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The Old Crown

2 Beech Cottages, Hesket Newmarket CA7 8JG, England
+44 16974 78288
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb shank” (11 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2 Beech Cottages, Hesket Newmarket CA7 8JG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Helen and Si opened up on their day off to provide a perfect birthday lunch for my Mrs, the hospitality in this pub is second to none! Well done and thank you!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank snmsp1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 'must visit & eat' establishment in this part of the world. Arrived for our booked table at one o'clock and were warmly greeted. Our dog (Boo-Boo the Staffie) made herself at home immediately (always a good sign and hence she's our fanackapan..a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andylyn
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We booked a meal on a packed Friday night and were welcomed in by Helen the landlady. Loved all the great beers brewed behind the pub in their own micro brewery. Wonderful food served on hot plates by Cameron who was brilliant. Sally and I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SWorsley
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Not often to you find somewhere that offers something uncomplicated but bursting with quality,i loved the beers,all brewed behind the pub,the reception we received was very welcoming and this has become one of my favourite pubs in the lakes,It is a great way to end...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dennis2456
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, awesome ale, relaxed, friendly and nicely priced. Well worth a visit if you're in the area. Steak and ale pie was tremendous

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simon W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

An excellent local pub which is also very welcoming to tourists. There's a large and excellent choice of beers; some brewed in their own brewery on the premises. Food is also available in the form of good pub grub. Dogs are also welcome.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kate R
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We visited here, recently, with friends and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were made to feel very welcome, and there was a good atmosphere about the place. We didn't try the food but from what we saw it looked delicious and was obviously very good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Angela S
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Visited last night as we were staying locally to the old crown., after reading reviews decided to give it a try. My partner and I along with our 3 children entered the pub to a mildly busy bar area and empty dining area. After sitting...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Pcoates84
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This pub has everything you’d expect from a traditional little pub. It has a very sociable, warm, friendly and welcoming feel (even from Taz the resident border collie!). The real ales are brewed next door to the pub, and excellent ales they are too -...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Coulby_69
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My family dines and drinks here every year and we just love it. The food is good, service is good, and beer is great! The managers are just lovely and it has such a homey feel. Also great access to nice walks/hikes nearby. I highly...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank quitefranklyfrankie
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Response from KruulK | Reviewed this property |
Yes the place is very dog friendly, we were in there at the weekend with our pooch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Beech Cottages, Hesket Newmarket CA7 8JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Hesket Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 16974 78288
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