Log in or register
close
My AA Account

Sign in to see your cover and request assistance online

Log in

Don’t have a My AA account?

You’ll need your policy or membership number

Create an account

Your Finances

Loans | Savings | Credit Cards

Your Driving Lessons

Book a lesson

Old-fashioned values and contemporary cuisine

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Microbrewed ales
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Functions catered

Just yards from the magnificent edifice of Lincoln Cathedral, this two-storey pub has a pedigree nearly as long; parts of it date back over 700 years. It's the ideal place for a quick pick-me-up snack, drink or leisurely meal from breakfast to evening. Notably music-free; instead you'll find a reading room, eclectic decor and furnishings – note the caricatures and prints of clergy and lawyers – and own-brewed beers and those from local breweries slake the thirst. The daily-changing set menu adds modern twists to traditional dishes. Thus seared scallops come with chorizo, marinated new potatoes and a tomato and dill dressing; or lobster thermidor with hand-cut chips and melange of vegetables may be listed. Daily blackboard specials considerably extend the choice and include vegetarian and gluten-free options. Gourmet evenings (pre-booking essential) are regularly held, while wine-lovers have a choice of 24 by the glass.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 8.30am-11pm
  • Lunch opening: Sunday to Thursday 8.30am-9pm, Friday and Saturday 8.30am-10pm
  • Dinner opening: Sunday to Thursday 8.30am-9pm, Friday and Saturday 8.30am-10pm

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Real ales: Oakham Ales JHB, Adnams, Timothy Taylor, pub's own beers
  • Real ciders: Aspall
  • Microbrewery ales

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

Getting here

At top of Steep Hill, adjacent to cathedral and Lincoln Castle car parks

Use the AA Route Planner
Contact the establishment
01522 535190 01522 535190
Press to call
Main course from£12.50**Minimum price of a main course *Minimum price of a main course
*Minimum price of a main course
*Minimum price of a main course
Tell us about your visit
Tick

Thank you for your feedback