For fabulous views up and down stream of the River Trent; try the New Kings Mill Outdoor Dining Area

The Kings Mill Outdoor Dining Area


The Kings Mill outdoor dining area occupies a tranquil position sitting between the Millstream and the River Trent, only accessible over a centuries old bridge across the Millstream. Fabulous views up and down stream of the River Trent as you enjoy our fabulous oven fired pizza and flame grilled fish menu. Fire pits compliment a warm and cosy atmosphere and also offer some fun as you can toast your marshmallows or pop your popcorn from our dessert menu over the fire pits.


Monday – Friday 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday, Sunday 1.00pm – 9.00pm



GARLIC BREAD, Garlic pizza bread with caramelised red onion and finished with rocket (v) £5.95
BREAD BOARD, Selection of home-made artisan bread with olive oil, balsamic and olives (v) £5.95
HERITAGE TOMATO SALAD, Salad of heritage tomatoes, baby mozzarella, rocket, basil pesto and balsamic dressing (v) £5.95

MARGARITA, Tomato and mozzarella (v) £9.95
RAGU, Rich Bolognese sauce, red onion, green peppers, tomato sauce, mozzarella and rosemary £11.95
HAM AND MUSHROOM, Parma ham, chestnut mushrooms with tomato sauce and mozzarella £10.95
MEAT FEAST, Grilled chicken, bolognese, Parma ham, pepperoni, red onion, tomato and mozzarella £13.95
HOT AND SPICY, Cajun chicken, márquez spicy sausage, spicy beef, green peppers, red onion and jalapeños and chilli £13.95
HAWAIIAN, Prosciutto ham and grilled pineapple, tomato sauce and mozzarella £11.95
VEGETARIAN, Tomato, red onion, closed cup mushroom, Green peppers spinach and sweet corn (v) £11.95

GRILLED SALMON STEAK, served with wood fired roasted jersey royals, house salad and Caesar dressing £13.95
KING PRAWNS, Gem lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, seafood sauce and lemon £12.95
WHOLE SEA BASS, Served with wood fire roasted jersey royals, cherry tomatoes, house salad and balsamic dressing £14.95

PANCAKES, Filled with a fruit compote and served with pouring cream £5.95
POPCORN, Pop your own popcorn on our fire pits and served with a salted caramel and chocolate sauce £5.95
MARSHMALLOWS, toast your own marshmallows on our fire pits served with a salted caramel and chocolate sauce £5.95

Dine in style with seasonal menus in our newly modern refurbished Millstream Bar & Terrace

The Millstream Bar & Terrace


With new seasonal menus and significantly reduced bar prices, there is now something for everyone at the Priest House Hotel. The Millstream Bar overlooks the peacefully flowing River Trent and has access to its very own stylish and contemporary terrace so you can relax outside for al fresco dining.

You are very welcome to drop in without booking, however at peak times its always best to contact us to book a table so you won’t be disappointed.


Monday – Saturday 12pm – 9.30pm
Sunday 12pm – 9pm
Sunday Lunch 12pm – 6pm
Afternoon Tea 2pm – 5pm

OUR original dining room creates a special atmosphere in which to enjoy a fine dining experience

The Fine Dining Restaurant


Whether you are marking a special occasion or in the mood for a delicious meal, here you will find contemporary cuisine along with a fantastic wine list. Our dining is all about regional flavours and seasonal ingredients. With its creative blend of British influences, it is a true highlight of any visit. Choose from a varied table d’hote or a la carte menu.

PRICE: fine dining from £39 per person

BREAKFAST: 7am – 9:30am Monday – Friday (8am – 10am weekends and bank holidays)

DINNER: 7pm – 9:30pm (except Sunday evenings when our restaurant is closed. Our Millstream bar will be open for dining and our restaurant a la carte menu available)

THE BEST SUNDAY LUNCH AROUND. Enjoy a fine traditional Sunday lunch with your friends and family

Sunday Lunch


Spend Sunday afternoon at The Priest House, with its warm, relaxed atmosphere and excellent food and wines, served by our friendly team.

Our traditional Sunday lunch offers a fantastic selection of starters and main courses, along with some tasty desserts to tempt you. Enjoy two courses for £12.95 per person, and all three will cost you just £17.95 per person. Served every Sunday from 12pm until 4pm!

For a special occasion why not book one of our private dining rooms, which will allow you and your family to enjoy an intimate lunch. Book today and make it a Sunday lunch date to remember in Castle Donington, Derbyshire.

SUNDAY LUNCH SERVED: 12pm – 4pm every Sunday in the Fine Dining Restaurant.

There is no better place to enjoy this beloved tradition than at The Priest House Hotel

Afternoon Tea


At The Priest House Hotel we delight guests with our afternoon tea menus. What better place to enjoy this fine tradition than next to the banks of the River Trent on our Millstream Terrace or in a cosy corner of the Millstream Bar, while savouring our carefully prepared pastries, dainty sandwiches and the finest leaf tea served to perfection. All of the delicious food served is prepared by hand in our kitchens everyday using only the finest ingredients.

Choose our Traditional Afternoon Tea or upgrade to our decadent Sparkling Afternoon Tea which includes a glass of bubbles!

Please note: Each year throughout the festive period of December we serve a festive twist on our afternoon tea.

All Afternoon Tea’s must be pre-booked

PRICE: from £18.95 per person


Get off to a great start with a Priest House Hotel speciality traditional english breakfast

Breakfast Menu


At the Priest House Hotel, we believe in serving fresh food with the finest ingredients. This is why your hot breakfast is cooked to order and served at your table. A delicious cold buffet is also available with cereals, yoghurts, freshly baked breads and pastries and a selection of fruits, cheeses and cold meats. Our specialities include French toast and Arbroath smokies.

PRICE: from £15



Enjoy a stylish celebration in the comfort of your own private dining room at this wonderful country house hotel

Private Dining & Celebrations

Private dining is the perfect solution for creating a personal atmosphere at any gathering. Birthdays, anniversaries, family get-togethers or simply a ‘thank-you’ party… There is always a good excuse for a celebration so why not do it in style at The Priest House Hotel with our private dining options? From the moment you get in touch, our team will be on hand to help with everything from selecting wine to creating the perfect atmosphere. As for those all important surroundings, choose from large oak beamed spaces or more contemporary rooms with terraces. Whatever you have in mind, we think you will agree that private dining in Derbyshire has never been so rewarding.

AVAILABLE FOR: groups of 8 or more people.



The long and spacious Riverside Suite, which can accommodate up to 100 guests, is our largest banqueting room. It is located on the first floor, has beamed ceilings and a magnificent view of the River Trent and surrounding countryside. With its own private bar and dance floor it is the perfect space for a large celebration.



The Garden Suite is a bright and spacious room with French doors opening on to a private patio and garden, offering the most intimate of spaces. For parties or celebrations of up to 60 people this is a great room.



The Terrace room has patio doors allowing direct access to the outside terrace area overlooking the River Trent. Its contemporary design and relaxed feel make it perfect for family dinners or celebrations up to 20 people. It also connects with the Garden Suite, which allows both rooms to be used in conjunction with each other.


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The Priest House by the River
Kings Mills
Castle Donington
DE74 2RR

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