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Doddington Cafe and Restaurant

Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
01522 812 505
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Ranked #58 of 366 Restaurants in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $47
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Converted farm buildings in the shadow of Doddingoton Hall house a farmshop, café and restaurant. Café has order at counter service open daily from breakfast, lunch and tea. Waitress service restaurant open daily for lunch and on Friday and Saturday evenings. Both have major focus on home grown produce including beef, game, vegetables and fruit from the Doddington Estate. Reservations recommended in the restaurant.Access through Doddington Farm shop
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I went here on a Thursday night and had a wonderful festive meal. Actually getting into the restaurant was a little confusing as we had to go through the farm shop which was closed. A separate, more obvious entrance into the restaurant would be better. The surroundings once inside were beautiful, the decor is modern yet contemporary... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Booked as a family birthday treat and told the gang we were dining out for POSH FISH AND CHIPS at Doddington Hall. Not quite the grand pile but a very close experience and the food was wonderful, we all enjoyed the fish and chips and found the servings were good portions and not too expensive Starters worked well but deserts... More 

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Harmston lincs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a wonderful lunch in doddington hall resteraunt the sevice was excellent and the steak and wine were the best I have ever tasted , and as an extra bonus there are the shops to walk around the food shop selling amazing cheeses and meats and the bauble barn a Christmas extra is like a winter wonderland .

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Visited for breakfast yesterday. We went for the full English which is not exactly cheap. The food was excellent quality but it looked like it had been thrown on the plates with a fairly small half a mushroom each. If you were running short why not cut and arrange them nicely or ensure you have adequate stock? . This was... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

We went here as a group of ten. We booked to arrive for 8pm on a Friday evening. The restaurant/cafe itself wasn't too busy but the service to start with was slow at time. However..... Once the food started arriving, we was not disappointed. Most of us ordered a fish dish (it was fish Friday) and again, we was not... More 

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Visited for the evening taster menu with a group of friends. Wasn't really obvious how to get in as the farm shop entrance was closed, but soon resolved. Overall, the food and experience was very good with quality local ingredients featuring highly in the set menu. I found the food highly agreeable, others found the significant addition of chillies in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Whilst the surroundings and service was good the Sunday lunch we had today was not. I sincerely thought I had lost my sense of taste as it was tasteless. From the beef to the gravy to the vegetables (all of which were hard and undercooked) to the roast potatoes which were rock hard on the outside with nothing in the... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I visited Doddington Hall farm shop and café for a late lunch on a Sunday. We initially ordered soup of the day but then found out it had sold out, however given how busy the café was and that we were there after 14.00 I think it's understandable. We changed out order to jacket potatoes & potato skins. The food... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

What a wonderful gem in the countryside. The food was outstanding, the service impeccable and the atmosphere warm and inviting. This is a place you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner and be sure to have food locally sourced and cooked to perfection. Many more trips are planned.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had a absolutely fantastic lunch at the Cafe on a busy weekday I had the Doddington Herd burger which was simply perfect. It was cooked 'well done' on the outside and cooked right through like a proper burger should be on the inside - no pink! Just how I like it. The homemade chips were great too. I thought... More 

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Address: Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
Phone Number: 01522 812 505
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
Average Prices: USD 11 - 47

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