July 16, 2019 3.15 pm This story is over 57 months old

The best full English breakfasts in Lincoln, according to readers

See the top picks

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.