Horse & Jockey

A traditional and friendly town centre public house, situated in the heart of Gainsborough and believed to date back to 1748.  We serve a wide range of draught lagers, ciders, spirits, bottled beer and other alcoholic and soft drinks to suit all tastes.  

The Horse & Jockey has Freeview TV and hosts karaoke/DJ entertainment every Friday and Saturday till 1am.

We also offer 5 letting rooms at very reasonable prices, ideal for both overnight stays or longer-term bookings. Our rates are as follows for direct bookings £60 for the double en-suite room (x2 single beds), £55 for the twin room with shared bathroom (x2 single beds), £50 for the single room with en-suite shower & shared toilet (Note: This is a narrow room), and £45 for the single room with shared bathroom (x2 available).


We cater for a wide range of social occasions as well as more formal meetings and gatherings.  The restaurant can be used as a function room (free of charge) and we can also put on a range of hot and cold snacks.  Just give us a call or pop inside to discuss your requirements further. 


Roseway Car Park (opposite the KFC) is the nearest car park, located directly next to the pub. SatNav postcode is: DN21 2BB. Parking is FREE from 6pm until 8am, and the 1st hour outside of this is also free, eg 8-9am. 

Alternative overnight parking is available at Lord Street Car Park (DN21 2DJ), Marshall's Yard Car Park (DN21 2NA), and street parking is also widely available.


Gainsborough Central is the nearest mainline train station. 

Find out more information here:

Opening Times
Mon - Thurs: 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat: 11:00 - 01:00
Sun: 11:00 - 00:00

Opening Times

Mon - Thu: 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat: 11:00 - 01:00
Sun: 11:00 - 00:00

Food Served

Call us

+44 (0) 7783 593 271

Find Us

42 Church Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2JH