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Musicians Arms

2 Main Street, Lincoln LN4 3PX, England
+44 1526 832310
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak pie” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
2 Main Street, Lincoln LN4 3PX, England
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

This is my second review I have done. Once again I cannot praise this pub enough. We have NEVER had a bad meal. I am appalled that people can leave a review slating the meal and owner. Seriously,it’s £7.50 for a home cooked meal, homemade...More

Thank maniLincoln
Brianmarshall1, Owner at Musicians Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

thank you very much for review,i must emphasise ,the odd bad review we get are competitors who come around and then complain,and give us a bad rating,trying to bring us down,and certain nasty people who ask for a discount, and when we tell them what...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We have frequently passed this pub on trips to Lincoln, but never at meal times. We therefore decided to drive direct to Dorrington to visit the Musicians Arms. The pub has adequate parking and has a bar to the left, and a large restaurant to...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We had an absolutely fantastic Easter Roast. I had turkey and my husband had the beef both meats perfectly cooked and presented with plenty of veg and gravy. If you want fexcellent quality ,great tasting and home cooked food that is amazing value for money...More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We have been visiting the Musicians Arms in Dorrington for Sunday Lunch 2 or 3 times a month now for about 5 years, maybe even longer. It's a small pub in a very small village in the middle of rural Lincolnshire on the main road...More

1  Thank JamesRobert7
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I complained about the quality of my turkey, which was very dry and hard,nothing was done about it, I was supposed to get some more, which wasn,t forth coming,on paying and getting ready to leave Brian landlord come chef, called my friend over and was...More

1  Thank lilliebell
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Managed to fit a dinner on route via the musicians and gave the Hawaiian gammon a try. The gammon was so juicy 😍 and just melted in my mouth along with homemade onion rings and hand cut chips. Defo recommend it. And to finish homemade...More

Thank chilling1977
Brianmarshall1, Owner at Musicians Arms, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

thank you,once again,genuine people giving genuine review,tis much appreciated

Reviewed February 14, 2018

We have been here several times, early evening (around 6pm) as they close after 7pm. It is a very unassuming place, the staff are all super friendly and the meals are all home cooked. Pies, steak, gammon, excellent curry, fish and choice of roast every...More

1  Thank Valerie L
Brianmarshall1, Owner at Musicians Arms, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

thank you very much Valerie,tis much appreciated when we get proper genuine responses from genuine people,i do hope I can look after you again, thank you brian

Reviewed January 20, 2018

What an absolutely fantastic Roast Beef Dinner we went a couple of months ago, what fantastic food and service,lovely pleasant staff,always high standards and we are going again next week/end cant wait.

Thank woody123657
Brianmarshall1, Owner at Musicians Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

thank you very much,its always nice to hear constructive compliments,they always appreciative, brian,(owner)

Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Been a while since I’ve visited so decided to go with the extended family to celebrate my 41st birthday. Still wonder how they can provide a roast and desert for this price and the beef just melts. Also don’t think you can beat the white...More

Thank chilling1977
Brianmarshall1, Owner at Musicians Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

thank you chilling,nice to have some constructive praise,and not a bias one ,much appreciated, brian (owner)dooooby doooo

Reviewed January 11, 2018

Booked to go last Saturday for my mothers 96th birthday lunch. There were 6 of us in total. First appearance it resembled a transport cafe. We ordered straight away then there was a long delay before our meals were served. 3 of us had steak...More

1  Thank Stuart w W
Brianmarshall1, Owner at Musicians Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

are you sure you came to the right place,our steaks are 28day mature,we never havecomplaints, as they are fresh tender,the fish is skinless boneless and made with home made batter,if you look at the reviews they are all very good,the only time we have the...More

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March 24, 2017|
Response from Dawn L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we take our 7 year old daughter
Trish W
September 25, 2016|
Response from maniLincoln | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the pub! I am just a customer so u will need to phone them and check, if you google the musicians arms at dorrington it will show phone number.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Main Street, Lincoln LN4 3PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1526 832310
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