Home to Lincoln city's football club since 1895, Sincil Bank (known to local fans as “The Bank”) is renowned for its friendly fans and great atmosphere. Renamed the Imp stadium after Lincolnshire's famous mascot (which resides in the rafters of Lincoln Cathedral), Sincil Bank's small band of fans are passionate about their football and on match days they can be found leading a rousing chorus in support of their home team.
Set against the spectacular backdrop of Lincoln Cathedral, Sincil Bank has hosted everything from England's 2-0 win over Scotland in the Victory Shield in 2008 to Lincoln Ladies home games and cricket finals, athletics and boxing. The stadium has also hosted famous concerts by the likes of Westlife, Liberty X and X-Factor finalists. The stadium boasts excellent facilities, a good atmosphere and a delicious range of food, from Football's Famous Chicken Balti pie to Lincolnshire bacon rolls.
To get to Sincil Bank, follow the A46 into Lincoln and follow signs for the stadium. Parking is available behind the Stacey West Stand and on the South Common at A158 South Park Avenue, which is a ten minute walk from the stadium. Sincil Bank is also a 15 minute walk from the Lincoln Central train station.
There are plenty of good pubs to be found within minutes’ walk of the stadium on High Street, and if you're looking for something more substantial to eat, there are plenty of places to eat near Sincil Bank. Go dine's index of the best restaurants around Sincil Bank takes the hassle out of finding somewhere to eat, offering you menus, photos and real customer reviews of restaurants near Sincil Bank. Once you've chosen where to eat, you can book a table online for free through us. Whether you’re looking for restaurants in Lincoln city centre or further afield, our regional pages list restaurants in Gratham, Scunthorpe and Skegness, making it easy to find somewhere to dine.
Did you know a major rock concert was staged at Sincil Bank in 1966 and featured The Who, The Kinks and The Small Faces?