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5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
+44 1522 536663
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a pleasant restaurant but there is a lack of ambiance. Some of the staff are pleasant and helpful but others give the impression they would rather be elsewhere. If you have the specials menu it is good value although there is a discrepancy in the size of the main course. One of the party had chicken boudin' and... More 

Thank Anne H
York England
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we didnt book but had a seat upstairs the atmosphere was grea t the food was lovel y price was reasonable, would recommend

Thank holidayholic02
Leeds, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A trip to Lincoln. The second this year. First time was on a hot day in May. This second return visit in August had in mind a viewing of the Poppy Wave in the grounds of Lincoln Castle. A very blustery day threatening a rain which didn't. Hanging on to hand rails in the strong wind as we walked the... More 

Thank Ray N
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was just a lovely experience we were well cared for and ate very good and interesting food. Also very good price for two course special.

Thank Dianne M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been to Cafe Zoot a few times and have always had a good meal. This place had Tequila's advertised so we have also been there - don't bother!

Thank Sue W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After reading other reviews I was looking forward to a good meal. The starter and dessert was good. However, I had shoulder of lamb for my main. It turned out to be all bone and fat, there was no actual meat! The accompanying lump of mash potato and chopped tomato sauce covering the bone and fat wasn't particularly inspiring either,... More 

Thank Curlylincoln1
Karalee, Australia
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178 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took some friends out to dinner and we stumbled across Zoot. So glad we did as the food was great as was the service.

Thank Feathers013
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came upon this place by chance. It was spotlessly clean. The service was very efficient and friendly. The food was delicious. We had the boullibaisse which was delicious, followed by a scrummy lemon tart. We will definitely visit again when we are next in Lincoln.

Thank Pam F
Evesham, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe/restaurant was very busy every time we walked past but managed to get a table at the front by the window, good choice on the menu the mussels were really nice as a starter i had kleftiko lamb shank which was great my husband had the fillet steak in a diane sauce which was also really good. Good service... More 

Thank Deb W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sophisticated ambience providing the ideal environment for those seeking a good night out. Exquisite food and an excellent selection of wines. Service commendable.

Thank Joan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $52
Italian, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 536663
Cafe Zoot is a privately owned business opened in 2000, located in the heart of historic Lincoln. During this time we have become renowned for consistently offering quality produce at great value, where a lively atmosphere is commonplace and friendly staff are attentively at your service.

In January 2013 Cafe Zoot underwent an extensive refurbishment. After listening to our customers on ways in which we could improve our restaurant, Cafe Zoot now boasts a brand new look, and a much more spacious interior.

We are open seven days a week from 8.30Am till late and offer a Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menu. Throughout the week we also offer a Lunch Special Two Course Menu for £8.50 And an All Day Special Two Course Menu for £11.95. (Everyday except Saturday from 5.00Pm till 10.30Pm)

Our Chefs have worked hard on designing a menu with the classic dishes our customers love as well as offering an exciting A'la Carte menu with dishes to get your taste buds going!!
We always use fresh quality produce and our dishes our homemade and cooked to order.

Cafe Zoot can cater for various functions, whether you fancy a Champagne Breakfast, Birthday or Anniversary Celebration, we can also cater for Business conferences and meetings. Whatever the occasion come and celebrate with us!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?