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“Weekend to remember”
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Lion Inn
Ranked #2 of 20 Chelmsford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Weekend to remember”
Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here many times but this is the first time we've stayed and how nice was this, a 5 star by our ratings.
From the moment we arrived the staff couldn't do enough and made us feel very special. The room was well equipped and decorated to a very high standard. Breakfast was more than enough with a fine selection of cereals, pastries and of course high quality Lion inn standard cooked breakfast. What more can you ask.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We regularly dine at the Lion Inn, the food is always delicious and the service is impeccable. I cannot fault this place at all. We have also stayed in the hotel and enjoyed a lovely nights sleep. The bedrooms are clean and well decorated. We will defiantly be dining and staying at the Lion Inn again.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Magaliesburg, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2014

The restaurant is large, well supported, and with a number of tables and a good menu. The food was delicious and the service was unobtrusive and well presented. There is good parking adjoining the restaurant, and access to the building was flat and level. There was a short delay in being seated but this did not detract from the experience as no booking had been made and the place was abuzz at lunchtime in the middle of the week.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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West Molesey, Surrey, UK
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

We just had another good meal at the Lion Inn for my Dad's birthday. We always visit the restaurant as it is situated at the end of his road.

The restaurant is always busy so we arrive early to get a table. The staff are brilliant and very friendly to my Dad as he is a regular.

The food is a very good standard and all made on the premises. As a vegetarian the options have improved over the years but on a Sunday it would be nice to see a veggie roast.

Always nice to visit my Dad as a pleasure to eat at the restaurant. My husband says it is the best fish pie ever in a restaurant.

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2014

I went to this restaurant after reading the reviews and although you can not book and there is usually always a wait for the table you will know why once you have tasted the food. been several times now and have never been disappointed. highly recommend and will definitely be returning.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2014 via mobile

Very nice clean and well decorated rooms good helpful staff and good tasty food, (the Guinness was the best ive had outside Ireland). All round a great place to eat and sleep. Will definitely be going back

Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Staffs. UK.
Level 6 Contributor
680 reviews
173 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Couldn't really fault this place ! Warm welcome, well appointed room, friendly and efficient service, and good food. All this doesn't just happen - it's down to good management ! So I take my hat off to you ! Can't wait for my next stay.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Property: Lion Inn
Address: The Lion Inn Main Road | Boreham, Chelmsford CM3 3JA, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Chelmsford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lion Hotel Chelmsford
Lion Inn Chelmsford, Essex

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