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3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
+44 1507 526626
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My mate booked this place as he said he had always had a good time there with nice food, friendly service and pleasant ambience! Well it as worth the visit , the menu was varied and the food was presented very well, it as tasty and we will enjoyed our choices! If you in Horncastle, then do pay this establishment... More 

Thank Simon M
Horncastle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Merlissa that works there she was the best service very polite and wanted to make us happy at all times!! Nothing was too much trouble ! The Food was great. Highly recommend

Thank emmacerklewicz
Horncastle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the restaurant and we found it fantastic in every way. The food was excellent, so well cooked and presented. The staff were friendly, attentive and knowledgeable of the menu and were able to advise. The atmosphere was great, a place where I would choose to take friends and know we would have a great... More 

Thank dlsgw50
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joined a party of work colleagues for the "beat the clock" menu. Freshly cooked food of an excellent quality. I had stilton tartlets for starters which were beautiful and pheasant for mains. Fresh cooked vegetables were delicious. Unbeatable value. Good service.

Thank MandyWoodhallSpa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shakesby’s allowed us to book the restaurant for our annual cricket dinner and the evening couldn’t have been better. A warm welcome from friendly and efficient staff meant a forty strong party was seated with little fuss and ultimate professionalism. The seating arrangements were thoughtful and ergonomic, allowing both speeches and presentations to be a seamless part of the evening.... More 

1 Thank Joe S
Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spotted this restaurant on our first visit to Horncastle and loved the idea of the Beat the clock menu (2 courses for £9.95) before 6.30pm. When we cycled into Horncastle on the Thursday we booked for that evening.On arrival my husband was parking the car and I took a seat in the drinks area the proprieter welcomed me and... More 

3 Thank Chris N
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relatively small yet spacious, a warm welcome from staff with excellent service and a varied menu. Tasty food and a comfortable ambiance. Not really for children.

2 Thank Simbal09
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

My annual visit to Shakesby's was, as always, as good as expected. I visited on Christmas Eve evening with family and friends for a friends birthday meal. I was greeted by the staff as if I had never been away. The food, presentation and service were exemplary as always. I returned again on Christmas Day for lunch. This restaurant never... More 

3 Thank John S
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

We took our 6 year old grandchild and they were very welcoming, ( I would say it not the usual place to take children). The steaks were perfect the starters were delicious and it wasn't pricey either, lovely service thank you

3 Thank jackie622015
Lincolnshire, UK
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

We had Christmas lunch at Shakesby's this year. The food was grand (beef Wellington for me, traditional turkey with trimmings for my wife) and the staff were exemplary in every respect, and so warm and welcoming. Judging from the happy buzz, I'm sure all the other diners will join me in saying 'Thank-you Shkesby's, for making our Christms Day!'

2 Thank DigbyScott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Horncastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1507 526626

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