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Strays at The Ossington, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Strays at The Ossington

4.6
4.6
33 reviews
£25 and under
Unspecified
Our menu harks back to pre-Covid times, when food was made from scratch, using fresh ingredients, and cooked by qualified chefs. Head Chef Simon Burgess specializes in pizza, pasta, and risotto, but is pretty excited about most culinary areas! The rest of the culinary team, Shanice, James, Bart, and Lisa work alongside Simon, to prepare pizzas, pastas, risottos, burgers, steaks, salads, and Spanish tapas for your enjoyment.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today
Experiences are available.

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Unspecified, Italian, British
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 8:30 am–5:00 pm Thu 8:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 8:30 am–12:00 am Sun 8:30 am–4:00 pm
  • Phone number
    636616017
  • Payment Options
    Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Simon Burgess

Experiences

  • 2 Pizzas and a bottle of wine

    £35.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Any '2 Pizzas and bottle of wine' promo brings you a great value offer for Thursday nights. Add to that, our fab live music and you'll see, it's the perfect way to get the weekend started early!
    2 Pizzas and a bottle of wine photo

What 33 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseEnergetic

Diners' Choice Awards

  • Nottingham/Nottinghamshire

    Most Booked

33 Reviews
  1. DianaB

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Seafood pasta needed to be a larger portion compared to the meatballs which was excellent value for the money.

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    Nottingham

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Friendly staff, lovely feel to the place & great food. Will definitely go again.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Berkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I had lunch with a friend and we both thoroughly enjoyed our Pizzas. The online booking system was easy to use. Service perfect. Hope to visit again soon

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Nottingham

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My favourite restaurant in Newark. The place is so big so we didn't listen others conversation. The weather was brilliant and they opened garden for customers which is also huge. We sat there with beautiful weather and service was excellent. We didn't wait for the service too long, our food was ready in around 10 minutes and delicious 🤤 really recommend this restaurant

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Nottingham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food is always good and the music makes the evening complete.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I was at Stray's for a musical performance by local singer Fiona Stein, accompanied by two very talented jazz guitarists. I had booked a table in advance, and without needing to identify myself, I was recognised by a waiter and escorted to my table right in front of the band, my customary experience at a Fiona gig in Stray's. I tend not to dine on these occasions, and just had two beers, promptly and courteously brought (admirable table service) to me by staff members. The singing and musical accompaniment were both excellent, as ever, and it was a hugely enjoyable evening.

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  7. DerekR

    Lincolnshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere - the manager (can’t spell the push word for front of House ) was engaging and welcoming but not interfering - great to see young staff being trained

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sat on the raised seating near the music stage, music was pleasant but not obtrusive. Food & service was excellent. We went on a Thursday between 6-7 so got 20% off with Happy Thursday offer, 2 pizzas & bottle of wine for £35 so excellent value for money. Also was informed they will have draught beers & ciders in near future so we'll look to sampling those.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 May 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    We ordered 2 coffees when we arrived and still after 15-20 minutes, these hadn’t been brought over. I had to ask before they were brought over. When we received the main course, the waitress told my friend that her’s had been dropped in the kitchen, so was being re-cooked. When it eventually came it soon became clear that it was under cooked. My friend didn’t want to eat it. We told the waitress when our plates were collected, who in turn, told the chef. We were offered 10% off our bill. We contested this and said we didn’t want to pay for the late and undercooked dish. I remember the old Strays in the town centre and always enjoyed visiting there. Sadly, this experience was disappointing.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Nottingham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoy our visits to Strays, especially the entertainment. Food very good, service also good and very friendly.

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Strays at The Ossington is rated 4.6 stars by 33 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Strays at The Ossington

The Ossington, Beastmarket Hill, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1BH

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Newark
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 8:30 am–5:00 pm Thu 8:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 8:30 am–12:00 am Sun 8:30 am–4:00 pm
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Unspecified, Italian, British
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Parking Details
    Public Lot
  • Payment Options
    Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Simon Burgess
  • Additional
    Gluten-free Options, Vegan
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