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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab find. The food was delicious. I had the vegetarian roast and my partner the beef. Very good portions beautifully cooked and presented well. We both had the white chocolate and velvet cheesecake - amazing. The staff were so friendly. Food delivered to us promptly....An excellent experience from start to finish and I would highly recommend. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointing visit to this previously amazing food pub - the menu on the website bears no relation to the very limited , overpriced basic food on offer on the white laminated sheet , no specials, unwiped tables , complete lack of welcome despite restaurant being...empty , service very lacking almost entirely and whilst we were eventually told they had no chef that day (burnt potatoes, overcooked fish, cold , frozen mussels, cheese burgers with cold grated cheese) we won’t be going back again. Sad for them as I know they are trying to attract locals but we felt very ripped off and disappointed and most of us didn’t finish our food ….More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to come here as the menu advertised online looked like there was plenty of choice. Unfortunately the menu we were given had much less choice and was quite basic. My partner's cod was just average and my pepperoni pizza had very little pepperoni...on it. DisappointingMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 12 April 2024

Four of us went for sunday lunch and wow it was honestly the most amazing roast dinner with all the trimmings ! The lamb was Devine soo tender , finally a pub that cooks crispy roast potatoes, my eldey father demolished the lot and said...it was the best he had eaten , portions were very generous and the staff were soo efficient and went above and beyond, we will most def return , advise booking as it was a full house and obviously a very popular place due to the fab sunday roastMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 21 March 2024 via mobile

Went for a pint and sandwich for lunch on a Thursday. Ordered at 1pm. At 1.20 server asked if we were ready to order. Said we had 20 mins ago. 1.30 still no sandwiches - asked why and were told they had to go out...to get some bread !! Sandwiches arrived 1.45 literally 2 bits of buttered bread with some BLT. I complained and they halved the bill and said people don't usually have lunch there in the week !! Why not say they don't do lunches ???More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 18 February 2024

Lovely spot for a drink overlooking the river, would just like to shout out to the fantastic bar amid server who attended the tables outside, dark haired lady, absolute class employee, spoke to each table and was super dig observant and friendly and with permission...on the next table offered our did left over chicken, so sweet a real treasure and asset to the establishmentMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 7 February 2024

Came in for some lunch with my daughter. The food was lovely and so was the service, view of the river topped it off. Staff made us feel very welcome definitely will be coming back.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 February 2024

Fantastic roast. Came with the family and we all really enjoyed it. Great service, delicious food, thank you! ………………….

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 9 January 2024

Visited on Sunday for a roast and have to say it was the best I've had in ages! Usually prefer to cook at home but the family wanted to venture out...Can't fault anything really, the staff were attentive and friendly. We ordered the Beef, which...was tender, lovely roasties and Yorkshire, and well presented. My daughter had the Pork and her friend had the Chicken, both cleared their plates! Will definitely be back again.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 January 2024 via mobile

Decided to go for Sunday lunch. We walked over a table and I nearly spilt my drinks which I had just purchased when I sat them down onto a very wonky surface. I just managed to save them! We moved tables but before we could...alert the waitress, a crowd of people arrived at the table and lo and behold, their tray of drinks smashed on the floor. Not a great start. I ordered the pork belly and it was awful. It was so salty and tough. My partner had the vegan option and he enjoyed it. There was very little atmosphere and we won’t go back. Such a shame as we had high hopes.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 1 January 2024 via mobile

Pre-Covid we went here quite often. Decided to go back today. We had booked lunch. Had to wait to be checked in. When we did we were given menus and told where to sit. Had no service and after 20 minutes I checked in again...at the reception counter. I was told by the person there there was no table service as she was the only front of house. I ordered and about ¼ hour later we got our food. We had sandwiches, we were not given a choice of bread but basically the food was acceptable. If the staffing situation was so bad we should have this explained to us at the start and not had to go back to find out. We won’t be going there again, it was too disappointing.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 26 December 2023

Christmas Dinner for £75, the most unappetising selection you could possibly imagine. Gammon that was so tough you could not cut it so chewing was out of the question, 5 tiny Brussels sprouts that were like bullets, no other vegetable on view. Turkey which was...best thing on the plate, one slice, Gravy not sure what that was oxo in water I think. So disappointing and then the person in the kitchen I can't say the chef set fire to the Xmas pudding and set off all the smoke alarms it was quite frankly the worst Xmas dinner I have eaten in 60 yearsMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 November 2023 via mobile

Amazing roast at the Crown & Anchor today - our first visit but definitely not our last. They were very accommodating with a veggie roast for me with swapped items so it was just how I like it. And all completely delicious. Crispy roasters, giant...yorkies and they didn’t overlook the roast parsnips! Can’t wait to go back.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

Had an amazing roast dinner and friend had fish and chips. Both meals were delicious and staff were great. I’d highly recommend to go . 👌🏼

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 10 November 2023

We both ordered a blt asking for the bacon to not be too crispy. What we got was stone cold congealed bacon in a cold bun and tepid scraps of fries. After pointing this out to the waitress there was no apology. I also booked...the table in advance and was not informed the conservatory would have scaffolding inside.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Crown & Anchor is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4