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3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
+44 1507 526626
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Girlfriend and I had a great dinner here with a mix of dishes from the A La Carte menu and the specials board. We started with the Grilled Orange Mackerel and the Chicken Liver Pate and then had the Baked Cod Loin on crushed potatoes...More

Thank LiviPete
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Superb food! Good, professional service. Ask for a table towards the windows at the back of the restaurant. Our visit was slightly marred by being seated close to the kitchen door and bar area.

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose the garlic mushrooms which were delicious; I very rarely eat the bread but needed it to mop up the yummy sauce. My rare steak was full of flavour, and I was tempted to share a Bailey's Creme Brûlée with my husband. Back soon...More

Thank 250BAB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been wanting to visit this eatery for a while now and to my surprise I was taken there as a birthday treat... And what a treat! Service was swift but not hurried, food was lovely, genuinely happy smiling faces from the staff and...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fell upon this restaurant by chance whilst visiting family and friends. Very atmospheric, friendly and polite staff. Couldn't fault the service and the food presentation and quality was second to none. Would not hesitate to return or recommend!

Thank Jacqui D
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We have been to this restaurant 3 times now and each time it has been an excellent experience. The staff are all very friendly and can't do enough for you. I am disabled and although there is a small step to get in (manageable with...More

Thank Chalkie2
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Cannot fault this restaurant at all. Visiting family so first time we had been but would definitely go back. Lovely setting and service was great. We chose from early offer menu which was £10.95 for main and starter. Good choices on offer. All food was...More

Thank dilysShropshire
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I think the problem is we have been here too many times, feeling staid. Food is always great but running out of things that appeal so will have to give it a break. The surroundings are lovely, atmosphere pleasant, service sometimes hit and miss depending...More

1  Thank haplessnosher
Mark S, Owner at Shakesby's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you, it makes me very happy that I have returning customers and especially ones that tell me I am one of the best in Horncastle and for miles around. I do make regular changes to my menus but also keep best sellers and customer...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday night for an 8pm booking, (we'd asked for 7:30 but we're advised to make it 8 due to other parties being in). The girls working are lovely couldn't fault them...the boys, we asked for a wine list and a...More

1  Thank ellie w
Mark S, Owner at Shakesby's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for your compliments regarding the food and some of the staff on Saturday night. Good customer service is a priority and I understand my manageress has since telephoned you to discuss your concerns. Saturday was particularly busy and we did have two new...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

Another lovely evening out at our favourite restaurant. Wonderful atmosphere and kind, attentive staff. Also very accomodating in respect of tailoring dishes on the menu to suit individual tastes and requirements. Our friend from Bournemouth, was particularly impressed. ( thanks Merlissa). Thank you Mark and...More

1  Thank PETER J
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chris b
12 February 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Property representative |
Sorry we are closed Sundays
16 August 2016|
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Response from Mark S | Property representative |
I'm sorry but the restaurant doesn't have a garden .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Horncastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1507 526626
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