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The Crown and Thistle

High Street | Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1PL, England
+44 1799 530278
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef” (6 reviews)
“thai food” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Thai, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
High Street | Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1PL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So pleased to have found this Thai. What a great find it was too. Wonderful olde Worlde pub serving authentic Thai cuisine. Very friendly staff, also knowledgeable with regards to the menu. Wide and comprehensive choice of dishes. They do a good lunchtime deal with...More

Thank valtojosCambridgeUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally a nice change and some delicious food! We went and had their offer £12 for 2 courses and would highly recommend. There is tons of choice for starter I believe 10 dishes. Main has about 30 different choices so plenty for every fussy eater....More

1  Thank Curtis32621
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by a friend. Very friendly staff. Thought the food was very nice. Able to assist with nut allergy. Food was on the hot side but enjoyed it all.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently visited with friends. The exterior is not all that swish since the pub is situated in a narrow road in the village with a few benches outside. Traffic is light. Inside there is a long dining room, well decorated with comfortable chairs and tables....More

Thank robocop646
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Best Take Away in Great Chesterford! What better way is there to end your day by calling in and having a cooling glass of wine while you wait! The pub has a real village atmosphere and staff and customers always join in for a good...More

1  Thank Windy28
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in here early one evening after my son, who works nearby, suggested it after a lunchtime visit. I had a beautiful freshly cooked prawn stir fry with chilli and coconut rice. The 4 of us ate and the bill with drinks was just £54....More

1  Thank paulrock
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The website advertised pizza but this wasn't available. Thai food mediocre at best. Garden was tatty and uninviting which is probably why many people choose to sit at the tables by the road. Service was so slow. Queued to place my order for food and...More

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Awesomely awesome Thai food served here really good. Also a good selection of ales, etc. Very nice pub.

1  Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We have eaten at this pub before but not for a number of years so this was the first time with the current owners and with the pub serving Thai food. The interior is still much the same and is relaxed and quite welcoming -...More

Thank 2GuysSW
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We were on our journey home from Stansted Airport up to Yorkshire and needed to eat! We put a search in our cars sat nav and it came up with The Crown And Thistle, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden. On entering the pub we were greeted...More

3  Thank BETSYJ1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1PL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 530278
  • E-mail
A Traditional Village Pub, Serving Authentic Thai Food. A Fine Selection of Real Ales, Craft Beers, Thai Beers and Great Wines. Beer Garden. Inglenook Fire Place.
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