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“Quicker service this time but still average”
Review of Woodcocks Lincoln

Woodcocks Lincoln
Ranked #305 of 536 Restaurants in Lincoln
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Our picturesque setting takes some beating. We're by the canal and next to Burton Waters, the UK's most prestigious purpose-built marina. Our beautiful beer garden lets you enjoy the views, and savour our fantastic Garden Grill, which cooks fresh food to order when the sun is shining. We have our own canal moorings, so you can hop ashore for a refreshing beer and some delicious pub grub. Our menus are extensive, full of all your classic favourites, and with many vegetarian, wheat-free and non-gluten options. We also have our specials, with something a little out of the ordinary for you to try. We've got desserts to die for and now a new Fizz and Freeze station with bottomless draught soft drinks and ice cream. Our main meals are all Two for One and to save you further we have midweek curry, burger and steak nights, all exceptional value. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I reviewed this place in March saying, "Not a place I would return to". Well I did for another birthday party. Thirteen of us this time and to be fair, we were all eating within 40 minutes this time. It's a pleasant place that overcharges for what is basically, massed produced chain pub grub. The 2 for 1 offer is not really a bargain as the prices are high so if you eating alone, it's an expensive meal.
Didn't hate the place, just wouldn't be inclined to recommend it to anyone. So unless someone else books another family do, I won't be back.

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Matthew G, General Manager at Woodcocks Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Unfortunately the offer is 241 and has been for years it does make the single dinner think twice about dining with us but the wait times are all down to how popular we are so we can only apologise for Ben the choice of many people

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Myself and my husband visited on bank holiday Monday and ordered 2 steak sandwiches which were inedible I have never had such steak that I could not chew the staff were excellent and very helpful but I think they should choose beef that can be eaten very poor standard of food for such a nice place

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Matthew G, General Manager at Woodcocks Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Sorry you found the steak quality poor we will look into it

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We stayed for one night over the bank holiday weekend, positives...the room was comfortable and spotlessly clean, the staff were friendly and approachable even though very busy, the breakfast was really good value for money.
Negatives....The hotel reception and check in is in the pub which I found very unusual and would put me off staying here again, equally unusual was been asked by the cleaning team at 930 if they could have the room to clean even though check out was at 11

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Matthew G, General Manager at Woodcocks Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thankyou for your feedback we have no choice of the reception siting and we try to deal with it the best we can this is where confusion comes in of which rooms have left before 11 so the housekeeping team can start

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The Woodcocks inn is situated at Burton Waters, just off the main road to Lincoln. It offers a typical pub menu (curry, pies, steak etc) many of the dishes two for one which really means the cheapest is free. The staff were very friendly and helpful but when we went, early on a Friday night, we were told it would be 40 min before the food would be served-in fact it was 45 min. This is very poor, despite the fact that it was very busy. We tried again on the Saturday and there was a queue for getting a table so it pays to book. (we went elsewhere). It has a large free Car Park and a childrens play area.

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Matthew G, General Manager at Woodcocks Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

We cxn physically only fit so much meat on our grills and so many chips etc in our fryers so when 500 in announced guests arrive to eat food wait times are inevitable and to be fair we think our chefs battle to make sure all our customers are fed many pkaces would close their kitchens to catch up but we don’t we try and we’ve everyone who arrives but inform customers of the wait

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Appalling. Inflated prices and they call it 2 for 1. Lasagne like baby food. Salad unwashed undressed and blew across table. Truly terrible

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Matthew G, General Manager at Woodcocks Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

What did the manager do when you brought this to their attention

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