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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 30 September 2020

What a lovely inn. We stopped by for dinner on a Sunday night. The food was...to die for.... They have a chef, that is passionate about food. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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saraj69, General Manager at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2020

The chefs here work so well as a pair and produce some great food. I'm pleased to see their efforts are being acknowledged and you enjoyed your meal with us. Hopefully you get chance to stop over for dinner again and try some more of...More

Reviewed 27 September 2020

Staying five miles up the road in Simonsbath, we dropped in here for a light lunch on one of our Exmoor drives. I am not normally a risotto man, preferring my own, but on this occasion the lady at the next table was praising her...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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saraj69, General Manager at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2020

Pleased to hear we could top off your afternoon drive. The risotto has been a popular choice for vegetarians and paired with the chefs homemade recipe it is a real charmer for what could be thought of as a simple dish. In line with the...More

Reviewed 18 August 2020 via mobile

Outstanding! I’m fussy - this Hotel and bar met all my expectations. Charming , efficient, great food . Traditional accommodation , lovely bedroom. Cotton high quality bed linen . A rare find these days . Fully recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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saraj69, General Manager at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2020

Thank you for such a warming review. We're really pleased you were more than happy with your stay, comfort is a key thing and we try to make each stay as comforting and as welcoming as we possibly can. Hopefully we will see you when...More

Reviewed 17 August 2020 via mobile

Apart from home this is our favourite place to be...we usually stay here in May with friends but couldn’t this year, so we called in on our way home from a mini break in Cornwall. We popped in and had lunch... what a lovely way...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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saraj69, General Manager at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2020

Hello there. It's a real shame you couldn't stay with us this year, but things are slowly returning to normal here and hopefully you'll be able to return in the near future. I'm glad we could put the icing on the cake for your cornish...More

Reviewed 9 August 2020

Sunny weather meant a busy night for the Crown, but despite the number of guests the staff were warm and friendly, the food very good (especially the steak)- we would definitely return.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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saraj69, General Manager at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2020

Thank you for leaving a review. We try our hardest to run an efficient and welcoming service. It's lovely to see people coming back through the door and we're pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we will see you again when you return...More

Reviewed 3 August 2020 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights post lockdown. The owners and staff were friendly, the food and drink fantastic. It felt very safe and in the middle of Exmoor far away from the crowds!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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saraj69, Owner at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2020

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your post lockdown stay with us. Our aim is make our guests feel comfortable and safe whilst they are here with us and it's nice to hear we have achieved that. Exmoor is a great place...More

Reviewed 25 July 2020 via mobile

Really fab meal, always nice when a place exceeds expectations. Such good food, really good menu, enjoyed the gin menu. Made to feel welcome without the current restrictions being oppressive. Thanks for a really good nightMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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crownexford, General Manager at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2020

Hello, Firstly we are pleased you had such an enjoyable time and felt comfortable within our environment. We offer quite a range on our menu and I'm glad you had the chance to try a few dishes out. The gin menu has also proved very...More

Reviewed 9 March 2020

Simply the best pub to eat in Exford. Excellent choice of well cooked food and nicely presented. The chips are the best we have tasted for a long t8 e. Friendly welcoming hosts. A lovely evening.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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crownexford, Owner at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2020

Thank you for your review and sorry I haven't replied sooner, it's been a strange few months. Glad you enjoyed your evening with us. Our food is all freshly prepared and cooked to order and we use quality local ingredients where possible. We have a...More

Reviewed 16 February 2020

One of the nicest places we have stayed at. Excellent communication with the owner prior to arriving including bringing our dog at the last minute. Lovely spacious room with a great bed which we had the best sleep ever in. Lovely bar area with a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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crownexford, Owner at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2020

Thank you for your lovely review and it was great to have you both stay with us. Dogs are always welcome and add to our warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Our cosy, country bar offers real ales, select gins and great wines. The food is...More

Reviewed 4 January 2020

Absolutely brilliant place, very welcoming staff. The food, rooms and welcome are all second to none, would definitely recommend for all, try the pork loin if it’s still on the menu, incredible

Date of visit: January 2020
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crownexford, Owner at The Crown Hotel Exford, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2020

Hello and thank you for the review. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and especially the food. The specials board features some delicious dishes, with the pork being one of them. Hopefully we will see you again. Regards Ellis

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Well behaved dogs are more than welcome, on a lead please.
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Breakfast is served 8 am to 9.30 am 7 days a week.
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  • The Crown Hotel Exford is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4