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Candlesticks Hotel & Restaurant

1 Church Lane, Stamford PE9 2JU, England
+44 1780 764033
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“pate” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Portuguese, Mediterranean, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1 Church Lane, Stamford PE9 2JU, England
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It always has been excellent and this visit has not changed. Comfortable, friendly service and, most important of all, the very best of food and wine. Can't recommend a visit too highly. Convenient for probably the finest stone town in England as well as Burghley...More

Thank johnlister500
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, always superb, friendly staff, quaint setting, never a disappointment, must return soon.

Thank paulwortley
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Clearly some enjoy the ambiance of the cellar restaurant but for me it is too dark and dismal. However that has not influenced my poor rating which is down to the very disappointing meal. When ordering the roast beef I was told it was cooked...More

1  Thank 208Andrew
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We celebrated my birthday here last night with all my family and was not disappointed. We have been many times and wanted to go somewhere special for my birthday. Everyone in my party was so impressed with the excellent, delicious food which was served piping...More

Thank Alibonney
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We walked in on a quiet lunchtime Dec 13th but were given a great lunch and very good and friendly service. Topped off with a nice chat about Portugal in general and Madiera in particular. And a terrific Portuguese wine to accompany the meal. We...More

2  Thank Julian S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

What a lovely traditional Portuguese / Madeiran restaurant. Lovely friendly staff, excellent service and beautiful food. The atmosphere makes you feel like you're on holiday.

2  Thank Cupcakelady1971
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

First impressions are a little bit old-fashioned but service is welcoming. Dining Room is downstairs in what was the Cellar; cosy, candle-lit. Menu has good choice and is good value (£24.95 for 3 courses). We had home-made Pate followed by Espada fillets and Seafood crepes...More

2  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I personally was not impressed eating here, I would not return... But i say people should try this resturant for themselves.

Thank jesssooty
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A beautiful historic stone building with quaint features, an amazing hidden restaurant in the depths of the hotel maybe once was a cellar? Absolutely unique, passed through the generations of a Portuguese family. Wonderful piping hot food, served on hot plates by very accommodating and...More

4  Thank tina m
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I have just eaten along with 3 others, didn't book so just walked in on the off chance. Our greeting was slow but the welcoming was warming. The menu presented was for all our tastes so we decided to stay. 3 courses and coffee for...More

1  Thank Mel S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$33
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Church Lane, Stamford PE9 2JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 764033
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  • This restaurant is at Candlesticks
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