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The Lexden Crown

$$ - $$$, British,
235 Lexden Road | Lexden, Colchester CO3 4DA, England
+44 1206 548490
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“fish chips” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
235 Lexden Road | Lexden, Colchester CO3 4DA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love coming here for a meal it's our new favourite, highly recommend steak and ale pie with mustard mash! Staff are always very friendly and helpful and a credit to you. Partner asked if his starter can be amended as we're both fussy eaters,...More

Thank lisaoxley1990
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decided to come here for a Christmas works do. We were greeted by friendly staff and had a lovely Christmas meal.I've been here several times and all of which have been great! The place is very atmospheric and welcoming would definitely recommend.

Thank chloerose0370
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second trip and the first was great. This time our friendly waiter informed us the kitchen was struggling as there was an Xmas party in. Sorry, but that's not my fault nor an excuse. If you are still serving ordinary diners at...More

Thank James003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went out for a meal with a work colleague on Monday night and was really disappointed, the chicken meal was tiny and not hot , my friend had fish and chips which wasn't much better and just over £11.00 each was outrageous. I WILL...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to love this pub-restaurant - food has gone decidedly downhill, unfortunately. My ‘gourmet burger’ was really very average and was a little on the lukewarm side. I had to return my sweet potato fries as they were limp and tasteless; replacement was not...More

Thank Sue De-R27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended The Lexden Crown on the evening of 3rd December for a Christmas Party unfortunately both myself and my party were left thoroughly disappointed by our experience. We had booked a Christmas Meal for 14 people with all the food having been pre-ordered in...More

Thank Grant F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A crowd of us visited last Sunday and were delighted with the restaurant. We had booked as there were twelve of us. Staff were very welcoming and service was excellent. Great choice on the menu, although most of us chose a Sunday roast. Lovely atmosphere...More

Thank isobel b
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Had cocktail sausages to start, some were cold some were hot, some were both..... burgers were average, pretty tasteless, ambiance was nice shame about the quality of the food. Quite expensive for what you got, we will not be going back.

Thank Stephie248
Reviewed October 19, 2017

We enjoyed a Friday evening with friends having wonderful food and good choice of drinks. Service was excellent and the atmosphere was very good. It was a very welcoming pub restaurant where we were able to have a chat without shouting even though it was...More

Thank Deacopop
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Wanting to go somewhere new we took the advice of one of the locals, bad move! We arrived to be shown into the back room and service was not great. After ordering the food was delivered, yes it was hot but could have been cooked...More

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March 20, 2017|
Response from Simon S | Reviewed this property |
No, unless it's a disability assistance dog. They do however have quite a large garden where dogs on leads are permitted
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Lexden Road | Lexden, Colchester CO3 4DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 548490
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