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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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is part of the Priory Hotel and at a weekend serves a 7 course tasting menu. First of all do not be afraid at the thought of 7 courses as remember these are tasting dishes. Also when we entered the hotel Paul said he was just completing the menu "and it's looking like 11 courses!". You wont starve... More 

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1 Thank mike m
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

That so humbling to recieve such warm feedback considering how well travelled and versed you are. You were such a lovely table to look after and it reminds us as a team how incredibly fortunate we are to be able to do something that we love. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food in a lovely place, staff always friendly and food always perfect. Pricey but you definitely get what you pay for in here, would recommend for special occasions too

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Thank Mrho44
Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant food, a must for any food lover, did the taster menu and lost count of how many dishes we had! Each one clearly made with love. It is a totally relaxed atmosphere and all the staff are amazing. Can't wait to get back there.

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

Thanks!!! from all of us. We are all really enjoying what we do and it's reviews like this that help us to keep on moving forward. More 

Valencia, Spain
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I'm a massive foodie and I've eaten in some of the best restaurants in the UK. This is my second visit to Serendipity and I can honestly say the food is as good, if not better than anywhere else I've been. Paul's energy and enthusiasm is evident in the food. The innovative dishes and presentation taste amazing and make you... More 

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

Wow, what awesome feedback. Thank you for praising Dan he really inspires us and makes every day feel like somehow we've been invited to some secret gang that he runs, employing people with learning difficulties could be difficult and it does present challenges but because of Daniel I've learnt that giving people space to shine and not trying to squeeze... More 

Louth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Our first visit to the Priory and we had the most fantastic evening. The taster menu is a fabulous experience in a totally relaxed environment. Daniel is a complete joy, as is Izzy and their working relationship together is fabulous to see. Paul is so passionate about the food he cooks and it shows! We counted, I think, 14 courses... More 

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Thank hel67
Asparagoose, Manager at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

Hi Helen, It was great to meet you and celebrate Dans birthday with him. So glad you enjoyed it, we take a lot from reviews like yours that get what drives us forward. Thank you. Izzy on behalf of the team More 

Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I don't usually leave reviews but after reading a couple of the ones on here I felt I had to! This was the third time we have visited The Priory and, yet again, we weren't disappointed. All staff work exceptionally hard, they are attentive throughout the entire evening and nothing is too much trouble for them. We arrived at 6:30pm... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

A meal at Serendipity is what food is all about - excitement, experimentation and bravery. The relaxed atmosphere and enthusiastic staff provide an environment that is unlike any other where the diner feels highly valued. The food is beyond excellent and full of the essential ingredient that every good chef needs - passion. It provides fun combinations and serving suggestions... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review , being so small its very encouraging when our guests get the passion that drives our work in progress. Personally I am also really grateful for your acknowledgement of the staff, they are a brilliant bunch from all sorts of starts in life and we are very lucky to do something we love.... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days in Lincolnshire and before leaving wanted to book a restaurant for our last evening so we looked at the reviews of local restaurants and saw Serendipity had 5 stars for its taster menu so we booked it. From the moment we arrived and Daniel welcomed us at the door as though we had know him... More 

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1 Thank Roger N
Asparagoose, Owner at Serendipity at The Priory, responded to this review

Sorry for the delay in responding, soon after your visit with the help of volunteers and friends we put on our first music festival which raised enough money to provide our first full time apprenticeship for a member of the team with learning dificulties and I've been playing catch up since. Just settled down and catching up. Your review is... More 

Louth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

A hidden gem in the centre of Louth the Priory Hotel has that genteel charm of an old English Hotel. rather like a favourite old overcoat that has seen better days but is all the more comforatble for it. We went for the tasting menu that started at just after seven and finished just after ten. So be prepared; 3... More 

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

Thank you very for your review and positive words, we are all really glad that you had a good time and apreciate that you embraced the experience. Hope to see you again. More 

Louth, Lincolnshire
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205 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 

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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 

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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
US$50 - US$50
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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