Lunchtime: 12 noon – 2.30pm, Tue – Fri
Evening: 5.30pm – 10.30pm, Tue – Fri
Saturday: 12 noon – 10.30pm
Sunday: 12 noon – 4.00pm
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Bustard Inn
Set in the peaceful Lincolnshire village of South Rauceby, just a couple of miles from Sleaford, The Bustard Inn is a beautiful Grade II listed Victorian building.
It was sympathetically restored and renovated in 2007, emphasising the building’s original features, and offers a warm, friendly environment in which to enjoy fine dining in the restaurant or simply relaxing with a beer and sandwich in the bar or garden.
A family-run business, we boast three full-time chefs who creatively offer up standout dishes across lunch, evening and Sunday services, and even a snacking menu, to cater for all appetites. We source our food from local suppliers and flavours from our very own herb garden.
However you choose to spend your time with us – individually, with family, friends or as a party – our approachable front-of-house team will make you feel relaxed and very welcome.
Wonderful welcome as always. Great hospitality here, nice friendly staff. Good menu, fresh produce, no frozen veg here. Great range of starters, would recommend the Haslet and piccalilli. Roast pork is wonderful, beef is on the rare side even though described as pink - steak knife needed. Sweets delicious. A great dining experience. Bar has excellent range of gins too!
Once again a fabulous family meal out - made to feel welcome from the minute we arrived. Food is amazing - this pub is such a hidden gem. And we are so pleased we have found it
Excellent as ever
Very nice meal Staff lovely
Lovely meal, as always.
Had a lovely meal at The Bustard Inn again! Met a lovely member of staff who recommended a fantastic raspberry gin - a new favourite now! Food was extremely high quality again - always is consistently delicious. New dishes never disappoint
Beautiful setting, tastefully decorated with attentive staff and delicious food - it was the perfect Sunday lunch that we had hoped it would be. We plan to return again soon and look forward to making The Bustard our ‘local’.
We came expecting roast rib of beef to be on the menu for Sunday lunch as this was the last sunday menu on the web site, unfortunately when we arrived we were told that this wasn't on the menu or available so as it was now to late to go elsewhere we settled for a sirloin steak which was nice but not what we wanted for lunch. We also had drinks at the bar and I was served a Hendricks Gin with lime in (not cucmber) and I wasn't asked if I wanted lime and we were served a Britvic tonic water without being asked if we wanted a fever tree which we would have chosen had we been asked. The atmosphere was very quite and the staff seem more interested in the customers at the bar Sorry wont be returning
Great food, superb service. Professional but relaxed.
Fabulous food & drink Love this place, from the minute you walk in - the atmosphere is welcoming. Lovely friendly staff
Lovely food, atmosphere and service.
Review submitted on Trip Advisor
No it's not like the 'old pub'. No it's not cheap, that's because it's not 'pub grub'. It's better, better than most in most respects. If you don't believe me try it, you draw your own conclusions, these are mine and my eight guests on a memorable birthday celebration night. Good luck and thanks to all the Bustard crew.
Lovely pub with great food. Would definitely recommend and will be going again soon. Thanks for a fab evening.
We had a wonderful meal for a birthday celebration, everybody enjoyed their meal and found the staff very friendly .... we will definitely visit again.
Being sat in the back dining room when the rest is empty reduces atmosphere. Would be better to be nearer the bar, and enjoy. Overall very good.
best restaurant ever!
Food was excellent, apart from the gnat found on the chicory!
Lovely restaurant, good food and excellent service. We will certainly return.
Great place to visit service very polite a little slow but food very good.
My wife and I both agree that the food and friendly service are second to none. We visit at least twice a year for a treat or special occasion and I can't praise "The Bustard Enough". Best restaurant in Lincolnshire!
There are no words to describe how wonderful this place is. Amazing food, great service, lovely environment and atmosphere. Will definitely be back and will recommend to everyone.
Absolutely fabulous from the Minute we walked In til the minute we left. Can’t fault anything!
Excellent food and service!