Local Restaurants

The Half Moon Inn, Alford (2 minutes walk)

Home cooked meals, either in the bar or the restaurant.

Helal, Louth (20 minutes drive)

A good Indian restaurant with unusual heavily beamed Tudor decor.

The Pie House, Wainfleet (20 minutes drive)

Awaiting description from the proprietors.

The Windmill, Burgh le Marsh (15 minutes drive)

This prestigious restaurant shares its spacious car park with Burgh's Grade 1 listed windmill - which provides the flour for the home baked bread served here. Frank, the chef/proprietor has vast experience gained in Germany, Switzerland and some of the finest hotels and restaurants in England. He is one of only a select band of Master Chefs in Great Britain and is ably assisted by his wife, Janet. They pride themselves in providing "real food" and fine service in well spaced and comfortable surroundings, using only the best, fresh and local ingredients from top suppliers.

Green Meadows Chinese, Wainfleet (20 minutes drive)

An excellent Chinese restaurant specialising in Cantonese and the less common Pekinese cuisine.

The Old Library Restaurant, Alford  (3 minutes walk)

Awaiting description from the proprietors.

The Magpies, Horncastle (15 minutes drive)

The Magpies is a short stroll away from Horncastle town centre on the main route between Lincoln & Skegness in the conservation area of The Lincolnshire Wolds and Tennyson country.<>The Magpies exterior has been newly painted in ‘Magpies’ colours. <> <>Caroline heads front of house with an efficient and experienced team. Andrew her partner and his team in the kitchen continue to use top quality mainly local produce resulting in a modern British/French output. <> <>The L-shaped dining room has seating for 34 covers. There is soft lighting with candles and fresh flowers on white linen covered tables. There is a wood burning stove for cooler months in the honey and russet coloured lounge, and for warmer months the opportunity to sit in the courtyard which is decked with large pots of olive trees and shrubs, ideal for aperitifs or fresh coffee and home made petit fours. <> <>Now in their second year at Horncastle apart from dinner, Caroline and Andrew have started to open by popular request for lunch as well as offering a monthly gourmet evening and special events. Lunch offers two or three courses. <> <>The wine list is extensive and interesting with a range of styles and prices including European and New World. <> <>There is air conditioning in the dining room and the restaurant is one of few top establishments in Lincolnshire which is disabled friendly. (A boon especially to those wheelchair guests who wish to be totally independent) <> <>Clients are asked to refrain from smoking or using their mobile phones on the premises. Mobiles can be left at reception for urgent incoming calls if necessary. <> <>The Magpies has won the Lincolnshire Pride award for 2005.They are part of the ‘Taste of Lincolnshire’ scheme which uses locally sourced produce.

<> Closed on Monday and Tuesday apart from private bookings and Valentine’s Day. Open CHRISTMAS DAY & BOXING DAY. Closed New Year. 


These are just a few axamples of the many restaurants and pubs within easy reach of Alford. If you have a particular preference, let us know and we'll see if we can help.