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The Tower Restaurant

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38 Westgate, Lincoln, England
+44 1522 529999
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Tower at the weekend. First of all a special mention for the staff, who excelled in every way. The service was attentive, efficient, friendly and polite. What more could be asked for in that regard? I had the ham hock pressing starter - superb, beautifully presented and very tasty. I could easily have eaten it... More 

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United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Having lived in the Lincoln area for the last 30+ years I did wonder why I had not been to The Tower Hotel restaurant before. Better late than never and the opportunity rose to take a relative for Sunday lunch. The restaurant itself is relatively small but perfectly formed. At one end are windows overlooking Westgate and at the other... More 

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Thank Outandabout22
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Total random choice when we went here for my birthday and we weren't disappointed. We arrived late afternoon without booking a table and were greeted by staff who were great. By the time we had got our drinks from there bar our table was ready. Great choice of starters mains and deserts, staff were lovely polite and quick!!! The restaurant... More 

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Thank Lisa D
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Returned to Tower for a lazy Sunday Lunch with friends. Had table from 15:00 and left after 6🍷🍷😋. Perfect pink beef with nice fresh veg and crispy roasties to accompany. Neck and neck with TapHouse for best Roast Dinner uphill!

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Thank JoeyMumbles
Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my family on Sunday for Sunday lunch and the food was delicious! The menu had slightly differed from online so none of the current puddings enticed us... (we are a family of puddings!) The waiter made a suggestion of something the chef could whip up and it was amazing!! Really grateful for them going above and beyond.... More 

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Thank Charlotte H
York, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Cheered SH on in the Lincoln half marathon ,the family headed for this restaurant all 11 of us.all the staff were polite and we looked at the menu and horrified there wasn't any sticky toffee pudding!!!!! But top head waiter (sorry didn't get your name) spoke with the head chef and bread and butter pudding was on the menu!!!!. Main... More 

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Thank Bagpus1971
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Having received a voucher as a gift, we booked ahead and were seated in the restaurant. Service was friendly and attentive. The sandwiches, scones and cakes were fresh and beautifully prepared. Lovely tea served in nice china cups. Enjoyable and would recommend. We were certainly full afterwards!

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Thank BerylMerlin
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

After having a lunch here which was beautifully done and tasty we decided to eat here in the evening. Our meal here was perfect. We came for the steak which was cooked just right for all three of us and the onion rings and chips perfect. The surroundings are very smart and tasteful. In fact I haven't had such a... More 

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Thank Elaine H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1,518 reviews
1,155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 759 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Lincolnshire Poacher Cauliflower Cheese and triple cooked chips that should get your tastebuds dancing! Another busy successful pub in this area.

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Thank thefooddood
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I'm a regular at the Tower Hotel bar, and occasionally have a bar meal there, as well as a rare treat in the main restaurant. The weekday two course bar menu - with a deadline of 5:30pm - offers fantastic value for money from a kitchen that, in my opinion, never fails to deliver. The burger, as has been mentioned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $64
Cuisine
European, British, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Westgate, Lincoln, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 529999
Description
Here at the Tower Restaurant our menus are written according to the season. We feel this captures the very best produce available at the time and ensure quality and freshness of the dishes we can offer to you.Head chef Darren Rogan and his team are constantly striving to achieve perfection in his eclectic menu. He relishes being creative and pushing the boundaries of gastronomy with different flavour combinations and ever evolving cooking techniques. We believe that dining out should be a hassle-free experience for all, and therefore we have Vegan, Coeliac and lactose intolerant menus at the ready. Should you have any other dietary requirements please do not hesitate to contact us.Booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment.

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