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Lincoln's best pub - by far!

Really lucky to have this as our local. Excellent range of changing beers, and very good value... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Exceptional pub - one of the best anywhere

The best pub in Lincoln if you like a wide selection of real ales, no music and good conversation... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cath o
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible7%
83 Westgate, Lincoln LN1 3BG, England
+44 1522 535023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lucky to have this as our local. Excellent range of changing beers, and very good value Prosecco if accompanied by a non-beer drinker. Anna, her staff and all us locals are very welcoming. You can chat all night with a fantastic range of interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best pub in Lincoln if you like a wide selection of real ales, no music and good conversation. An unspoilt and quirky pub, very friendly. A definite must.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank cath o
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

My husband is a real ale man & says his pint was the best by a country mile!! 🍺 He also said the bar man was very helpful & knowledgeable.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed March 11, 2019

I really enjoyed the cosy and warm atmosphere. Very different pub from any other pub in Lincoln. I also loved the open fire and the fact that is pet friendly.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

This is UNDOUBTEDLY the best pub in the world .The customers and staff are very friendly towards those who cherish world class beer and conversation.For those who don't please go elsewhere and make room for those who do. Contrary to one of the reviews the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank gareth47
Reviewed March 6, 2019

ABSOLUTELY loved it!!! What more is there to say? Great pub, great beer, great staff and the best locals ever. Thanks guys and gals for having us ;) lucyh303 below (2 star rating) must be some sort of idiot. She says they don't take cash....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martin C
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

A guy left a one star review due to not getting an Abbot Ale. Truth is, they served 7 Americans Abbot Ale. That night they were cleaning the lines and only served two elder gentlemen Abbot Ale who always drank them. They had to go...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Bhomastrady
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

This place has a great history about it, take the audio tour of the castle and hear all about it ! Afterwards venture out of the walls if you feel it is safe and stop for a very well kept pint. There is plenty of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lobster64
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Have often wondered about this pub when visiting Lincolnshire Life museum but never called in, today we did! Nine pumps on the bar including two dark ales, pleasant staff and customers, and the decor is something to be admired. We won't be bypassing this fabulous...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anthony M
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Well, what a shocking pub. Don't visit unless you are a known local in this pub. We were told we could not be served a particular beer (Abbot Ale) because it was only on for locals. We arrived when thus beer was "on" had a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from MistressWeatherwax | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't advise taking children here.