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The Lantern House

17-21 Broomfield Road | Cm1 1sy, Chelmsford CM1 1SY, England
+44 1245 353009
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sizzling beef” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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17-21 Broomfield Road | Cm1 1sy, Chelmsford CM1 1SY, England
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Lantern house is a proper old school Chinese restaurant, good service quality food, the owner Shirley always makes you feel welcome, been going there for nine years standards have never dropped, we have to travel twenty miles to get there always worth the visit.

1  Thank Dean J
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We got a takeaway from here as a change from our usual place, I wanted to try somewhere with more veggie options and this place has them! Food was great, my boyfriend was impressed with the chicken balls portion size! We will definitely be returning.....More

Thank Abbey O
Reviewed 11 February 2018

one of the best Chinese meals we have had- the restaurant ambiance is perfect, the staff great and the food was outstanding, we tried a set menu and all dishes were amazing - would certainly return

Thank alipaulwalsall
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here by myself while staying in hotel close by. Was early evening so I was only customer in there so cannot comment on atmosphere but the food was simply superb! Honey Chilli Ribs were delicious and the crispy beef was just as good.. Would...More

Thank gstar091
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Four of us visited mid week, and early one evening. The food was of good quality, massive portions and very tasty. We will be back.

Thank richardleigh
Reviewed 20 November 2017

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 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

2  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
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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, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-21 Broomfield Road | Cm1 1sy, Chelmsford CM1 1SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 353009
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