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. 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.

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
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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Reeds 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
the forge

The Forge Restaurant and Bar

The Forge Restaurant and Bar provides a unique setting to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or perhaps just a relaxing drink after a day of retail therapy.

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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
Adam's Bay

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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Prezzo

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

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Prezzo
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
Williamsons Farm Shop

Williamsons Farm Shop

Situated just one mile north of Gainsborough on the A159, we are a family run farm, selling our homegrown potatoes, seasonal fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and eggs. We are now selling stokes coffees, alongside stocking other brands and products found locally including cheese, jams, Christmas trees etc.

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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
The Trent Port Gainsborough

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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Taran’s Nut Free Kitchen

Bakery and tearoom specialising in homemade cakes, biscuits and sweet treats. All ingredients used are nut and peanut free including free from may contains. Special occasion cakes and treat boxes are available to order.

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Tarans Nut Free Kitchen, Blyton
Blyton Ice Cream

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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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
Uncle Henry's

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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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 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 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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The Stirrup Inn, Willoughton
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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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 cross keys stow
Dambusters Inn

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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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
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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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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Ferry Ales Brewery
Swan Lodge Night Caistor Lakes photo by Jigsaw Photography Ltd

Caistor Lakes and Leisure Park

A multi award-winning leisure park set within 7 acres of countryside in the picturesque Lincolnshire Wolds with Adult Only touring pitches, luxury lodges, holiday homes, fishing lakes and a platinum award winning restaurant, bistro, bar & grill.

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