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Dambusters Inn

££ - £££, British,
23 High Street, Scampton, Lincoln LN1 2SD, England
+44 1522 731333
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“beef” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
23 High Street, Scampton, Lincoln LN1 2SD, England
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Dinner Saturday 6 October 2018 - Excellent reasonably priced food served in generous helpings by friendly helpful staff. Very pleasant surroundings. Highly recommendable.

Thank BlueJay876
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy and friendly welcoming pub. If you order the fish and chips it's amazing so large do not order a starter so big!! Beautiful fish and hand made chips.Worth a visit.

Thank YvonneStevenson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Barman needs to go to charm school. Food was good,efficient service, but we were crammed in right next to the people on the next table ,(who did also comment on the same fact). So will not rush back as we prefer a little more space.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Food was very good from a limited choice menu, which is good and the setting, as used by the Dambusters lends a lot of history and nostalgia to the atmosphere.

Thank yashimoto
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had booked a table weeks ago just to make sure we could eat, as it had been recommended. We were welcomed by a rude man (well, I say welcomed, ‘what name is it?’ isn’t much of a welcome). He t our drink orders and...More

3  Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

very humbling experience looking at all the memorabilia in this pub. lovely pub food and staff. definitely worth a visit

Thank annie19672016
Reviewed 21 August 2018

6 of us turned up having enjoyed a lovely walk from Lincoln, they were busy but service was superb, ale delicious and food first rate , 100% satisfaction and the history in the place is amazing. Walk was good too and easy bus back to...More

Thank stevemasonnz
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stopped here after a heritage centre tour at RAF Scampton, and it made the obvious choice given the connection. We arrived around 14:00 and proceeded to find a table very easily and looked at the menu. Lunch is a typical pub style affair with...More

Thank Tayloss
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I regularly drop in for a pint and have eaten there many times. Good value and atmosphere especially if you are a WW2 aircraft buff.

Thank John M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We visited after a trip to RAF Scampton and were not disappointed with our welcome. I had the fish and chips (a nice generous portion), my wife had the scampi, whilst our friends both had chunky sandwiches. We all agreed the food was delicious. There...More

1  Thank Griff1954
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Response from grega1848 | Property representative |
EE is great !
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a small car park, but I parked with ease on the road outside when I visited
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Scampton, Lincoln LN1 2SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln  >  Scampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 731333
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