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Comptons Tea & Coffee Shop

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34 Steep Hill | Top end of Steep Hill, Lincoln LN2 1LU, England
+44 1522 536073
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming tea shop provides good service and a wide range of food. The tomato and basil soup is really tasty! Reasonably priced, it's somewhere you would want to go back to if you're staying in the area.

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Billericay, England
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a tea shop selling snacks, e.g. sanwiches, jacket potatoes and cakes etc with teas and coffees etc, but they were very nice. My Lincoln sausage baguette was lovely and I couldn't resist hot chocolate with whipped cream and Maltesers! Pleasant service too.

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Thank go9ers
Tenerife
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lovely food pleasent staff cakes home made lovely view from upstairs seating area watching the world go by while having your food

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Thank Tanzey
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Looked inviting from the outside and not many in. Had to ask to order, had to ask for the drinks after waiting a while (only cold ones ordered) Had fruit cake and cheese, cake was very dry. Wouldn't go again

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Thank photosrme
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Close by the Castle and Cathedral this is a real gem. The food and service were excellent and the prices very fair. I would certainly visit again.

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Thank Tony W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I visited this unassuming little tea room at the top of Steep Hill twice this week and have tried the tomato and basil soup and baked potato with tuna mayo - both very tasty. 3 of us shared a huge pot of good tea. Staff were friendly and the service was quick. I tried other nearby places during the week... More 

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Thank Mary P
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We called in here for a quick bite having been tempted by the board outside with a great offer for cream scones + tea or coffee. These were put on hold until after we sampled some of the other delights from the simple little menu - I had toasted plum bread with stilton and my wife had the homemade tomato... More 

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Thank Chris T
Winchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This tea shop which is in a beautiful historic building (a stones throw from the Castle and Cathedral) was undergoing some repairs and renovation when we visited as it's under new ownership. It had been rather tired and drab looking when we last visited but the friendly new owner has made it look fresh and bright and told us she... More 

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Thank Battersea5619
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Good value, very clean, friendly service tea shop in the centre of historic Lincoln. Can recommend the plum bread with cheddar, teacake with a large pot of tea for under £10.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited here for breakfast on Friday 21st October only to discover the building covered with scaffolding (with a discount for the inconvenience, it must be mentioned), a small hand written sign warning of wet paint on the door (which I found on my arm later!), the strong smell of fresh paint permeating everything in the restaurant and a decidedly clinical... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Steep Hill | Top end of Steep Hill, Lincoln LN2 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 536073

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