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The Horse and Groom Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
Carholme Road, Lincoln LN1 1RH, England
+44 1522 548866
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Carholme Road, Lincoln LN1 1RH, England
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1 - 10 of 616 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being in the pub industry I know the hard work, dedication and commitment it takes from all involved to make a place amazing and successful. The Horse and Groom is one of the best pubs that I can recommended other than my own of course....More

Thank HJP1898
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with my girlfriend on a Saturday in November. This is more of a restaurant than a traditional pub. It had a good selection of beers and a varied menu although I thought it was quite expensive compared to other places. We...More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for Sunday lunch and looked forward to it ,so was sadly disappointed.The service was fine and waiting time not too bad,the starter of wild mushroom and Pancetta was ok but they didn't appear to be wild and the one small pancetta looked like...More

Thank Pete G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us ate here one Friday evening. We had booked a table as recommended in previous reviews and it is just as well we did as there were no empty tables available. Whilst the food was hot and tasty the portions were on the...More

Thank BrianA90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meal with friends. Pub was fairly busy with a lovely cosy atmosphere and atmosphere. Food is perhaps a bit expensive, but at least it tastes good and there is something for everyone. The only thing I would say is that the waiting staff seemed to...More

Thank joseptu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent quality food - great choice - quick service- not the cheapest but you get what you pay for! Definitely go again next time visiting son at Uni.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the horse and groom based on a few reviews wanting a home cooked style platter as a snack. We picked the nachos at £7.50 on the specials board assuming this would be a decent portion size based on the cost. It was...More

Thank sarah p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly place to dine. Nice menu and good food. Friendly service. Good location, at the end of Brayford Wharf (behind the Hilton) if you're walking. Car parking available, if you're driving

Thank JaneLarcombe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food not that great , far too expensive for Sunday lunch I thought food under cooked and gravy like water , only cabbage for veg

Thank joan p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for a meal here for my 1st wedding anniversary meal and the food was beautiful great atmosphere warm and welcoming staff 5*rating would definitely return and highly recommend

Thank nikki211016
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Charlotte P
25 July 2017|
Response from HorseAndGroomMgmt | Property representative |
Hi Charlotte, Yes! We do allow dogs! :-) We really love it when people being their four-legged family in to see us. At the moment we don't allow dogs in the main dining room, but we have a great bar area with lots of big... More
Charlotte P
25 July 2017|
Response from Brian G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they certainly do, you can choose to sit in a select area within the pub or in the beer garden if the weather permits, it has disabled access and facilities. The staff are eager to advise and assist
5 October 2016|
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Response from mike s | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carholme Road, Lincoln LN1 1RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 548866
  • E-mail
Simple, honest and welcoming. Here at the Horse & Groom we pride ourselves on our great selection of real ales, home cooked food and welcoming staff. Located at the end of the Brayford Wharf with a spacious car park and large garden, it's everything we believe a real pub should be.
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