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.
You may wish to call before attending a restaurant or cafe as services maybe limited at this time due to the coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19)
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.
US actor, Rob Lowe had this to say, “Everybody was so welcoming there and so excited…… “I went to a Mexican restaurant in Boston which was rated very highly. I’ve yet to find a Mexican restaurant in London, so I had to go all the way to Lincolnshire to get proper Mexican food. I’m a southern Californian and I know my Mexican food. It wasn’t the Mexican food I know, but it was really good.”
Located on West Street, Boston, Raj Palace invites you to ignite your senses by taking a culinary journey across the exciting flavours and fragrant spices of India, experience rich and indulgent dishes inspired by ancient India and the medieval Indo-Persian Mughal empire.
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.
Church Keys Wine Bar & Restaurant
Visit Church Keys Wine Bar & Restaurant for the best place to enjoy drinks & cocktails, eat great food & experience great live music in Boston Lincolnshire.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
La Pappardella is Boston’s new Italian restaurant, situated in Pescod Square, right in the town centre, serving authentic pizzas, pastas and other dishes. They offer irresistible lunch time deals, so make sure to check out their facebook page for the latest offers.
Thai House Restaurant
Thai Restaurant and Take-away, offers authentic Thai food at a very reasonable price. Cooked by a Thai chef with over 25 years experience in Thailand and the UK.
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.
With a mouth-watering menu, Quayside offers a variety of meals, including a delicious Thai menu. Head chef, Leo, produces all meals from scratch with locally sourced ingredients to add extra flavour, in the state of the art kitchen on site.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shodfriars Coffee Shop
Shodfriars Coffee Shop offers a range of paninis, jacket potatoes and sandwiches as well as a selection of hot drinks and cakes. Shodfriars also has a ‘What’s in the Box’ special, this will be a pasta or noodle dish of the day.
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.
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.
Bistro cafe serving fabulous breakfasts, brunches, lunches tea and a wide range of homemade cakes in a stunning setting. Whether visitors to the cafe are looking for anything from a simple cup of coffee to a three course meal, the Sack Store is guaranteed to provide an experience to remember and with free parking on site, it is well worth a visit. The cafe is situated in an historic building originally built for the hire and distribution of sacks to the farming industry. It is open 7 days a week from 9am until 5pm and 11am-4pm on Sundays.
The Ridge Rooms
The Ridge Rooms, situated on Main Ridge, offers the perfect place for a lovely lunch, cake and coffee and even a Sunday carvery. The Ridge Rooms also offer private hire deals for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.