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Crown & Anchor

) #2 of 5 Restaurants in Findhorn ££ - £££ , Seafood, British
| off the A96 at Forres, Findhorn IV36 3YF, Scotland
+44 1309 690243
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“scallops” (45 reviews)
“cullen skink” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
| off the A96 at Forres, Findhorn IV36 3YF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have visited Crown and Anchor many times over the past few years ,we have never been disappointed with the food. Due to circumstances we never managed to get up to Moray Firth for about a year. We have been twice this month and have...More

Thank Fionamack15
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Oddly very quiet when everywhere else was packed. Reasonable welcome, . Just had Cullen skink which was ok, had better elsewhere . It lacked lumps of fish . Staff ok. Return unlikely

Thank ChilternRugby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst welcome I've ever received. Wouldn't help, and don't even consider if you have anyone in your party under the age of 18 - no ID = no entry policy at this extremely busy establishment! 🤣🤣🤣 1 person in the bar but not allowed in...More

3  Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I came here for our 5th wedding anniversary. We absolutely loved the atmosphere. The food was great, staff was friendly and personable.

Thank Mathew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day at work a chance to enjoy a relaxing walk. A beautiful sunny evening so treated ourselves to dinner at the Crown. We managed to get a table outside with a lovely view of the river and Culbin . The menu was...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this great little village pub after a day exploring Findhorn and the surrounding area. We made a reservation and our table was waiting. As we were a big group they took orders quickly at the table. Food arrived promptly. I had the Cullen...More

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the crown and anchor and noticed the only noise was from a football match on tv. Even when the match finished no music was played and we found it abit like eating in someone's house. Our food was decent

Thank Sandyfroh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal. Wonderful steak and ale pie and the others that had fish and chips loved it aswell. Perfect amount of batter and high quality fish. Good job.

Thank Callum D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend came to visit Findhorn beach. We got hungry so we went into Crown&Anchor as the reviews were amazing. We came in and got seated , ordered two soups , one was Cullen skink and red lentil (soup of the day) and...More

3  Thank Kamila K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both had fish and chips but not impressed, batter thick on poor quality fish, although skin had been removed. I believe that the fat was not hot enough to crisp the batter poor effort

Thank Annette R
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20 August 2015|
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Response from Arielultra | Reviewed this property |
Having had another run in with "mein host", when he point blank refused to put on the football match that he had advertised as showing, because he was watching another game (there was no-one else in the bar), I now accept... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | off the A96 at Forres, Findhorn IV36 3YF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Findhorn
  • Phone Number: +44 1309 690243
  • E-mail
The Crown is a warm, friendly place situated in the heart of Findhorn village overlooking the beautiful Findhorn bay. We are the only Hotel in Findhorn with 7 en-suite rooms available if you are looking for accommodation. We have a great selection of Malt Whisky. Cask Ales are also available. Families with children are welcome. Under 14’s can use the conservatory and restaurant area up until 8pm. We specialise in traditional Scottish cooking using fresh local produce and seafood so if you are looking for somewhere to eat in Findhorn? Look no further! Our chefs look forward to serving you.
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