Lincolnshire produces 20% of the food consumed in the UK, so it’s no surprise that the county’s biggest city, Lincoln, has some amazing places to eat and drink. Whether you’re looking for the best of local cuisine, a traditional tea room or coffee house, some international flavours, a good real ale pub or a fine-dining experience, you’ll find it here in spades.

Take a look through our feed of posts below to find some food and drink inspiration for your next trip to Lincoln.

Where to find the best Sunday roast dinner in Lincoln

We tried several Sunday roast dinners in Lincoln to find the best the city has to offer.

The Vintage Tearooms, Tealby: afternoon tea in the Lincolnshire Wolds

We went for afternoon tea in the Lincolnshire Wolds at the lovely Vintage Tearooms in Tealby.

Lincoln Farmers’ Market: stall guide and dates

Lincoln Farmers’ Market brings together some of the finest vendors of fresh produce from across Lincolnshire.

Sunday carvery at The Railway Inn, Thorpe on the Hill: our review

We tried the Sunday carvery at The Railway Inn in Thorpe on the Hill, just outside Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Show 2023: essential guide

All you need to know about attending the Lincolnshire Show 2023, including our top entertainment picks.

Late at the Lawn review: dining and drinks experience in uphill Lincoln

Our review of Late at the Lawn, a new evening dinner and cocktails experience at Stokes Lawn Café.

Crust restaurant, Lincoln: a rare treasure from a fading era

Victor Vella has run the characterful Crust restaurant in Lincoln for more than four decades.

La Trattoria Da Vincenzo, Lincoln: our review

We tried the lunch menu La Trattoria Da Vincenzo, a homely Italian restaurant in Lincoln.

Lincoln Christmas Market 2022: the ultimate guide

Our city's biggest event is back for December 2022! Here's our complete guide to Lincoln Christmas Market.

Where to find the best breakfasts in Lincoln

We have been on a mission to find the best breakfasts in Lincoln, from posh brunches to greasy spoon cafés.

9 charming tea rooms in Lincoln for an authentic experience

Lincoln has a charming collection of traditional English tea rooms for a light lunch or afternoon break from sightseeing.

T Lounge: how a healthcare support worker created a Lincoln tea room

NHS worker Anne Reeves tells how she opened a new tea room in Lincoln in the middle of a global pandemic.

Lincoln Cathedral shop and café set to open in beautifully restored space

A sneak peek inside the new shop, café and community meeting room complex opening at Lincoln Cathedral.

Lincolnshire sausage guide & where to buy them in Lincoln

Lincolnshire sausages are the county’s most famous export. We try samples from Lincoln’s best butchers.

The Tiny Tavern: how Lincoln’s newest micropub has survived the pandemic

The Tiny Tavern, a new micropub on Lincoln High Street, opened a week before the country first went into lockdown.

The Kings Head Tealby: Lincolnshire’s oldest Thatched pub

We tried the Kings Head Tealby, Lincolnshire's oldest thatched pub situated in one of the county's picturesque rural villages.

The Ferry Boat, Washingborough: lunch at a 17th-century village pub

The Ferry Boat in Washingborough is a charming old village pub with origins in the 17th century. We tried it out for lunch.

13 brilliant beer gardens in Lincoln

We’ve all been missing afternoon drinks in the sunshine! Here are some awesome beer gardens in Lincoln to enjoy this summer.

A guide to the best coffee shops in Lincoln

Lincoln is fast emerging on the scene as an outstanding coffee destinations. These are some of the best places to try it.

The Pyewipe Inn: a scenic Lincoln pub walk along the Fossdyke Canal

The Pyewipe Inn in Lincoln is a classic British waterside pub that can be reached by a gentle walk along the Fossdyke Canal.

Coffee Cats: how a Lincoln cat café has supported rescue animals through a crisis

As a new business with animals to care for, Lincoln’s first cat café faced multiple challenges through the pandemic.

Reinventing The Birdcage: behind the scenes at a Lincoln community pub

Rachael Brooke, manager at The Birdcage, discusses how the pub has harnessed creativity to get through tough times.

12 brilliant real ale pubs in Lincoln for a welcoming pint

From wooden-beamed taverns to trendy microbreweries, Lincoln has some of the UK’s best real ale pubs.

Join us for the Big Lincolnshire Night In!

We invite you a free virtual evening of fun celebrating our county at the Big Lincolnshire Night In on Thursday 3 December.

The best of Lincolnshire in your living room: plan your own Lincolnshire night in

When it’s not possible to go out, you can bring Lincolnshire into your home instead. Here’s how to host a Lincolnshire night in.