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3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
+44 1507 526626
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went as a surprise for my wife's birthday. I did ring to book a few days earlier and although they had no record of my booking they still got me a seat for 2. We went to beat the clock good value for a great 2 course meal

Thank David S
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love eating here. The choice is wonderful and always cooked to perfection. Lovely atmosphere and very friendly serving assistants.

Thank Joanne H
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An interesting menu and delicious food, freshly prepared. The staff (e.g. Clare) were friendly and welcoming - and they coped really well with a group of 9 very satisfied diners.

Thank rwh250
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was outstanding, beautifully cooked and presented. The staff were very pleasent and attentive.

Thank Nick Liz M
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw positive ratings and decided to try it. Instructions on finding it so so. But on arrival service was very good and quick. Three starter specials and two main - most sounded appealing. Chose goats cheese starter from menu - delicious and good size portion. Followed by the special - smoked trout with delicious fresh vegetables and lots of them.... More 

1 Thank Richard M
Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Shakesbys Restaurant early evening with my husband and the first thing that greets you as you walk over the threshold is a welcoming, well-laid out (not too many tables all crushed in) and rustic restaurant. Starters were Onion soup with croutons, served with french bread. Also Chicken Liver Pate with toasted brioche and served with small green salad topped... More 

Thank Christina P
Louth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Shakesby's with My Partner & her Children for my partners Birthday, Thoroughly enjoyed everything about the evening, Friendly Welcoming staff, Wonderful atmosphere, Chose food from the Beat the clock menu (2 Course's for £9.95) & the food was to die for, Fantastic Presentation of food & a good varied menu with something for everyone. Superb Value for Money £51... More 

1 Thank KevWright1179
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144 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter and fiancé for an early evening meal. Very warm and welcoming and lovely varied selection of dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Boringly, we all chose one of the daily special main courses, filet steak stuffed with Lincolnshire Poacher cheese (almost a signature dish of Mark's). Absolutely perfect, highly recommended if it's on when you visit. Starters... More 

1 Thank Andysview
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Our first visit to this lovely little restaurant in the centre of town. Our party of four all chose pies, Beef and Ale as well as the Game Pie. The pies came with delicious puff pastry lids and the meat was tender with a lovely ale based gravy. The drinks menu is wide with a excellent choice of prize winning... More 

1 Thank ALD51_12
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Shakesby's is one of the few local restaurants that is getting everything right! The welcome is warm, the atmosphere is friendly, the service good and the food is fantastic. Prices are a bit toppy (esp. the wine list) but for "special occasion" dining in the Horncastle area look no further than Shakesby's.

1 Thank Penno1978

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?