Grantham (/ˈɡrænθəm/ GRAN-thəm) is a market town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It straddles the London to Edinburgh East Coast Main Line railway and the River Witham and is bounded to the west by the A1 main north–south trunk road. Grantham lies about 23 miles (37 km) south of the county town of Lincoln, and about 22 miles (35 km) east of Nottingham. The population in 2016 was estimated as 44,580 (by electoral ward: Belmont 4,900; Grantham Arnoldfield 4,666; Grantham Barrowby Gate 5,195; Grantham Earlsfield 6,557; Grantham Harrowby 4,770; Grantham St Vincent's 7,637, Grantham St Wulfram's 5,461; Grantham Springfield 5,394).
Things to do in Grantham
4.5 based on 477 reviews
4.5 based on 385 reviews
Really disappointing as had read great reviews. It was freezing cold, there was a fan heater near the table. Poor choice of drinks and when the food arrived it was inedible. It looked more like a risotto than a curry and it tasted foul. pushed the chicken to one side and ate the naan bread instead. I was starving when I went in and sadly was both starving and angry when I came out. Cant believe I actually paid for it, I should have said something but wasn't really given the opportunity. I won't be back. I have never in my life failed to clear a curry so this was a fist !!
4.5 based on 325 reviews
Siam Garden is a fine dining restaurant with buffet available on Monday nights. Express and set lunch available on Friday - Saturday (Closed on Sunday). The restaurant is set in a beautiful garden with a lovely fish pond.
We don't get to Grantham very often so consequently it had been over two years since we had eaten at Siam Garden, a Thai restaurant there. What we remembered was that we enjoyed the food that last time, that the service was excellent and that the overall experience was something to elicit praise about. Unfortunately, following our visit there this week, we have no praise for them this time! Why the change in our opinion? Let me explain. They changed hands and the new owners have let standards slip dramatically and although others have commented upon the recent situation, the owners do not seem motivated to act on criticism and to improve.
We ate there last Monday, eating their buffet menu for £13.50 each. It was supposed to start at 5.30 so when we entered at 5.50, we thought that everything would be ready - we were wrong! Labels for the food in place but about four empty spaces where it should have been. It couldn't have finished already as a small number of diners seated. So no fish dish, no vegetarian option and one other empty space, for the dessert.
Anyway, tried the starters, nothing exciting and went back for the main dishes - those three spaces still not filled. Tried again in about ten minutes and the fish was just appearing, about 45 mins after the buffet started but then they probably had difficulty catching it in the river! Even as we stood there, the banana dessert was brought in, a miracle! The mixed vegetable dish never appeared, evidently lost in a black hole somewhere across the universe!
So was the food any good? Well simply.....no! Very poor and at best, very ordinary. We have eaten excellent Thai dishes both here and in Thailand and some of this buffet was extremely disappointing, watery, tasteless and seemingly thrown together with little thought. Why all the dishes were not ready at the start is a mystery. My wife is a fan of fish dishes and vegetable ones so she was very displeased at the lack of the vegetarian option and the fish turning up when she was eating the dessert. Oh, and the dessert. It was half cooked banana chunks in a gruel-like sweet coconut milk, probably straight out of a big can.
Perhaps the service was a redeeming factor. Apart from one lady, the others servers were quite unfriendly so that was also not good. Might we go back. Not until they change hands again and things improve remarkably.
Not to be recommended.
4.5 based on 466 reviews
We booked after an internet search from Essex so had little idea what to expect. We were amazed at the quality of the food, the relaxed yet efficient atmosphere. There was a wonderful buzz in the restaurant and we all enjoyed ourselves even after a 4 hour drive! Not eating red meat often I decided to risk the steak. It was cooked to perfection and so tender that it melted in my mouth. My only regret is that we don't live closer because I would love to go back and try another of their tempting dishes.
4.5 based on 175 reviews
Family run pub/restaurant with farm shop and bed and breakfast set in the lincolnshire countryside with a large garden and terraced area
We saw this on the TVs programme Four In A Bed and as we were visiting places in the area decided to book in for an evening meal and B&B. We were not disappointed. The hosts were very welcoming, the room was clean and comfortable and both dinner and breakfast were really good. Definitely recommended.
4.5 based on 307 reviews
Situated in the historic 12th century market town of Grantham, The Eden Wine Bar, Restaurant & Coffee House offers an elegant dining experience and an idyllic place to relax. We serve speciality teas, Illy coffee and a selection of tasty treats from 9am whilst our bar is well stocked with fine wines, spirits, champagnes, cocktails and classic beers. We aim to provide something for everybody. We boast a variety of menus from lunch and light bites to dinner menus. We have three beautifully decorated rooms; The Bar, the conservatory style, newly refurbished Garden Room and the Long Room. We also have an outdoor Seating and dining area. Our Garden Room offers a wider, top quality menu, offering you all the favourites such as steak, fresh fish, vegetarian choices and puddings as well as exciting Chef's specials. All our fayre is cooked from fresh and we use local suppliers where possible. From our relaxing bar to our peaceful beer garden we here at The Eden aim to offer a calming place to unwind after a hard day's work. We are committed to providing good service and great quality food. Bookings can be made for lunchtimes, evenings and weekends and we love to pull out all the stops to cater for christenings, weddings and private parties. We are also available for business meetings and corporate functions. Please contact us for an informal chat to discuss your requirements. The Eden Wine Bar would like to assure you a warm welcome and we look forward to seeing you soon.
I have arranged both a family and a works Christmas party here for many years and year after year it does not disappoint! Food is constantly delicious, well presented and plentiful and the staff are attentive, friendly & professional. Highly recommend!Hi There, thank you for your lovely comments. It always great to see you and your guests and we are delighted that you choose to use our venue time and time again. Kindest regards Vicki and the Team
4.5 based on 235 reviews
Cosy, warm and friendly local pub with great home cooked food. Families, pets and group bookings welcome.
This pub was a very lucky find for us and the previous reviews were very accurate! Excellent service - very friendly too- and delicious (better than average) pub food - very good quality and extremely well presented. Surroundings are very relaxed and a quintessential English pub with beams and cosy Seating. The brisket was AMAZING! We shall be back to try the rest of the menu
4.5 based on 342 reviews
The Stag at Barkston is an Archetypal country pub, off set from the A607 outside of Grantham in rural lincolnshire. It offers classic country charm with its wood beams, slate floors and listed heritage. while offering great value locally sourced menus written and cooked by award winning chef Mike Loveridge. close to belton house, belton woods and wagtail park it is a perfect example of rural life.
Had Saturday lunch here with friends. Between us we tried the venison steak, fish and chips, and a pie. All excellent and they were able to swap chips for salad too with no fuss.
Deserts were equally good as was the coffee.
Good service and set in a lovely village. Perfect for after a visit to Belton House which is close by.
We will definitely return when next in the area.
5 based on 280 reviews
Juliano's is an authentic family run Italian restaurant where people will fill at home! We offer excellent,traditional Italian cuisine in a comfortable,friendly atmosphere.We provide only the finest quality fresh food,cooked and served with Italian passion and flair.All our dishes,including our pizza dough are freshly made in the restaurant. Booking is recommended at busy time.
Love this place , have been about 5 times this year for various occasions, food is amazing and so fresh and tasty, staff always friendly and helpful. A must try if you've not been before.
4.5 based on 609 reviews
Excellent menu. Staff very friendly and helpful. Dessert and cake choices are the best I've ever come across. Ham salad was perfect choice with plentiful delicious ham and super salad without being laced in a dressing like most establishments.
Roast Pork looked very well presented and fresh. Restaurant was full again but served efficiently. Highly recommend a visit
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