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All 24 Horncastle Restaurants

Magpies

71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
01507527004
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Ranked #4 of 24 Restaurants in Horncastle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: English, French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Magpies Restaurant with Rooms is over two hundred years old and converted from three cottages. Owned by Caroline and Andrew Gilbert for seven years, this year they have added three deluxe ensuite bedrooms. They are members of 'Tastes of Lincolnshire' and use mainly locally sourced produce. They also provide afternoon tea.'The Magpies' is situated on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds in the old market town of Horncastle which is also famous for its antique shops.Lunch: Wed to Fri and SunDinner:Wed to Sun Aternoon tea: Wed to Sun The restaurant is open for Christmas Day and New Year.Closed Monday & Tuesday
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English first
Louth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We went for Sunday lunch for our wedding anniversary to Magpies and were not disappointed. The dining experience is certainly memorable, you are made to feel special from the moment you step into this place till you leave. The food is beautifully prepared and served, not your run of the mill offerings. What is surprising is the cost of all... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Family meal for 4 (my in laws very kindly took us out for dinner!). Fabulous restaurant and great value for what it offers. Lots of lovely touches like the amuse bouche while we were waiting to be seated and delicious petit fours to bring the night to a close. I chose the pork belly to start - tender and full... More

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UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I recently posted a rather negative review of Sat Bains. We came to Magpies for my wife's birthday and frankly I would rather come back here than return to Sat Bains. The food is interesting and tasty and whilst not perfect there is always the feeling of trying very hard. Wine list very good and has a selection of half... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a charming place for dinner and achieves a great blend of good food, a good value and interesting wine list and a gorgeous dining room. Service was friendly yet efficient and all in all we had a lovely evening. Puddings were especially good and would not look out of place in a Michelin starred venue.

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Woodhall Spa, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Nice setting, comfortable and friendly. Canapes with drinks whilst choosing your food, clean and uncluttered dining room. Some fine wines. Food well presented and well cooked. Quite a lot of fish on the menu which is fine if you like fish! Desserts are especially yummy. Not cheap but worth it for a special occasion

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Horncastle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We have been going to the Magpies for several years now, and always think of it as a special treat. We recently went there for our 40th Wedding Anniversary, and I have to say the meal was absolutely fantastic.

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lincolnshire
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I know that I have reviewed Magpies before but the world needs to know what a fab place it is to eat. The liver with advocado was maybe capped by my husband's smoked chicken with baked camembert and pomegranate, but the cod main was fresh and super. Did I need the lemon tart for pud maybe not but want got... More

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Boston, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We visited Magpies to celebrate my 60th birthday, having not been for several years we were unsure as to how it might have changed, but it hasn't it is still as excellent as ever. We arrived a little early and were shown into the lounge area where we given the menus, asked for our drink requirements and soon after were... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Well, there I was, content to eat anywhere as we enjoyed the last evening of a few days exploring Lincolnshire. Already spent up, fattened up and not really looking to uncover the boat, let alone push it out, I was content to potter into somewhere cheap, cheerful and close to our hotel. But, my wife deserved better( I know because... More

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The service and food was excellent and was one of the best meals enjoyed for a long time. Beautifully prepared and presented with taste to match! The décor was very pleasant and being able to enjoy pre dinner drinks and a taster, and then coffee and petit fours in the comfort of the lounge area before and after the meal... More

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Additional Information about Magpies

Address: 71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
Phone Number: 01507527004
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Horncastle
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: English, French

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