The best full English breakfasts in Lincoln, according to readers

The Full English Breakfast is a staple for any city dweller and Lincoln has choice in abundance.

We left it to our readers to put together their ultimate fry-up recommendations.

More than 207 people voted on The Lincolnite’s Facebook page and the variety of suggestions was bigger than any other vote.

There was a clear top three on the list. Here are  the results:

Bracebridge Cafe

Bracebridge Cafe on Newark Road

  • Where: 146 Newark Road, Lincoln, LN5 8QF
  • Open: Seven days a week 7am – 2pm

Bracebridge Cafe was the clear favourite of Lincolnite readers. It also has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 based on the opinion of 99 people on its Facebook page.

Wig & Mitre

Photo: Wig & Mitre

  • Where: 30-32 Steep Hill, Lincoln, LN2 1UL
  • Open: Sunday to Thursday 8.30am – 9pm, Friday and Saturday 8.30am – 10pm

The Wig & Mitre is a Steep Hill favourite in the popular Cathedral Quarter. It displays a rating of 4.4 out of 5 on its Facebook page, based on the opinion of 257 people.

Arboretum Cafe

Arboretum cafe came in second place

  • Where: Monks Road, LN2 5HU
  • Open: NA

The Arboretum Cafe displays a rating of 5 out of 5 on its Facebook page. It’s in the beautiful Arboretum park grounds and is also highly praised on TripAdvisor.

Quayside Coffee

Quayside is located on the Burton Waters marina

  • Where: 1 The Landings, Burton Waters, Lincoln
  • Open: 7am – 7pm daily

Quayside is in the pretty Burton Waters setting and offers breakfast lunch, snacks and drinks.

Churchills of Lincoln

Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

  • Where: 284 High Street Lincoln, LN2 1AL
  • Open: Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm

Churchills is a traditional English restaurant and coffee var in the city centre. It displays a rating of 4.2 out of 5 on its Facebook page, based on the option of 207 people.

Colbourne’s Cafe

  • Where: A57 Complex, Saxilby Road, Odder, Lincoln
  • Open: 7am to 2pm

A family-run cafe on the A57 at Odder near Saxilby.

Greenhouse Coffee Shop

Greenhouse Coffee Shop on Burton Road

  • Where: 53 Burton Road, Lincoln, LN1 3JY
  • Open: 8am – 4pm

Greenhouse Coffee Shop services lunch, homemade cakes and breakfasts. It’s displaying a rating of 4.9 out of 5 on its Facebook page based on the opinion of 36 people.


Where: The Matings, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln, LN1 1YX
Open: 9am – 10pm

Harvester offers an extensive breakfast menu, including veggie and vegan options. It’s located in the popular Brayford area.