01522 536 333 citadellincoln@gmail.com

About Us


We are a cocktail bar with brunch, artisan small plates & big eats! Situated in the heart of Lincoln’s cathedral quarter, with a roof garden boasting unrivalled views of the cathedral and castle. We strive to meet all your drinking and dining needs.


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The best in the Bailgate

With over 10 years experience, we understand what makes a dining experience special, and we strive to go above and beyond to meet all your drinking and dining needs. Why not book one of our outdoor heated pods for afternoon tea, or perhaps enjoy our bottomless brunch offer with unlimited Prosecco, Bloody Marys, Aperol Spritz and Mimosas. We offer a wide variety of drinks, cocktails and coffees throughout the day, along with a great choice of food from light bites to big eats. We look forward to welcoming you to citadel soon.


What We Offer

Extended opening hours

We are open 6 days a week for brunch, coffee, dinner and cocktails.

Unrivalled views

We’re proud to boast the best views of the beautiful Cathedral and Castle.

Fresh Ingredients

All our dishes are cooked fresh to order and made from the finest ingredients.

Attentive staff

Our experienced, dedicated staff are on hand to make your visit enjoyable

Tailored Dishes

 Many of our dished can be tailored to suit a vegan or gluten free diet

Quality Coffee

If it’s just coffee you’re after we can do that too, give us a try!


What People are Saying

“Amazing food”

Amazing roof terrace, excellent service from Ellie and great food, we will definitely return soon.

Karen Barber

“Friendly bartenders”

Really tasty bottomless brunch and friendly staff! Lovely chilled out atmosphere too.

Sophie Chapman

“Great experience”

Great experience at citadel and great value for money. Our waitress Amanda was incredible, super attentive.

Ivy Hannah Watson

“Creative cocktails”

Beautiful food and we got offered and outside pod which was amazing, lovely and warm.

Melanie Ross

 Opening Hours





10am - 3pm  / 5:30 - 10PM


10am – 10pm (last orders for food 8.30pm)

10am – 5pm (last orders for food 3pm)

Drop Us a Line

Any questions or queries be sure to get in touch.

TEL. 01522 536 333
1 St. Paul’s Lane, Lincoln LN1 3AL

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