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The Tower Restaurant

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38 Westgate, Lincoln, England
01522529999
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Here at the Tower Restaurant our menus are written according to the...
Here at the Tower Restaurant our menus are written according to the season. We feel this captures the very best produce available at the time and ensure quality and freshness of the dishes we can offer to you.Head chef Darren Rogan and his team are constantly striving to achieve perfection in his eclectic menu. He relishes being creative and pushing the boundaries of gastronomy with different flavour combinations and ever evolving cooking techniques. We believe that dining out should be a hassle-free experience for all, and therefore we have Vegan, Coeliac and lactose intolerant menus at the ready. Should you have any other dietary requirements please do not hesitate to contact us.Booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Better than most in Lincoln

Evening meal - not pre-booked, restaurant full on a weekday, but managed to get a table for four. All of the staff are lovely and chatty, and knowledgeable about the food and drinks. Food was very good, not spectacular, but this is excellent for Lincoln. Visitors to Lincoln Bailgate should... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Evening meal - not pre-booked, restaurant full on a weekday, but managed to get a table for four. All of the staff are lovely and chatty, and knowledgeable about the food and drinks. Food was very good, not spectacular, but this is excellent for Lincoln. Visitors to Lincoln Bailgate should seriously consider booking a meal here, as it's definitely in... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Went here as a large group of about 15. We were seated at the back of the bar. The starters arrived quite promptly and the scotch egg I chose was nice. There was a little wait for the mains but staff were very attentive and made our visit feel special. For mains a few of us took up the 2... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The restaurant wasn' t busy. We had pre- booked and sent menu requirements back to the hotel. The restaurant is lovely and comfortable and clean. Our tables were booked for 7 pm to eat at 7.30pm our starters eventually arrived at 8.40pm. Starter I had was scallops( two scallops and 3 small squid hoops ) £9. Was o.k but could... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We booked our table through a Groupon offer and from the moment we walked through the door we were impressed. Jamie our Waiter, was 100% charming and attentive throughout the evening, the menu was nouvellv cuisine, and the whole meal was delicious. The wine was reasonable priced and the jug of iced water free. Jamie kindly moved us to a... More 

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Wednesbury WestMidlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We spent a Wednesday night in Lincoln. We hadn't booked a restaurant and ended up in the bar at the Tower. We ended up having the steak and bottle of wine special which was excellent value. This was a restaurant meal served in the public bar. The food and and service were fantastic and we also ordered a desert which... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Ate here as part of my Girlfriends birthday celebrations with her family, the service was excellent and the food stunning. Can't recommend this place enough, the pace of the meal was great, we never felt rushed but we were always attended to. Must try the duck starter & pork belly main - both were great (in fact everything was). Best... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Went for evening meal. the restaurant was empty apart from one other table. No atmosphere at all but the waiter was nice and did his best. We had an amuse bouche of haddock froth with a bun and some paprika butter. This was followed by a main as there was nothing of any interest on the starter. I had red... More 

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Lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Really lovely staff and even nicer food. There is a bar menu and a special set menu which is fantastic value for money at 2 courses for £12, with a good selection that caters for most. The plates are a good size, are cooked beautifully and are delicious. The staff are pleasant and attentive, I'd say that this is definitely... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Visited today with friends for afternoon tea and felt compelled to write a review. What an experience! An excellent selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes with all the trimmings. The service was friendly and helpful. Have visited before for bar food and was impressed then, will be coming back soon to try out the a la carte menu.

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Elsham, Null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Some of the dishes lived up to the fine dining image that the photographs give but we went on a Sunday and the traditional Sunday lunch was no better than an average pub. Wine was served at the wrong temperature. Half price for kids was good value but would not go back as did not live up to our expectations.

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Address: 38 Westgate, Lincoln, England
Phone Number: 01522529999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
Average Prices: USD 27 - 64
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Westgate, Lincoln, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: 01522529999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 64
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic

Description

Here at the Tower Restaurant our menus are written according to the season. We feel this captures the very best produce available at the time and ensure quality and freshness of the dishes we can offer to you.Head chef Darren Rogan and his team are constantly striving to achieve perfection in his eclectic menu. He relishes being creative and pushing the boundaries of gastronomy with different flavour combinations and ever evolving cooking techniques. We believe that dining out should be a hassle-free experience for all, and therefore we have Vegan, Coeliac and lactose intolerant menus at the ready. Should you have any other dietary requirements please do not hesitate to contact us.Booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment.

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