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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attending a niece's 30th birthday (Masquerade) Party at the Lion House so stayed overnight at the hotel. Firstly, the service, buffet food quality and attention to detail at the Lion House was on par with some of the large London hotels visited for company Christmas parties, it was that professional. Secondly, the hotel rooms are of an excellent...

Thank trf1960
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a birthday meal on Sunday evening. It was my first visit and I was very impressed. The atmosphere was great, and most tables were full. (You do have to get there early as they don't take bookings). Service is quick, you take your order up to the bar. The roast chicken was perfect - big portion...

Thank 05LH05
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a wedding followed by the reception at the Lion House and stayed overnight. There is no other word.The food served, the friendly staff, the room and breakfast the following morning were nothing but excellent. Cannot recommend this place enough.

Thank barrythmsn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb night out with good food and exceptional surrounds. Being someone who enjoys their food the Lion Inn meets every requirement. Not only was the food of excellent quality but the portions were more than adequate. The whole evening was thoroughly enjoyable and we were not rushed. Great evening out.

Thank MalcolmWoolston
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This was a rare chance to have time away from work with a great friend and colleague. The food and friendly service in the evening was outstanding. The level of service and help over breakfast was as good as anything I've ever experienced. Faye just could not do enough, even to the point of filling my flask with coffee for...

Thank MikeyJAKelly
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places in Essex. Service was outstanding and the staff always tried to go the extra mile to make our visit special. The food is just perfect in every way. Can't wait for our next visit. If you have never eaten here you don't know what you are missing.

Thank Leon T
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Have tried eating here before, but as they don't take bookings for under 6 people we hadn't chance travelling here. Very busy for a Thursday lunch, lovely atmosphere. Staff very friendly and attentive. We had a bread board, fish platter to share and chunky fries. All lovely, even though it was busy we were served quickly. We had 2 drinks...

Thank Janie1969
Braintree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Even though packed to rafters, busy as hell, food was good, quick and staff were brilliant. Very impressed. Building wonderfully restored. Good range of 'proper ales' as well. Just a nice place. It's was so busy when we walked in I had my worrrries. We had a 27 in our party and all food and drink arrived at same time...

Thank burnham643
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say, this was a first time visit and certainly won't be a last either, first impressions was excellent and even though you can't book and just turn up you do not have to wait long. The staff was impeccable, so friendly and couldn't do enough for you. So on to the meal itself, FANTASTIC!!!! Everything was...

Thank Yvette O
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening here lastnight.. I would highly recommend to book in advance as it was very busy indeed! I ordered the fillet steak medium and it was absolutely divine.. Friendly waitresses and good service I will be returning!

Thank Gucci2711

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Additional Information about Lion Inn

Address: The Lion Inn Main Road | Boreham, Chelmsford CM3 3JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: ₹ 9,149 - ₹ 9,405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All rooms are fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles trf1960, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“eat at the restaurant of the hotel! food is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles michelemZ7266GB, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“ask for room with garden out the back”
 of 5 bubbles Getabout01, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had a double deluxe room - reckon worth paying the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles MargSuffolk, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you need a twin room you have to phone.”
 of 5 bubbles GregC942, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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