Eat and Drink

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Discover a wide selection of places to eat and drink, 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.

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.

Costa Coffee

Costa
reeds coffee shop

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.

Reeds Coffee Shop

Clock House Café & Bistro

The Clock House is now Gainsborough’s premier coffee house and bistro serving quality, local and seasonal produce, which means that the food is always tasty and fresh.

Clock House Café & Bistro

Clock House Cafe & Bistro
Cream Cafe

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.

Cream

Cooplands Secret Garden Cafe

A wide range of hot and cold food and drinks are available, including breakfasts, main meals, sandwiches, delicious cakes and freshly ground coffee.

Cooplands Secret Garden Cafe

Cooplands Secret Garden Cafe
Hemswell Cafe

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.

Hemswell Coffee Shop

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.

The Decodence Café at Astra Antiques Centre

Decodence Cafe
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.

The Forge Restaurant and Bar

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.

Adam’s Bay

Adam's Bay
Prezzo

Prezzo

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

Prezzo

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.

Thonock Park

PING Sports Lounge at Thonock Park
Lincolnshire Otter

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.

Lincolnshire Otter

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.

The Cross Keys Stow – Pub and Restaurant

The cross keys stow
Horse & Jockey, Gainsborough

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.

Horse & Jockey

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.

The Trent Port

The Trent Port Gainsborough
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.

Dambusters Inn

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.

Redhill Farm Shop

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.

Uncle Henry’s

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.

Blyton Ice Cream

Blyton Ice Cream
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.

Ferry Ales Brewery