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Magpies

71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
+44 1507 527004
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“magpie” (58 reviews)
“wild boar” (5 reviews)
“venison” (8 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday night dinner to celebrate a friend's 60th Birthday. Delicious food, flavour combinations were gorgeous and the little extra delicacies were yummy. Beautifully presented, Friendly efficient service, nothing was too much trouble. We all enjoyed every mouthful. Highly recommended!

Thank Jak Jak G
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Wow came for lunch for my birthday the service and food were top class from the time we came in to the time we left Had the set 3 course lunch Every course was cooked to perfection We will be back in June for our...More

Thank wittywoo
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It is many years since I went to the Magpies Restaurant but last Thursday I was invited to a belated birthday luncheon. It was a set meal consisting, Tortollinni stuffed with goats cheese slivers of crispy vegetables and a beetroot sauce for starters. The main...More

Thank janiebHorncastle
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Why have we only just discovered this great place after being in Lincolnshire for many years ? Stayed for Dinner, bed and breakfast. One of the best bedrooms we have experienced, we had the Gold room, spacious, massive bed and very tastefully furnished, large bathroom...More

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I could spend a fortune in here and often do. Small, friendly restaurant with superb quality food. Menu is fresh and excellent value for money. You get what you pay for. Enjoy dining as a couple or with a group and the food and service...More

1  Thank haplessnosher
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I have previously posted glowing reviews for this restaurant. The food was again excellent, especially the coconut coated plaice and the venison. The refresher of banana and lime sorbet was outstanding though the assiette of desserts were all somewhat disappointing, mostly because the setting agents...More

6  Thank Smartyfartblast
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We had lunch as a family, six adults and a 2 year old, who was very well behaved it should be noted in spite of the fact that there were no high chairs, although we were aware of this prior to our visit. The food...More

Thank Catriona M
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.

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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
Description
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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