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Sign of the Fish

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42 Sincil Street, Lincoln LN5 7ET, England
+44 1522 504604
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whenever we are in Lincoln around lunch time we always head for this eatery. It is a great place for a chippy dinner with good choices and prices. I would recommend it to any fish lover.

Thank _healeyman47
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the 'sign of the fish', whenever I'm in Lincoln and want lunch, as much as I try,(obviously I have no will power), I just cannot walk by, the smell first draws me in, but I love there there chips, always fresh, crispy and properly cooked, especially tasty with their curry sauce. I cannot recommend this place highly enough.

Thank Linda K
Southwell, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i decided at the last minute to hop on a train and spend a few hours walking around Lincoln city center from Newark to Lincoln is a short hop about half hour by the time we got there (about 1ish) i fancied fish and chips and walking down Sincil street which is on the way from the... More 

Thank stuart m
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot rate this restaurant highly enough. I am gluten free and they have accommodated me brilliantly. I have had fish chips and beans and they cooked my unbattered fish in a separate frier. Very tasty, not greasy, will always come back here when visiting Lincoln!

Thank Amanda S
South Shields, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped off at Lincoln on the way home from national holidays bus trip. contacted my brother -in-law who lives in Waltham for advice on best' fish n chip restaurant.He recommended sign of the fish. THE STAFF WERE FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL AND THE FISH AND CHIPS WERE DELICIOUS. Do not be put off by the size of the front of the... More 

Thank gtpeters79
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whilst visiting Lincoln recently, we stumbled across this place, by zeroing in on the delicious aroma wafting down the street. Access to the restaurant is at the rear, via. the alleyway and if the handful of tables on the ground floor are occupied, other tables are available by clambering up the steep stairs, so maybe a word of caution to... More 

Thank Qu1d-Pr0-Qu0
Sutton in ashfield
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was our 2nd visit to SOTF and it was certainly as good as our 1st! The ladies that serve are friendly, good fun and polite. I was chuffed to bits that the staff still continue to ask 'any salt and vinegar before the peas/curries are loaded on the chips?' This takes extra time which they prefer to do in... More 

Thank Chris K
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It's one of.my top ten with Steels of Cleethorpes. Nothing fancy but good fish and chips at a reasonable price. Head through the ally and upstairs to eat in. Been coming here for years.

Thank Hammer H
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips will definitely visit again when visiting Lincoln friendly staff easy to find good location

Thank sharonasmith1968
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Excellent value, good quality fish and chips - the best in Lincoln. Small café (upstairs is reached by a steep "quirky" staircase!), with very friendly staff.

Thank MandM559

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Sincil Street, Lincoln LN5 7ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 504604

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