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Old Punch Bowl

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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101 High Street, Crawley RH10 1DD, England
+44 1293 529085
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in for a quick lunch with my partner. I had the wagyu burger she had cheddar and onion chutney bloomer. Great burger and chips. The bar lady/waitress Anastasya was very friendly. Accommodated my pregnant girlfriends craving for a bowl of gherkins, will definitely visit again.

Thank DBooth9417
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing as I work in Crawley town center, I visit the Punch Bowl pretty often and I find it to be really charming. The food is great, the choice of drinks is superb and the interior varies so you can enjoy a quiet corner near the bar, or a part which looks like a very old country pub.

Thank Sam B
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is beautiful inside and out I loved the look. We had to try it out. We were not disappointed. The food was amazing. Order the steak and gravy ale and you won't be disappointed. It is filling! We visited this place twice. For lunch and on another day for drinks. We had a great time

Thank MamaCan2
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night after a year this place has changed to much and not to the better. Billy the bar man is so so rude it's wrong. The pub used to be fab now it's a joke. I stopped going because of staff off the faces . A shame really.

1 Thank frazerrailton
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place to go in the afternoons for a pint, typical pub food, but good quality. Fully stocked bar, and pints are cold and well priced. If you're looking for a Sunday roast, this is the place.

Thank nick g
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Was stopping in Crawley ages ago and popped in here then but never reviewed it so when stopping down that way again I thought, why not.. Just as good as the first time. Clean and well kept. Staff ok but looked like they were saving energy for the following night. Beer, as expected as pricey as ever but it is... More 

Thank quin2112
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Average British pub full of local folk Food is typical pub menu, nothing to stand out in quality but fills a gap When busy very loud and crowded Take your ID.. even if your over 50 .. the bouncers are very over zealous

1 Thank GingerSteve68
Crawley, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

All of the tables in this pub are sticky and it's really off putting. It wasn't just our table, other people were remarking on it around us. A busy session at lunchtime so why have only one person serving? Made even worse when the person serving stayed rooted to the same spot and just served anyone who came to this... More 

1 Thank SurreyRome
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place, though you forget what you've ordered cause the food will arrive the next millennium. We had to cancel our order and request for a refund after waiting 40 minutes for it. Also get something to clean your chair before you take a seat.

1 Thank Tomas P
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We went for some drinks and a late lunch, and despite the staff were very nice we were disappointed this time because of the food (we usually go there for drinks but rarely for a meal). My partner's burger was raw inside, not cooked properly, so he didn't eat it as soon as he saw it. I ordered cod&chips and... More 

1 Thank Laura L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 High Street, Crawley RH10 1DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 529085
The Old Punch Bowl is situated on the High Street in Crawley, just a couple of minutes from the main shopping centre. We offer great service and a menu with a wide range of quality traditional pub food all served from 11am. There are also various events and parties held throughout the month, with DJ's on Tuesday, Friday & Saturday nights. The Old Punch Bowl is brilliant place to meet up with friends and enjoy excellent food and a fun and welcoming pub atmosphere at all times.

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