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Italian, Mediterranean
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All reviews pasta pollo steak great italian food catch of the day book well in advance worth the wait cooked fresh home made starters
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Reviewed 9 May 2024

Went to the Ropers with friends ..our first visit. Situated along the River in Horncastle Road Boston, The Ropers is an old pub now converted into an Italian Bistro. The manager was very friendly, and welcoming., and offered us home made crisps which were so...delicous. Sadly my meal didn’t live up to the high expectation l had. My tempura prawns were all batter and hardly any prawn..not very nice at all.My chicken in mushroom main coarse was quite tough as Infact was my wife’s steak. Sadly a rather disappointing visit.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 May 2024

This is my happy place. I was lucky enough to spend my summers in Italy as my Aunt married into an Italian family. The food here is always the true taste of Italy and we always feel like family when we eat here. Excellent food,...accommodating service in an extraordinarily popular restaurant and always a warm welcome. A brilliant family business xMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 May 2024

Our go to place for Italian! The food, service and ambiance was absolutely brilliant as always. Thanks for the warm welcome as always and for looking after us all. See you all again soon.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 17 April 2024 via mobile

Very busy Wednesday evening dinner…… we found this place on Trip Advisor as we were on holiday in the area. We booked in advance via WhatsApp and devised to inform them if we wished to cancel. Our table was booked for 1900hrs … we had...the meat and cheese to share for starters and a carbonara and a chili,garlic,bacon and tomato dish for mains…. All tables were given a complimentary starter of what looked like fried thin potato skins .. these were delicious! The restaurant was extremely busy so if you want to dine here you will need to book…. We got talking to the owner once we paid our bill, an extremely friendly chap, he gave us an insight to the restaurant and informed us that it’s just his wife working in the kitchen…… BRAVO! An excellent menu using high quality ingredients…. People of Boston….. you have a great place here…. Please don’t let it go to waste!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 13 April 2024

Very nice starter, that me and my wife had. Main corse was also very good, staff were very attentive and friendly when ordering your food.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 24 March 2024

Our latest visit , with a gap that has been too long ! From booking a table , to the friendly arrival greetings , we love this place and the food is amazing . Warm ,cosy and rustic . You would not think we are...in Boston. Our gang had fish stew , a repeat order from previous visits . Salmon tagliatelle, and I had steak with cream peppercorn sauce . The menu is amazing with choice . Puddings are super . The meal ended with complimentary lemon cello, yum! Booked back in and can t waitMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 16 March 2024 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing,the staff is so attentive and kind,and makes the experience brilliant, it's well recommended. The food is top class and the meat is of the highest quality thank you very much

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 28 January 2024 via mobile

This place is truly amazing so pleased we found it. The food is excellent they have got the recipe perfect at this restaurant, along with the waiting staff who are so well trained.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 30 December 2023

Lovely restaurant. All the staff were attentive. Made to feel very welcome. The owners was very friendly & attentive. Fabulous food, well presented. 10/10 all round.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 December 2023

We booked this for our works Christmas meal. The food was really flavourful, well presented and lots of it. The staff were excellent and couldn’t do enough to make sure our night was perfect . Sat in front of the open fire too . Thank...you Ropers . Will definitely go again .More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 November 2023 via mobile

First time there but definitely not the last, food and service was excellent. Would recommend to all for a great Italian

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 6 September 2023

After reading the reviews we phoned and booked well in advance of our 3 night stay in Boston. Lovely welcome from the owner on arrival and fabulous food --Very generous portions. Would highly recommend and will definitely revisit if ever in the area again.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 August 2023 via mobile

Managed to get a table with a friend of the owner, old traditional English pub on the outskirts of Boston, authentic fresh Italian food and great selection of seafood . Ran by a husband and wife team with a passion for doing good food and...looking after their customers. Service and food exceptional and will definitely be backMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 July 2023 via mobile

I finally managed to get to this place to have a meal, an what can l say but it was amazing an with fabulous service. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 28 June 2023

It has been an age since we ate at the Ropers Arms. And nothing has changed it is quality food through and through. Service was amazing and friendly, my.wife had the chicken and mushrooms meal I had the ropers arms pollo, this is breaded chicken,...mushrooms in a sauce with Provolone cheese on top, it was great 👍 As already mentioned the staff are very attentive and nice.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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I can't tell you the whole menu as I can't remember it, but there was plenty of choice.
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The chef is very flexible, i think they will compromise to suit your palate
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Ropers Arms Italian Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5