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Family Pubs with Outdoor Dining in Lincoln and Lincolnshire

Family Friendly Pubs in Lincolnshire

After months of limited dining-out opportunities, and with summer arriving, I am sure you will be looking forward to getting out again to enjoy a drink or a meal in the sunshine at one of Lincolnshire's family friendly pubs. Whether you're looking for somewhere you can head to for a cold drink to enjoy outdoors with friends, somewhere to head to with the whole family for a meal out, there are some lovely local Lincolnshire pubs looking forward to welcoming you back. Here are some of the latest Lincolnshire has to tempt you with...

The Kings Head Tealby

The Kings Head, 11 Kingsway, Tealby, Market Rasen. LN8 3YA

The Kings Head of Tealby is a beautiful destination gastropub in a quiet country village. Although the pub looks quaint and rustic from the outside, the interior is modern and stylish. Once inside, bask in the warm glow of a genuinely friendly welcome. With four real ales permanently available as well as regular guest ales, The Kings Head is a fantastic place to enjoy an afternoon drink. The full wine list is sure to keep even the most seasoned connoisseur content, but it's the menu that makes this pub truly special.

Menu: The menu is constantly updated to reflect the best of what is in season. A range of specials such as steaks, fish and casseroles are served alongside the already extensive bar and set menus available throughout the week. The Kings Head supports local businesses by sourcing local produce wherever possible. All dishes are freshly prepared in the pub's kitchens and are stunning examples of affordable quality. The pub is open for food from noon daily and the three-course set menu begins at just £19.95

You can view the current menu here.

Outdoor dining: In the summer time, the pretty outdoor beer garden comes alive as a venue for alfresco dining. Whether you enjoy your meal in the restaurant area, the snug or the lounge, there's a fabulous atmosphere and you're sure to want to celebrate all of your special occasions here.

Toilet facilities: Disabled & baby changing facilities available.

Opening Hours: Sun - Mon 12:00 - 20:00 | Tue - Sat 11:00 - 23:00 (please check website for food serving times).

Booking: Call 01673 838347 to book.

Website - Facebook

The Bottle and Glass, Harby

The Bottle & Glass, Harby, 5 High Street, Harby. NG23 7EB.

The Bottle and Glass is located in the small village of Harby, on the Lincolnshire / Nottinghamshire border. It has recently undergone a complete refurbishment, with new outdoor areas for guests to enjoy. We have a secure beer garden at the back of the premises, an enclosed/secure side terrace and a lovely front terrace. We are currently looking into a play area for kids which will be placed on our large grassed area at the back, as well as live music events too.

Menu: You can view the menu here (see kids menu below).

Toilets and changing facilities: There is a baby changing facility in the ladies bathroom and we are looking into getting this in the men’s as well.

Opening Times: Wed - Fri - 12pm til late | Sat & Sun - 9am til late | On Sunday food is served until 7pm.

Booking: Pre-booking is essential - please book via or 01522 703438.

Website - Facebook - Instagram - Twitter

The Coach and Horses, Hemingby

Hemingby, Horncastle. LN9 5QF

The Coach & Horses is a traditional village pub situated about 3.5 miles outside Horncastle, on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

There are a range of bar meals from sandwiches to steaks, many dishes home-made, including vegetarian options and children’s meals. All dishes are very competitively priced, with main courses starting at only £3.95. Our 3-course Sunday lunch is very good value at £6.95 for one course, £8.45 for two courses and £9.95 for all three. We use locally sourced produce whenever possible to help promote Lincolnshire food and drink. We are dog friendly and have space for motorhomes and a 2 acre field with a river at the bottom.

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 6 til late | Saturday 12pm til late | Sunday 12 til 3pm and 6 til 10pm

Dining: Bar snacks and light meals available at most times. Dining currently only Thurdsay to Saturday 6 til 8pm. Please ask for child meals.

Toilet Facilities: Unfortunately no baby changing facilities available.

The Stone Arms, Skellingthorpe

High Street, Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire, LN6 5TS

The Stone Arms pub is a family friendly pub situated in the village of Skellingthorpe, Lincoln. It is close to the Skellingthorpe Old Wood, which is part of the Sherwood Forest. It is a great spot for family friendly walks. We have a beer garden with play area and outdoor seating, and we are dog friendly. There are a range of meals and light bites available on our menu, which can be found on our Facebook Page. Please note the children's activity centre is currently closed due to Covid restrictions. You can find out more on our main page listing here.

Opening Hours: Mon - Tue: Closed | Wed - Thu: 16:00 - 21:00 | Fri - Sun: 12:00 - 21:00

Booking: 01522 682589

Website - Facebook

Butcher and Beast, Heighington

High Street, Heighington, Lincoln. LN4 1JS

The Butcher and Beast pub (the only pub in the country with this name!) is located in the village of Heighinton near Lincoln. This pretty village pub has a beer garden and is dog friendly.

There is a new menu (you need to book for the restaurant) and a kids menu is available, which you can view on their Facebook page or via their website.

Booking: To book, head to the website or call 01522 790386

Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 12.00 - 23.00 | Sunday 12:00 – 22:00

We hope this has given you some ideas for lovely places to head to with the family for a meal or drinks in the sunshine this summer. We love to support local Lincolnshire businesses here at Lincoln Rocks, so we hope this gives you lots of inspiration for some fabulous local pubs in some beautiful areas around Lincolnshire.

Head over to our parks and walks section on the website to see if there's a local family friendly walk to enjoy near one of these pubs.

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