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The Crown

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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9 Market Square | Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes MK11 1BE, England
+44 1908 262888
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12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All very average. Scallops the smallest I think I've seen and waited almost 50 minutes for starter. Main was Halibut which seemed like it had been kept under warmer for a while as it was dry. Dessert was good. Cheeseboard.... No grapes! No celery! Wonder why they would sell you a dish when it doesn't actually contain what the menu... More 

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2 Thank Midwife67
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing evening celebrating my Birthday at The Crown. Plenty of fizz and the staff were fantastic. Highly recommended for a group of girls looking for a relaxed and special night out. Thank you!!!

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Thank Rachel A
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch here today with 8 friends. There is a main menu but we all opted for the "Ladies that Lunch" set men which had a choice of 5 starters and 5 main courses with a glass of Prosecco or fruit juice .Our waitress on this occasion was very nice and very friendly. Everyone enjoyed their food and not one plate... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in off the street and were lucky to get the only table free in this cosy pub. One half is the restaurant which seats just 14 people, the other half is a lively but pleasant bar area. And what a discovery it was. The barmaid and waitress were very welcoming, very efficient and, if I may say so,... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend this pub. Food excellent, service great and really friendly staff. We celebrated a family birthday and it is a great venue which caters well for children. would definitely go back.

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Thank DebA285
Kabelo K, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Hi Deb! Thank you for your review! and your recommendation! We are really pleased that you all had a great experience with us at the Crown! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards The Crown Team! More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Crown for Sunday lunch for my birthday. 14 of us in total with the age range 1 week to 85! Everyone enjoyed their meal, the quality of the beef & lamb roast were top drawer. Kabe the owner & his staff made us very welcome & provided excellent service. Will visit again to check out the a la... More 

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Thank Daniel A
Kabelo K, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Hi Dan! Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you had a great birthday meal! We will pass on your comments to the staff. Thank you for choosing The Crown! Kind Regards The Team at The Crown! More 

Calahonda, Spain
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I used to drink in the crown many years ago, but what a surprise I had when I visited, the refurbishment is classy but welcoming, the staff are absolutely 1st class, and the prices reasonable. The manager, can't remember his name, but he made sure everything and everyone were looked after, keep it going, see you next time we are... More 

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Thank 18812345
Kabelo K, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your visit to The Crown! We are really pleased that you liked the new look and look forward to welcoming you back to dine with us! With Kind Regards The Crown Team! More 

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended,excellent food and service with a nice atmosphere. A great menu and drink choices, Definitely going back.

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Thank Jason J
Kabelo K, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Hi Jason, Thank you for your review and for visiting The Crown for your birthday celebrations! We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to seeing you again soon!! kind Regards The Crown Team More 

Olney, United Kingdom
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428 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Attended an event in their upstairs function room. Food had to be preordered which is normal for such things and when it arrived, each course was excellent. The Duck Pate was delicious but unfortunately the appearance gave the impression of having been tipped out of a can with the orange sauce sitting on top like a inedible jelly. My wife... More 

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Kabelo K, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review, We are pleased that you enjoyed your meal and have taken on your comments to pass through the staff for future functions. We are always looking to improve and go above and beyond so we appreciate any feedback. With kind Regards The Crown Team! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Lovely building tucked away in Stony Stratford. Well maintained and nice decor inside. Food was good, service friendly and not too fast/slow. Generally felt welcomed and valued.

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Thank gmslb
Kabelo K, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review! We are very lucky to have a lovely building and setting for our bar and restaurant. All our customers are valued and so we are glad that you felt welcomed. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards The Crown Team! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Market Square | Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes MK11 1BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 262888
Description
Under new management in 2016! The origins of The Crown of Stony Stratford can be traced back to 1664 in the midst of a very vibrant coaching trade in the town. There were at its height in the early 1800's no less than around 50 inns and coach houses in Stony Stratford with 50 coaches passing through the town on a daily basis. Just over 350 years later from when The Crown was originally built in the market square, the building has undergone a sympathetic renovation to the original of the coach house with a modern flair. Although there are no horses to tether, there is extensive parking at the front of the building. The management of the Crown would like extend a warm welcome to all the people of Stony Stratford who have wished us well with this venture. On a personal note, the Executive Chef and Director of this venture, Kabelo promises a culinary experience which would be second to none and his team will ensure a very personal service on your visit. Our week starts on a Tuesday through to Sunday offering a selected range of an ever changing seasonal menu. Most of our ingredients will be sourced locally as we are committed to cutting down on carbon food miles. There will be a few surprises in store to reflect the Executive Chef's vast repertoire of delectable delights. A warm welcome awaits you all at the Crown in Stony Stratford

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