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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay here quite regularly as it's usually pretty good but of course it gets booked up. Our latest stay was good and all organised well. Room as usual was quiet, comfortable and clean, just as you would like. Efficient reception and checkout. Special mention for the breakfasts here as they are as good as anywhere I've been (and that is...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and I was really disappointed. The service wasn't great...drinks and food just dumped on table. They serve you drinks at the table but you have to go up to the till to order the food. Then for deserts they serve you at the table again. Tries to be a gastro pub. ...most of the menu and specials...

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Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the lion inn a few times over the years and decided to return last Sunday, it was still as good as it always has been, good selection of ales, a few "craft" beers and a good wine selection, we arrived about 4.30 ish so only had to wait about 15 mins, can be a longer wait if...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall an enjoyable first experience at the Lion Inn. Pleasant country style surroundings with what seemed like different table layouts. Excellent choice of food that was well presented. Service was ok but to be expected on such a busy day.

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Thank Paul J
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A repeat new years eve visit we stayed in the recently completed new hotel rooms, simply fantastic décor. The restaurant also for the evening meal was simply excellent both in quality of food and service....

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Thank Greekadmirer
Stockport, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I booked a room with Laterooms as I was away on business, I had not given much thought to the fact I was staying on Valentine's night. A nice email from them asking if I would like to book a table as they were very busy that night, great gesture as I would have rocked up to be faced with...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Meet some friends for a meal so booked in for the night .the food was excellent with fab service . Room was great , very clean , comfortable bed and good quality bedding we had a good night sleep and it was very quite .shower was great then a great breakfast .thanks for a great stay.Will definitely stay there again...

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Thank Tina S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My husband found this restaurant purely by luck. Searching pub family restaurants near Chelmsford and this beauty came up. Firstly unless you need a table for 10 or more people you cannot book. We got there at 1 pm and came across a very large queue. Although it was freezing cold, people were not put off and waited until they...

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Thank Louise H
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great food, polite helpful staff, a terrific place to drink, eat or meet friends. Gets very busy so be prepared to wait as you can't book but well worth the wait. Lovely outside area for when the weather is good.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to The Lion Inn but it won't be my last! The food is delicious, the staff are friendly and helpful and the decor is lovely. You could not book a table in advance but although the restaurant was busy, this didn't matter as our party of 9 were seated about 30 minutes after we arrived,...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Accessible rooms
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Additional Information about Lion Inn

Address: The Lion Inn Main Road | Boreham, Chelmsford CM3 3JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Chelmsford
Price Range: RM587 - RM615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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