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3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
+44 1507 526626
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3-5 West Street | Lincolnshire, Horncastle LN9 5JE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault this restaurant at all. Visiting family so first time we had been but would definitely go back. Lovely setting and service was great. We chose from early offer menu which was £10.95 for main and starter. Good choices on offer. All food was...More

Thank dilysShropshire
Reviewed 6 days ago

I think the problem is we have been here too many times, feeling staid. Food is always great but running out of things that appeal so will have to give it a break. The surroundings are lovely, atmosphere pleasant, service sometimes hit and miss depending...More

Thank haplessnosher
Mark S, Owner at Shakesby's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, it makes me very happy that I have returning customers and especially ones that tell me I am one of the best in Horncastle and for miles around. I do make regular changes to my menus but also keep best sellers and customer...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday night for an 8pm booking, (we'd asked for 7:30 but we're advised to make it 8 due to other parties being in). The girls working are lovely couldn't fault them...the boys, we asked for a wine list and a...More

1  Thank ellie w
Mark S, Owner at Shakesby's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your compliments regarding the food and some of the staff on Saturday night. Good customer service is a priority and I understand my manageress has since telephoned you to discuss your concerns. Saturday was particularly busy and we did have two new...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Another lovely evening out at our favourite restaurant. Wonderful atmosphere and kind, attentive staff. Also very accomodating in respect of tailoring dishes on the menu to suit individual tastes and requirements. Our friend from Bournemouth, was particularly impressed. ( thanks Merlissa). Thank you Mark and...More

1  Thank PETER J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had another relaxing meal to complement our delicious Christmas Day lunch and other regular eating experiences at Shakesby's. Another meal of imaginative sauces and seasoning that brought out the flavour of the cod loin and the mackerel. There was a lovely contrasting choice...More

1  Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our most recent visit to Shakesbys was not disappointing. Great service on arrival and food served hot and tasty. Our quarterly visits will continue for years to come. Great place for a family reunion with a great family feel to the place.

Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the most amazing birthday meal the food was delicious, the staff were very welcoming and attentive, there were 8 of us and we all had different dishes but each one was superb, Compliments to the chef.. Well worth a visit... been several times now...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really sorry to say that I was very ill after eating at Shakesbys. I’ve been here before, the menu is very often the same, the only dish that was different to my last visit months ago was the chicken. Unfortunately after around 4 hours, I...More

2  Thank Fredlucy
Mark S, Owner at Shakesby's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I was very upset to read this review as I would not want any customer to believe they had food poisoning from my restaurant, as I think you are suggesting? All my produce is fresh and cooked to order by myself and my other chef,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table of 10 for a birthday celebration. As soon as we arrived the staff were very welcoming and attentive, the restaurant is very warm and pleasant just what you need on a winter evening. On browsing the menu it was difficult to choose...More

1  Thank Jo G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately had only an hour or so to spare here but it was such a great choice. Prompt and attentive service and delicious food.

Thank Antonella-Rodriguez
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chris b
12 February 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Property representative |
Sorry we are closed Sundays
17 August 2016|
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Response from Mark S | Property representative |
I'm sorry but the restaurant doesn't have a garden .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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