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Lion & Lamb

Stortford Road, Little Canfield CM6 1SR, England
+44 1279 870257
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Stortford Road, Little Canfield CM6 1SR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy to book a table over the phone. Staff helpful once inside. Not rushed to eat to free up our table. Food cooked nicely and will most def be going back. Thanks

Thank tsfootie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped here on our way through to Suffolk. Nice cute pub, but food leaves a lot to be desired. Despite being one of two couples in the pub we had a wait for a food. I had the fish and chips...More

Thank Jafa312
Reviewed 1 week ago

have just recently moved into the area and could not wait to try our new local - we were greeted by friendly staff and management - Kat introduced herself and had time to let us know about the pub and her experience - very refreshing...More

Thank Siobhan W
lindawilk, Manager at Lion & Lamb, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, Siobhan. Glad you're enjoying your new local & look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling on the bleak A120 on a Bank Holiday Monday we deliberately turned off to follow the parallel B1256 so that we could look for somewhere for a late-ish lunch. We soon came across the Lion and Lamb, where we had no problem finding a...More

Thank MrAndrewHaynes
lindawilk, Manager at Lion & Lamb, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for your wait, it was a busy day for us; very glad you enjoyed your lunch!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to the pub at 7 o'clock and our drinks order taken straight away. Half an hour later I had to go to the bar to ask for our order to be taken! We were the only people in the restaurant. The waitress comes...More

Thank Mark B
lindawilk, Owner at Lion & Lamb, responded to this review

We apologize for the delay in your order being taken, the waitress had forgotten you were waiting to order. She had apologized to you at the time & tried to make amends by offering you a complimentary starter, which we we hope you enjoyed. I'm...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with the drinks, £9 for a bottled cider and a Diet Pepsi?! Really?? Serious overcharge there. Our group sat down for our meal and the orders promptly taken. When the food did arrive, it wasn't the best quality. Two had fish and chips; of...More

Thank james s
lindawilk, Manager at Lion & Lamb, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I would like to apologize that you didn't find your most recent visit to us was up to our usual high standard. Sorry that you found the cost of our beverages to be over priced - the cider ordered was...More

Reviewed April 19, 2017

Lovely meal in lovely setting, great staff so glad we found this rather than a chain pub/restaurant at the airport.

Thank James P
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately very disappointed by my recent meal here and on this occasion I felt that the prices charged were not representative of the quality of the meals we received. The starters were good but mains not so! The steak I had was overcooked and bland,...More

2  Thank ChiliPepper3
lindawilk, Manager at Lion & Lamb, responded to this review

Sorry that on this occasions, your food was not cooked to your liking - if this is brought to our attention at the time we will always replace the meal with a fresh one. It sounds as though you have been here before so you...More

Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

The lion & Lamb is a local pub to us but regardless, if it wasn't up to scratch I'd say so. The food is excellent, Sunday lunches are top notch. If you really fancy an indulgent treat then try the lasagne, it's nearly as good...More

Thank goodchis
Reviewed March 9, 2017

First time here and it didnt disapoint. Food was lovely with huge portions and choice. Chairs could be a bit more comfortable but thats my only gripe. Would definitely visit again.

Thank Roch69
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Fran K
Hi there - do you serve gluten free food? Would love to visit for a family sunday lunch (there are 9 of us) but with two celiacs in the party it can be challenging. With thanks Fran
January 12, 2016|
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Do you serve Sunday roasts
August 23, 2015|
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I'm pretty sure they do, we went in the week, can't wait to go back You won't be disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $39
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stortford Road, Little Canfield CM6 1SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Little Canfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 870257