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Caffe Portico

Grantham Street | The Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1BD, England
+44 7956 653156
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (47 reviews)
“ciabatta” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Italian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grantham Street | The Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1BD, England
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Booking late on a Friday afternoon, on impulse for a (what we thought would be a quick meal) turned into a wonderful gourmet experience. our shared platter started between the four of us was ample and delicious and accommodated the GF member of the party....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Having eaten at this café for years, this is always consistently excellent. Fab choice of food and always very attentive staff. Support the local, independent café who offers so much more than the larger outlets who simply do not compare. You may struggle to get...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank debbieedens
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Rang and booked 24 hours in advance after viewing the inline menu but on arriving Saturday at 7:30 pm it was dead, only one other couple there. Then the menu was 3 pages of pizza despite online having pastas, salads and omlettes. I queried this...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Mcouchard
Sim B, Owner at Caffe Portico, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

We are very sorry that your evening did not go as planned and we are deeply saddened that you felt inclined to leave a negative review of our food without trying any of it. We hope that other potential customers will consider this when reading...More

Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The very best pizza I have ever had. The service was really good. Had a great evening and recommend cafe portico to anyone visiting Lincoln

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank charmill1
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous vegetable quiche. Very tasty millionaire short bread. Warm , clean premises. Not expensive. Can recommend.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Imp1UK
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Great food and brilliant service all round. Thank you for looking after us all so well. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tim C
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Went there for lunch with some friends and even though the place is always busy, we managed to find a table. The food took ages to come but it was delicious and because the place was fully packed, it was somehow understandable. The staff behind...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ViatjantPelMon
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Booked on strength of reviews and not disappointed. Perhaps a little expensive for lunchtime but very good service and great food. The location is very much out of the way but probably as good as anything in Lincoln for lunch. Definitely go again.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank travisthedog
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Great quality all round! Friendly, comfortable, very pleasant surroundings and atmosphere. Excellent food and service. Will go back again.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank SvenSosi
Reviewed December 7, 2017

went in to lincoln to do my christmas shopping. Decided to pop in for a lite lunch and remembered cafe Portico. Having forgotten where it was, it look a while to locate it, but once on entering, we were greeted with a friendly smile and...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 853catherine
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Wendy W
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Sim B | Property representative |
Yes it is and yes they are, pleas contact us directly if you have any special requirements. Regards Sim. Caffe Portico
Stuart S
August 21, 2018|
Response from debbieedens | Reviewed this property |
Hi, No I don't believe you can bring your own wine although I'm sure Sim (The owner) has had venue's / events when he has allowed this - best to just give him a ring
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $25
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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions
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: Grantham Street | The Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 7956 653156
  • E-mail
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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