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Cafe Zoot

5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
+44 1522 536663
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service. Speedy turn around no need to wait for a table. Food was good and staff very helpful

Thank Duncan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

"Cafe" is an understatement. This venue is good for coffee, lunch or dinner. It offers a wide menu. Probably best described as a Europen menu, with a mix of favourites from Britain and beyond. We ate here three times in a week and were not...More

Thank SussexGrove
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant within sight of the Castle and Cathedral really busy with a lively atmosphere. The food was excellent and the service really good with reasonable prices for both food and wine.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good in parts. One main course very disappointing but another fine. Both desserts ok. I can't honestly recommend it as these comments echo previous lunches there. It appears to be pot luck whether one is happy or not. Wine not cheap.

Thank Steveh242424
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for an early tea one night, busy which was a good sign, service was quick and food arrived quickly, I had fish and chips, cooked to perfection. My husband had the chicken and leek pudding and he said it was delicious. We had desserts...More

Thank Madison100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Table for two and no reservation; no problem. Quick service and a pleasant atmosphere ideally located near to Lincoln’s most popular uphill destinations. I ordered the rib-eye steak and it was a generous portion. Steak knife was forgotten but with the quality of the meat,...More

Thank NAS816
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Well priced for a two course meal, food was very good and service was excellent. Enjoyed the mushroom first course.

Thank tarajd
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I have read all these reviews and we must have gone on the one bad day of service and food! A perfect zoot storm you could say! Coffee served like slop, food served with no care. Tasteless and soul less food. I think there are...More

Thank Danieluub
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Had dinner here during a recent UK trip. Recommended and reserved for us by our B&B host. We both wanted light meals, and selected a root vegetable and lentil salad from several very tempting vegetarian starters and mains. Very well done. Good dinner sized portion...More

Thank Randyhol
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Waiting staff were great, very helpful and efficient, food was lovely, the same as always, would definitely reccommend

Thank _theperfectlook1
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mrs t m
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
May I suggest you contact the Restaurant direct, as opposed to a reviewer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$52
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 536663
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Cafe Zoot is a privately owned business opened in 2000, located in the heart of historic Lincoln. During this time we have become renowned for consistently offering quality produce at great value, where a lively atmosphere is commonplace and friendly staff are attentively at your service. In January 2013 Cafe Zoot underwent an extensive refurbishment. After listening to our customers on ways in which we could improve our restaurant, Cafe Zoot now boasts a brand new look, and a much more spacious interior. We are open seven days a week from 8.30Am till late and offer a Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menu. Throughout the week we also offer a Lunch Special Two Course Menu for £8.50 And an All Day Special Two Course Menu for £11.95. (Everyday except Saturday from 5.00Pm till 10.30Pm) Our Chefs have worked hard on designing a menu with the classic dishes our customers love as well as offering an exciting A'la Carte menu with dishes to get your taste buds going!! We always use fresh quality produce and our dishes our homemade and cooked to order. Cafe Zoot can cater for various functions, whether you fancy a Champagne Breakfast, Birthday or Anniversary Celebration, we can also cater for Business conferences and meetings. Whatever the occasion come and celebrate with us!!
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