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The Swan Holme

) #79 of 347 Restaurants in Lincoln ££ - £££ , British,
Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
+44 1522 509859
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (23 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
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71 - 80 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended to us by a local couple in our hotel. After looking at reviews we were really looking forward to a nice meal after a long trip and also a late birthday treat for my partner. We ordered our starter's I had...More

1  Thank ajay80neily78
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We appreciate all feedback both good and bad and yours is no exception. I am sorry to see your experience was marred by these mistakes. We strive to always find ways to improve and...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visited for Sunday lunch. Reserved a round table for six. Good location in a less busy part of the restaurant. Drinks order prompt. Food order also. Reasonable waiting time for food to appear. Portion sizes variable. Turkey excellent, beef limited. Extra vegetables welcome along with...More

Thank Riogordo789
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review, we appreciate your feedback on your visit and hope you will join us again. Regards, David Anderson General Manager

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Found this place at short notice and stopped for a late Sunday dinner. It is in a very pleasant setting with plenty of car parking. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. We both had a Sunday roast which was plentiful and tasty. We returned...More

Thank Kev5391
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback, we love to hear from all of our guests. We are happy that you enjoyed your time here at the Swan Holme enough to visit again and we hope it is the first of many....More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The service here was first class. We went for lunch with family. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The food was cheap and very good ( i made a glutton of myself). Its virtually on my doorstep and ive overlooked it for years....More

Thank DaveGrainge
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. We are glad to see you enjoyed your visit and honoured that you may now chose us as your regular haunt! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards David Anderson General Manager

Reviewed 17 September 2016

We tend to use The Swanholme on a regular basis but found that on our last visit the presentation and quality of the food, together with the excellent service has resulted in it being one of the best pub/restaurants in the area.

Thank Halorons
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are happy to see you enjoyed your visit with us and I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. Regards David Anderson General Manager

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Sunday lunch sharing platter was amazing! More than enough for two, 3 choices of meats and veg platter-like you're own personal carvery at your table. Will be returning if only for the lamb on it.

Thank cazzarazza82
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your visit to the Swan Holme and we hope to see you again soon. Regards, David Anderson General Manager

Reviewed 11 September 2016

We ate well - good size portions - three courses would have been too much. Service was good but the most impressive part was how the waitress dealt with a stroppy and unpleasant diner at the next table. The person decided they didn't like their...More

Thank baxterthedog616
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thank you for giving us your feedback. We love to hear from all of our guests and your comments are no exception. We look to deal with every situation in a swift and professional manner and appreciate your kind words. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Six people ate here in August 2016 had a very good three corse meal at a very reasonable price. Not suitable to take a large coach to their car park.More

Thank djohns2n
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to give us your review. We appreciate all feedback both good and bad as it helps us to grow as a business. We are glad to see that you and your party enjoyed your visit and we look forward...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Booked table on Tuesday night. Very busy. Staff attentive and pleasant. it was a long wait for the food, 40 minutes, but we expected that because we had eaten there before and had a long wait, that said it was very good and staff were...More

Thank rachel w
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write about your visit and give us your feedback. I'm sorry to see you experienced a wait for your food, I offer my apology on behalf of the whole team and hope it will not deter you from...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

Driven past this place many times and never called in. Tonight was the leaving do for someone at work and have to give this place 10 out of 10. Great staff and fantastic food. I had the beer battered fish and chips and really enjoyed...More

Thank JonP1013
General Manager A, General Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback, we are delighted to hear you and your party enjoyed your visit for a works event! I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our team. We look forward to seeing you...More

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helliebellie123
Do they cater for vegans
17 June 2017|
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Response from SILVERSURFERSUK | Reviewed this property |
Yes well fish dishes level ok
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Tim H
Can we bring a dog? Thanks
21 August 2016|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
They are welcome in the front or back gardens. If you can just keep them on a lead that will be great. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 509859
Description
The Swan Holme in Lincoln is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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