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Serendipity at The Priory

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149 Eastgate | The Priory Hotel, Louth LN11 9AJ, England
+44 1507 602930
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

They were fully booked in the restaurant when we arrived for our hotel booking, so could not accommodate us. However, they sent 2 courses of the 12 course taster menu up to our room for the dog to try. That is so unfair, but I tried a bit of the lamb. Sublime flavour. More importantly, they let us get a... More 

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Thank Tersam S
Asparagoose, Manager at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

It was so unfortunate that you didn't get a chance to join us for the Tasting menu. However we are glad that you (and the Dog) got a taste of what we do and enjoyed your evening. - We look forward to welcoming you back to try the evening for yourselves! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The service was great. Greeted by the owner and chef, Paul, when arriving and straight away gave a very warm welcome. The rest of the staff couldn't have been more helpful during our stay. Constantly checking if we needed anything and full of enthusiasm. The room and food really made the stay great, but it was the people that work... More 

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Thank John R
Asparagoose, Manager at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

John, We really appreciate your kind words, and trust me mango in a tooth paste tube is only the beginning of the creations Paul has up his sleeve! we look forward to welcoming you back to see just how weird and wonderful things can get! More 

Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My husband and I wanted to do something special for our tenth wedding anniversary. After doing some research we stumbled upon what seemed like an interesting experience. Let me tell you..it did not disappoint! The food was imaginative and delicious, the staff were friendly and accommodating, the table beautifully decorated. Each course was exciting and like nothing we had ever... More 

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Thank Jewelstar105
Asparagoose, Manager at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We're so glad you chose to have such a special occasion here with us and i'll make sure Daniel is here to welcome you back on your next visit! More 

Cleethorpes, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

After rave reviews from friends we decided to give the priory a try. Instantly feeling at home here we could relax and enjoy the many courses and interact with both the waiting staff and other diners. The quality and variety of the food was excellent and definitely best described as a tasting menu as most of the courses were small... More 

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Thank McClusk
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a warm review - deeply appreciated. More 

North Thoresby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Having spent a small fortune traveling up and down the uk dining at mitchelin stared restaurants I came across this place. My wife and I had the seven course taster menu at £40.00 each. At only £40 I was a little apprehensive but I had no need to, it was possibly the best twelve courses (yes twelve not seven) of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Visited last night for the first time I can safely say it won't be the last! From the moment we booked Daniel was a star and made our experience even more special. the food was out of this world the best by far I have tasted including sat bains and Marcus wearing this guy is a hidden gem and a... More 

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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. Daniel, who greeted us in the carpark, was lovely, and the owner/head chef Paul also took time to welcome us to his hotel. Our room was gorgeous, quirky and with an amazing four poster bed. The whirlpool bath was amazing! The Serendipity experience was nothing short of mind-blowing!!... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Where do you start to describe the tasting menu at Serendipity? Not here will you find the everyday swathes of food in so many hotel restaurants. Here every course (and there are many!!) is unique, presented in an individual way and an experience. Be prepared for 3 hours of unexpected treats and tastes from Paul the Priory's owner and gifted... More 

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1 Thank Amy L
Louth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The whole evening was lovely, it was a very relaxed meal served by friendly waiters with a wide range of tasty courses, all of which were really good and slightly different, in a good way!

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Thank 822mandy
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Really glad that you picked up on the relaxed vibe. All the best and hope to welcome you back again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Where to start. Every expectation about this hidden little gem of a place was exceeded. We stopped over in the hotel as it was our wedding anniversary, and the staff could not do enough to make us feel comfortable and right at home. Izzy, served us for the evening and ended up staying well past her working hours and kept... More 

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Thank Ben C
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

Your review is so appreciated and really captures what we are about, we might not be fancy and the building is old and always hungry for love and tlc but the spirit of the staff and house is something I am both proud and grateful for. Thanks for the mention of Izzy and Dan they are both troopers. Hope we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 49 - USD 49
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Eastgate | The Priory Hotel, Louth LN11 9AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Louth
  • Phone Number: +44 1507 602930
Description
We are a tiny and quirky restaurant offering a relaxed mystery local tasting experience to twenty guests Monday to Saturday starting at 7 p.m. with canapes and winding down around 10.30 p.m. Our passion is very much in celebrating the ingredients and seasons of Lincolnshire through a humble menu of several small tasting courses in a relaxed,welcoming and definitely unpretentious atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?