The Restaurant at Lifehouse

Frinton Rd, Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea , United Kingdom, CO16 0JD
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BREAKFAST
Monday-Friday 7am - 10:30am
Weekends 7:30am - 10:30am

LUNCH
12:15pm-2:00pm
Sundays 12:15pm - 2:00pm

AFTERNOON TEA
Every day 2pm - 5pm

DINNER*
Sunday - Thursday 6pm - 9pm
Friday - Saturday 6pm - 9:30pm
*Please note, limited or no availability on Fridays and Saturdays. Pre booking essential

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
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About The Restaurant at Lifehouse

The Restaurant at Lifehouse Spa & Hotel is a light, airy and relaxed space with fantastic views out over the beautiful historic Listed Thorpe Hall Gardens in Essex. Overseen by Executive Chef Ugo Simonelli, the Restaurant is open daily, serving breakfast (hotel/spa guests only), lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, for both the hotel's guests and the local community. The fresh, vibrant Mediterranean-inspired dishes are all freshly prepared using seasonal local produce where possible. The relaxed and contemporary bar is also open to locals, who are welcomed to pop in for a coffee, cocktail or an Afternoon Tea treat whenever they fancy. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, reflecting the tranquil ambience that flows throughout the rest of the resort.

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 14 December 2020

Very good service and a lovely evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Lovely afternoon tea, with a great selection of goodies. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Food really good. Service lovely. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Wait staff were very attentive, polite and pleasant very helpful

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

The food was amazing and we sent compliments to the chef. Loved our time there.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Thank you so much for such an incredible meal, both the service and food were exceptional and you’re doing so well to keep coping with ever changing guidelines while making the customers experience feel so normal!

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Gr8 job 10/10 food and service

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

Had a lovely and very helpful waiter called Ben. He was attentive but not incessant. He provided recommendations and was very knowledgeable about the menu.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

Another amazing stay thankyou

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Exquisite food, plenty of choice. Vast drink selection. Felt safe and clean with added precautions in relation to regulations.

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Every member of staff we encountered was fantastic, made the stay really enjoyable.

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Visited On Monday, 14 December 2020

Amazing food and service!

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Visited On Thursday, 10 December 2020

Food and service was really good as always

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

This place is amazing and for sure we'll be back there soon Xxxx

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

The treatments were poor, no pressure, rushed and the beauticians inexperienced. Venue was cold, had to stay in our room and not go in pool as it was cold. Outdated decor and restaurant is a canteen. Wouldent recommend, money paid isnt justified.

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Visited On Monday, 07 December 2020

This my fourth visit and plan to visit again

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Dinner was fantastic. We had the chateaubriand and it is up there with one of the best meals we’ve had. Delicious. Breakfast was a little disappointing after an amazing dinner the night before. Sausages are huge but a little tough from sitting in the serving pan too long. Bacon also very tough and couldn’t cut with my knife. Scrambled egg very mushy. Mushrooms dry. Would expect a place like this to make fresh breakfast to order. Lunch was another delicious meal. We had the club sandwich and the burger. Both amazing, highly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Food and service was impeccable throughout our stay gold service .

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Brilliant service, all staff were excellent. Amazing food and the cocktails are lovely. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Best afternoon tea I’ve ever had and I’ve sampled a few over the years truly lovely

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Visited On Thursday, 10 December 2020

Great stay, would deffo recommend the afternoon tea. It was really nice food, freshly made & great price. Dinner was very nice too. Staff very friendly Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Lovely afternoon tea. Really enjoyed.

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Visited On Friday, 11 December 2020

I am aged 51 and I’ve been to many spas and hotels all over the world I think for me this is the best spa hotel we have stayed at The staff are friendly and helpful The food is very nice and facilities are excellent And the staff always made me feel welcomed and because all these things I will definitely be coming back

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Visited On Thursday, 10 December 2020

Covid friendly but maintained atmosphere. Waitress really pleasant and polite, food delicious.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 December 2020

Venison was excellent

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