Located just a stone's throw away from the castle in uphill Lincoln, our Lawn Cafe is housed within what was once the cookhouse of the former 'Lincoln Lunatic Asylum'. Originally built in 1819, the former hospital now house the fully refurbished and carefully designed Lawn café which incorporates carefully restored, original artefacts like the old theatre spotlights and some amazing décor such as a life-size killer whale. Yes, life size! Lulu as she is known, is made from old car bumpers and coffee machine parts and suspended from the rafters.
For coffee lovers, we also created a fantastic viewing area so that you can see right into our roastery. Watch our master roasters at work, smell the delicious coffee roasting away and enjoy a cup of the finished product while you do!
Please Note: Due to current restrictions we are currently offering a Limited Menu
On the menu, you'll find a selection of delicious dishes and treats made with the finest, locally sourced, produce. From a full English breakfast to elegant light bites and our famous fine teas and fresh roasted coffees - we’ve got you covered.
The Lawn Café is open from the 4th July for dine in and takeaway.
We are still offering a click and collect for online orders facility at both The High Bridge Café and The Lawn (Warehouse).
Why not make it more than a day in Lincoln and find a cosy place to stay? Here are a few possibilities close by.
When you stay at Charlotte House Hotel in Lincoln you're more than just a customer - you're our guest. Whether travelling on business or leisure, the warm welcome makes it the perfect place for everyone.
Charlotte House resides directly opposite Lincoln Castle and Cathedral. Surrounded by 8 acres of landscaped gardens, the complex also houses the Sir Joseph Banks tropical conservatory with its extensive collection of exotic plants and water features, and John Dawber gardens.
With 14 unique rooms and suites and a choice of contemporary or traditional to choose from theres something to suit everyones taste.
The Lincoln Hotel is popular for weddings ceremonies, receptions, parties and rooms. We have packages to suit all needs.
The Tower Hotel in Lincoln is a 3 AA Star Hotel set in the picturesque historic Bailgate area of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter. The Old Town, steeped in Roman and Medieval history, is on its doorstep and the lively city centre is only 10 minutes down the hill.
With 15 individually styled and designed boutique en suite bedrooms, it boasts a 1 Star Rossette restaurant, recognized as one of the city's leaders in innovative cuisine and a popular lounge bar, which is vibrant with hotel residents and local people especially at the weekends.
The Tower Hotel is a hotel at the forefront of Lincoln's ever-expanding tourist and social scene.
10 Mill Road is a characterful Grade ll listed cottage which has been renovated to a very high standard. The cottage provides a stylish, well equiped and comfortable base and is ideally positioned to explore Lincoln’s cathedral, castle and Bailgate area with its lovely assortment of independent shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes.
The property is made up of 2 bedrooms, 2 beds and 1 bathroom. There is a private walled seating area at the back of the cottage with 2 tables, chairs and a bench.
A residents parking permit is provided for street parking on Mill Road.
Looking for landmarks, attractions and places to go nearby - here's a few ideas to warm you up.
The IBCC opened to the public for the first time on the 30th January. The site includes the UK's tallest War Memorial, The Spire, which stands out on Lincoln's skyline at 31.09m tall, the same height as the wingspan of a Lancaster Bomber.
The Spire is surrounded by curved walls which carry the names of 57,871 men and women who gave their lives whilst in the service of Bomber Command during WW2. The Spire is set in 10 acres of landscaped peace gardens, one which represents Lincolnshire's contribution to the war and one that recognizes the involvement of 62 nations in Bomber Command.
The Chadwick Centre provides all our visitor facilities and hosts three exhibition galleries covering our core themes of Recognition, Remembrance and Reconciliation. There is also an education suite and facilities for corporate hospitality.
Children's trails and craft sessions available. The site is free to visit but tickets are needed to gain access to the Exhibition.
Three great attractions. One great day out. Medieval Wall Walk. Victorian Prison. Magna Carta. Enjoy spectacular views across Lincolnshire from our completed Medieval Wall Walk. Visit the David P.J. Ross Magna Carta Vault and see one of only four remaining original Magna Carta along side the Charter of the Forest. Immerse yourself in the lives of prisoners and their daily routines in the Victorian Prison and see the unique separate system chapel. 1000 years of history - where it happened. Winter Opening Hours: 10:00 - 16:00 Summer Opening Hours: 10:00 - 17:00
Lincoln Cathedral is truly majestic and brings tens of thousands of visitors to the city each year. It is one of Englands most notable Cathedrals with a rich history and many stories to tell.
Sitting proudly on the hill, seen from many directions, Lincoln Cathedral was once the world's tallest building (for ~238 years) until it's central spires came down in 1548. Today it is still an awe inspiring 83 metres (272 feet) in height.
The Lincoln Cathedral held one of the four Magna Carta copies for hundreds of years, one of which can still be seen at it's neighbouring Castle. Joint Castle and Cathedral passes can be purchased at serveral locations.
The Cathedrals magnificence can be seen in modern day films, including The Da Vinci Code, Young Victoria and Netflix film, The King.
Children will love exploring the various parts of the Cathedral, including finding the famous stone Imp, infamous in Lincoln with an interesting story behind how it came to be.
Everyone is welcome at Lincoln Cathedral, it's one place you simply cannot miss out when in Lincoln.