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Doddington Cafe and Restaurant

Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
01522 812 505
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Ranked #60 of 372 Restaurants in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $45
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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
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've used this place numerous times as a cyclist for coffee and cakes as well as stopping off for artisan bread and delightful nibbles as well as every type of veg, meat, cheese and savoury snack. I've also never been let down by the outstanding quality and variety of their main meals and delightful snacks. Their pigeon burger was to... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

New Year celebrations deserve a classic venue and Doddington Hall provided this. Good location and beautiful setting. However the service was slow, some staff rude and plates were cleared too swiftly - after waiting ages for food to come. Starters were acceptable but not as tasty as expected. Main courses were fine but the desserts were also disappointing in taste.... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a busy establishment and on both occasions visited in December there was await at the counter when ordering food but w head no problem finding a table. The food is excellent. The menu is varied and the ingredients are largely locally source. A very pleasurable experience.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Seems if you work here you don't need to have eye contact or potentially require a personality. I often spend a lot of money as the produce is amazing... Come on staff... step up and be friendly! When I said I had been waiting to be served for some time I was curtly reminded that I should have rang the... More 

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Lincoln
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Me and my wife visited this lovely place for a Christmas meal on the evening Thurs 18th Dec (they regularly do a theme throughout the year on Thursday evenings). Have to say it was best turkey Christmas dinner we have enjoyed in a Restaurant at this time of year (unfortunately elsewhere the norm is to receive dried up Turkey and... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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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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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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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 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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14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Address: Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
Phone Number: 01522 812 505
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
Average Prices: USD 11 - 45

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