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3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
+44 1507 526626
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and great service. Thank you Melissa and Reiss. Wine went down well, Reiss's quiff was bigger than Dr J's :) xx

Thank Rebecca H
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for great food in Lincolnshire! The restaurant has a cosy feel and very attentive staff. We would have ordered everything on the menu if it were possible as every dish looked just as appetising. After our table had finally decided what we were going for I can tell you that no... More 

Thank Kim P
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So, having booked over one month prior to our Saturday evening visit, I was initially disappointed with our somewhat cramped table. First on the left as we entered, it felt as if a shoehorn was required, couple that with the likelihood of a soup-wearing experience... we were sandwiched in the main flow of traffic from the kitchen. The party arrived... More 

1 Thank humgry
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive from Plymouth (7 hours) we visited Shakesby's for our evening meal, so glad we did it is such a lovely restaurant, the staff were so friendly and it was a really relaxed atmosphere, but felt really looked after, just what we needed after such a long drive. Loved the décor and pretty lighting and the food... More 

Thank bethsullivan2016
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Shakesby's the beginning of October, The staff who met us were so friendly, helpful and informative. They ran through the menu with us explaining each dish, I asked for some advice on what to choose as it all looked to good. I went with the belly pork in the end and probably had the most tastiest meal i've... More 

Thank Chris T
kent uk
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a trip to Lincolnshire to celebrate my sister's wedding and she had very cleverly, booked her reception at Shakeby's. My first encounter with this gem was the day before the wedding when we dropped flowers, lanterns and cheese off at the venue into the hands of a very capable lady called Clare. It was freezing outside and... More 

Thank lucy O
Horncastle, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Atmosphere excellent, Staff very attentive without being overpowering. The food was of an excellent standard, and the cost I felt was very reasonable. A wonderful experience throughout. The only fault was the toilets are on the first floor and with a disability it was rather difficult to get up there, but this did not detract from the overall experience.

Thank Eric H
Snodland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. Great vibe! We arrived without a booking and they made a plan for us. The King Prawn starter was fantastic. My 5 year old asked for a spoon to finish the chilli sauce left over.

Thank Sheril B
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I went here on a first date and what a choice it was. Both the girl and the restaurant. We both had drinks 3 course and a fab relaxed night. The service was relaxed and we were. Or rushed as we took a while to order as we where to busy talkin g to each other and the staff where... More 

Thank jay74770
Horncastle, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Weekdays between 5pm and 6.30pm two course meal for £9.95. Excellent value, limited choice but well worth a try. Lovely surroundings and very friendly staff. Must do it more often!

Thank LincolnshireNed

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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
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?