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Lion & Lamb

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Little Canfield $$ - $$$ , British,
Stortford Road, Little Canfield CM6 1SR, England
+44 1279 870257
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Stortford Road, Little Canfield CM6 1SR, England
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Reviewed March 30, 2016

Stumbled on this little gem when we dropped my daughter off at the airport last night. What an amazing find! It was a lovely homely little pub with a very nice restaurant area at one end. Staff were lovely and friendly and the food was...More

Thank Carrie S
lindawilk, Owner at Lion & Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your evening with us at The Lion and Lamb and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 29, 2016

Went to the pub using a Groupon offer so the voucher price made it good value. The 'normal' price is too high for the quality, cooking and presentation. I would describe the food as being 'Pub food' rather than being a restaurant despite the flashy...More

1  Thank PeterDunmow
lindawilk, Owner at Lion & Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2016

Peter I am sorry you found your fish a little over cooked and not exactly to your taste. We normally have great reviews about all of our fresh food. We are sorry you found the prices a little high, however we only use the best...More

Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Such large plates! I ordered the steak and ale pie and was not disappointed! This is what I call a 'home made pie!' The pastry was just right, the pie was not shy of very succulent tender meat cooked in a very good gravy. The...More

Thank Joe B
lindawilk, Owner at Lion & Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited for the first time with friends, was a little apprehensive as hadn't heard good things about it, but it's a lovely little village pub with friendly staff and big portions, I had the fish and chips which was very tasty. My only criticism is...More

1  Thank Carole T
lindawilk, Owner at Lion & Lamb, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your food. There are always four or five vegetarian options on our menu however if you had asked our staff I am sure we would have been able to arrange some alternative choices for your friend. We are always very...More

Reviewed March 19, 2016

A bit of a drive from Brentwood but well worth the time and effort. The Lion and Lamb is easy to find as it is just off the A120. It is situated in the very attractive village of Little Canfield. Good car parking and I...More

Thank moorem99
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Busy Friday night, no tables available in the restaurant but got a table in the bar. It was quiz night so we joined in with some of the locals. The food was good and the portions substantial.

1  Thank nowscreening
Reviewed March 3, 2016

Visited the Lion and Lamb today for lunch with my wife and father in law. Although they has new bar staff training the service was quick, efficient and friendly. The quality of the meals were excellent and the portion sizes were large. The only slight...More

Thank lee c
Reviewed February 21, 2016

On friday, I took some of my family (5) to this 'gem' of a 'pub-restaurant' - it meant a 50 mile round trip, but it was worth every mile. We started with two food platters (hot fish and meats: & anti-pasta meats etc) and they...More

Reviewed February 21, 2016

We went there during the week and four of us ate on a Wowcher deal that we got before Christmas .The food was first class and they looked after me as i'm a vegi . I was allowed to eat off menu and nothing was...More

Thank karen b
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Homemade mushroom soup - GORGEOUS! Roast lamb & all the trimmings - lovely and a fair sized portion. When the waitress asked if I wanted a sweet I couldn't have even I'd wanted to! A little pricey BUT you do get what you pay for...More

Thank Chris L
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Response from sandra c | Reviewed this property |
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
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
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
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