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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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Today
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Carol S
Galleywood
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Paul H
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Rebecca P
Essex, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice meal,after being let down by The Ship across the road.The Ships loss,almost £200. We would return to The Lantern ,dined on a fixed menu,good value and staff attentive.

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Thank wiggins44
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The title says it all. Shirley and the team at the Lantern House have got the award in the bag. Brilliant food, service that matches the food, and all set in a lovely restaurant. Without doubt, the best Chinese restaurant in Chelmsford. The takeaway is bloody good too!

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Thank Jos H
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

had booked other restaurant for wedding anniversary diner for me and my wife but decided at last moment we fancied chinese. it was a saturday evening but we managed to get a table booked and went with an open mind as there some great chinese take aways but we don't usually eat in..... welcome was very good and table/atmosphere also... More 

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Thank emeles
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Many thanks to Shirley and Steve for another top notch evening, the food was great as usual, they really know how to look after their guests.

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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, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
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
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