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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing Sunday lunch. Really welcoming landlady and staff were very helpful. Food delicious and good service. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 December 2023

Second time visiting this beautiful pub for evening dinner, once again food was amazing and the young staff are a credit to this establishment.I had venison for the first time and will be coming back again soon , my wife had the sea bass which...she said was delicious, deserts are a must , loverly evening had .More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 12 November 2023 via mobile

Lots of choice on the menu: meat, vegetarian and vegan. A lovely old fashioned pub with great atmosphere. Staff were helpful and attentive but not overly attentive. A large car park - it needs to busy and they are very busy. Need to book.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 8 October 2023

Very less than average, felt like a school boy when I was handed my cutlery at the bar, starters were ok, Waitress collected our plates and I asked for another drink to which I was told to go the bar myself. Main dish arrived no...condiments, asked a waitress, was told to collect the from the bar. Boy are we having to work for this meal, so let’s dig in to a plate full of raw veg, the only thing cooked was the potatoes and meat, the later I could not decide wether it was beef or lamb. Will not be going back, there must be better food locally.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023 via mobile

What a fabulous place we found today. We had booked somewhere else but cancelled and kept driving!! The lovely lady who welcomed us arranged for 2 tables to be pushed together so she could seat us. The menu is extremely different to other pubs and...we are going back to sample the delicious items on the menu. We opted for the Sunday roast beef and omg what a delicious huge plate of roast beef. Fresh vegetables and Yorkshire pud. Green beans carrots new and roast potatoes cauliflower cheese and broccoli 🥦. Nothing frozen here. We looked at the desert menu which was amazing but decided not to . We are going back soon because the vegetarian selection is definitely a have to! Everything on the menu I'd love to try. Reasonably priced a beautiful setting. Thanks again for fitting us in.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023

We arrived after a hot morning's walking. The staff were very friendly, directing us to a place to sit inside where it was cool. The beer (Greene King IPA) was good and the food well above the usual standard of good pub food. The atmosphere...and decor are very agreeable.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023

Never really write reviews but after a visit to the Crown i thought i should. Greeted by a smiling member of staff who showed us to our table in the restaurant.The young staff here are a credit to this pub and are so friendly and...welcoming.The food was absolutely amazing and one of the best meals I have had for a long time .My wife and I had a beautiful evening with beautiful food and will certainly will make this a place to visit again very soon .More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 1 August 2023

I called The Crown on Saturday to make a Sunday lunch booking for my wife and I (our first visit on a Sunday) and was lucky to get a 230pm slot. It is clearly popular and we now understand why. When we arrived, we were...given a warm welcome with a lovely smile. The young lady took us to our table and explained that as they were very busy - all of the tables in the area we were to be seated in were occupied - the food service wouldn't be as quick as usual. We weren't in a hurry so that was fine. As it turned out from the time we ordered our hot starters ( tempura prawns and fried brie) it was c25 minutes before they arrived. Our main courses arrived c 20 minutes after our starters were cleared. I ordered the Roast Beef but, unfortunately, my wife was unable to have Roast chicken as they had run out. Not being a red meat eater, she opted for a Chicken Burger from the Specials menu. All of the food was hot and very tasty. The main courses are large portions - too large for my wife, despite her good appetite! The Roast Beef was tender and was served with a large Yorkshire pudding, 3 roast potatoes, 3 x small boiled potatoes, cauliflower cheese, plus a selection of green beans, carrots and broccoli and gravy. We didn't have room for dessert. The other young ladies who took our order/served us were all smiley/friendly and efficient. We shall definitely return but next time, we will ensure that we book a few days in advance to increase our timing options!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 29 July 2023

We phoned (at 1245) to make a lunch booking at (1300) in advance; staff could have told us then how long the wait for food would have been! We waited for 50 minutes, and when it did arrive - my little girl who was starving,...her pizza 🍕 wasn’t ready, because the chef accidentally thought it was a pasta dish (so we were told). We did receive an explanation that they were one chef down - but why not tell us that at the point of booking? I felt for the waiting staff, as clearly lack of resources was the issue. Today was a “let’s give them one last chance” as we had exactly the same experience one year prior. It’s such a shame that such a lovely located venue, has such dreadful delays/poor service. The food was ok, presented rather rushed; the salad garnish with the sandwiches was nothing more than lambs lettuce, and possibly the biggest helping of crisps covering the lettuce. Seriously please compare yourselves to Jordon Mills; much quicker service during busy hours and much better value for money! We won’t be returning.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 1 July 2023

Lovely location, pleasant staff, good service food quality varable, and far too expensive for portion size. All had three courses all left hungry and we are not big eaters.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 21 May 2023

Another lovely lunch at the Crown lovely People good food very good service and not over priced lovely gardens and very friendly nothing to much trouble a proper family run pub three generations lots of good staff very clean and well decorated thank you all...for a very pleasant timeMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 11 May 2023

Was charged just over £17.00 for one pint of cider and one glass of wine.... As the drinks were already ordered my Son's girlfriend felt obligated to pay for them. They didn't tell me how much their drinks cost till much later as they knew...i would be disgusted with not only the price but also the staff were apparently rude. I remember the Crown being a beautiful family pub that you could have a nice drink and meal for a reasonable price. Yes you pay more if you visit a pub that's out of town but at that price!!! I will seek Trading Standards advice now.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 29 April 2023

Have stopped here a few times for a drink, whilst out on a dog walk. We love the setting of the pub, and these is plenty of outdoor seating for us in the sunshine. This visit we ordered two sandwiches, and upgraded to chips and...fries on the side, with two soft drink pints. These took around 30 minutes to come out, quite a while to wait for a sandwich. The chicken, bacon and mayo was disappointing as cold, and lacking filling. The prawn ciabatta was okay, however could have been nicer and filled better for the price! Unfortunately when checking my bank, I had been charged £34.70 for this visit! When queried with the pub, as this seemed extortionate for a sandwich lunch, they confirmed we had been charged an additional £3.75 for each addition of fries/chips, even though these were only a replacement to crisps normally offered. I completely disagree with this price, but was assured on the phone, this is on the menu. I would like to confirm this, however no up to date menus online. Overall a very disappointing experience, and would expect far more for this price.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 12 March 2023 via mobile

14 of us went for Sunday lunch and all had delicious meals- you won’t leave hungry!! Large plates, friendly staff, great village pub - busy in there! highly recommend

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 29 January 2023 via mobile

60th birthday family meal. I highly recommend this restaurant. We sent ,precooked as a party of 6, and had a wonderful meal including a chocolate birthday cake . The food was perfectly cooked and of high quality. The atmosphere and ambience was relaxed and a...wonderful way to spend time with family.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5