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Serendipity at The Priory

149 Eastgate | The Priory Hotel, Louth LN11 9AJ, England
+44 1507 602930
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Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (28 reviews)
“lollipops” (6 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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149 Eastgate | The Priory Hotel, Louth LN11 9AJ, England
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11 - 20 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were lucky enough to be invited to a wedding held here around 7 years ago and kept saying we would come and sample the tasting menu as we were blown away with the enthusiasm and individuality of The Priory. We decided to book for...More

Thank Karen N
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

What a delightful and heart felt review on behalf of all of the team - THANK YOU!

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Simply amazing! Quite possibly the best dinner ever. Paul served up an array of fantastic courses, ranging from broccoli lollipops to popping candy cheese cake. My partner and I sat down to eat a 7pm and finished just before 11pm. Not only is the food...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place, great staff, great surroundings amazing food. The only down side of the evening was the rude man who started complaining in the bar using inappropriate language and continued to complain before his early departure. If I could have given the gentleman...More

Thank 69amp
Asparagoose, Manager at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Words don't really say it strongly enough - Thank you! It was a surreal evening and your review helps us all bring a level of normality back to what we do. Once again a very humble but heart felt thank you from all of us.

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Once again Paul and his staff never fail to amaze us the food was superb as always the only hiccup of the evening was the extremely rude and loud gentlemen who started to complain before he even got to the bar and continued through the...More

3  Thank Katie P
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

I'd love for the staff who this chap made so uncomfortable respond but they aren't here and I wanted to acknowledge your very kind and much appreciated review by saying on behalf of the whole team thank you for embracing the simple but passionate experience...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd attempt at writing a review of this restaurant. The food is diabolical, the condition of the decor and fixtures is horrendous. For such a historic and beautiful building it is shameful at how it has been looked after. The majority of...More

2  Thank Jay R
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Although J R was encouraged to leave early because he was making the other guests and staff uncomfortable with his aggressive attitude which started form the moment he wa greeted by Daniel he really has done a very positive and hopefully constructive thing. We aren't...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Priory with anticipation and the welcome was stunning. Despite the cold, snowy weather we received a very warm and sincere welcome from Paul and Izzy. Daniel made an amazing contribution to our whole experience at the hotel. His enthusiasm for his work...More

Thank Margaret D
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Guy's, thank you for the kind review, I am really glad that you enjoyed the experience and in particular that Simon our breakfast chef got some praise , he's been with us for years and years and he will be delighted. Thank you.

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

One of the key features of this hotel restaurant is that two waiters have learning disabilities. They also happen to be charming, gentlemanly and great fun but the adjectives are split over the two chaps. If I had made this review quicker I would have...More

Thank bucketlistman2014
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for such a balanced review and for acknowledging the contribution made by all the team . It has been a rocky road, and at times people don't get that as a team we have two main goals - relaxed and interesting dining at...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic evening here on Saturday with my fiancé and two very special friends - each course was sublime, delicious and flavour some . Service was excellent and was lovely to chat to the owner/chef at the end and pass on our delight at...More

Thank sueyh21
Asparagoose, Manager at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Guy's I am really sorry for the delay in responding and expressing our thanks for your kind words - it was a pleasure having you with us.

Reviewed 23 January 2017

We were warmly welcomed to our banquet in a cosy private dining room, where the service was superb and the food excellent. Our varied dishes just kept coming, presented in all kinds of receptacles, making the whole experience fun and far from the stuffy formal...More

Thank CoopieCoo
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Sorry for the delay in responding. Really glad that you enjoyed the relaxed and informal nature of what we do, very kind of you to write a review for us.

Reviewed 15 December 2016

We're not long back from our third visit to The Priory. Once again, Paul and the team did us proud. I think we had 12 courses in all, and everything was just wonderful. Variety, taste, texture, ingredients we'd never tasted before (sea purslane ?), all...More

Thank Misanthropic
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

What a great way to start our day - Thank you!!!! I'm particularly grateful for you giving the team credit for all the back and fourth , it's the same with the pot wash who have to keep the whole thing working. A very happy...More

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Sarah G
24 May 2017|
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Response from Asparagoose | Property representative |
Hi Sarah and thanks for your interest, at the moment we are developing a light menu from Sunday - Wednesday and then the tasting menu on Thursday, Fridays and Saturday. WOuld you like me to contact you when its done? All the... More
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Sadie R
28 January 2017|
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Response from Asparagoose | Property representative |
Hi Sadie, while what we offer is really special it has a very relaxed, kick your shoes off kind of feel so we allow guests to dress as they feel most special and relaxed. This can vary from finery to smart casual but you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 51 - US$ 51
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
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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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