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17-21 Broomfield Road | CM1 1SY, Chelmsford, England
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Today
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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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 20
    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
Let's Try A Proper Chinese Restaurant!

The four of us arrived on a Saturday night at 7:30. The restaurant was very busy and the staff were extremely busy but this did not detract from their professional service and politeness. The food was delicious - fresh and well presented (when we ran out of pancakes they gave us more without... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Michele L
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The four of us arrived on a Saturday night at 7:30. The restaurant was very busy and the staff were extremely busy but this did not detract from their professional service and politeness. The food was delicious - fresh and well presented (when we ran out of pancakes they gave us more without murmur along with onion, cucumber and sauce).... More 

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Authentic Chinese Restaurant. Very friendly staff. Prompt service and best of all excellent food. Will certainly use again.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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