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The Lantern House

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17-21 Broomfield Road | CM1 1SY, Chelmsford, England
01245-35-30-09
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Essex, uk
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

They seated us very last minute on a Saturday evening and as there was 6 of us that was really appreciated. As I am Gluten intolerant I told the waitress who said no problem and reeled off a huge selection of food I could eat. How amazing! I chose the shredded duck which came with Iceberg lettuce leaves rather than... More 

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Thank AllieEssex_uk
Brentwood, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

There are multiple Chinese restaurants in Chelmsford and this one is pretty average. It's local to the station and serves standard Chinese and I wouldn't personally recommend the ribs. The staff are friendly and the location is good.

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Thank NatashaSesay
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Nothing of any real note about the meal - it was from the cheap lunch time set menu and was adequate but nothing worth mentioning in terms of quality/quantity. The premises were freezing - I was tempted to put my coat back on! Service was OK but could be friendlier - not quite as cold as the weather though.

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1 Thank charlie s
belfast
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This Chinese restaurant was simply perfect in every way. We arrived in a group of 4 from Belfast and didn't really know what to expect. The staff were lovely and joked with us for ordering fried rice rather than egg fried rice. The food was perfect. We had such a lovely meal and I look forward to visiting again soon.... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I am so fussy, with extremely high standards when it comes to food. Especially Chinese. So many of the restaurants use MSG. Which make me ill. This. Was. Amazing. It was so fresh and delicious. Perfectly cooked. It was delivered 10 minutes earlier than stated too. I'm a born and bred Chelmsfordian. Somehow I've never been in here. Always wanted... More 

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Thank Megan G
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at The Lantern House. The food was superb. Tasty and fresh and reasonable too. The staff are friendly and the service excellent.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went here to celebrate my godson's 17th Birthday and, not having been before was looking forward to a lovely evening. I could not find fault (not that I was trying to). There were 10 of us and we were seated quickly, drinks order taken immediately and arrived in minutes. The food order, complicated I will admit for so many, was... More 

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Galleywood
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

When we arrived it was very busy with people awaiting a seat or takeaways. However once you got past that into the restaurant it was a most pleasant surprise. Whilst every table was in use, it wasn't too noisy and the place had a calm and warmth about it. Service was very good though of the staff that served us... More 

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Thank croydeorbust
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Lantern just the best Chinese restaurant in Chelmsford. It is traditional almost a throwback to the 70's. The staff are friendly and so efficient. The food is excellent and served very quickly. so if your visiting the nearby theatre or just fancy a meal on the way to the cinema the Lantern serves you very quickly. I usually go... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Had takeaway came on time really hot. Couldn't fault it. Tasted so good will be ordering again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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: 01245-35-30-09
Description
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?