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The Barge on the Brayford

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$$ - $$$
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Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YW, England
+44 1522 511448
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

According to a recorded phone message the Barge has ceased trading with immediate effect. Don't know when this happened but rang yesterday and got the message. This is apparently due to the Captains ill health. Sad day it was a good fish venue in the day The review below based on previous visit.

Thank chefathon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Booked for a party of 10 via email which was confirmed. Turned up this evening to celebrate my birthday and it was closed. Rang the telephone number, recorded message informing that they were closed and ceased trading. I understand that it is due to ill health but an email would have been helpful. Taxi for 10 from outside Lincoln is... More 

4 Thank Heat2013
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Got recommended here by a friend it wasn't that good went in for lunch had fish and chips and a bottle off wine my and my girl the chips were dry and the fish was ok nothing special.felt like we were interrupting the staff by being there and it felt a bit dated sorry about the review but being honest... More 

Thank Aaron W
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Our first visit this evening and what a find. The staff were very attentive. The food was excellent and given they were very busy due to the Christmas market the service was great.

Thank Ann C
Desborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 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 30 October 2016 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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21 reviews
11 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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96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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15 reviews
7 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

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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 62
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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, 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?