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The Lantern House

17-21 Broomfield Road | Cm1 1sy, Chelmsford, England
+44 1245 353009
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sizzling beef” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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17-21 Broomfield Road | Cm1 1sy, Chelmsford, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly service and good food which is light on the MSG so you don't leave feeling bloated. They have a lot of regulars so getting a table is difficult sometimes. Best to book. Would have been 5* but the prawn crackers were not freshly...More

Thank invisible2016
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The lantern house always delivers good food and the service is always great. Staff very friendly . Not much else to say really

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I am a long standing customer at Lantern House. But recently the quality of their dishes seems to have gone down the pan, literally! I ordered take away Beef Chow Mein with rice noodles and egg fried rice. The egg fried rice is barely passable...More

Thank Food-Critic-Essex
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Had a really nice take away from here few weeks ago so decided to have a meal here serrvice was good nice lay out with good quality food at a resnoble price all in a nice evening out

1  Thank Steve-Chivers
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Have been going to the lantern for family get together for some time now and it never disappoints. Visited last night and were welcomed like family members. The food is lovely, the staff very pleasant and they can't do enough for you. The owner is...More

Thank karin r
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

It was easy to find a parking space, but note that it's metered until 6pm. The venue itself was intimate and the decor was clean and tidy. The food was really tasty and reasonably priced. The owner was a lovely Chinese lady (I'm guessing she's...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a very enjoyable meal with freshly prepared food and very attentive service. We chose a set menu for 3 and were very happy with a range of favourite starters, succulent duck pancakes and 3 main course dishes with excellent special rice. In fact...More

Thank JW217
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Have worked in Chelmsford for 18 years and never been here. It was a real treat with great food which was hot and plentiful. We had the mixed starter which was delicious, followed by duck. The main consisted of two chicken dishes. Staff are friendly...More

1  Thank MJM61
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service and good value in this friendly and well run restaurant. Highly recommended.

Thank Ash B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered chow mein, singapore noodles, chicken satay and squid. Chow mein tasted strangely sweet and the prawn crackers were odd too. Won't use again.

Thank Jdawg247121
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13 March 2017|
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Response from Esme P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking behind The Ship pub which is across the road from the restaurant. You need to drive around the block to access it. It is a pay and display parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-21 Broomfield Road | Cm1 1sy, Chelmsford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 353009
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