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17-21 Broomfield Road | CM1 1SY, Chelmsford, England
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic Chinese New Year Celebration

Went to The Lantern House last night for their Chinese New Year Banquet. What an evening! Fireworks, dragon dance, raffle, Shaun the Sheep (aka Eddie), Michael Buble & Freddie Mercury. So much effort put in to the evening (the last of three) and thoroughly enjoyed by all. One party had been three... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
shunt361
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Went to The Lantern House last night for their Chinese New Year Banquet. What an evening! Fireworks, dragon dance, raffle, Shaun the Sheep (aka Eddie), Michael Buble & Freddie Mercury. So much effort put in to the evening (the last of three) and thoroughly enjoyed by all. One party had been three years running. Not surprised, it really was fabulous.... More 

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essex
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

went there last saturday was squeezed within tables. the ice bucket was postitioned so close was surprised no one knocked it over. wrong starter arrived and we were questioned "are you sure you didnt order it" service was awful . we left after starter

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The lantern house was a nice experience, it was very busy, but slightly claustrophobic. The food was tasty - if a little limited, and the service was quick. Good price too.

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went out of their way to make a celebratory meal really good, even provided a balloon! Lovely service, not intrusive, food excellent and cost acceptable. I would recommend.

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TRURO
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Servings are small and taste not great. Is ok but more taste and effort could be put in to the meals.

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

ii have been looking for a decent chinese restaurant / takeaway since moving to dunmow essex in may 2014 , we have had ok meals from some local chinese takeaways but nothing that would make us go back in a hurry , so spread the search to chelmsford and found by recommendation the lantern house , we decided to try... More 

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Essex
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is our closest Chinese restaurant (within walking distance to home) and we have used Lantern House (opposite The Ship pub) regularly for the past 6 years. The menu is not overwhelming and rarely changes but the food and service is consistently good. It is probably not the best Chinese you will ever have, but you will not be disappointed... More 

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The best dish of Singapore noodles I've ever had. Served quickly and efficiently, very friendly evening, had a lovely conversation with the owners.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband and I visited this restaurant on Thursday evening after we had read some of their reviews on Trip Advisor. It does prove the power of Trip Advisor because we npknew nothing about the restaurants in Chelmsford and decided to find The Lantern House due to the recommendations. It did not disappoint. We were served quietly with friendly efficiency... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

As we live nearby, we visit here quite often. Food first rate and FAST! The decor is pristine and the beautifully laid tables and fresh oriental flowers finish off the whole picture.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17-21 Broomfield Road | CM1 1SY, Chelmsford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/place?rlz=1T4ADBS_enGB344&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=lantern+house+chelmsford&fb=1&gl=uk&hq=lantern+house&hnear=chelmsford&cid=14042095155383317312
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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