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The Brownlow Arms

Grantham Road, Hough-on-the-Hill, England
01400-25-02-34
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Filby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

All aspects of the hotel and restaurant particularly the very comfy bed, quiet room and excellent food in the restaurant.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A lovely old Inn in a delightful hamlet - great little spot with charming garden. Met at entrance by a really friendly unpretentious lady called Lorraine who I later discovered was the owner! She was so good at just quietly looking after us, always smiling, nothing too much trouble for us, she set the tone for our visit. We ate... More

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Grantham UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We visited the Brownlow Arms with a very large group of friends and family to celebrate a 21st birthday. Pre-dinner drinks were served on the small outdoor terrace , which is not fully enclosed but still has a certain privacy. Given the size of the party we had pre-ordered from a menu created by the Head Chef specifically for our... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Used regularly for important business dinners & team gatherings. The private dining room provides a pleasant alternative to the main restaurant for groups. The food is always of the highest standard & accommodation of a high standard and good value. The staff are always pleasant & helpful, a great place. Sister pub - The Hare & Hounds at Fulbeck is... More

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My wife and I had a drink at the bar followed by a two course meal with a bottle of average wine.The bill was just over £86. I had a similar meal at Langan's restaurant in London for £80. There is simply no comparison with the meal in London. Overpriced I am afraid.

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london
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our local fine restaurant so much improved by the recent re-decorations. Its a really lovely space to be in now, with those calming grey paneled walls and crisp white table cloths. Still a country inn, but elegant with it. Delightful. Service and food matches this excellence. Portions plentiful, and all most enjoyable. Apple sorbet divine!! Recommended.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a decent enough meal but it was quite expensive and the service simply didn't match the prices. There was no pleasant greeting, the menus were handed to us without explanation or information . The waitress removed the plates of my fellow diners before I had finished eating my starter and did not apologise when she realised. When the... More

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Set in a small village a few miles from Belton House, this is the place to have dinner or Sunday lunch. There are also several very comfortable bedrooms with ensuite facilities and we have just stayed for two nights. There is a very comfortable lounge for pre-dinner drinks. Dinner on both nights was outstanding and there must be something for... More

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This beautiful restaurant has recently had a refurb which has completely destroyed all the wonderful ambience and character. I ordered a gluten free meal a month early and was presented with a non gluten free Yorkshire pudding on my plate. I asked the waitress if it was in fact gluten free, she grabbed my plate, removed the Yorkshire pudding without... More

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Newark, UK
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Have been here many times over the years. Used to be very good. Then head chef left to go it alone & it seemed to lose its mojo for a while. Been twice this year & back to its very best. Great ambience & food. Takes some beating in the Newark/Grantham/Lincoln area.

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