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Jews House Restaurant

15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
+44 1522 524851
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (21 reviews)
“tasting menu” (26 reviews)
“bread” (41 reviews)
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French, Spanish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a highly recommended restaurant with exquisite food and excellent service.The lunch menu is just delicious and the staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Thank usuallyhappy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This excellent restaurant is located in a beautiful historic house at the more accessible end of Steep Hill. We have been to this restaurant on our previous visit to Lincoln, it was our favourite then and remains our firm favourite now. This time we visited...More

1  Thank LauraDaveJames
Samantha T, Owner at Jews House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the review. I will pass it onto the team. We love that at lunch time, we can offer such a good deal. We hope you can make it again soon. We are always adding new finds to the Coravin wine list....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No need to over-complicate things. This place is unpretentious,with amazing dishes. Easily one of the top 2 or 3 best places around. Came for a couples dinner, we were blown away by the standard of the food, all starters looked great, both mains were fabulously...More

Thank Michael C
Samantha T, Owner at Jews House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review, we are sorry you felt you had a little wait. We don't turn our tables over so that we don't have to rush you and sometimes maybe the break is too long for some guests. We hope you book again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start with I must say this is one if not the best restaurant in Lincoln. parking can be a problem as there is no parking outside the door. but in the area, we did find 4 car parks using google maps and was lucky...More

1  Thank royce2015
Samantha T, Owner at Jews House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the feedback, Sorry to hear the negative feedback. I always feel that we give a lovely welcome and goodbye but will pass it onto the team, just incase you pass us and we don't get a chance to say goodbye next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a superb restaurant. We were booked in at 7pm on Saturday night. Arrived early to find the place locked up. Rang the bell and staff very soon appeared. All the staff were excellent throughout the evening. Very attentive and knowledgeable. The owner (I assume)...More

Thank RussBrighouse_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday lunch, first time we had been here for years - will definitely be coming back. A well observed and balanced lunch menu, between us I think we explored most of the options, and all were excellent. Great choice of wines by the glass, complimented...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends booked us in on a Saturday night for the taster menu and we couldn’t fault the place. Every single course (6 of them plus an amuse-Bouche and 2 types of freshly baked bread) was amazing. Some of the food combinations seemed a bit...More

1  Thank Veronique D
Samantha T, Owner at Jews House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good evening, We agree with you, Gavin's signature dish is Pork Belly Miso, pan-fried Langoustine, and melon sorbet. A weird combination but whenever Gavin puts it on the menu it is the most popular dish. Thank you for the review, we hope you can make...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is our favourite. Impeccable, and charming service with the most wonderful food. The menu is always full of originality with incredible flavours - a unique menu of the highest level.

1  Thank SH&RLincoln
Samantha T, Owner at Jews House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, we will pass it onto the team. We do love to get feedback. Best wishes The Jews House Team

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Struggle to find a nice place to dine in Lincoln , this is now my favourite by far. Fantastic service without be intrusive, great knowledge of the dishes and wines. Food fabulous and not rushed. Great flavours and beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. Look...More

1  Thank BecDuffy
Gavin A, Owner at Jews House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The sun is shining in Lincoln, my dinner is about ready and I am reading through a few of our reviews. Thank you for your lovely review. We hope you can make it this way again soon. Kind regards The Jews House Team

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Outstanding in every way. Delightful food and service. A very special lunch indeed. I’d be looking for a Michelin star if I owned this restaurant; it deserves one.

1  Thank jenniekeely
Samantha T, Owner at Jews House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the review, we do love what we do and apprieciate the feeback. Best wishes The Jews House Team

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lilRascal5770
3 December 2016|
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Response from Jewshouse | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately we are are not open on Christmas or Boxing day. Please feel free to contact me on 01522 524851 if you would like to make a booking. kind regards The Jews House Team
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peanut31
14 October 2016|
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Response from Jewshouse | Property representative |
We do ask for credit card details for our cancellation policy. These are securely kept with a third party called Stripe and will only be used for cancellation penalties. Any cancellations or reduction in numbers with less... More
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oldcachhouse
7 April 2016|
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Response from Jewshouse | Property representative |
Good afternoon, It is not a problem at all. We do cater for most dietary requirements. When you book, please mention that you are a vegetarian. Kind regards Samantha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$38 - US$78
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 524851
  • E-mail
Description
Housed in one of the oldest buildings in the beautiful and historic city of Lincoln, with food from award winning Chef Gavin Aitkenhead and exceptional service from Samantha Tomkins and her team, The Jews House Restaurant offers the finest food served by the friendliest staff in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Here at the Jews’ House our aim is quite simple: To give you an experience you remember for its remarkable flavours and polished, attentive service. Gavin’s food, Samantha’s service – the Jews House
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