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The Bustard Inn

44 Main Street, South Rauceby, Sleaford, United Kingdom, NG34 8QG
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Opening Information

Lunchtime: 12 noon – 2.30pm, Tue – Fri
Evening: 5.30pm – 10.30pm, Tue – Fri
Saturday: 12 noon – 10.30pm
Sunday: 12 noon – 4.00pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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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.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

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!

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

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

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Excellent as ever

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Very nice meal Staff lovely

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Lovely meal, as always.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 March 2019

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

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

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’.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

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

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Great food, superb service. Professional but relaxed.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Fabulous food & drink Love this place, from the minute you walk in - the atmosphere is welcoming. Lovely friendly staff

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Visited On Thursday, 07 March 2019

Lovely food, atmosphere and service.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 March 2019

veryenjoyablelunchonlyonecomplaint.mydaughterhadtheribeyestakewhichwasverychewyandshehadtoleaveitbnetterlucknexttimejune

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 March 2019

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.

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 March 2019

Lovely pub with great food. Would definitely recommend and will be going again soon. Thanks for a fab evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

We had a wonderful meal for a birthday celebration, everybody enjoyed their meal and found the staff very friendly .... we will definitely visit again.

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

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.

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 February 2019

best restaurant ever!

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Food was excellent, apart from the gnat found on the chicory!

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Visited On Thursday, 21 February 2019

Lovely restaurant, good food and excellent service. We will certainly return.

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Great place to visit service very polite a little slow but food very good.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

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!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

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.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Absolutely fabulous from the Minute we walked In til the minute we left. Can’t fault anything!

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Excellent food and service!

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