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The Tower Restaurant

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38 Westgate, Lincoln, England
01522529999
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 106
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

I thoroughly enjoyed eating at this restaurant: the food is imaginative, beautifully presented, very tasty, surprising and filling! I had Broccoli Puree one night but the Goatwood curd was really quite delicious with a wonderful blend of creamy curd flavours and raspberry...I wish I could have had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
marisa p
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed eating at this restaurant: the food is imaginative, beautifully presented, very tasty, surprising and filling! I had Broccoli Puree one night but the Goatwood curd was really quite delicious with a wonderful blend of creamy curd flavours and raspberry...I wish I could have had dinner in there again to try the scallop risotto. I had the Pollack... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I booked here for my husband's 30th meal with friends and family. The staff were amazing - really friendly and quick service. They obviously tried to make sure we had a good night but were not intrusive at all. They were also flexible with our booking which was appreciated as it can be difficult getting 23 people organised together! The... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Really yummy food and something a bit fancy. Very modern with techniques out of the ordinary like strange tomato jelly cube and powdered white chocolate but all tasted great. Great service couldn't do enough to help, will be back again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Today I had the previlage of enjoying afternoon tea at The Tower Hotel restaurant. They were so accommodating to my friend's food allergies. They tool great care in making her items as comparable to the regular menu. It was quite impressive and extremely considerate. All of the staff we interacted with where friendly and plesant. Overall I had a phenomenal... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Four of us met up for an early supper at the price of £12 for two courses . Good choice though theToad in the Hole was not on which was a disappointment . Sausages they had but no Hole, apparently. How difficult can it be for a chef to whisk up a Yorksire? Apart from that, th meal was very... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A really interesting menu. And the food was just fabulous! I cannot rate the meal highly enough - everything was so unusual and really tasty..The restaurant is very lucky to have such a talented chef. I would eat there every week if I lived closer! I will return to Lincoln, just to eat there. Service was wonderful too. The whole... More 

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Bridlington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We invited the family to eat here food was good but there was 10 of us and the bar was busy, so service was a little slow

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Visited this restaurant for my adult daughters birthday meal. One of our party is an incredibly fussy eater but with advance warning the chef was happy to cook off the menu for her. The rest of us loved the menu and food. Interesting and unusual choices, well thought out and put together. On arrival we were greeted pleasantly and shown... More 

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Berlin, Germany
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Four of us booked a table for a Friday evening meal as we were intrigued by the descriptions on the website of the ala carte menu. The restaurant is very tastefully decorated with plenty of room between tables. The waiting staff were very attentive and knowledgable about the menu without being over the top. Apparently it was a new menu... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Booked here for our first anniversary of the day we met (we met here and thought it apt that we have dinner in the restaurant) and we were very disappointed. Drab and outdated decor with wallpaper hanging off and tiny tables where there wasn't enough room to put anything. Staff were friendly but the food was a let down and... More 

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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: Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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