!). See you again soon x

N
27 March 2017

Lunch on Sunday was excellent great service,lovely , thanks

D
22 March 2017

went last night, very impressed food quality excellent, decor really nice, loved reading about the old white hart & the Herbslist himself, get yourself down

E
18 March 2017

Lovely food , very relaxing place and great staff

A
17 March 2017

Massive drinks selection, super friendly staff and a great atmosphere.

L
12 March 2017

Beautiful Sunday lunch today! The best roasties ever... fact! The herbalist even catered to a teenage boy, by making him a chicken burger. .. it wasn't on the menu, but they did it and he ate every scrap. Thank you very much, see you soon. X More...

C
12 March 2017

Great relaxed atmosphere for a Saturday afternoon sampling the cocktails. The food was fab, I don't normally go for a burger but decided to give it a try, best burger I have ever tasted, I would definitely eat here again.

J
11 March 2017

Last night I went for food and drinks with a friend . Everything about the place is outstanding. Service , food , decor and atmosphere. I will definitely be back and recommending. Brilliant � More...

M
8 March 2017

Absolutely gorgeous food, lovely staff and the place itself has been done to a very high standard. This was our first visit and we will be back again soon.

C
4 March 2017

Just had a lovely lunch and pooch was allowed too! Along with looking after my little boy with mash and mushy peas!!! Very welcoming and will be back ! Fabulous place ...go try it x

J
1 March 2017

Amazing atmosphere, lovely staff, food cooked to perfection and the gin is fab!! Highly recommend

F
28 February 2017

Fabulous place!! With return for sure

D
26 February 2017

We enjoyed a lovely meal last night, the mussels were very tasty. Service was great and the atmosphere was good. We will be visiting again. Thank you.

M
19 February 2017

Top marks for our first visit. Great food, great drinks menu and great service. Will definitely go again... and again!! Just what Retford needed.

R
19 February 2017

Relaxed atmosphere, good food, some interesting cocktails and a huge selection of gins. Will be back

R
19 February 2017

Spent the evening here Saturday night.Lovely meal, and our lovely waitress Beth really looked after us!!

D
19 February 2017

Loved the surroundings, atmosphere, extensive Gin/cocktail menu, the bar staff and the music, (someone has great taste in music)! Will we be back? Try stopping us

K
13 February 2017

Really nice atmosphere, good food and very lovely staff. Well be going back.

C
12 February 2017

First night out in retford for a while and was looking forward to trying your new bar. I wasn't disappointed. Great atmosphere. Lovely decor and very helpful and friendly staff. Will definitely be returning and looking forward to sampling the menu too. More...

L
12 February 2017

Brilliant place, staff lovely!! Just what Retford needs!

M
9 February 2017

Quality venue. Really nicely done. Looks smart clean and inviting. The Gin menu is excellent. Not to be missed

S
4 February 2017

Top class venue ,warm inviting and with masses of atmosphere . Awesome selection of drinks both fraught and bottled in the beeer selection and the cocktail menu rivals many city centre establishments at a massively reduced rate! Beautifully decorated with fantastic artwork ,food starts this week and if it's as good as the rest of the establishment then it will be well worth a visit This place will become very popular and well deserved to the owners ,managers and staff who look and act very professionally A must visit More...

A
4 February 2017

SUPERB !! great choice of beverages, loads of cocktails, plush surroundings. clearly loads of care and attention have gone into the Herbalist. . Best Bar and place for food in Retford !!! Well done to the new owners and management !! More...

M
4 February 2017

Wow! Fabulous place! Great drinks! Amazonia decor! Can't wait to go back