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Lion Inn

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was just the kind of place you want to go to eat a decent meal. I went there today and had the beef Sunday roast, cant fault it really, the only thing I would say is the potatoes weren't as fluffy as I've had them before, nonetheless it could not be moaned at. They do there own beer...

Thank Frankie C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buzzing atmosphere! Booked a table for 10 for my mums birthday. What a great evening we had. Arrived and had a few drinks at bar before being shown to our table in the conservatory. We had a very attentive server and nothing was a problem or issue. Great variety of meals including vegetarian . Food arrived a little quicker than...

Thank H H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was busy on a bank holiday, the food was fresh and well cooked. The service was also very good and I would recommend this restaurant. This was our 3rd visit here and all have been very good

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Lion since it opened. We have been for couples meals, out with friends, birthday parties and even a rehearsal dinner. Each time the food and service has been excellent We recently had my husbands 40th in the conservatory - the service and food was of a very high standard considering they were catering for...

Thank Tori T
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this restaurant never had a bad meal here. Always a good atmosphere and love to have a cocktail at the bar before our meal. Cant book unless you are in group over 10 people but dont mind the wait, its usually not that long and drinks go on your bill. You choose your food and go and order...

Thank mr51eff
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having driven past many times it was definitely time for a visit and im glad we did. Absolutely fantastic, service was great, food was outstanding portions were just right, will definitely be coming again!

Thank Paul S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay here quite regularly as it's usually pretty good but of course it gets booked up. Our latest stay was good and all organised well. Room as usual was quiet, comfortable and clean, just as you would like. Efficient reception and checkout. Special mention for the breakfasts here as they are as good as anywhere I've been (and that is...

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

First time here and I was really disappointed. The service wasn't great...drinks and food just dumped on table. They serve you drinks at the table but you have to go up to the till to order the food. Then for deserts they serve you at the table again. Tries to be a gastro pub. ...most of the menu and specials...

Thank Paul O
Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited the lion inn a few times over the years and decided to return last Sunday, it was still as good as it always has been, good selection of ales, a few "craft" beers and a good wine selection, we arrived about 4.30 ish so only had to wait about 15 mins, can be a longer wait if...

Thank 17swann
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Overall an enjoyable first experience at the Lion Inn. Pleasant country style surroundings with what seemed like different table layouts. Excellent choice of food that was well presented. Service was ok but to be expected on such a busy day.

Thank Paul J

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Address: The Lion Inn Main Road | Boreham, Chelmsford CM3 3JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: €124 - €127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Lion Hotel Chelmsford
Lion Inn Chelmsford, Essex
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“Room 24 if you can”
GarethN890, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We would of had a delux room but they were all gone .book in advance .”
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“All rooms are fabulous.”
trf1960, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“eat at the restaurant of the hotel! food is lovely”
michelemZ7266GB, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“ask for room with garden out the back”
Getabout01, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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