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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“chateaubriand” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Frinton Road | Thorpe le Soken, Thorpe le Soken CO16 0JD, England
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Started our day off here with coffee before starting Spa Day. Had a nice buffet style lunch which was laid out quite attractively offering three courses of hot and cold dishes. A menu was also available. At the end of the day we had afternoon...More

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I went to Lifehouse for a rest. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I had considerable back pain and the restaurant were only too happy to accomodate my needs. The breakfast was very substantial and there was a great selection of food to either...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently and had the DBB option, the choice for dinner was excellent, the food was well presented and tasty. We went for the chateaubriand and it was one of the best I've ever had. Service was prompt and attentive. Highly recommend.

Thank PepperPig
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my mum as we were staying at the hotel for a couple of nights relaxation break. We were seated at the back of the restaurant so we presumed they were going to be very busy. I was facing a brown...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The service was attentive and prompt. The a la carte lunchtime choice wasn't hugely inspiring and the prices were high for an average meal. Would I eat here again? Unlikely.

Thank Gilly S
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Been here three times and food is brilliant. The staff are very friendly and attentive and I would definitely recommend it.

Thank RomfordTilly
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Took my Mum for her 96th Birthday along with my 2 Sister's and girlfriend for the buffet lunch. £12.50 for 2 courses or slightly more for 3. You can mix and match between having a starter and main, main and pudding, or stater and pudding....More

Thank AlastairUK
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We didn't quite know what to expect - what a surprise. The dinner menu was well thought out, the food was well presented and extremely tasty. The service was first class. Lunch too was excellent - this was buffet style. Once again, well thought out...More

Thank Maxine W
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Decided to try this place out after having a spa treatment, it was our wedding anniversary! Had the Chateaubriand for two, which was amazing! The staff were very attentive, and we had a lovely bottle of red wine. So full could not even eat a...More

Thank Nelson500
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely But most things taste lovely when you wait an hour for it Slow service Incorrect orders Mediocre food Reasonably expensive I don't mind paying for it if it's worth it but it really wasn't My girlfriend and me expressed how disappointed we...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • 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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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