The Old Palace

The Old Palace


0.5 miles
Minster Yard, Lincoln, LN2 1PU

In an unrivalled spot overlooking the city of Lincoln, next to the stunning cathedral, sits a hotel and restaurant offering the best in traditional hospitality and refined dining. There has been a palace on the site for over a thousand years - the building that stands today was built on medieval foundations in three stages, the first starting in around 1720. As such, The Old Palace is not only a destination venue with luxurious accommodation and first-class food, but a place of historic interest too. In fact, there are still beautiful medieval buildings and ruins adjacent to the courtyard and gardens. Inside, the building's period features have been artfully preserved, with its original flagstone floors and high vaulted ceilings complemented by classic, elegant furnishings. Head chef Kleo Tabaku and his team create a menu that reflects the timeless, stylish surroundings, comprising British culinary favourites given a new, unique twist. Your feast may begin with a palate-awakening appetiser of a variety of breads with flavoured butters and beef carpaccio, served on a rustic wooden platter. Local specialities feature strongly on the bill of fare, particularly in the Dambuster salad starter, with Lincolnshire Dambuster cheese, figs, walnuts and honey and mustard dressing - well worth the visit alone. The beetroot-cured salmon with king scallops and beetroot slaw is also a standout starter, presenting a pleasing combination of rich and refreshing flavours. Continue with a hearty main such as blade of beef with roasted baby shallots and fondant potatoes, or grilled cod with a thyme and olive oil crust, served with fresh sautéed vegetables, creamy mash and tarragon beurre blanc. The raspberry and white chocolate creme brulée with cinnamon biscuits and cream-filled tuile is a delightfully decadent way to finish. The Old Palace also serves sumptuous afternoon teas in the smart drawing room, which boasts panoramic views across Lincoln. Enjoy a classic afternoon tea or make the experience even more luxurious by ordering a gin and tonic afternoon tea, which features all the usual sweet and savoury treats plus a glass of flavoured gin and tonic. The Old Palace is the ideal venue for those looking to enjoy a touch of romance and period charm. The mood created by the friendly and professional staff is one of quiet luxury, tempered by ambient background music and soft lighting, and the views will take your breath away

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Opening Hours:
Mon:12pm-6pm, 7pm-9.30pm
Tues:12pm-6pm, 7pm-9.30pm
Weds:12pm-6pm, 7pm-9.30pm
Thurs:12pm-6pm, 7pm-9.30pm
Fri:12pm-6pm, 7pm-9.30pm
Sat:12pm-6pm, 7pm-9.30pm

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