Lincoln restaurants: the old and the new. Lincoln restaurants offer fine dining in some of the East Midlands' most picturesque settings. Many of the town's eateries are located within view of the towering Lincoln Cathedral, which was built by William the Conqueror and which is home to a rare original copy of the Magna Carta. But Lincoln isn't all about the past. As a university town and centre of the engineering industry, it also has a diverse, contemporary feeling which is reflected in the range of Lincoln restaurants specialising in international cuisine. If you're coming for the day or a weekend break, you can also time your visit to Lincoln's restaurants to coincide with one of the city's many food-related events, which include regular farmer's markets, festivals and a popular Christmas fair. Just browse the pages of Quandoo to discover more about Lincoln's restaurants and culinary scene.