The Lexden Crown

235 Lexden Rd, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom, CO3 4DA
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Opening Information

Monday – Thursday: Open 12.00pm – 3.00pm & 5.30pm – 11.00pm. Food served 12.00pm – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 9.00pm

Friday & Saturday: Open 12.00pm – 3.00pm & 5.30pm – 11.00pm. Food served 12.00pm – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 9.30pm

Sunday: Open 12.00pm – 10.00pm. Food served 12.00pm – 8.30pm

Facilities
  • Business Lunch
  • Children's Menu available
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Free WiFi

About The Lexden Crown

The Lexden Crown has a long and colourful history having been a beerhouse since 1851 with the original building dating back to the 1600’s. An unexploded artillery shell sat unnoticed in the bar for six years and even that failed to deter the shy but persistent, ghost said to walk the bar on Saturday evenings…

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Very good Sunday lunch..

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

I am a regular , but the meal we recently had in mid November was the best we have experienced ... staff always friendly and attentive ... highly recommend

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Many thanks for moving us away from another very noisy table - not what you want when out for a relaxing meal with family so thanks for being so understanding. Great service as always. Will be back very soon!

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Lovely place very welcoming and with a nice atmosphere

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Had a wonderful evening dining with friends. The service was perfect, food was delicious and we will be back again for more! Thank you everyone x

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Food was fantastic and great staff

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Good and friendly service

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Lovely Sunday lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

I have taken members of my Family to The Lessen Crown a fee times now, to eat & drink. We have found the food very good, the service very good & staff very pleasant. I recommend this pub & guarantee you won't be disappointed

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Visited On Monday, 04 November 2019

Excellent service (by girl who lives on a boat!) and first rate cooking by Patrick!

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

A pleasant evening as usual

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Great service

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Visited On Monday, 28 October 2019

Very good food. Friendly and efficient service.

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Visited On Monday, 28 October 2019

Food & Service very good. My partner really enjoyed the Fishpie and I enjoyed the lamb kebab but felt it was more of a starter portion then a main meal portion.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

Wonderful, friendly service and a lovely Sunday lunch!

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

Booked a table for four of us at 2pm...arrived bang on time to be told that our table had been given to someone else. We were seated at 2:10 which was fine, I wasn’t bothered at all by that, everyone makes mistakes. But we ordered three trio meat roasts and one chicken roast at about quarter past. They didn’t arrive until 3:10. That’s ridiculous, would not recommend, and won’t be returning. We would’ve stayed for dessert but our waiter seemed to have forgotten about us, and so didn’t clear the table for another 20 minuets after we finished. Paid at the bar and left

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

The food is good quality. Staff are polite and very efficient. The garden is beautiful.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Service definitely improved since the new duty manager started and the food was as delicious as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

We enjoyed the Sunday roast lamb and the desserts were very good. Only one small complaint - the waiter forgot to come back for our dessert order and we had to grab someone passing, but overall a good experience. I would go there for Sunday lunch again.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 October 2019

We had lovely food & attentive service on a busy Sunday lunchtime- our second visit we’d go again.

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

Very nice meal as always. The VIP card is a réal motivation to return.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 October 2019

Lasagne looked and tasted as if reheated several times. Sausage and mash was the worst I have ever eaten, literally ever. Onion gravy had never seen an onion, two pathetic excuses for a sausages were over-cooked, minuscule and tasteless (unless you like the burnt taste). Mash potato tasted as if from a packet - gruesome Fish and chips was ok apparently.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 October 2019

Welcoming, cheerful and friendly staff

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Amazing food and service

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Visited On Friday, 04 October 2019

Most successful evening . Our waitress worked like a hero.

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