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Caffe Portico

The Terrace Grantham Street | Lincoln, Lincoln LN2 1BD, England
+44 7956 653156
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Terrace Grantham Street | Lincoln, Lincoln LN2 1BD, England
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Rather hidden from view and not very inviting from outside, one gets a pleasant surprise when inside. The service is warm and friendly and the food is excellent; in particular the salads are to die for. I have seldom eaten such a dense and flavour...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed July 10, 2017

A hot day in Uphill Lincoln and crowded with the Busking Festival in progress, so we went to our "go-to" place of Portico further down the hill near the Collection and Usher Gallery. This café is the friendliest place in the city, the food is...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed June 24, 2017

This is usually one of my favourite restaurants in Lincoln for lunch. I visited during the week and it was not as good as previous visits. My daughter had the soup and half a sandwich. The soup was tasty served in a tea cup (which...More

2  Thank Mirro50
Sim B, Owner at Caffe Portico, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2017

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your experience at Caffe Portico, we always like to make sure our customers are happy and have received good value for money. Our reviews show that over 95% of people who leave a review are extremely happy with choice price...More

Reviewed June 15, 2017

This was a little gem of a find tucked away behind the High Street. The staf are amazingly friendly and the atmosphere is just great. The service is excellent. If you like pizza, Friday evenings here are a must. Homemade dough and fresh ingredients on...More

Thank Adsinibiza
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Generally go here for business meetings, a lovely place with great food and snacks, good atmosphere and location.

Thank Eburgon
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Always make a good coffee and the breakfast is delicious. The staff are friendly and attentive plus the location just off from the Lincoln high street is ideal giving it a nice relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Ben P
Reviewed April 23, 2017

This place is lovely as it's off the beaten track. It makes great coffee, it's never too busy but always enough people in to have an atmosphere. I didn't really want to write this review so I could keep it a secret, but I caved...More

1  Thank Lulabelle27
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Service was friendly, the food was great and with live music made a great evening. Set in a great location, the cafe is comfortable and you are made to feel welcome as soon as you sit down. With great home cooked meals and excellent pizzas...More

Thank 853catherine
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and some tea to warm up on a cold, drizzly day. Mediterranean vegetable crepe was very delicious with lovely presentation on the platter as well. Friendly staff, reasonable prices.

2  Thank YPIYCI5
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We visited last Saturday evening where the food was cooked by chef Sam Bowser. The food was amazing and the evening comfortable. We shall visit again on a 'normal' restaurant evening.

1  Thank liz T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $27
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Terrace Grantham Street | Lincoln, Lincoln LN2 1BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 7956 653156
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Caffe Portico is a fully licensed Italian Caffe Bar and Pizza Restaurant serving a wide selection of delicious homemade and locally sourced food throughout the day and Neapolitan wood fired oven pizzas on Friday and Saturday evenings. We are the perfect venue for a private party. Birthdays and engagements, clubs and societies, office parties and any other festive occasions. We create bespoke menus and provide all the services you will need to make your event one to remember.
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