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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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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 Thursday, 14 February 2019

The Lexden Crown is an excellent restaurant and I always enjoy dining there. The only slight comment is about the side dish of vegetables which I find rather bland and a little too "al dente". I would have preferred them cooked a little longer and also perhaps with a little butter on them as they are a bit dry. Broccoli and carrots & beans would taste much better that way.. Also it does tend to feel cold I suppose because it's an old building and the radiators don't warm up the whole space.

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Second time eating here and the food is lovely! We will definitely come back soon

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Food was good, service was fantastic.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Not good I’m afraid. There chicken strips impersonating a chicken burger. Thai Curry that was white and far more like a chicken sumpreme . Chaotic service Not for me

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

The soup especially delicious and service very quick and friendly

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

Great food and excellent service. We had a very relaxing and enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

The salmon and the sauce it was served with was to die for- coming back again in two weeks to have it again!

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Waiting staff in particular Amelia very personable and efficient.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 January 2019

My husband and I had a very enjoyable evening. Staff very pleasant and helpful.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Food was delicious and everyone was very friendly.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Best beef and ale pie ever !!

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Pleasant evening, have been four times now and just feels relaxing.

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Visited On Monday, 21 January 2019

Good food, very good service; in the section we were in, it was just a little dark to be able to read the menu easily. Either needs to be a bit brighter or use menus with a white background and clearer font.

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Visited On Monday, 21 January 2019

Been many times and never disappointed

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Visited On Sunday, 13 January 2019

Always a good experience

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Visited On Sunday, 13 January 2019

Excellent value for money and service

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Visited On Friday, 11 January 2019

Good food . Welcoming staff. Pleasant evening.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Wow exceptional meal, we had starters and all had different mains, very tasty and generous portions and great service. Good selection of gins too

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Such a relaxed atmosphere. A great place for a get together

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Visited On Friday, 04 January 2019

Burgers very good

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Visited On Friday, 04 January 2019

Always a lovely meal & friendly efficient staff, would highly recommend

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Visited On Monday, 24 December 2018

Very busy but happy with service and customer care

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Visited On Monday, 24 December 2018

We came as a party of five on Christmas Eve and had an excellent meal with first class service. Thank you everyone.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 December 2018

We all had a lovely evening with great food and service. Thank you

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Visited On Monday, 24 December 2018

Excellent service and food as always. Great atmosphere 😁

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