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The Barge on the Brayford

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Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YW, England
+44 1522 511448
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Desborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't fault either the service or the food. The atmosphere was great, staff were helpful and attentive. The menu was varied and offered something for everyone. Highly recommended.

Thank millerkeith
Watford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Barge last night this being our second time and it was once again faultless! Potato skins and spicy tomato soup to start and we have never had food served so hot in a restaurant! Both went for the fillet steak and it melted in your mouth with how tender it was! No fat whatsoever and once again... More 

Thank Chris212349
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Me my husband and some friends came to the barge for a birthday dinner. The food was delicious and the staff attentive. We even got complimentary bubbly with out birthday cake. Very nice :-)

Thank Shona A
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner, myself and my wife. Food was good, service friendly and it was fairly inexpensive. Not sure if I would want an evening meal tho, the prices looked like they could get expensive! Overall good, however there are other places which are just as good if not better.

Thank Lee H
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The team go the extra mile to give a good party. The food was good service a little slow may be due to fact this is a barge.

Thank blackbottle57
Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

On a break in Lincoln we found this restaurant on the developing waterfront. it offered a range of food but specialising in seafood. we enjoyed an ecelent meal from the early evening offer menu comprising starter and main. The salmon was cooked to perfection and came withe the right amount of veg etc we enjoyed a nice bottle of the... More 

Thank Bob L
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is across from our hotel. Went in at 7pm and the staff all dressed in navel attire where really great. Lovely smiles and very helpful. The food was beyond marking, really top notch food. I had the salmon as a main and it must be one of the best I have tasted. Service all evening was again tops, couldn't... More 

Thank Bradders829
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Not being a fan of fish, I wasn't certain a meal on The Barge would be a good idea but was absolutely delighted with the Chicken a la Creme. Thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful! Our waiter was friendly and helpful and overall, a very enjoyable meal.

Thank HMWard_28
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went for a meal on here and it was beautiful. I had prawn cocktail to start and chicken and chorizo main and my husband had the green lipped muscles to start and salmon for his main which he loved as he got not one but two salmon fillets! It was lovely and fresh and very reasonably priced. The whole... More 

Thank DaniB123
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have a had a stranger meal... After waiting awkwardly in the entrance for a while, we proceeded into the dining room where we were greeted with a wobbly unprepared table, even after asking for it to be levelled nothing happened. Ordered mackerel for starter which was clearly pre packed from the supermarket, our dinners were dry which was only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 63
Bar, Seafood, British, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 511448
The Barge on the Brayford open all day, every day for meals or just a drink. Two floating barges in the heart of the city serving continental cuisine, fish, steak shellfish, chicken and vegetarian. BBQ, paella sangria and Pimms parties during summer months (weather permitting). Traditional Sunday lunches, wedding receptions, graduation, christenings, Christmas parties and private functions.

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