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 Forge Restaurant and Bar, Clock House Gastrobar, Reeds Riverside Coffeeshop and the newly opened Caldero Lounge in Marshall’s Yard!

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.

Cafés & Bistros

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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Sweet Caroline’s

An independent dessert house in the heart of Gainsborough serving everything from Waffles, Crêpes, Cookie Dough, Choco Kebabs, Ice Cream, Sundaes, Milkshakes and much more!

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Sweet Caroline's
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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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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Decodence Cafe
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 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