It may be a while before we are once again able to enjoy international travel, or you may be staying closer to home for environmental reasons – travelling the world to sample different flavours and culinary styles is not always possible. So, we invite you to experience different cultures closer to home, as we present to you some of the finest culinary offerings from around the district.

Support your local high street by visiting local restaurants. Enjoy the warmth and simplicity of authentic home cooked Italian cuisine, the exotic spices and delicate flavours of expertly prepared Thai food, or the excitement and thrill of watching your Japanese teppanyaki cooked to perfection right in front of you. There are lots of great restaurants across South Kesteven that allow you to explore intriguing flavours, and a myriad of different cooking styles without ever having to fly anywhere.

 

Siam Garden, Grantham – Thai

Thai food

Siam Garden offers a broad range of options from curries to noodles with the unique balanced flavour combinations of spicy, sweet, sour and salty that make up Thai food. As is traditional with Thai food Siam Garden also includes carved vegetable plate decorations that are very intricate. Three classic dishes that Siam Garden offers are Pad Thai Noodles, Kang Kiew Waan (Green Curry) and Pad Gra-Pao (spicy basil).

Address: 59a London Road, Grantham, NG31 6ET
Telephone: 01476 576383
Website: https://www.siamgardengrantham.com/
Opening Hours: Mon-Tue: 5:30pm-10:30pm, Wed-Thu: 12:00pm-2:30pm & 5:30pm-10:30pm, Fri: 12:00pm-2:30pm & 5:30pm-11:00pm, Sat: 12:30pm-2:30pm & 5:30pm-11:00pm, Sun: Closed
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Trip Advisor: 4.5/5

 

Turkish food

Zada, Stamford – Turkish

Zada is an Arabic word meaning ‘fortunate’ when translated into English. Zada is a refined and luxurious restaurant in the centre of Stamford. The Turkish people are well regarded for their hospitality and their ability to entertain so we hope that you will feel as though you are a family member when you visit this restaurant. The ambience of this restaurant is

 about relaxation and homeliness – satin cushions, perfumed incense and beaded lamps create a wonderful atmosphere. Experience the taste and the culture of Turkey at Zada.

Address: 13 St Mary’s Hill, Stamford, PE9 2DP
Telephone: 01780 766848
Website: https://www.zadarestaurant.co.uk/
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 5:30pm-11:00pm, Sat-Sun: 12:00pm-11:00pm
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5/5

 

Katana, Grantham – Japanese

Japanese food

A well regarded Japanese Teppan-yaki and Sushi restaurant in the centre of Grantham. Offering fresh and flavoursome food with many authentic ingredients imported from Japan, Thailand and other Asian countries. Katana is a family run restaurant specialising in delicious and creative Japanese and modern Asian fusion cuisine. You can even enjoy the theatrical experience of watching your meal cooked right in front of you.

Address: Guildhall Street Unit 1, The George Shopping Centre, Grantham, NG31 6NJ
Telephone: 1476 979171
Website: https://www.mykatana.co.uk/
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 5:00pm – 10:30pm. Monday: Closed
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Trip Advisor Rating: 5.0/5

 

Indian food

Gurkha 91, Bourne – Nepalese and Indian

Gurkha 91 restaurant in Bourne brings you a taste of Nepal, serving up fresh and tasty Nepalese and Indian cuisine. Using traditional ingredients, the most typical recipes and cooking techniques, this restaurant presents diners with traditional dishes that have a modern twist.

Address: 37 North Street, Bourne, PE10 9AE
Telephone: 01778 424 411
Website: https://www.gurkha91bourne.co.uk/
Opening times: Fri-Sat: 5.00pm-10:30pm, Sun-Thu: 5.00pm-10:00pm
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Trip Advisor Rating: 4.5/5

 

Italian food

Cloisters, Stamford – Italian

Cloisters Italian Bistro located in the centre of Stamford on St. Mary’s Street is a family run eatery. The menu features all of the flavours of Italy and is based around the Italian classics of antipasti, hand stretched pizzas and tasty pasta. Cloisters sources its ingredients from local suppliers where possible but also imports some special ingredients direct from Italy. Great coffees, and superb Italian wines are available to round out a sumptuous meal.

Address: 9 St. Marys Street, Stamford PE9 2DE
Telephone: 01780 755162
Website: http://cloistersbistro.com/
Opening Hours: Tue-Thu: 5.00pm-10.00pm, Fri-Sat: 5.00pm-10.30pm, Sat (lunch) 12.00pm-3.00pm, Sun and Mon: Closed
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Trip Advisor: 4.5/5

 

Chinese food

China Hand, Bourne – Chinese

China Hand serves a unique fusion menu of authentic Asian food in a relaxed and friendly pub setting. The menu has all of the Chinese food favourites such as Hong Kong style Sweet and Sour,  Cantonese style Chicken, as well as Black Bean, Barbeque and Kung Po sauce dishes.

Address: 36 North Street, Bourne, PE10 9AB
Telephone: 01778 217007
Website: https://www.facebook.com/China-Hand-190911081720508
Opening Hours: Tue: Closed, Mon, Wed, Thu: 5.00pm-10.00pm, Fri-Sunday: 5.00pm-11.00pm
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Trip Advisor: 4.5/5

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