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“Fabulous Afternoon Tea”
Review of Reform Restaurant

Reform Restaurant
Ranked #74 of 553 Restaurants in Lincoln
Price range: £7 - £40
Cuisines: European
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 22 September 2019

Four of us (2 couples) visited here this wet Sunday afternoon to partake of the afternoon tea menu in the Reform Restaurant. My husband and I are great fans of afternoon tea and have enjoyed this traditional British meal in many restaurants, including The Berkeley Hotel, London and Reid’s Palace, Funchal, Madeira.

The menu offered in the Reform Restaurant was very good and we were all agreed that the whole experience was excellent. We liked the idea of the warm savoury course, the sweet onion chutney patties were delicious as, too, were the sausage rolls. The fillings in the sandwiches were generous to say the least, definitely more filling than bread. The scones were fresh and light but didn’t fall to pieces when cut in half and there was ample jam and cream for the 4 of us. Another nice touch was the Forest Fruits smoothie, although we all agreed that this was a little bland, but it didn’t stop us from devouring it all. Last, but not least, the homemade cakes. A custard tart, Bakewell slice and petit fours comprising salted fudge and chocolate brownies. Delicious!

Needless to say we couldn’t manage to finish this delightful tea so the very pleasant waitress boxed all the leftovers for us to take home.

The only slight niggle we had was that the tea was brewed from teabags, there was no Assam on offer and perhaps a larger choice of herbal/fruit teas for those, like myself, who dislike real tea.

Overall, this was a really pleasant experience and I can well recommend the advertised afternoon tea. The staff were extremely pleasant, welcoming and on hand for refills of tea. I certainly wouldn’t hesitate to return again.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank kattypottypolak
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DavidBeech18, Front Office Manager at Reform Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2019

Hello

I am so glad to hear you have enjoyed your afternoon tea. It was lovey to serve you and hopefully we would see you again in the future!

If you book again please let us know what teas you like and we will look at seeing if we can stock it for the occasion.

Regards

David

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Reviewed 12 September 2019

Delicious meal at Reform, and were happy for us to have a main from the bar menu, and pudding from the main menu. We were seated in the main restaurant which is a very comfortable space. Very helpful waitress.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Caroline R
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DavidBeech18, Front Office Manager at Reform Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2019

Hello

I am glad to read you have enjoyed meal with us.

Hopefully we will see you again in the future!

Regards

David

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Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Really lovely experience. Equal amounts of high praise for the staff, the food and the wine list. We're delighted with all 3 courses and can highly recommend the very easy drinking bottle of Chablis.

Service was prompt and professional, but equally they were happy to give us a break between courses at our request.

One of the best eateries in Lincoln, we will be delighted to return in the near future.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 914trowbridge
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DavidBeech18, Front Office Manager at Reform Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2019

Thank you for your review. Hopefully we will see you again, you can find our latest offers on the website!

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Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

Second time we have visited reform as a couple and once again it was amazing. Service was perfect and the food was incredible. The beef literally melted off your fork and so many flavours in each course. We had the salmon and the spring roll to start and both were delicious. Will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank KatieandJohnny
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DavidBeech18, Front Office Manager at Reform Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2019

Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

We went for afternoon tea, to celebrate registering our baby girl’s birth. The table was presented beautifully on our arrival, including a large ‘drink me’ teapot. There are lots of delicious savoury items including sausage rolls (tasty crispy pork bites, as the gf option), Welsh rarebit (which includes a yummy onion chutney) and a selection of tasty finger sandwiches. There is then an abundance of sweet treats - I especially enjoyed the gf custard tart, dusted with nutmeg. You will not go hungry and if you are gf you are spoilt with delectable options. We had such a lovely afternoon x

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ToryRHunt
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DavidBeech18, Front Office Manager at Reform Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2019

I am glad to hear you have enjoyed yourselves! Hopefully you will be back!

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