• Dining and drinking


From authentic traditional pubs in our historic market towns to charming tearooms nestled deep in the countryside, towns and villages around the Wash have a superb array of food and drink establishments that can satisfy all tastes.


From well-established pubs and restaurants to lavish cocktail and wine bars, Boston offers a fantastic range of food and drink venues that satisfy all tastes and preferences. Discover many food and drink establishments in Boston or further afield in the historic villages that surround it.

For a light lunch, take a trip to one of Boston’s superb cafes and coffee houses with delicious menus offering warmed scones, cream, jam and fresh cups of coffee and tea.

Boston has a great selection of restaurants to choose from. Enjoy dishes from all around the world at fantastic prices to suit all budgets.

Pull up a chair at one of the town’s finest country pubs. In the summer, enjoy classic British dishes in a beer garden or in front of a warm cosy fire during the colder months of the year.

If you’re looking for a fancy cocktail, Boston has you covered. With many bars offering an extensive list of premium cocktails, customers are truly spoilt for choice.

Enjoy Boston in the comfort of your own home. From Indian to Thai, Chinese to Fish and Chips, the town offers a wide variety of delicious takeaway options.

Local Produce

Situated in the village of Kirton, the Fuddy Duck Brewery produce around 1200 litres of beer each week, using quality malts and hops from local suppliers. The micro-brewery offers a small selection of craft beers including pale ale to dark robust porters and stouts, a perfect treat for a beer lover.

For the best homemade Lincolnshire sausages, take a trip to Mountain’s Boston Sausage. The on-site butchery and restaurant offer delicious daily specials. Make sure to tuck into their famous Farmhouse breakfast during your visit.

East Lincolnshire

After a long day exploring East Lincolnshire, why not unwind and reward yourself with a delicious beverage or tasty meal at one of the area’s cosy country pubs, restaurants, cafes, or coffee shops.

Put your feet up, relax and try some of the best local spirits at one of East Lincolnshire’s public houses. In Grimsby, you will find the award-winning The Pig & Whistle pub that serves a wide variety of drinks including flavoured gins, rums, and cocktails.

If you are looking for a bite to eat, pull up a chair and tuck into a great selection of locally sourced food from in and around East Lincolnshire. In the historic market town of Alford, The Half Moon Hotel and Restaurant offers a great selection of traditional British dishes served in a comfortable setting.

East Lincolnshire is home to many tearooms and coffee shops, offering traditional afternoon tea with carefully prepared pastries and sandwiches. The Fat Seagull Café, Bistro and Shop, situated close to Sutton-on-Sea beach, serves a wide variety of savoury and sweet treats including freshly baked bread and cakes.

Many food and drink establishments throughout East Lincolnshire are dog-friendly, offer children’s menus and family rooms.

Local Produce

Visit East Lincolnshire and enjoy some of the country’s most popular drink distilleries. Spirit of Skegness Gin is a gin and rum distillery with a private bar, shop, and visitor centre in Skegness. Guided tours are available, and you can create your own gin at their Gin School. In Maplethorpe, Coastal Distillery are renowned for engineering and producing the famous Dam Raider Gin. They continue to expand their distillation and production capabilities to develop and expand their product range.

Situated in Ulceby outside of Alford, Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese produce the very best local cheese using their own unpasteurised milk and methods. From gift hampers to cheese wedding cakes, they sell a wide variety of dairy products on their website.


Fosdyke is home to The Ship Inn, located next to Fosdyke Bridge along the A17 between Sutterton and Holbeach. The public house offers delicious home-cooked meals including traditional English dishes like ‘Sausage and Mash’ and ‘Liver and Bacon’.

Local Produce

A short drive away from Fosdyke, you can purchase local seasonal produce from Manor Farm Shop, The Ivys Farm Shop and Pinchins Farm Shop including fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy products, and flowers.

West Norfolk

The region’s stand-out food and drink establishments, recently named in the 2021 Michelin Guide, include:

West Norfolk is renowned for its traditional public houses that offer a fantastic variety of real ales and ciders, produced from the arable lands of Norfolk itself. Several host special evening events, showcasing some of the best local talent in the area.

Experience the finest flavours of west Norfolk. Scattered across the coast and countryside, west Norfolk has a diverse range of restaurants suitable for all tastes and preferences. Many restaurants are dog friendly, offer children’s menus and family rooms.

For a spot of afternoon tea or light lunch, visit one of west Norfolk’s superb tearooms and coffee shops. From a 15th Century underground coffee house in King’s Lynn to a lighthouse café along the clifftops of Hunstanton, there are lots of unique options in west Norfolk.

For more information, visit the dedicated Food and Drink section on the Visit West Norfolk website and explore the outstanding range of restaurants, pubs, cafes and other places to eat and drink.

Local produce

From the freshest seafood to the highest quality meats, west Norfolk is dedicated to giving you the best of British food, with regional producers winning Great Taste Awards year after year. Recent winners include Worzals Farm Shop, on the outskirts of Wisbech.

Markets throughout west Norfolk provide an impressive selection of fresh and local seafood. Along the coast, many small stalls offer the latest catch of fish, shellfish, mussels, crabs, scallops, shrimps, and local delicacy samphire.

Amongst west Norfolk’s three towns and surrounding villages, you’re guaranteed to find an independent café selling a fantastic selection of homemade cakes, snacks, and afternoon teas.

With farm shops, farmers markets, independent delis, award-winning micro-breweries and ‘pick your own’ fruit and vegetable farms dotted throughout the area, you’ll be able to discover a wonderful selection of locally sourced produce and speciality goods.


Wisbech has a fantastic wealth of restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, and take-aways to suit all tastes and preferences. These food establishments can be found in the centre of Wisbech and further afield in the quintessential English villages that surround the town including Elm and Outwell.

You can discover a wonderful range of quality food from around the world with many restaurants focusing on Indian, Chinese, and Italian cuisines.

Local Produce

From freshly cut flowers to delicious homemade chutneys, baked bread to seasonal fruit and vegetables, you will be able to find a wide range of local produce at Wisbech Market.

Operating seven days a week at the Market Place, the Wisbech Market brings together some of the best producers and craftsmen in the area.