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Great quaint locals pub

By chance came across this pub whilst walking the Marlborough Downs and what a find it was. Good... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Peter M
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Great local

Usually try to stay in The Crown when I am in the area, it is a great old-fashioned local with none... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Michael T
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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Excellent evening meal at The Crown.”
28 Jun 2018
“Hot food, cold snow”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed an excellent evening meal at The Crown. The varied menu offered a good choice of starters, main courses and desserts for a pub restaurant. The food was well prepared and presented and the service was friendly and efficient. We were not hurried and were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jgsaunders54
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Arrived when snow (and abandoned cars) still kept the Marlborough/Swindon road closed. Hadn't booked, but four of us hungry for Sunday roast. We were not disappointed! A generous board full with meat, roast potatoes and Yorkshire puds in the middle of our table was a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lesley N
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Lovely meal for Father’s Day, excellent roast and perfect Cornish fish and chips, good service, excellent value & a guest beer at £2:50 per pint, everything an English pub should be!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Yesterday, My Wife and I visited The Grown at Aldbourne! we were both looking forward to a good old British Roast! what a let down! a very poor excuse for a roast Dinner! anemic Roast Potatoes poorly cooked Vegetables meat just ok and as for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank cushman1948
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

On arrival, in the beautiful village, you may think you've got the wrong place! once you get over the initial shock, what you have is a village pub, one of two, with rooms! Food is actually good snd they serve a number of ales. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 16 October 2016

By chance came across this pub whilst walking the Marlborough Downs and what a find it was. Good choice of well kept beers and friendly staff to locals and visitors alike. Though the menu choice was not the greatest you come to expect the food...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a meal and beers on the busiest night of the year. Bar packed but restaurant ok. Ordered a Caesar salad and Sea Bass. Sadly the fish was undercooked and had to go back. After it was very nice. Think they dropped the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank ijmark
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Usually try to stay in The Crown when I am in the area, it is a great old-fashioned local with none of the pretentious frills and tat that a lot of "Country pubs" feel they need to display - just a good honest pub with...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The food has improved dramatically in recent weeks (a new chef) and we have eaten in The Crown quite regularly. We like to eat in the bar area in front of the log fire if possible. There is a good range of beers from independent...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank RAA620
Reviewed 9 April 2015

the meal we have was very nice and the wine list was pretty good for a country pub. very good selection of cider lager and beer. and the locals were all charming.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank crispey26
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