Boston has a fabulous wealth of restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars and take aways to suit all tastes and times of day.
These can be found throughout the town, from the surrounds of the Market Place, Riverside and Wide Bargate to West Street, High Street and beyond. Further afield there is fine dining available in many of the historic villages that surround the town.
For light lunches there is a fantastic range of traditional and continental style cafes, coffee shops and light bite menus around the town offering cakes, sandwiches, paninis and a wide choice of tasty options to satisfy.
Quality food from across the globe can be found ranging from traditional English menus through specialist restaurants and eateries focusing on Italian, Mexican, Thai, Polish, Chinese, Indian, American cuisines and many more.
So there really is something to suit everyone on your visit to Boston and its Borough. We recommend TripAdvisor as an extensive source of customer feedback before making your booking. All of the restaurants listed on this website have achieved a food safety rating of 5, if you are unsure about a restaurant that is not listed on our website, follow this link to the Food Standards Agency.
Ye Old Red Lion
Ye Olde Red Lion, situated in the quaint village of Bicker, is the classic English Country pub. The low beams, warm fires, fine food and real ales will make this dining experience one to remember.
Witham & Blues
Witham and Blues is a great American themed, family-run, restaurant, often featuring an old American classic car outside. The menu features a wide variety of American inspired dishes and drinks from towering burgers to more-ish milkshakes.
The Wheatsheaf is a family-run business with a friendly atmosphere, using the best local produce available in their excellent dishes.
Los Burritos is a small bar and restaurant, located in the centre of town which offers Boston a taste of Mexico. They are a small, independent business that focuses on giving each customer happy with great service and fantastic food.
The Ball House
The Ball house is a family-run restaurant under new management. It serves lovely food prepared with the freshest produce available in town, which gives the food a fresh taste. This is a lovely family restaurant with a good children’s menu and great service.
The Ropers Arms
The Ropers Arms is an authentic Italian bistro with friendly and attentive service as well as reasonably-priced excellent food. The ex-pub building creates an intimate atmosphere helped along by the decor and staff.
Supreme Inns Haven Restaurant
This award winning restaurant uses locally sourced produce and serves classic British and European dishes but with a tasteful modern twist.
Merrimans Lounge and Restaurant
The Merrimans was launched in 2008 , it was previously known as ‘The Ruddy Duck’. Diners here receive a warm welcome, generous portions and a relaxed, comfortable bar area.
At Bizzarro you can enjoy traditional Italian dishes in a cosy setting with lovely service to make you feel welcome. They also have a wide variety of wines to accompany your meal, as well as a selection of other drinks.
Oldrids department store is one of Boston’s oldest businesses as it was founded in 1804. The restaurant is on the second floor so you can enjoy delicious cakes, drinks and hot lunches while enjoying the view.
This family owned pub is situated right in the heart of Boston, just off the Market Place and near ‘The Stump’. They serve generous portions of classic dishes at competitive prices along with a wide range of drinks in a rustic, cosy atmosphere.
The White Hart
At the White Hart you can enjoy stunning views as well as stunning food as Boston’s historic ‘Stump’ is clearly visible from it’s riverside location. The excellent food is prepared to a high standard and is accompanied by welcoming service.
At the Mill your meal will be prepared with fresh seasonal produce and because of this the food is always to a high standard. The atmosphere is welcoming and friendly and the staff contributes to this feel with great hospitality. In the warmer months you can enjoy drinking/dining outside in their lovely outdoor area.
Boston Spice offers an authentic Thai experience, the food is fresh and tasty plus the staff are very accommodating and friendly. This is a great place to go and try something new.
The Haven Cafe
This Bistro-style cafe is located right near the Grand Sluice Loch and even has a terrace where you can see the Boston Stump. This cafe sits on the trail to Witham way country park so why not have a beautiful walk after your refreshments?
Delfino is an independent cafe offering a selection of Italian coffee, a salad bar and excellent food. The free wifi and cozy atmosphere will make you feel right at home.
Churches Coffee Shop and Restaurant
Churches cafe and restaurant mainly serves traditional British food but they also have a selection of international dishes as well as a wide variety of drinks. The quirky 18th century building is simply charming and creates a great atmosphere, which is supported by the friendly staff.
This cafe serves a tasty all-day breakfast, which is not for the faint hearted, as well a selection of other dishes. The service here is excellent and the food is great value for money so you won’t be disappointed.
The Bakehouse is a quaint bistro serving light lunches such as Paninis, jacket potatoes and salads. They also serve authentic coffee as well as a selection of freshly baked cakes and scones.