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US$9 - US$25
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pork pudding steak fish and chips potatoes bread the pub sunday lunch lovely village pretty village home made fantastic meal excellent food and service starters gravy suffolk roast
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the crown for a family Sunday lunch , we had an amazing meal , the service was friendly,efficient, the food was superb, roast beef cooked to perfection, roast chicken amazing and delicious fish and chips , definitely a five star experience thanks to...all the staff you did an amazing jobMore

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 9 April 2022 via mobile

We visited The Crown twice over three days it was so good. The service is excellent- very friendly and welcoming and the food is wonderful. The menu is reassuringly small but well thought out and the specials change daily. We tried the steak, burger, lamb...rump, fish and chips and pork chop and would happily eat any of them many times over. And we all agreed that the crumble was just epic.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 29 March 2022 via mobile

As a restaurant owner it’s always hard to impress me and the family. The food is amazing and the service from Demi is simply nothing short of the same. We come every month to venture from our own bar and restaurant and will continue to...do so when the place is so close and so nice. Even down to the greeting and seating. Great job guys. Honestly be proud. Isn’t easy rite now is it…?More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 14 March 2022

Fabulous fare served by attentive staff providing a great service in a relaxed, clean and welcoming establishment, hence we are regular visitors every weekend with friends, plus occasionally in the week. Good selection of wine too to suit most discerning tastes ... Highly recommended ......Stephen & Sadie Clark Long MelfordMore

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 11 February 2022

Visiting Shimpling the other Sunday, we were looking for a good walk with a pub lunch and were recommended the Crown at Hartest. So glad we took the advice - it has to be the best pub roast I've ever had. Succulent tender roast beef...with crisp roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and masses of lovely fresh vegetable cooked to perfection, followed by a yummy sticky toffee pudding and washed down with the pub's own Brewshed bitter. Not only that we and our dog were made to feel very welcome - everyone who served us were absolutely delightful. Can't recommend highly enough.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 29 January 2022 via mobile

Another excellent meal at The Crown. Food was delicious, the confit duck with noodles was amazing as was the sea bass. Prompt friendly service. Was nice to see the bar being frequented by so many people also. Top marks to the whole team 😊

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 25 January 2022

Enjoyed a lovely lunch today at The Crown. We eat here regularly and the service and quality of food is always first class! I cannot eat a full meal and it’s never a problem, I can have a smaller portion of any meal and charged...accordingly. Highly recommend for families, friends, couples or special occasions. So lucky to have this place nearby. Our thanks and compliments to all the staff especially the chefs!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 19 January 2022

We are so fortunate to have this amazing bistro just a few minutes drive away from home. The food is stunning with so much choice and freshly prepared. The staff are attentive, happy and welcoming where nothing is too much trouble to make your dining...experience one to remember.. Great selection of wine and lovely selection of beers. Thank you to all the the team at The Crown tonight, Lucy, Tris, and George out front for looking after us so well, smiling and just enjoining being a team, making our evening very enjoyable.. Thank you to Jason & Grace for preparing our beautiful food, stunning taste and so bloody delicious ❤️ Love this place and will continue to visit when we can Such a treasureMore

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 17 January 2022

We had a lovely lunch with some of our family yesterday. Greeted by very friendly staff ( all staff on the day were lovely). The food was beyond expectation, highly recommend the garlic bread for a nibble. Good starters, followed by a very top quality,...beautifully cooked sirloin of beef with all the trimmings. Puddings were excellent too. I would highly recommend a trip to this lovely village, and the pub and its staff were top notch!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 12 January 2022 via mobile

Called in for lunch after a 5 mile walk at Ickworth. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Menu choices are excellent with choices of pub classics and set menu. Food was delicious well presented. A really lovely lunch.

Date of visit: January 2022
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The Crown is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5