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The Elm Cottage

Closed Now: 11:00 - 23:00
Open today: 11:00 - 23:00
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Good food and service

Eaten there on a Saturday evening twice in recent weeks. Very good food with excellent service at a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wilf W
Lunch with better half

First visit walked in and greeted by friendly lady had booked table so we ordered drinks. We were... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Scotter, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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“friendly pub”(2 reviews)
“tasted great”(2 reviews)
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Church Street, Gainsborough DN21 2JU, England
+44 7590 806584
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Eaten there on a Saturday evening twice in recent weeks. Very good food with excellent service at a good price. Live music a bonus.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wilf W
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

First visit walked in and greeted by friendly lady had booked table so we ordered drinks. We were shown our table and looked at the menu. He had steak and ale pie l had minted lamb steaks he had chips and I had mash we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lesleyr536
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice evening g here with a band playing will be back. Small car park but plenty if off road parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank karenframpton2016
Reviewed 19 November 2017

As usual welcomed at The Elm Cottage by the brilliant manageress Carol and we had a drink while waiting for lunch. The menu choice was excellent and we weren't disappointed when the food came. I had the pork, my husband the gammon and the selection...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Hubby and I popped in for breakfast on Saturday. Made to feel very welcome as always. Lovely big pot of tea and delicious quality brekkie! Would definitely recommend and very good value at £5.20 for Full English with toast and a cuppa!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank fruteloop13
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely lunch with hubby. Proper home cooked food .presented nicely tasted great. Such gooooood value for money. Clean and tidy staff where all lovely too thank you .

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jane L
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a really friendly pub in Gainsborough that has that 'family' feel to it, you immediately feel comfortable as soon as you walk in. A fine set of local and other established real ales (included in the CAMRA 2017 good beer guide) are available,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BlueGoose900
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The point here is that the PUB and RESTAURANT are separately run !! The pub is good with a good range of real ales and cider. The restaurant is new and the chef making great strides with very good quality pub grub in huge portions...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank whizzeywiskers
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Found out the Elm was doing food again, popped in with the family for a Sunday lunch. They managed to fit us in even though we hadn't booked. We had chicken and pork. The food was fresh and tasted great. There were no complaints and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tom T
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I regret spending my hard earned money in this clicky pub. Went in a few times with my partner and our dog as this was my local. At first they were friendly until we returned a couple of drinks as the lemonade was completely flat....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank ukranger2001
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Jasmine G
16 December 2017|
Response from BlueGoose900 | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a pub quiz on quite regularly. best give the landlord a call to get dates/times
Val D
29 October 2017|
Response from Tom T | Reviewed this property |
12 to 6. Booking advisable