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Cafe Zoot

5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
+44 1522 536663
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Attended evening song in the cathedral and de iced to stay in the area for and early si near. We hadn't booked but were seated quickly. Menu was extensive with a fixed price for 2 courses or beautiful food from the al la carte. We...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed yesterday

We popped in for a lunch. We both had a glass of the house red wine which was perfectly drinkable. TWe had a main course and a desert. I had the taglietelle with meatballs which was very nice. My wife had the Arancini which she...More

Thank Ivan C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch on a Saturday - very accommodating and my Caesar salad may have been the best I ever ate. Lovely wine and lovely staff

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for my partners 21st birthday (big day). Food was lovely, good starters so you weren't full for your main and mains were delicious. Got the crayfish tails and chicken liver parfait to start - just lovely. Ribeye steak and lamb shoulder for...More

Thank Thecorrectreview
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast while staying across the road at The White Hart. It's a very popular little spot. The food was nice but a little on the pricey side. I would have liked a pot of tea rather than a coffee cup with hot...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped into Cafe Zoot for Sunday Lunch during our Lincoln visit in May. The staff were very attentive & polite. The tables are set it so beautifully. The Sunday Lunch was outstanding, with a huge home made Yorkshire Pudding. Would definitely go there again!

Thank Givawer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked 19 people for a birthday party. Feedback from everyone was excellent. Food was superb, Wine by the bottle was from £20, lager by the bottle was £3.25. Staff were excellent, especially "Dave" who was our main waiter. A credit to his boss. Very attentive,...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in last Sunday, my husband asked if they had space for 2 adults and a toddler (which they did). Eaten here before and has been good service and food. The only reason for the 3 stars is because there was no children's menu and...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finding it difficult to have lunch after 2.30 near the Cathedral we were pleased to see Zoot still open. The service was very pleasant but unfortunately my wife's chicken risotto was far too salty and had to be re-cooked. We then enjoyed our meals in...More

Thank CheshireRoyce
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After an amble around Lincoln, and after a recommendation, we walked up steep hill to arrive at cafe zoot. A warm welcome from the waiter, we were seated in lovely surroundings, fashionable decor and great music. Good choice on menu and we chose the parfait...More

Thank MJM61
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mrs t m
Hello. Please could you let me know your Christmas Eve/Boxing Day opening hours? Thank you.
2 November 2016|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
May I suggest you contact the Restaurant direct, as opposed to a reviewer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$52
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 536663
  • E-mail
Cafe Zoot is a privately owned business opened in 2000, located in the heart of historic Lincoln. During this time we have become renowned for consistently offering quality produce at great value, where a lively atmosphere is commonplace and friendly staff are attentively at your service.

In January 2013 Cafe Zoot underwent an extensive refurbishment. After listening to our customers on ways in which we could improve our restaurant, Cafe Zoot now boasts a brand new look, and a much more spacious interior.

We are open seven days a week from 8.30Am till late and offer a Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menu. Throughout the week we also offer a Lunch Special Two Course Menu for £8.50 And an All Day Special Two Course Menu for £11.95. (Everyday except Saturday from 5.00Pm till 10.30Pm)

Our Chefs have worked hard on designing a menu with the classic dishes our customers love as well as offering an exciting A'la Carte menu with dishes to get your taste buds going!!
We always use fresh quality produce and our dishes our homemade and cooked to order.

Cafe Zoot can cater for various functions, whether you fancy a Champagne Breakfast, Birthday or Anniversary Celebration, we can also cater for Business conferences and meetings. Whatever the occasion come and celebrate with us!!