Eat and Drink

Discover where to eat and drink in Gainsborough, with its wide selection of hospitality providers and meals to suit all tastes and budgets!

Food and drink in produced in Lincolnshire is at the very heart and soul of our way of life

Whether it’s a quick bite or a three-course meal, you’ll be sure to find something to your taste.

Find some great places to eat and drink in Gainsborough including the Clock House GastrobarCaldero Lounge, Reeds Riverside Coffeeshop and Spokes Coffee Shop.

Many of Gainsborough’s independent eateries champion local produce whenever possible, for freshness and reduced food miles.

Weekly Markets also take place in the Market Place as well as a regular Farmers and Craft Market on the second Saturday of the month from 9am to 3pm.

Caldero Lounge

Caldero Lounge Café/Bar sits in the heart of Gainsborough – open all day, every day for breakfast, brunch, coffee, lunch, cocktails and dinner.

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Caldero Lounge
clock house gastro bar, Gainsborough

Clockhouse Gastro Bar

Under new management – more information coming soon! Visit the Facebook page for regular updates.

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Cream

Cream serves homemade foods, cakes and drinks,  inspired by continental Europe and made from quality produce, mainly sourced locally and with the environment in mind.

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Cream Cafe
Prezzo

Prezzo

Authentic Italian food served in a relaxing, plush environment and located in Marshall’s Yard.

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Costa Coffee

There are now more ways than ever to enjoy your favourite Costa coffee. So whether you’re on the go, or simply on your lunch break, you’ll find the coffee and snack you need.

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Costa
Marshall's Yard Cup Cakes

Marshall’s Yard Cup-Cakes

Independent cupcake specialists, serving delicious and unique cupcakes, using locally sourced ingredients. Hot and cold drinks available, as well as iced coffees, milkshakes & chillers.

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Horse & Jockey

A traditional and friendly public house in the heart of Gainsborough – screening all major sports fixtures on Sky Sports, BT Sports and Freeview.

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Horse & Jockey, Gainsborough
Spokes coffee shop

Spokes Coffee Shop

Enjoy a light bite or fresh coffee and cake in warm luxurious surroundings. Dog are also welcome.

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Reeds Riverside Coffee Shop

A warm welcome and a comfortable atmosphere awaits you in this riverside coffee shop, from a full English Breakfast and sandwiches to a varying choice of unusual, luxury cheesecakes.

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reeds coffee shop

Hickman Hill Hotel

Open to residents and non-residents, the Hickman Hill Hotel restaurant is set in an ideal setting where you can enjoy a superb menu using the best in local produce.

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Adam’s Bay

A stylish bar and grill dedicated to bringing a fresh approach to dining. Whether you eat in or take away, the award-winning food is ideal for the whole family.

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Adam's Bay
PING Sports Lounge at Thonock Park

Thonock Park

Enjoy relaxed lunches, dining events and Sunday carvery. Open for every meal of the day, whether it’s a hearty breakfast, a light lunch or evening meal.

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Lincolnshire Otter

A family-friendly pub in Gainsborough, serving a wide variety of pub classics, world food and fresh pizza from its own pizza kitchen.

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Lincolnshire Otter
The Becketts

The Becketts

A traditional country pub and restaurant situated approximately 4 miles from Gainsborough. Dogs welcome in the bar and garden.

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The Trent Port

This pub offers something for all the family – from slow cooked roasts to bar meal classics. The Trent Port also offers stone baked pizzas and garlic bread from its own freshly-made dough.

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The Trent Port Gainsborough
A shop front with tables and chairs outside. There is a sign at the top of the shop that says Tiffins Tea Room.

Tiffins Tea Room

Situated in the peaceful village of Blyton offering an excellent selection of hot and cold drinks, breakfast items, light lunches, sandwiches, cakes and sweet treats – all of which can be eaten-in or taken away.

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Blyton Ice Cream

Over 65 flavours of award-winning ice cream, as well as a hot and cold food menu. A children’s play area, crazy golf and table tennis are also available.

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Blyton Ice Cream
A view of the pub from the bar.

Black Horse Blyton

A 250 year old village pub that offering good food, great beer and a warm welcome to all. Just what to expect from a traditional country local.

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Redhill Farm Shop

Find national award-winning free range pork, grass fed beef and lamb at the Redhill Farm Shop – straight from the farmer who produces it.

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Redhill Farm Shop
Decodence Cafe

The Decodence Café at Astra Antiques Centre

Open 7 days a week, with a delicious selection of homemade cakes alongside a range of hot and cold drinks and daily specials.

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Hemswell Coffee Shop

Whether it be a quick caffeine boost or a much-needed refuel after looking round the vast antique collections, you will find something to revive you in your hunt for the perfect item.

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Hemswell Cafe
The Stirrup Inn, Willoughton

The Stirrup Inn, Willoughton

Charming and cosy 17th century pub with regular food trucks. Calm and friendly atmosphere. Well behaved dogs and children welcome. Parking and EV charging station.

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Uncle Henry’s

Located just outside Gainsborough, Uncle Henry’s gives you a chance to taste some of the freshest produce in the country and to sample their famous sausages.

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Uncle Henry's
The cross keys stow

The Cross Keys Stow – Pub and Restaurant

An award-winning pub and restaurant serving cask ales and high quality, freshly prepared food from our classic bar meal or Specials menu.

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The Haxey Gate Inn

Sitting by the waters edge, The Haxey Gate is a welcome retreat for all including walkers, boaters, campers and cyclists. Approximately 20 minutes drive from Gainsborough.

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The George at Kirton in Lindsey

The George is a local pub with restaurant food. It creates interesting, freshly-cooked dishes using seasonal ingredients and offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere combined with professional service.

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The Crown Inn at Glentham

We strive to provide a friendly and traditional service and excellent food. We offer a warm welcome, a family friendly environment, and look forward to welcoming you soon!

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the crown inn glentham
The Inn on the Green, Ingham

The Inn on the Green, Ingham

Award winning country pub, lunch, dinner, morning coffee, cake, breakfast baps, homemade gins, homemade ice creams, takeaways and more.

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Dambusters Inn

Named after the famous RAF 617 Squadron, the Dambusters Inn is a 1940s-themed pub in the historic village of Scampton, just 20 minutes’ drive from Gainsborough.

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Dambusters Inn
Ferry Ales Brewery

Ferry Ales Brewery

Find fabulous craft ales and lagers at this 5 barrel micro brewery, which uses the highest quality ingredients and brews using traditional methods.

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The Ugly Duckling

A family friendly restaurant offering delicious, homemade food with a true taste of the Lincolnshire countryside. They are open 7 days a week located at Caistor Lakes Leisure Park.

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Ugly Duckling Restaurant at Caistor Lakes