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The Swan Holme

$$ - $$$, British,
Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
+44 1522 509859
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (24 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a number of work colleagues to the Swanholme for our annual xmas meal. We went on a Tuesday night. The menu was varied and we had to choose our orders beforehand. I guess this was because we were a large party. I...More

Thank Lesley R
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lesley R, thank you for sharing your positive experience! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

plenty of room in a nice surrounding with clean tables and easy accessible disabled toilet, look for the 3 course promotion for dinner nice surrounding area and excellent staff , who do listen to your needs

Thank Supervisor57
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Supervisor57, thank you so much for your high rating! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with family for a celebratory meal. I didn't organise it and following my 2* review on April 10th would I have chosen this...... The Swan Holme still has catering issues. I ordered a steak just as I did last time (see 2* review...More

Thank Richard M
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richard M thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. Gauging the amount of fresh items can be difficult at times and clearly we can still do better at this and we will continue to work on it to try...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on Saturday @ 1 with the family , five adults for a meal off the Festive menu. Disappointed as nothing very Christmassy about the place despite the festive menu bring out. And the pub was freezing despite us being right next to...More

Thank Rod S
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rod S, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. Please reach out to us at your earliest convenience so we may further assist...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited a couple of times and really enjoyed the food/service so we decided to try the Sunday menu. We was not disappointed! The roast beef was cooked to perfection and the service, as always, was impeccable. This is becoming our favourite place to...More

Thank 817rjr
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited off the cuff for a Sunday roast in the warmth after a trip to scarborough coast. A lovely welcome home drink and meal. Staff were very friendly and food was quick to come out and warm. Would recommend the beef roast and lamb shank.

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I went with my partner for a local drink & food for the 1st time, what a fab cosy restaurant, in walking distance, we ordered a mixed grill each & it was perfect, the choice of wine was fab too, & a smiley, happy service,...More

Thank Officeangel229
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Officeangel229, thank you for sharing your positive experience! I look forward to seeing you on a regular basis Thank you again for the great review!

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Family visit, ( including a baby). Our reserved table had a motley collection of chairs, some of which were really stained (cloth). Starters arrived long before drinks did! One of our party specifically asked for a burger without cheese - it arrived with cheese -...More

Thank Polestar46
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Firstly let me thank you for taking the time to provide us with your review. We value all feedback from our guests and your's is no exception. We strive to provide the best quality food and service possible and it is clear to see that...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

I had eaten lunch here before but not an evening meal. I arrived as one of a pre-booked party of 8. My initial impression was one of a lively, well populated pub. We were quickly taken to our table and our orders taken soon afterwards,...More

1  Thank valiant9
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Your wonderful feedback and rating mean a lot to us. Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day!

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My 2nd visit in 2 months but not out of choice given the bad experience Last time but the pub and staff redeemed themselves and I had a wonderful meal and night out. The hubby and I had a sharing starter which was absolutely Gorgeous,...More

Thank Kylie M
General Manager A, Manager at The Swan Holme, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Kylie M, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience....More

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helliebellie123
17 June 2017|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
There are vegetarians dishes.
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Tim H
21 August 2016|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
They are welcome in the front or back gardens. If you can just keep them on a lead that will be great. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doddington Road, Lincoln, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 509859
Description
The Swan Holme in Lincoln is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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