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Best Western Angel & Royal Hotel.

Get away from it all in Grantham!

Best Western Angel & Royal Hotel is an historic retreat lovingly restored and located in the market town of Grantham it is reputed to be the oldest Inn in England!
We have hosted royalty over our 800 year history and continue to provide the highest levels of customer service to this day.

In the South West corner of Lincolnshire, you are perfectly placed to enjoy a long weekend, short break or residential conference. For guests looking to escape, we are just 30 minutes from East Midlands Airport and have excellent rail links.

With many splendid architectural features, Individually designed rooms and magnificent original features, Best Western Angel & Royal Hotel offers friendly but discreet service, an idyllic location and the perfect base for small meetings, functions, lunch or dinner!

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High Street
NG31 6PN
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6304*


2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £20 per person à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Small well behaved pets welcome £10 per night
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Berties Bistro

Serving light meals, snacks all day, Berties offers simple, home cooked English food using local ingredients and seasonal dishes. With its own roaring log fire in the winter, street views and high ceiling and many original features, this place sums up the unique brand of hospitality you'll enjoy here!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:15
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:15
Weekend times may vary

Kings Restaurant

The Kings Restaurant has hosted many a historic character in it's time, including several royal guests. It is situated on the first in the oldest part of the hotel overlooking the town centre. With an oriel window, exposed original stonework, a priest hole and even a spiral staircase in the corner.

Opening hours

Dinner: 19:00 - 21:15
Weekend times may vary

Berties Bistro

Our historic bar offers hospitality and heritage, with over 800 years service under its belt! A unique Inglenook fireplace, warm and friendly atmosphere and excellent company make it a must for guests.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Angel Bar

This small lounge, tucked away from the main lounge area, benefits from natural lighting and is ideal for intimate chats, light lunches or just to a hide away from the world!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Belton Golf Club

Situated in Belton Village on the outskirts of Grantham

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 27
Par: 71
Distance: 6427 Yards
No handicap required


1.00 miles away in Grantham


Driving range
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes £27.50
18 holes £40.00
Trolley hire £4.00
Club hire £15.00
Buggy hire £30.00
Tuition £25.00
Driving Range £2.00

Stoke Rochford Golf Club

Just outside Grantham with easy access from the A1 - 18 hole course

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6313 Yards
No handicap required


5.00 miles away in Stoke Rochford


Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £32.00
Trolley hire £2.00
Club hire £15.00
Buggy hire £18.00
Tuition £15.00


Enjoy a unique, historic backdrop to your big day, with excellent friendly service and only one wedding per day guaranteed for that personal touch.


Wedding service and reception venue

From our resident DJ and Disco to Karaoke, live bands, singers, quartets. Magicians, comedy acts, casinos and more, we'll set the stage for an unforgettable celebration!


In our Kings Room Restaurant, you and your guests will enjoy a menu chosen from a wide selection of options from buffets and carvery style menus to full wedding breakfast. Berties Bistro is ideal for the evening buffet and dancing too!


Registry office:
Grantham Registration Office
Springfield House, Springfield Road, Grantham
01522 782244

Our Wedding Organiser will be with you every step of the way to ensure your special day goes without a hitch.

For any enquiries please call Jane Green on 01476 565816

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type NG31 6RE

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Nearest motorway: A1, JA52, 2.00 miles
Nearest train station: Grantham, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: East Midlands, 36.00 miles
Free parking on site (60 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

High Street
NG31 6PN

What's nearby?


  • The Meres Leisure Centre (1 miles)

  • Nottingham Forest Football Ground (22 miles)

  • Arena UK, Allington (5 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Belvoir Castle (8 miles)

  • East of England Show Ground (28 miles)

  • Belton House - National Trust (2 miles)

  • Twin Lakes (16 miles)

  • Rutland Water (17 miles)


  • Downtown Superstore (3 miles)

  • Meadowwhall (57 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


Our hotel is renowned for its quaintness, with business travellers enjoying an individual environment rather than another chain hotel with the warmest of welcomes to match! Of course, the free WiFi, car parking and central location to both the town and the road networks all help, but our individually styled rooms, value for money and service with a smile will seal the deal!

Available room set ups

U shape

Prince of Wales Suite

Situated on the first floor the Prince of Wales Suite is suitable for smaller meetings up to 16 delegates.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Prince of Wales Suite 25 16 12 16 0
Kings Room 80 30 30 36 75
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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First visit to Grantham

16/10/2016 Mully01_11, Doncaster, United Kingdom

Lovely old building with some beautiful features. We stayed in the Kings a Room with the four poster bed - lovely spacious room however the pillows were extremely hard which made sleeping uncomfortabl... more


Historic Hotel. Loved It

14/10/2016 AquaskyDivers, Tobermory, Scotland, United Kingdom

Dog friendly hotel was why we chose it. All staff made us so welcome especially a waitress of two weeks called Ellie. It is a well appointed hotel with real historic features . Room is really homely ... more


Oldest Inn in Britain

11/10/2016 dobbinsroy, Tanworth in Arden, United Kingdom

An ancient higgledy piggledy hotel - host to many kings. A little tired in places but charming. Excellent room. The bar could do with some TLC as it appears a jumble of furniture - not cosy at all. Fo... more


Dinner for two

09/10/2016 Tracy A, Grantham, United Kingdom

For a first visit, we were both in for a lovely surprise, lovely ambiance, friendly attentive staff, food very reasonable, I would recommend the haddock and chips which was yummy, will most diffinatl... more


Characterful old coach house

09/10/2016 Antony J, Dusseldorf, Germany

I've stayed at this place too many times to count. Prices are as competitive as any other location in or around the town and the location is a winner. It's such an old hotel that it needs constant rep... more