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The Lincolnshire Otter

Somerby Way | Chellaston, Gainsborough DN21 1QT, England
+44 1427 677250
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“pie” (14 reviews)
“specials board” (16 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Somerby Way | Chellaston, Gainsborough DN21 1QT, England
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1 - 10 of 545 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very friendly staff .Had pre booked our meal for seven of us .Food was lovely and tasty and the waitress was very friendly ...nothing was too much trouble. Definitely got us in the festive spirit and we will return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prebooked a table for 16 people dinner time sunday. Lovely meal and wide variety of food reasonably priced. Nothing was to much trouble very helpful staff thankyou, will certainly be calling again

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank KarenO342
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last visit was not too good so wanted to experience current situation. Pleasantly surprised with decor and new menu, visited with a family member who had not been here before, was well satisfied. Food and service excellent will be visiting again when passing through to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Maurice J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is purpose built just in the outskirts of Gainsborough. Once inside you will see how spacious and well laid out it is. A good choice of fayre,with some extremely good offered to be had. The food was very good,well worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here with my in-laws. We were greeted by friendly staff, who were smiley and chatty too. We all had Sunday lunch which was good and great value for money ..... Waistline alert .... . Portion sizes are bigger than the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Gill K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place last Friday and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food since the refurbishment, some of our party had the steak which was described as being the best steak he had ever tased, presented well and served quick, I had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dave P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Lincolnshire Otter pub serves all types of meals to your tastes easy accessible free parking caters for all types singles,couples, families and must visit venue.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank brian h
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Service is always first class and fast. Meals are always good, not amazing but good and great value.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank miffiee
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We went due to the vegan choice. The vegans of our party were happy with the separate menu and enjoyed their food. However service was slow and unhelpful. Despite boooking a table in advance it wasn't ready for us. The cutlery wasn't there we had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jane W
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived around 2.30, seated ourselves, ordered our food at the bar THEN the waitress came over and said ‘do you know what you want?’ When we had already ordered anyway. She placed our food on the table and with the last plate my friend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AimeeW439
Lincolnshire O, General Manager at The Lincolnshire Otter, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

we are so sorry to here you where unhappy with your visit to us today, we thank you for taking time to leave this review as we value the feedback, and we will use it in the managers meeting we have on a Monday morning,...More

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Questions & Answers
2 September 2017|
Response from 1Nick_B36 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is on the website. There's a range. Around £15 But remember it's two for one.
26 October 2016|
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Response from Lincolnshire O | Property representative |
hi there our xmas opening hours are as follows ..... xmas eve 1130am - 11pm xmas day 12 - 3pm bookings only boxing day 12pm - 1030pm 27th - 30th 1130am - 11pm new years eve 1130am -1030pm new years day 12pm - 1030pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerby Way | Chellaston, Gainsborough DN21 1QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Gainsborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1427 677250
  • E-mail
We are a 241 marstons pub restaurant with the added feature of delicious pizzas made fresh and cooked in our pizza oven!!!
We cater for all, wether its a bite of lunch midweek, steak and wine something from our specials board or a sunday lunch!!
And the great thing is all our main meals are 241!!!!
We also have a great kids menu and small play areas inside the restaurant and outside too!!
We have an extensive seating area outside, so come and enjoy "al fresco" dining in the summer months!!
We take bookings for all occasions, just call us!!
Danni and Andy - General Managers
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