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The Half Moon

23 High St | Willingham by Stow, Gainsborough DN21 5JZ, England
01427 788 340
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Ranked #8 of 41 restaurants in Gainsborough
Cuisines: British
Most recent review
- Jun 15, 2014
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English first
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Been here twice now. It as its own brewery next door (Grafters) the beers has won several camra awards so worth working your way along the pumps! . There are also guest beers on as well. Very friendly, good food & great atmosphere well worth a visit. Garden also

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Willingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

In my experience, going out for a Sunday Roast can be a disappointing event. Pubs/Carvery chains serve insipid grey vegetables, over-cooked grainy meat, soggy Roasties, limp pallid Yorkshires and uninspired packet gravy... But NOT HERE... I write this review having recently had my third Sunday Roast at this pub since a new chef took over the kitchen... I am delighted... More

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We love the beer brewed by the Grafters brewery and recently went to the summer micro madness beer festival at the Half Moon. The atmosphere was great, a real mix of people including kids and your traditional CAMRA beards. Food available from the normal pub menu plus pulled pork batches in the new beer garden. A fab night.

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Dauphin, Manitoba
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This was our first trip to the Uk and one of the things on our wish list was to visit an authentic English Pub,as well try English fish and chips...we were not disappointed!! The fish and chips were amazing, including the mushy peas (which we had never heard of before) and the curry sauce!! To find a pub that brewed... More

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

To find a pub that brews it's own beer is great but the beer here is exceptionally good, you can have brewery trips with prior booking and you can see exactly how it is made then into the pub to sample a few there is usually six real ales on the bar and none will disappoint, and then if you... More

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Portpatrick, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The Half Moon at Willingham is what I would call a proper English village pub. To me that means a great atmoshphere and a selection of the finest ales you'll find anywhere in Lincolnshire; indeed, the award winning Grafters Brewery is right next door! Not only is the beer great but they have just started to offer pub food as... More

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