an award winning experience

Best dining in Lincoln. Lunches, Dinners, Sunday Lunches, Private dining.

Our Lakeside Restaurant has long been recognised by the AA for food quality and awarded the coveted AA Rosette for culinary excellence, now into its 9th successive year.

Along with award winning food we have an extensive wine list to complement your meal. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served combining traditional with modern inspirations from around the world.

A set table d’hote or an ‘A La Carte’ menu are available.

Booking is essential to avoid disappointment even to our residents so please enquire about availability at time of reservation.

Click here to review our Dress code & Family dining Policy.

For the comfort of others, smoking and the use of mobile phones is not permitted.

Dress code

Our formal dining rooms operate a smart dress code and the vast majority of our clients are smartly dressed. We do not insist on jackets and ties but guests must remain stylish and well-presented whilst visiting the lounge or restaurant, ideally shirts should have a collar.
Clean, fashionable sports shoes will be accepted but only if worn with suitable attire. Jeans are permitted so long as they are of a dark colour and not torn or scruffy.
Gym trainers, running shoes, flip flops, sportswear, and baseball caps are not permitted.

Family dining Policy

We allow children of any age to dine at breakfast and lunch in the Restaurant, but for dinner we reserve the right not to allow children aged 9 and under to eat in the main restaurant. Exceptions may be made with prior agreement from the management and only where the dining time is at 19.00hrs
The Melville Bar lounge offer a wide and varied menu that is suitable for family dining in a less formal environment.

Please note any decision regarding the suitability of a guest’s appearance will be entirely at the discretion of the management.

  1. Beautiful views over 88 acres of wooded parkland and lakes.
  2. Elegant decor reflecting the buildings character and era.
  3. Award winning food and service, commended by the AA in the form of one rosette from 2003 and a second from 2008.
  4. Excellent selection of beers and ales, wines and digestifs to complement our food.
  5. Candlelit romantic evening meals.
  6. Business and corporate lunches are a speciality.
  7. Private dining menus and suites also available.
  8. Easy free parking.

View our sample menus

View our wine list

or call our reservations hotline on 0333 222 5851

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2015 was a big year for Lincolnshire...

...with the reopening of Lincoln Castle after a £22 million revamp & the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. The revitalised visitor attraction now allows you to walk around its walls for the first time in its history.

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