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The Crown

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Market Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park, England
+44 1598 752253
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly local pub serving good food with a smile. Great value too! Not many restaurants and pubs were open in Lynton in January but The Crown was a good find.

1 Thank Lynlin63
Beaminster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat down with 34 other diners to enjoy what can only be described as a superb Christmas Day lunch. Every course was so tasty, well prepared/cooked and served with a smile. Portions were generous and limited only by the rapidly expanding size of my waistline. Lovely little touches which were so appreciated by myself, my wife and the other diners,... More 

1 Thank Jerry G
Beaminster, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lee and Rachel laid on a fantastic Christmas lunch for us. We all pre ordered and there was a good choice of yummy food. It was all very well organized. We may not live in the town but we were made to feel very welcome.

1 Thank Gill G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We visited this pub while on a short visit to Lyndon,they have a really welcoming atmosphere, a log fire and they are dog friendly.

2 Thank oldham3
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were in Lynton for three days while our last visit was a couple of years ago and we only ate there. We choose the Crown Hotel because it remains open throughout the year the food is very good. I believe the Crown dates back to around 1786 or thereabouts. So we are not talking about your modern hotel chain.... More 

2 Thank J L
Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Lynton and spent a couple of evenings in the Crown. All the staff were very friendly and made us feel at home. There was a good selection of real ales that were well kept. Our meals were good quality and very good value. The menu was fairly standard for a pub but all our... More 

1 Thank Gary F
Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had a really good couple of evening meals here. My husband had the shepherds pie both nights. Good to see vegetables were different on both nights, makes a change from the big chains who serve peas only. Really cosy, sat by the open fire the second night enjoying a glass of wine and then a coffee after the meal, which... More 

1 Thank Jessica B
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Cosy pub, good beer selection and a tasty carvery. I get a bit niggly when I get served less because I'm tiny (I eat like a horse!)-this wasn't the case here. We were both served generous portions of carvery-whatever we wanted and the chap serving made a point of checking we were happy with our meals. Lovely vegetable selection (including... More 

1 Thank Karine R
Lynton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Dropped into the Crown for the Sunday carvery and a beer. Great food and plenty of it, very good value for money. Nice suroundings indoors.

1 Thank gdlbrisbane
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Dined here on 2 nights during our recent trip to Lynton. Very friendly and helpful staff. Wide selection of food and what we chose was excellent.

1 Thank GrahamF190

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynton
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 752253

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?