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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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Louth, Lincolnshire
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205 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Staff couldn't have been more charming, and the fact that Paul engages people with disabilities is a credit to him. It just all seemed a bit disorganised rather than casual. First of all we were told to have a drink and wander around the grounds (which are delightful) and await some canapes to be served, then 5 minutes later the... More 

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

One thing this teaches me is that when you think you've cracked it you probably haven't, I cooked my heart out on Saturday and while I'm normally almost happy with I do I allowed myself a brief moment of almost been happy after cooking for you on Saturday. I thank you for your review and for the kind words about... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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 

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 

Level Contributor
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 

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 

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 

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
1 review
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 

1 Thank 69amp
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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 

2 Thank Katie P
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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 

1 Thank LynM01
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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 

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!

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 48 - USD 48
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?