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71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
+44 1507 527004
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Not booked, they fitted us in at the last minute. We were scruffily dressed as we weren’t expecting to have time for lunch. What a lovely bunch of people. What fun. One of our best dining experiences in years. We have already recommended this to...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is fine dining but it does not come cheap. The atmosphere is friendly and the food is very good. Parking in front is a bit restricted, but there are side streets nearby with spaces.

Thank scothernite
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Stayed the night at Magpies. The room was lovely, huge bed, bathroom modern and clean. Tea and coffee making facilities in room, also a mini bar. The restaurant is very pretty and relaxed. The food outstanding and the wine list very good. Would highly recommend...More

Thank gilly6205
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Well cooked ,good marriage of flavours on the plate .Will definately come again .Waitresses were very nice and we had an enjoyable time

Thank joanna50186336
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a really excellent restaurant, small but high class, and with exceptional food and wine. Very comfortable and nice to be in with good attentive service. Web spent a delightful evening here.

Thank Fredibus
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Visiting friends in Woodhall Spa they treated us to a fabulous dinner at Magpies. They staff were very attentive and each course was wonderful. A special dinner and visit with friends! Would definitely recommend.

Thank charles d
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Myself and two friends went for afternoon tea, and my food needed to be gluten free. The food was excellent, plenty to eat, the service was excellent, but the restaurant was completely except for us!! My disappointment was the attitude of the manageress. We were...More

1  Thank Christina P
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Like another reveiw said 'it's a tough one' food is very good but the service is just not good enough to justify the price. We had the 5 courses but it took two hours to be served them. At one point after the main course...More

3  Thank mark311069
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Yes I know I have written a glowing review before, but we re-visited this week and the meal we had was quite exceptional ... memorable in fact. Thank you Magpies, you never disappoint.

Thank Barry-and-Copper
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Three of use went to Magpies for lunch on thursday. The food was excellent. Well-prepared and presented. The service was informal, friendly and extremely good. Set price affordable menu with plenty of choice.

Thank MarcusWilliams
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Horncastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1507 527004
The Magpies Restaurant with Rooms is over two hundred years old and converted from three cottages. Owned by Caroline and Andrew Gilbert for seven years, this year they have added three deluxe ensuite bedrooms. They are members of 'Tastes of Lincolnshire' and use mainly locally sourced produce. They also provide afternoon tea.'The Magpies' is situated on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds in the old market town of Horncastle which is also famous for its antique shops.Lunch: Wed to Fri and SunDinner:Wed to Sun Aternoon tea: Wed to Sun The restaurant is open for Christmas Day and New Year.Closed Monday & Tuesday
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