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3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
(0)1507 526626
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  • 105
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 2
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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
Superb mid week meal

Dropped in on a Wednesday evening for a bite to eat with husband having heard good things about this place. It is a gorgeous very welcoming, cellar style eaterie.... Fab little fairy lights decorating the walls, comfy spacious reception//bar area. Very busy for a mid week. Staff efficient and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
shrek217
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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Louth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Waitresses lovely as always ,had the rib eye steak with Stilton it was awefull just short of 19 pound to eat less than half of it . The fat running through the meat was Un chewable!! AND Un eat able! ! I camplained twice to the waitress who told the chef and I was told there was a natural sinue... More 

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Dropped in on a Wednesday evening for a bite to eat with husband having heard good things about this place. It is a gorgeous very welcoming, cellar style eaterie.... Fab little fairy lights decorating the walls, comfy spacious reception//bar area. Very busy for a mid week. Staff efficient and knowledgeable. Lovely bread with starters. Husband loved the pate special (dressing... More 

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Woodhall Spa, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Love the food here, never had a bad meal yet, can be a bit pricey but worth it for a lovely evening out

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Customer Service - excellent. Food - excellent. However, it is a fairly small establishment and on the occasion of our visit there was a rather large party. Like many groups there is always someone with a loud voice and an even bigger laugh!! We asked to be moved after we had had our starter, and there was a table a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

As we were staying in Horncastle, we booked a table here after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. We're glad we did! The staff were very friendly and the service was excellent. Despite the restaurant being fully booked, we did not experience any delays. The food was delicious and the portion sizes were generous. We liked it so much we're going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

absolutely superb meal, best food i have had for ages. lovely place, staff friendly and helpful, i doubt anyone to better this place for food or atmosphere.

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Horncastle
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Had dinner there this evening, have to say the food was excellent, the staff attentive and polite, and the overall ambionse lovely. We live local, and therefore had the opportunity to eat reasonably early, and take advantage of their 'early bird' offers. Excellent value for money, and I would recommend that special to anyone that can dine prior to the... More 

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place is superb. It has a lovely ambiance and fabulous food. Whether you have the value Beat the Clock menu or the full choice you will not be disappointed.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

From the minute we entered, the service lovely, we were sat in the reception area and our drink order was taken. The food order was also taken meaning that when we arrived at our table the food was ready. the food was fantastic as always, i chose two starters and the chef very kindly put them both on one plate... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Visiting the area 5 of us went to this restaurant and enjoyed an excellent meal from the 'Beat The Clock' Menu which was available from 5pm to 6.30pm. We all had the beef and ale pot pie for the main course which we all loved. Whilst a limited choice on this menu all courses (including sweet) were excellent and good... More 

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Address: 3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
Phone Number: (0)1507 526626
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Horncastle
Cuisine: British

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Horncastle
  • Phone Number: (0)1507 526626

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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