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The Restaurant at The Lifehouse

Frinton Road | Thorpe le Soken, Thorpe le Soken CO16 0JD, England
+44 1255 860050
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“chateaubriand” (4 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Frinton Road | Thorpe le Soken, Thorpe le Soken CO16 0JD, England
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

To start with what was supposed to be a romantic dinner was a deafening experience trying to speak over a group of 12 screaming women on a hen do. We ordered the bread and olives and the bread was horrendously stale. The goats cheese salad...More

Thank BellaLondon83
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We were to overnight at the hotel on our way to Harwich, but requested an early breakfast and was advised we will receive a packed breakfast. This was not to our satisfaction and below my expectation. I am a very well travelled former Travel Agency...More

2  Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Arrived with friends for a Swim and Supper package,this being our first visit . Architecturally the premises impress but it you have an eye for detail then you see areas that need refreshing and repairs. We queued to be seated,despite lots of staff milling around...More

1  Thank lippylips
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Any criticism is levelled at the restaurant alone. The spa is fantastic but the restaurant...bearing in mind the prices are expensive (easily £70+ pp for 3 courses of food and drink) I felt cheated by what was served up. There was nothing luxurious about it...More

3  Thank WillNHay
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We were here on Eater Sunday as part of a spa hotel stay. We couldn't get a table until 8.45. We turned up early hoping to be seated earlier but we couldn't. We managed to get seated about 5 minutes early. We waited in the...More

Thank carrie w
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Always impressed. Food was lovely. Service was good. Reasonably priced. Good choice on menu. Plenty of wine to chose from. Great atmosphere. Could not fault.

Thank Bettyboo64
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Considering this is a spa hotel you would've thought it would be healthy eating but all that consisted of was 'Sues salad'! The service was slow, waited ages for a drink then had to request another rather than be asked by our waitress. The chocolate...More

1  Thank sueolszak
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Stayed here recently and ate in the restaurant. Firstly, service was second to none. Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff. Secondly, the food. Well, sublime is all I can say. Every mouthful was bliss. And dessert - chocolate brownie - nothing...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Considering that the spa is advertised as a luxury spa and hotel, I was highly disappointed with the restaurant. although I enjoyed my meal and it was really nice there was a few hiccups with our order and my partner ordered a steak medium rare...More

1  Thank R21LW
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Great food and efficient friendly staff. Food of a good quality, plenty of choice and tasty. As spa was full was advised to miss busy times for breakfast which suited as and we had no problems being seated. Comprehensive wine list also went down well!

Thank Anita M
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$57
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frinton Road | Thorpe le Soken, Thorpe le Soken CO16 0JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Thorpe le Soken
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 860050
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