We ate here twice, once at night and once at lunchtime. The old town area is quite lively at night and we reserved a table to be sure of getting in. It was busy when we arrived at 8pm on a bank holiday Sunday, but by 10.30 we were the last people in there. This seems to be the norm for Lincoln. Decor is modern basic (hard surfaces, wooden chairs) with fun red, white and blue bunting, Miro paintings on the walls and chansons playing softly in the background. There was a large round dark wooden thing in the centre of the room where cutlery etc was stored. If you want a cosy, candlelit, intimate, romantic meal, the atmosphere here probably won't fit the bill as the lighting is bright and the tables are not widely spaced, but couples do come here and at least the hen parties avoided it. The menu is French-inspired, quantities were plentiful, but a couple of items didn't quite hit the mark for me. Little things like very slightly overdone duck and a tasty gravy when I was expecting rare meat and an orange sauce flavoured with grand marnier, nothing horrendous, and when they got it right it was absolutely delicious. I've paid more for a lot worse.
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