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The Strait and Narrow

Closed Now: 14:00 - 02:00
Open today: 14:00 - 02:00
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Spirits galore

A look to the top shelf tells you all you need to know if your in the mood for a cocktail! Decent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Adam T
Retford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Top drawer

Absolutely the best bar in Lincoln, proper barmen and ladies who really knew their stuff. The best... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
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  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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ABOUT The Strait and Narrow opened in 2012 with the goal of putting exactly the right drink in the hand of the customer, whatever they wanted. We sell 130+ bottles of beer from all over the world, lots of continental draught, real ale, a...more
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29-31 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
+44 1522 589598
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All reviewscocktail menubelgian beersamazing cocktailsbar staff arefavourite barfloor to ceiling windowsfantastic selection of beerscool decorproper cocktailscomfy seatinghuge choicegreat pubbe visiting againreal alevisit lincolnmartinidraught
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A look to the top shelf tells you all you need to know if your in the mood for a cocktail! Decent real ales and staff wh9 know their stuff!

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

In lincoln with the good lady wife celebrating our 24th wedding anniversary. In the afternoon we called into the straight and narrow. A charming bar that sells amazing beers and makes even better cocktails. Now I'm not a big fan of cocktails to I had...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely the best bar in Lincoln, proper barmen and ladies who really knew their stuff. The best rum cocktails I’ve ever had. London has no better bars.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Wow what an awesome pub! Lively atmosphere and lots of banter with the very talented and knowledgeable bar staff. Best cocktails in Lincoln for sure!

1  Thank pickpick
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped off at the Straight and Narrow for a quick drink during a touristy day around Lincoln and we were really impressed with the place. Quirky and speciality it certainly was; with a huge amounts of beers on offer too. I just always find...More

Thank BeckyWalker92
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Disappointing and condescending staff member that treated me like a child. Having visited this place since it opened many years ago today was a complete let down. When visiting this establishment you know you're paying a premium price £7-£11 for a cocktail but it should...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

WOWZER!! They must have a bottle of every single drink in the world in this pub. Right to the ceiling. Kinda blows you away. I dared my sister to ask for a drink from the topest shelf just to see how they would actually get...More

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 7 June 2018

There's no food, but comfortable seating and great beer. Real ales as well as Belgian and others. The fact that you'll find beer menus on the tables says a lot. We tended to go there for pre-dinner drinks (see The Wig & Mitre for food)...More

Thank DavidP13915
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Main reason for our visit was to find a nice cold beer. And the choice here is huge. Great selection of Belgian beers as well as the usual options on the bar. Nice comfortable surroundings and knowledgeable staff

Thank ManInBlack64
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Dropped in early Friday afternoon think we was first in? served a very tasty draught American pale ale wish I had remembered it name, got a window seat watched to world go by. We did pass later that night it was now packed solid.

Thank radfordred
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30 January 2018|
Response from Kamil L | Reviewed this property |
They don't serve food.
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Response from GeneralManagerA351 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure but I don't think they will.