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The Crown

££ - £££, British,
35 High Street, East Grinstead RH19 3AF, England
+44 1342 327947
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“pie” (2 reviews)
“two courses” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
35 High Street, East Grinstead RH19 3AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here to catch up with mate as don’t live in EG. Great welcome , cocktails and comfy surroundings. We ordered the 5 for £25 small plates and it was excellent with a bottle of wine less than £50 not bad for dinner for...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't got any issue paying the prices changed if you get professional service and delivery of a proper gin. This was lacking here and disappointing. To have gin menu offering orange peel and get a glass thrust on the bar with orange slices isn't...More

Thank Bigdomt
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We ate here on Saturday lunchtime as it had the best reviews for East Grinstead. I’d hate to see the others! Fish & chips was clearly frozen bog standard supermarket fish, as was the chicken burger which was in breadcrumbs & tasteless. Both came dressed...More

Thank GoFlyNZ
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Lunch time visit and found the staff helpful and welcoming. Nice food and good beers. The place was clean and tidy. Will visit again when in the area.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Came in here for lunch. Ordered the lasagne. Was rather dry and came with a salad garnish rather than a full salad and two pieces of garlic bread with cheese. It was very average and not great value for £9. Pub was nice otherwise. Perhaps...More

Thank websterlufc
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We were a largish party of 11, in East Grinstead, for a family event, on a Monday. I had searched for a venue that would allow us to gather, on arrival and The Crown fitted our requirements neatly. The Team (Gemma and Sammie) were really...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I think the last time I drunk at this venue was when it was the dreadful Bar Kuba. However, in it’s new guise the pub is welcoming, with a good selection of ales, helpful and friendly bar staff, and what appeared to be a good...More

Thank Paleflier
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Off to east grinstead on the bluebell railway, I know a traditional pub lunch in this picturesque country town The crown seems to have good reviews on TA disappointed with what we found Decor: corporate bland Menu: ditto Food: OK going on good Staff: friendly...More

1  Thank Dev A
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This was our first visit to the Crown and we will definitely be going there again! I had their Spicy Macaroni Cheese (really, really good) and my husband had the Pork Belly and he was very impressed and said he'd have it again. Only problem...More

Thank Lin F
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We went to the Crown for Christmas Day lunch and all I can say it was amazing the food was hot on arrival to the table and the service was second to none, we weren't rushed and the atmosphere was perfect. Thank you for making...More

1  Thank Sue S
Colin E, Owner at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you very much for the great feedback. We are so pleased you had a lovely day with us.

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Karen A
13 May 2017|
Response from Dan P |
There is a car park out the back, however Monday to Friday it is used by the surrounding offices. It can be used over the weekend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 High Street, East Grinstead RH19 3AF, England (Formerly Bar Kuba)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  East Grinstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 327947
  • E-mail
Welcome to the beautifully refurbished Crown in East Grinstead, formerly known as Bar Kuba, a charming pub with real character and a warm welcome for locals and visitors alike. Now offering an extensive selection of rare premium spirits - including gins, whiskies, rums and vodkas, quality real ales, craft beers and fine wines. Our dishes are freshly prepared and our burgers are an absolute "must try" - don't forget our traditional homemade Sunday roasts, served with all the trimmings. Take a break and relax in our gorgeous new beer garden or enjoy our beautifully decorated dining area, which is also available for private hire. We hope to see you soon!
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