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Stags Head

££ - £££, British,
68 Newport, Lincoln LN1 3DP, England
+44 1522 787317
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (43 reviews)
“braised beef” (6 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
68 Newport, Lincoln LN1 3DP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has recently been taken over by new management and I can say it was one of the best meals we have had out in a while. The food was cooked to perfection and the staff were very friendly and attentive. Even though they had...More

Thank itshelenmary
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had two early evening meals here + both were very good, as was the service. Pleasant quiet ambience, though might not be so quiet later on.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed a very special place for lunch to celebrate my late mothers 100th birthday, before visiting her grave to place flowers in her memory. We chose The Stags Head due to it's location---but what a find. Excellent, friendly service and what a varied menu,...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Under new management since our last visit. Better than ever. The food was well presented & very tasty. Good service from pleasant staff. Clean everywhere you looked.Well kept pint of John Smiths. Can recommend to those who like quality food at the right price.Thank you...More

Thank Alan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered steak, my partner ordered the sea bass, both were perfect, the service was perfect, nothing was too much trouble, the new manager was very chatty and very welcoming, I will be returning, five stars!

1  Thank jeffdH573PJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on Saturday October the 27th on recommendation. The ambience was warm and friendly, the lounge-restaurant was buzzing, the staff were attentive, efficient and welcoming. My wife ordered the crayfish cocktail and I ordered the garlic king prawns on bruschetta. Both were excellent. My...More

2  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Decided to try again after our last visit was not very good. The pub is under new management and we got chatting to the very friendly GM and the bar staff who advised about all the new changes that are going to happen which will...More

2  Thank angelweeps
Reviewed 13 October 2018

After hearing about the new owners, wanted to try and see if the food was as good as it has always been - it was, with excellent, polite and accommodating staff (especially Dave); even with someone like me who can never make up their mind...More

1  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife have been to the stags head for a meal was hoping it would be has good has before and was surprised it was even better and drinks now cheaper staff great and even better we will soon be able to watch...More

2  Thank russelllincoln1
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Second Friday in a row to find the bar empty Friday night at 8pm. Ordered a dry white wine and the barmaid added ice to the wine saying she put it in as the glass was warm! Asked the wine to be changed to a...More

Thank angelweeps
thestagshead2016, General Manager at Stags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback angelweeps, I have spoken to the member of team that served your wine for you with regards to a warm glass and she has assured me that ice was requested to be added into the glass of wine, All of...More

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Questions & Answers
3 December 2017|
Response from mperry2015 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t really look.
27 October 2017|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
yes, free main meal and dessert 😀
7 April 2017|
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Response from thestagshead2016 | Property representative |
Hi p5jjd Yes we have a beer garden with a childs climbing frame
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Newport, Lincoln LN1 3DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 787317
  • E-mail
The Stags Head is under new management, and we now serve locally sourced, fresh food. We have two menus: daylight for the classics and lunchtime offerings and candlelight for the more adventurous and evening diners. We also have a daily specials board to showcase some of our food. We serve from5pm until 930pm Tuesday to Friday, and Saturday with a carvery on a Sunday from 12pm until 6pm (service hours subject to change). We recommend booking as we do get very busy and have limited seating. We also boast a function suite for upto 70 people - we have buffet menus which can be tailored to suit your needs and can cater for most events. Alongside the function suite, our cathedral restaurant can hold upto 40 people for smaller events.
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