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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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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 40
    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
Most recent review
Highly recommended

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
kath b
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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161 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Today I took my Mum for afternoon tea at the Tower Hotel in Lincoln. I was made aware before my booking that as the restaurant was full, we would be seated in the bar area. When I made the booking I was asked if we have any dietary requirements. When I said I was vegetarian I was even given a... More 

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Portland, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Felt like a steak in evening,saw it was their steak night on Wednesdays,just fillet and ribeye on offer but ok with that,as on own sat in the bar area,quite busy and pleasant atmosphere,bar service could have been a bit friendlier,had one drink then ordered another and the rib eye(noticing it was just 25p less than on the a la carte... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Had a reservation here for dinner Friday night, definitely a great decision. Lovely atmosphere, very attentive staff, and a great choice of food and great quality. The fragipane tart was one of the best deserts I have had in a long time. With both of us working in Hospitality ourselves it is rare to get a Friday night off, and... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Wonderful afternoon tea for mums birthday. Good layout of light and spacious restaurant, with lovely touch of vintage china. Staff were helpful and food was delicious consisting of a selection of sandwiches, 2 scones and cakes. Great value for money, would definitely return again.

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Lincoln England
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Me and my Husband went in for Sunday lunch for a starter I had haddock scotch egg which was cooked perfect then I had roast beef which was cooked pink just the way I like it the Yorkshire pudding was out of world and the roasts where soft on the inside and crunchy on he outside I would recommend you... More 

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Heckington
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went to The Tower for a works christmas meal. The food was nice but nouveau cuisine springs to mind, little portions on big plates. Disappointing amount of vegetables with the main course, potatoes, carrots and Brussels. The frangipani tart was quite hard, I was thankful for the ice cream which came with it, my friend had the tiramisu which looked... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Popped in here for a quick bite to eat & a rest between shopping. Excellent menu, value for money & friendly, efficient staff. I totally recommend the Black Pudding Scotch Egg - it was gorgeous !!

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?