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The Living Room

The Maidstone Inn, East Hampton, NY 11937
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Ranked #10 of 55 Restaurants in East Hampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Swedish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mill HIll Lane
Description: At the Living Room, we identify the freshest and most naturally produced foods, creating world-class menu selections from what can be purchased through local, organic producers. This is the slow-food philosophy at work, and we believe it makes for the best-tasting meals in the Hamptons. Our chef uses the slow-food process to "cook with the seasons", coming up with mouth-watering menus of cuisine he calls "new American with a Scandinavian twist". Signature dishes include Scandinavian classics like Toast Skagen and exquisite desserts like Spring Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with homemade honey vanilla gelato and Catapano Goat Cheese Tarte with homemade lingonberry sorbet. To complement, you can choose from more than 200 vintages from our extensive wine cellar. From local Long Island varietals to organic Oregonian boutique blends and standards from Europe, there is a wine for every mood and food at The Living Room.
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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158 reviews 158 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a nice meal here during restaurant week. The restaurant is part of a bed and breakfast on Main Street in East Hampton, overlooking a quaint pond complete with swans. We were given the choice of the main dining room or the cozy lounge and opted for that given there was live music in the main room. (The music... More 

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Hamptons. NY
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56 reviews 56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We again took advantage of 'restaurant week' in the Hamptons. We judge The Living Room and Topping Rose (both hotels, by the way) to be the best examples of fine dining in the East Hampton/Bridgehampton stretch. Having enjoyed 'Topping' two days earlier, it was time to anticipate excellent fare at $27.00 per head at this Swedish-inspired adjunct to the Maidstone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Living Room is my favorite restaurant in East Hampton, but the service was off the last two times I was there (last week, and in late August). We were greeted warmly, got our drinks orders in and were handed menus in a timely fashion, but then we…waited. On both occasions one of us had to flag down a waiter... More 

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New York City, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Special special thanks to Adam Lancashire who is a gracious host....and made our evening incredibly special . We had dinner at the Living Room tonight. Our service was excellent. My husband's sea bass was the best he ever had. There were so many good choices on the menu it was hard to choose what to have. The Arctic char was... More 

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

swedish heaven in east hampton! great meat balls, and lamb shank! dont miss it. he service is superb! they also have a dedicated dog menu ...really special ! a little pricey, but so is the real estate. btw they also have a garden where you can dine. the only criticism is on the decor.. the wall paper in the main... More 

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New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I went here to celebrate a family member's birthday and my mother and I both agreed that it was one of the best meals we've ever had. It is considered fine dining so it's dressy, not sure if it's formal or not (I don't think so). It's expensive and portions are small, but they taste so good. My mom and... More 

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amagansett, ny
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Scandanavian owned, the restaurant reflects the tastes of the owner, but with a Colonial twist. There are little coves where small quiet dogs are allowed to accompany dowager types. You will not regret viksiting here

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New York City, New York
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134 reviews 134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Living Room restaurant at the Maidstone in East Hampton is one of the finest and most delightful restaurants in the Hampton's. All the Hampton's have a charm all their own, but East Hampton has a unique, youthful, exciting,and energizing aura. In many ways East Hampton is a combination of Beverly Hills and The Riviera. Gorgeous people, the magnificent Atlantic... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We made an early booking and arrived just in time to enjoy pre-supper happy-hour cocktails at the bar: I can highly recommend their Bellini Martini (vodka, fresh lime juice, white peach purée topped with prosecco) which hit the spot. The eclectic decor is both interesting and comfortable and makes for a welcoming atmosphere whatever your age or attire. The restaurant... More 

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Okatie, South Carolina
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Four of us had dinner last night at this Swedish restaurant in the Maidstone Inn. The cocktails were creative and very week constructed. Food such as Swedish meatballs and herring was good. Our three dogs joined us for doggie treats. We arrived at the time of the 5pm happy hour with 50% off. We think the bartender made our drinks... More 

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Additional Information about The Living Room

Address: The Maidstone Inn, East Hampton, NY 11937
Phone Number: 631-324-5006
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Swedish

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