• Gannets to Go

    Our entire menu is available to takeaway daily! So why not treat a friend to a piece of cake or enjoy a healthy lunch in the wonderful castle grounds.

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    Outside Catering

    Christenings, Birthdays, Weddings, Business meetings, Anniversaries and Parties …whatever the occasion we can provide delicious food without any hassle.

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    Our Bistro

    Why not book our beautiful bistro! Available 7 days a week, lunchtime or evening. You can personalise a menu, or choose from our signature dishes and enjoy a quality evening.

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What's Happening at Gannets

  • Christmas 2019 Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 15:53
    Our Christmas Menu's are now on our website. Please click the links below: Evening Christmas Menu (Festive Fayre)…
  • Our 40th Anniversary Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019 16:15
    This year here at Gannets we are celebrating being open for 40 years. Gannets Café first opened in…
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Our Story

  •   In the historic market town of Newark on Trent sits Gannets Day Cafe! Established in 1979, Gannets Daycafe and Bistro is a renowned stopping place with fabulous food and a warm welcome. Housed in an elegant Georgian building situated opposite the ruins and grounds of the beautiful castle, Gannets is an idyllic location perfect for visitors in Newark. This family owned cafe maintains a legacy of signature dishes using locally sourced and organic ingredients and a seasonal menu. Gannets provide delicious food…
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  • “Great beef casserole and vegan curry and really friendly service. Will definitely be back next time we visit Newark.”

    Jo Shaer

    “A warm and welcoming cafe. Friendly staff. Good for cyclists. The only place I visit in Newark for a coffee.”

    Roger Burston

    “Superb service of gorgeous food! They never fail to impress...love it.”

    Susan Haden

    “Nice cosy place for coffee, snacks or a meal, eat in or take away.... your choice.”

    Peter Zaplatyuskij

Contact Us

Our Opening Times

  • Monday to Friday

    8.30am to 4pm


    8.30am to 5pm


    8.30am to 4pm

How To Contact Us