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Opening Times

  • Although coming to your local may feel different, we are doing all we can to create a secure environment at The Hearty Goodfellow. In order to reserve a table, or if you have any enquiries, ring now on 01636 919176. Our takeaway is still open with all necessary precautions in place. CLICK HERE for more information on our opening procedures, our menu options and how our service works.

    Our new opening hours are listed below. Last orders each evening will be at 9.30pm and our doors will close at 10pm. Table service inside and Electronic Ordering Service available outside.

    NHS Test and Trace details must be provided (these are protected by GDPR). Maximum guests per table both indoors and outdoors is 6.

    From Monday 28th September staff and guests will be required to wear a face covering when not seated (inside only). Children under the age of 11 are exempt from face coverings.

    Monday - Thursday

    5pm - 10pm
    Food: 5pm - 9pm


    Friday & Saturday

    12 noon - 10pm
    Food: 12 noon - 9pm



    12 noon - 9pm
    Food: 12 noon - 7pm

  • Winter Walkers Menu

    What better than to complete your beautiful winter walk with a hearty meal. Large groups are welcome, please enquire for details.

    Winter Walkers Menu
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    The Hearty Sole

    The catch is in! Our Barn plays host to our Fish Restaurant open on select nights. We also run a Fish & Chip takeaway service from our kitchen hatch.

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    Hire Our Barn

    Available for hire for small functions or meetings, we can accommodate a maximum of 24 to sit and dine in comfort or gather for discussion or demonstration.

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Our Story

  • Will & Lisa White and their team welcome you to the Hearty Goodfellow, situated in the historic cathedral town of Southwell. We are a family run business with a close-knit workforce, therefore when you visit us we treat you like part of the family too! Here at the Hearty we pride ourselves on our warm hospitality, fine Real…
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  • “Lovely place. The food is amazing. If anyone likes homemade chips then you need to order from here as they are the best around. Service is always fast and brilliant.!!”

    hjg199 Via Trip Advisor

    “Great breakfast food was great cooked to order service very good nothing too much trouble nice surrounding.”

    Tony H Via Trip Advisor

    “Fantastic lunch, amazing value and fantastic quality of food. We had a two course lunch for £7.95, great selection.”

    amc12364 Via Trip Advisor

    “Went here for a meal with my girlfriend. Really enjoyed the food. Steak was cooked exactly how I asked for it, service was quick. The drinks were nice and it was reasonably priced. Great place to go.”

    Dannyj27 Via Trip Advisor


  • 81 Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0HQ
    Please call us on 01636 919176 or complete the form below:
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