Many of Lincoln’s Food Businesses are changing their service to provide good food to the citizens of Lincoln through the pandemic. Eat local. Support local.

Curry Jacks

Real, fresh curry served from a van

Opening times, locations, menu and updates on Facebook and Instagram

How to order: Direct Message with your order, preferred collection time and a mobile number. Curry Jacks will reply with a payment link and confirmed collection time, to limit the number of people at the truck at the same time and avoid overcrowding.

Weirdough’s Pizza

Proper Neapolitan pizzas

Open: Tues-Sat 5-9pm for collection from West End Tap, or delivery

Pre-order: 07734297035

Updates on Instagram

Cafe Shanti

Vegetarian takeaway and delivery, plus frozen meals and whole cakes

Open: Thurs: 12:00-20:00

Fri: 12:00-21:00

Sat: 16:00 -21:00; 

Sun: 08:30-11:00 

Menu and updates on Facebook or Instagram


Thai & Japanese street food truck

Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Cashless and contactless ordering.

Collection from the truck – check Facebook or Twitter to check location – primarily serves villages around Lincoln.

Menu and order from the website:

Mint Lane Cafe

Hot food at low cost

Open: Wed – Sat, 10am-2:30pm

Takeaway only. Menu changes every day.

Bailgate Deli

Bailgate Deli

Vegan/veggie cafe-deli

Open: 9am-3:30pm Wed-Sat for takeaway hot or cold breakfasts and lunches.

Takeaway only: Gordon Road (off Bailgate)

Updates on Instagram and Facebook


Modern Indian food

Menu and order via the website and check Facebook and Instagram for updates.

Ole Ole

Ole Ole


Wednesday to Friday:5pm- 10pm Saturday:3pm till 10pm Sundays:12noon till 3pm

Order by phone from 11am: 01522 534222

The Bowl Full

Spanish tapas

Open: Fri and Sat from 5:30pm.

Takeaway only. Menu and order via Facebook or Instagram


Burgers, small plates, good vegan choices

Open: Friday and Saturday from 5pm (Closed 13th/14th November)

Email to book a takeaway slot:

Menu and updates:

Caffe Portico

Pizza, pasta, salads, cake, coffee

Open: 5pm – 9pm every evening on Thurs, Fri, Sat.

Takeaway only. Orders from 5pm.

Call 07956 653156 when you arrive at the caffe; your order will be taken. Food freshly prepared and cooked while you wait. Updates on Instagram and Facebook.

Menu on website:

A Feast for Friends

Persian-inspired cuisine

Delivery on Thursdays and Fridays, Lincoln West End area. Order by 5pm previous day.

Updates on Instagram and Facebook

Slow Rise Pizza

Fresh pizza

Opening times: Saturday 12-3pm and 4:30-9pm

20% off pizzas between 12-3pm (lunchtime deal) 

Order via Direct Message: or or call 07757741186

So Kneady

Menu on facebook and Instagram.

Mamma’s Italian Bistro

Tues & Wed: 9am-5pm
Thurs: 9am-10pm
Fri & Sat: 9am-11pm
Sun: 10am-4pm

TAKEAWAY: Thurs to Sat: 5pm – close. Collection only, from Alexander Walk, 9 The Carlton Centre, Lincoln LN2 4FN

Updates on Instagram

La Bottega

Pasta, salads, paninis, coffee, more…

Open: Thursday – Saturday 12:00pm– 8.30pm

Call 537775 to book a collection slot. Menu on website:



Open: Thursday – Sunday 4-8pm

Pre orders are available through direct message on Facebook, Instagram, email or through the contact page on our website, or order directly at St.Matthias Church, Burton Road, Lincoln, LN1 3TX. No deliveries currently.

Menu on website:

Mamma’s & More

Waffles, crepes, hot chocolate, seven districts coffee and tea

Open: Tuesday-Saturday 11-5

Everything freshly made to takeaway, so order when you’re there!

Lincoln Carlton Centre, opposite the Co-op

Custom Bakes

Treatboxes, deep dish cookies, cakes, gift vouchers. 

How to order: stock goes live on a Monday at 12pm and you have a choice of posting to anywhere in the UK which are sent every Thursday, local contact free collections from Washingborough every Friday after 2pm and local deliveries every Saturday Between 9am and 5pm.

Rising Cafe

Cakes, afternoon tea, burgers, American style food, great vegan options

Open Monday-Saturday, 11am-4pm

Collection and delivery available

Order by Direct Message on social media, or call 01522 568396

Garden Tearoom

Afternoon teas, paninis, sandwiches, wraps, hot drinks, weekly specials 

Opening times: Mon-Fri 9am-2pm; Sat 9am-3pm 

Delivery area: North Hykeham, Lincoln Waddington, Bassingham and nearby villages

Find full menu, and order via Facebook

coffee aroma espresso drinks

Coffee Aroma

Coffee and food

Open every day, 10am-4pm for takeaway – 24 Guildhall St, Lincoln, LN1 1TR


Lincoln Green

Collection: 4pm- 8.45pm Wed-Sat and 12-5.30 Sunday

Delivery within 3 mile radius of LN6 8DL, 5pm – 8.45pm Wed-Sat; 12-5.30pm Sunday

☎️ Call to order: 01522 692345, lines open at 3pm Wednesday to Saturday and 10.30 Sunday

Payment is by card on order. Menu here:

If your independent food enterprise is open, we’d love you to join us.

Contact Laura

Langtons Cafe at Lincoln Castle

Coffees, teas, sandwiches, snacks, cakes, pastries and hot food dishes

Langtons Cafe is currently closed due to the national lockdown.

Stokes High Bridge Cafe

Finest teas and coffees

There are three

Stokes Cafe at the Lawns

Enjoy local food; support local businesses; eat local takeaways! #LincolnIndieTakeaways #loveLincoln @lincoln_food

Elite on the Bail

Elite on the Bail

Seafood, fish and chips and more

Now offering a gluten-free fish and chips menu.

Open: Tues to Sat 11:30 – 9pm Sunday 11:30 to 6pm

Walk in or click & collect. Order here

On a Roll

Breakfasts, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, paninis, salads

Open: Mon-Fri 8am-2pm; Sat 8am-1:30pm

Walk in: 132 Station Road, LN6 9AT

Delivery – £10 minimum spend.

Call 01522681596 to place your order

Arboretum Cafe

Arboretum Cafe

Breakfasts, lunches, snacks

Open: 8:30am-3:30pm Mon-Fri

Takeaway from cafe window.

Order and Collection Service: Call 801556 between 9am-3pm

Read more about Arboretum cafe.

Other good food deliveries you should know about…

Holly’s Garden Kitchen

Healthy vegetarian takeaway.

Menu changes weekly

Opening times: Thursdays and Fridays 

How to order: Subscribe to get the menu or look on insta or facebook. Order via social media or email

Delivery Thursdays and Fridays within 10 miles of Leadenham, or collect from Leadenham.

Veg Out

Plant based recipe boxes & cakes

Fully plant based and also plastic free; locally sourced veg in recipe boxes.

Delivery in and around Lincoln on Sundays; orders via the website by Thursday 4pm.

‘DINE@Home’ Recipe kits for collection from Bailgate Deli every Wednesday.

Regular updates on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

Eden Farms

Organic vegetables, fruit, salad and eggs

Delivered via veggie box scheme – please order via their website.

Also at Lincoln Farmers Market.

Boggle Lane Foods

Frozen ready meals from the Lincolnshire Wolds; oils, jams and chutneys; gift hampers.

Browse on the website, email what you’d like, and Nikki will confirm delivery and cost before going ahead. Alternatively call Mon – Sat to order – 01673 828497 (collections by arrangement)

Fig & Flower grazing boxes

Seasonal gourmet grazing boxes

Sweet or savoury – packaged in environmentally friendly boxes and gift wrapped in ribbon with fresh flowers, and delivered.

Fresh from the Fields

bread + cheese

Slow-fermented bread, pastries and specialty cheeses

The bread + cheese van visits various locations around Lincoln, so keep check their Facebook and Instagram pages to know where they’ll be next.

Doddington Coffee Shop

Drinks and Cakes

Open: 9am – 4pm (Mon-Sun)

Drinks – 9am – 4pm (Mon-Sun)

Food – 9am – 3pm (Fri-Sun)

The Doddington Coffee Shop is situated at Giant Lincoln Bike Shop.

Doddington Coffee Shop is only open for takeaways due to the current lockdown rules.

View menu here

Call 01522 243189 to place your order

Doddington Afternoon Tea

Award-winning Afternoon Tea

Open: (Wed-Sun)

Orders can be placed between 10am-2pm Tuesday-Friday

Call 01522 694308 (option 1) to order

Orders must be placed by 2pm at least a day prior.

Orders can be collected between 11am-1pm Wednesday-Sunday from the Doddington Farm Shop tills (or car park by arrangement).

View menu here / Doddington Afternoon Tea website

Bike Shop Cafe and Coffee Shop reopen outdoors only from 12th April.

Chat & Collect phone service for ordering also available from the Farm Shop: 01522 694308

Should your food enterprise be on this list?

Get in touch with Laura to add your details

Some more things you might like to do…

Get involved in a community garden in your area, or if there’s not much going on where you live – start something delicious!

Everyone is welcome – if you eat, you’re in!

We’ve mapped foodbanks, community larders and affordable cafes across Greater Lincolnshire.

Find your nearest foodbank to request help for yourself or someone in your community, volunteer your time, or make a donation.

We’re working together for greener, fairer and healthier food for all, through sustainable local action in Lincolnshire.

Find out more, and if you’re with us, join us!

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