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Jews House Restaurant

15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
+44 1522 524851
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Spanish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here for lunch whilst visiting my daughter. It's a really 'quaint' building just at the beginning of the rise to Steep Hill. The restaurant itself doesn't have many covers - maybe 20 at most? but that gives it a nice intimate atmosphere. This restaurant...More

Thank Vikki H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We originally booked for two couples for 19 May and then discovered it was a tasting menu night. That was fine as we've done many & the original menu price of £55 per person was not out of kilter. However on the night this had...More

1  Thank DonMacka
Reviewed 5 days ago

Samantha is front of house.She's brillliant.Gavin is the chef.He's genius.This restaurant in London's Mayfair would have everyone raving.But it's in Lincoln,once one of Englands most important towns but now a sleepy backwater city famous only for its exquisite cathedral.That shouldn't influence you.If you're in Lincoln(actually...More

Thank dongola
Reviewed 5 days ago

A small menu, well cooked food, but small portions. The overall cost of two, with a bottle of wine for three course was £112, a bit heavy!!

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this place as it does things properly! You have pre dinner drinks whilst looking at the menu then, you are shown to your table. The front of house is very knowledgable about everything on the menu and the wine. Delicious food, fantastic wine and...More

Thank travelorMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a superbly quirky place! We were exceptionally well treated: the food and service were excellent and we really enjoyed this important day. Long may it prosper, congrats to all!

Thank Di1di
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has taken us some time to finally dine here - despite its excellent reputation and we and two guests really enjoyed the same. The restaurant has style with great cooking, yes it is more expensive than others - but you pay for very good...More

Thank kaw118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Holly & Samantha did a great front of house... Tasting menu, 7 courses, great value @ £55. Think we were there 2 1/2 - 3 hours. Wine on top, bill came to £175(?)... Small intimate atmosphere... Go 4 it!!!

Thank SirBillTaylor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last Saturday night with my wife. Exceptional food, service and surroundings but not in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable or out of place. Very friendly and welcoming. Outstanding Taster Menu. Every course a delight. Food and cooking of the highest quality. Highly...More

Thank GerCon2014
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The ambiance at Jews House is cozy and subdued. The decor is relaxing, and the service flows well. All of our food was outstanding, is nicely presented, and the house wine was quite good. We felt quite satisfied, relaxed, and a little pampered when we...More

Thank djspackard
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have any Christmas day dinner availability please?
2 December 2016|
Response from Jewshouse | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately we are are not open on Christmas or Boxing day. Please feel free to contact me on 01522 524851 if you would like to make a booking. kind regards The Jews House Team
Is it standard practice when making a reservation on your website to leave your credit card details.
13 October 2016|
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Response from Jewshouse | Property representative |
We do ask for credit card details for our cancellation policy. These are securely kept with a third party called Stripe and will only be used for cancellation penalties. Any cancellations or reduction in numbers with less... More
Hi I know this is a bore - but can you cater for a vegetarian on the evening menu. many thanks Barbara
7 April 2016|
Response from Jewshouse | Property representative |
Good afternoon, It is not a problem at all. We do cater for most dietary requirements. When you book, please mention that you are a vegetarian. Kind regards Samantha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$72
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 524851
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Housed in one of the oldest buildings in the beautiful and historic city of Lincoln, with food from award winning Chef Gavin Aitkenhead and exceptional service from Samantha Tomkins and her team, The Jews House Restaurant offers the finest food served by the friendliest staff in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Here at the Jews’ House our aim is quite simple: To give you an experience you remember for its remarkable flavours and polished, attentive service. Gavin’s food, Samantha’s service – the Jews House