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We are an authentic, family-run coffee bar bringing Italian coffee culture to Lincoln. Serving freshly made biscotti, pastries, gelato, pizza & different lunch specials each day. We open late for private parties and functions for up to 30 people.
PRICE RANGE
£2 - £10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
CUISINES
Italian, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 24 October 2023 via mobile

Amazing place!! It's great for some delicious coffee & cake but the pizzas are something else it's the best I've ever had!!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 19 October 2023

Lovely breakfasts - try the smashed avocado, or just poached eggs. Well cooked and presented. GF options available (GF bread), with items marked on the menu.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 June 2023

Amazing food and service, would highly recommend. Authentic freshly baked Italian style ciabetta sandwich Unico Special with beautiful spinach and ricotta cake desert to follow. Would highly recommend! a gem of a place in the heart of Lincoln.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 11 April 2023

Went to private casual gathering for a 6oth birthday celebration on Saturday evening - great venue for 20- 40 people, the service was very friendly and the buffet (vegetarian) food they provided was excellent - much better than most buffets. I don't live in Lincoln,...if I did I would be going to the cafe during the dayMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 10 April 2023

Rented this venue for a 60th birthday party.Had great vegetarian buffet,which also catered for lactose intolerant and vegan dietary requirements. Everyone praised the food even the meat eaters. The staff were great as was the service. Would recommend this as an excellent party venue.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 31 December 2022 via mobile

I have been coming here for years- on my own, with family and friends- and I have never left disappointed- the staff feel like friends- they are so kind, tolerant and considerate- it feels like family- they go above and beyond- even if it’s the...first time they have met you, the food is delicious- thank you for being here - alsways leave feeling content/ comforted - happy new year to you all xMore

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 23 October 2022

We just stopped for a coffee here one Saturday. It's a pleasant little place with friendly staff and the coffee was good. The cakes looked great but we'd not long had breakfast. Some people were also sitting outside having delicious-looking flatbreads so this is one...I'd like to revisit for lunch.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 7 August 2022

A friend hired this in the evening for a private 60th birthday party. Fabulous venue. Food was excellent . Staff where friendly and attentive. Also me and my partner regular go for coffee and cake and have always had a good experience

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 August 2022 via mobile

Best place in Lincoln to get ice cream! I come here regularly for their tiramisu ice cream which is miles better than the gelato they have in the Mediterranean. The rest of the food is mouth-wateringly delightful too. I’m usually served by a lovely blonde...lady called Jess who is always smiling and welcoming. She has a great presence, good banter, and adds to the charm of the bar. I’ve always felt safe and happy here at Bar Unicos due to the friendly servers who are very attentive. Bar Unico literally feels like you’re relaxing in another country, and trust me, yo tengo familia en espana, and Bar Unicos takes me to the Mediterranean coast with their good vibes and great drinks/foods everytime. Coming here feels like a getaway, a blissful escape, and warming ambience. After living in Lincoln for over 10 years, I won’t have tiramisu gelato from anywhere else ❤️More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 July 2022 via mobile

I went on my own and again with my cousin. My particular coffee order and table preference was remembered. Coffee was good, also filled croissant was well worth the short wait. I have confirmed recommendation to rest of family.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 30 June 2022 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch before catching a train and absolutely loved it. The food was delicious, the coffee superb, and the little patio was cute! We had the Bruscetta Special and the Burrata Salad- both absolutely delicious. Highly recommend for a...lunch if you’re in the area and in the mood for some fresh Italian!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 11 June 2022

I visited for the first time today,excellent service,lovely atmosphere and lovely food.:) A*********

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 10 June 2022 via mobile

Excellent service. Delicious food! Perfect drinks. Iced coffee is probably the nicest I’ve ever had. Also had an Aperol spritz which tasted fantastic and just how it should be made. Couldn’t recommend enough. Warm friendly welcome! Well done to all the team for making this...a lovely place to visit.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 June 2022

Since being introduced by a good friend many years ago (who knows good coffee and excellent food!) I keep gravitating back to this place for meetings.... Whilst the likes of Costa and Starbucks do 'nice' coffee, Bar Unico does beautiful coffee and amazing cakes with...a family atmosphere. If you want a taste of how coffee should be you must go to Bar Unico!!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

Stopped for breakfast and was pleasantly surprised by the friendly atmosphere and good food. Staff were efficient and helpful. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: March 2022
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5