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The Crown at The Lea

££ - £££
British, Pub, Indian
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Lea, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7JZ, England
+44 1989 750407
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed two nights in this pub as we stayed next door in Lea house b&b . What a little gem of a country pub ! Great Indian food , fine ales , roaring log burner, very dog friendly, lovely locals and a super landlord Terry . They also have guest rooms available.we will definitely be back ! Mike ,Dee... More 

Thank Michael1919
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in a holiday cottage a 30 second walk up the road and we're advised to visit this place. I have NEVER had such a lovely well cooked fantastic meal! Easily by far the nicest Indian food I have ever eaten. The chicken was fantastic, flavours were great and all very reasonable. The Indian restaurant is unique as... More 

Thank sdb93
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Valentines evening - they had made a real effort with balloons & candles & a set menu for 2 for 30 pounds. In fact we both fancied more expensive dishes and enjoyed those. Imagine our surprise when they included the dishes in the set menu saving us money and then presented my wife with a red rose and a bottle... More 

Thank Mike S
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We recently ate here on two evenings whilst staying at the fabulous B&B next door. It is very much a local pub (500 years old) with lots of character, cask ales and of course, in Herefordshire, local cider. We found the staff friendly and helpful, and though clearly a 'local' pub we didn't find the unfriendliness sometimes found from 'regulars'... More 

Thank Zeentee
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The pub is friendly and authentic. We have had a number of meals in the restaurant and the last time we went it was really busy. However, we were provided with mini starters and dessert, because of the wait, without us asking or complaining so not only is the food excellent but the service and customer care is too.

1 Thank Bozena-John
Little Dewchurch, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great meal wonderful service. Lots of regulars around us. This was our first visit to The Lea Spice and it won't be our last. They looked after us and they catered for our children. Thank you Abdul we will be back.

2 Thank Ali S
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Found this gem on trip advisor as we were staying nearby and telly fancied an Indian meal Couldn't have found better Had a drink in the bar while waiting for the restaurant to open Very warm friendly place with open fire. Food did not disappoint... had lamb Rogan and the other half had Shaslick with rice and nan Waiter was... More 

Thank julie r
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Indian restaurant at the crown, but food is amazing. Good value, great service. Never had a rogan josh like that before and the captain jamal is out of this world!

1 Thank Sandra W
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very good Indian meal. Interesting old building with wonderfully friendly staff. The locals were happy to chat with us, a great night.

1 Thank Prue B
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

called in as arrived at B&B next door and were too tired to drive anywhere. Glad we went into pub as Indian restaurant is run from inside pub. Lovely young man running the restaurant who was very conscious that guests were happy.. Food was just delicious and staff in pub made sure we had drinks topped up. very friendly all... More 

1 Thank Claire W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
British, Pub, Indian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lea, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Ross-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: +44 1989 750407

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