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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Located on the outskirts of Stamford - Burghley House has great gardens with a deer park - free entrance into the grounds where you can have a picnic.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bar
“A must visit whilst in Stamford! Old coaching Inn. Lovely courtyard, excellent afternoon teas by the fire, 2 restaurants as well as great bar for an evening drink. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Part of the local pub group KNEAD Pubs the Tobie Norris has a great fresh year round menu. You can also find sister establishments The Crown and Paten's in town all serving slightly different takes on a Great British menu.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
“Tourist Information Centre. Cinema, theatre, cafe, art space and Cellar Bar.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“The nearest Waitrose stores are in Stamford and Oundle. Perfect for treating yourself to super quality food for your trip away.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Perfectly located in the centre of the beautifully historic town of Stamford, situated near the bustling High Street and 15 minute's walk to the picturesque grounds of Burghley house, this place offers a nice selection of wines by the glass and fantastic service! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“We are so lucky to have Burghley House just a few minutes drive away. Not only is the Elizabethan house a must see, the grounds and Gardens of Delight are the absolute perfect venue for a walk and a picnic.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Great family day out not only to see the trials but loads of stalls for an amazing shopping experience.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
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“Traditional, rustic Turkish Cypriot food. Dishes enjoyed by past generations, prepared fresh daily using ingredients supplied locally.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Light, bright, spacious, good food, good vibe. Also great for kids - toys available to keep them amused and entertained.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Food is excellent, it’s relaxed and there’s a nice courtyard to enjoy al fresco dining! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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“Great independent cafe with amazing cakes, and afternoon tea that we recommend booking for.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Nature
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Burghley House is a stunning Stately Home that hosts the famous Burghley Horse Trials once a year, at the beginning of September. Not only is the estate a beautiful place to walk around & view, but the horse trials are a magnificent event to attend for friends and family!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Great music scene in the basement Vodoo Lounge. Upstairs restauarant, bar and DJ later on.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Garden Center
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Part of the local pub group KNEAD Pubs the Tobie Norris has a great fresh year round menu. You can also find sister establishments The Crown and Paten's in town all serving slightly different takes on a Great British menu.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
“Traditional, rustic Turkish Cypriot food. Dishes enjoyed by past generations, prepared fresh daily using ingredients supplied locally.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Light, bright, spacious, good food, good vibe. Also great for kids - toys available to keep them amused and entertained.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Great independent cafe with amazing cakes, and afternoon tea that we recommend booking for.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Zada is new to town and 'competes' with The Mad Turk - I would say that The Mad Turk food is the best, however this has a nice setting. Either one, I'm sure you will be very happy. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Healthy coffee shop which is actually very tasty! They use cows milk but also other milks to try out! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“If you want a Sunday roast, or a quick meal out somewhere, then this is the place for you... If you are into football, rugby, etc, then this pub nearly always has it on for you. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

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