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Jews House Restaurant

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15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
+44 1522 524851
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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York, United Kingdom
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742 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 472 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Enjoyed an excellent meal, food was accomplished, beautifully presented & very flavoursome. I wasn't surprised to discover from the chefs website resumé that he served 5 years at old foodie temple Winteringham Fields plus a spell at the fabulous but short lived Rish in York. Food here indicates a well trained hand & I would highly recommend it to anyone... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

“Fine food, splendidly presented and served” was the title I gave when I last reviewed this restaurant in March 2012 when I said: "This restaurant, in its very ancient (900 year old), honey limestone, Grade I listed, home, is full of atmosphere. It is ideal for a special celebration. The attention to detail and service is fantastic. The food is... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tasting menu was excellent and introduced with great knowledge and passion. We are now experts on the merits of 48 day dry aged beef ... And very good it was too.

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Nottingham
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I realise that there are constraints of the building but the lighting was very dull and there was a step ladder out next to me to help the staff get access to the wine which didn't add to the ambience. The staff were very friendly and the timing of service was spot on. Some of the food was was very... More 

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London
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202 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To find cuisine of this quality in Lincoln was, frankly, a surprise. The menu is reassuringly short, with an emphasis on local produce. The Lincolnshire lamb was pink and perfect, the seared mackerel is a great idea, perfectly executed. An excellent wine list, without greedy mark-ups. The ambience is delightful and service exemplary. In short - come here and give... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate at the Jews House midweek on a short break in Lincoln. Nice location. Attentive staff and pleasant dining room (perhaps a little too dimly lit to see the food as well as it deserves, but this is a very common complaint of ours). We dined a la Carte and the food was solid and well-executed, and served at exactly... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, sommelier knowledgable Could only manage 2 courses, very tasty though. They offer a tasting menu

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Thank Kate B
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Visiting Lincoln for 4 days I booked The Jews House after researching the local restaurants & this is something I always do. The restaurant is a traditional establishment in a grade one listed building with a quiet & cosy environment. The staff were welcoming, pleasant & helpful & included the owner on the night we visited. The menu is small... More 

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Thank Richard C
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This was a special birthday meal, and it certainly lived up to expectations. We had the six-course taster menu, which was excellent value. The wi e list is relatively small, but nevertheless has a good range of not too expensive wines.We would certainly go again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I came here for lunch with ten others for my 21st birthday celebration. I cannot say a bad word. The combination of flavours were incredible and the chocolate ganache with passion fruit cream and coffee granite was one of the best desserts I have ever tasted! The staff were friendly and helpful. The interesting history of the building was explained... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$69
Cuisine
French, Spanish, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 524851
Description
Housed in one of the oldest buildings in the beautiful and historic city of Lincoln, with food from award winning Chef Gavin Aitkenhead and exceptional service from Samantha Tomkins and her team, The Jews House Restaurant offers the finest food served by the friendliest staff in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Here at the Jews’ House our aim is quite simple: To give you an experience you remember for its remarkable flavours and polished, attentive service. Gavin’s food, Samantha’s service – the Jews House

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?