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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 Friday, 19 October 2018

Lovely first experience here. Good customer service .

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

We had a nice family meal in a very pleasant environment. Being able to park easily was definitely a bonus, as was being able to book instantly on line.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 October 2018

Went for the earlybird offer which was fantastic and meal was excelent with first class service.

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Visited On Monday, 15 October 2018

Very helpful staff

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

Very pleasant visit.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Fantastic service and a delicious meal had by all 😊

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Delightful, friendly and helpful staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

Excellent Sunday Roast, best in Colchester. Staff always attentive and keen to make sure your party is ok. Regularly pop in for either a meal or a drink.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

We had a lovely evening and meal at Lexden Crown. Welcome atmosphere, prompt service and 3 very good courses at a reasonable price. Have visited before and certainly will again.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

This was our first time visiting the Lexden Crown. We found the staff friendly and Dodd great. Will definitely be visiting again.

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Good local!

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Always great for lunch, excellent service and well priced tasty food, no wonder it was so busy!

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Meal was good but service lacked sufficient training to provide necessary cutlery etc. It was also a little slow.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

Our food wasn't too bad and came out in good time but the service was terrible! Our waitress was not good. She she took our drinks order I asked if there was a blush wine, and her response was 'I don't k ow what you're talking about' so I adviced her to maybe ask someone who did know. She came back and confirmed there was a blush wine, no apology. My partner then asked what beers were available, her response was 'erm Peroni, stuff on tap, I dunno!' Well as a waitress I find it shocking she doesn't k ow what drinks are at the bar. We were dining with my 8 month old in a high chair and my 3 year old and when the food was brought out, she asked us, what shall I do with these warm plates because of your kids. Well i don't really like to be made to feel like my children are an inconvenience to warm plates!? Maybe again, as a waitress, notice there are small children around and place the plates away from them and just warn us the plates are warm? Maybe if the service was better I would have given the food a higher rating as it wasn't too bad at all but my experience in all wasn't great.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

Table was really sticky . One of the waitresses seemed in a real panic which ruined the atmosphere of the restaurant. The food was distinctly average and they ran out of lots of their specials !

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

We were a bit anxious about going back due to a bad experience last time we visited. However we need not have worried. The staff were amazing and attentive. The food was fabulous and good value for money and we had a lovely evening. We are VIP card holders and have also booked for New Years Eve as we have been several times before. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Wonderful friendly service. The food was incredible, reasonably priced and a good choice of meals plus a specials board. The steak was the best my husband has eaten, cooked to perfection. Lovely atmosphere we will definitely return & highly recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Very nice but drinks seemed a little overpriced.

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

friendly. good service and well prepared meeal - check out the black board specials.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Always a pleasure to eat here

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Very attentive and food was fab!

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

Lovely food, belly pork could’ve been bigger but delicious

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Visited On Friday, 07 September 2018

We had a,perfect evening. Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 02 September 2018

Food was cold

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

Beautiful food and service bit pricey but thoroughly gorgeous food prompt service would come again but not too often due to cost but lovely food compliments to chef

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