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Great place to eat

We have been to the Crown at Kingsclere on two occasions and found the staff to be efficient and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gandah967
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Sunday special

Sunday lunch venue required and a Trip Advisor search brought this gem to our attention. Totally... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
David B
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Crown is nestled at the bottom of Watership Down in the lovely village of Kingsclere. We offer a wide range of real ales and unusual larger's as well as an extensive wine list. Our Dining Room serves traditional English pub food as well as some...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Newbury Road, Kingsclere RG20 5QU, England
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+44 1635 299500
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Thank you everyone for making our stay at The Crown such a great time .. We will see you all soon THE WHOLE TEAM AT THE CROWN INN XXX

5  Thank Chris W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We stopped here after a long day out to have something to eat and were very Dissapointed ! We ordered three diet cokes and a Blackcrrent and Lemonade and ordered our food. When my son took a sip of his Blackcurrent and Lemonade, he pulled...More

3  Thank gaye174
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Crown at Kingsclere on two occasions and found the staff to be efficient and friendly. A good menu is always available at reasonable costs and has the atmosphere of a country inn. Plenty of parking space at rear and would...More

Thank gandah967
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, many thanks for the lovely review and recommendation. Hope to see you next time you travelling along the A339. Best wishes, Suzanne

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch venue required and a Trip Advisor search brought this gem to our attention. Totally brilliant. Five of us were welcomed as the rain poured. Lovely helpful staff. Attentive service. Great choice of fresh home cooked meals. We went for the large roast dinners...More

Thank David B
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi David, thank you for the great review. It was lovely to meet you all that rainy bank holiday Sunday and so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you all again if you're passing by. Best wishes, Suzanne

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing pub, spent a great day and evening here. Lovely staff and the food is sensational. Set in an idyllic village really canโ€™t recommend this pub enough. 5 stars plus.

Thank robinp2465
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Robin P, many thanks for the great review. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 July 2018

We had a lovely evening ...service and food great. Good size portions and a good choice of starters and mains.

Thank Jane G
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Jane, many thanks for the review. Great to hear you had a lovely evening and hope to see you back soon. Suzanne

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Went in on Sunday and had a spot of lunch theres a large selection of good spirits (especially gins) there. I would know being a bartender. I had this amazing pulled pork burger. It was excellent. All the ladies and the manager where very helpful...More

1  Thank 332newbury
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Jack, thank you for the review and glad you enjoyed your lunch, the pulled pork burger is fast becoming one of our customer favourites. We look forward to seeing you again soon (maybe we can tempt you to one of our summer gin cocktails)....More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

I was the organiser of a golf weekend for myself and 10 friends and always scan the area for a good local pub for us to escape the hotel. This place was perfect, we met for lunch on the Friday and everyone was really pleased...More

Thank Tim M
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Tim, thank you for the review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and really glad that you enjoyed the time you spent with us. Looking forward to seeing you all again when you're next in the area. Kind regards, Suzanne, Nigel and...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018

Freezing cold night so we fancied a treat and had supper at The Crown. The log fire was greatfuly received! Great food, the gammon and eggs was delicious and obviously cooked to order. To stuffed for pudding, maybe next time ๐Ÿ‘โ˜ƒ๏ธ We will be back...More

Thank Yossaman
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Yossaman, many thanks for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the food and the warmth of our cosy log fire. We look forward to seeing you again at The Crown and hope you'll have room for one of our great homemade desserts. Suzanne &...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were in and around the area and were starving at around 14:30 on Sunday. Saw the pub and it looked nice from the outside so thought get weโ€™d give it a try. What a lovely discovery. It was very obviously a...More

Thank T20Driver
Suzanne W, Owner at The Crown Kingsclere, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi T20Driver, just wanted to thank you for the lovely review. Very glad you stumbled across us and hope to see you back again. Suzanne & Nigel

Reviewed 1 December 2017

Went to The Crown for a birthday celebration, had a great night. Food was brilliant with some of the best ham, egg & chips I've had, finished off with a fantastic apple crumble and custard. It's great to find somewhere which serves good quality food...More

Thank Nicky1217
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We booled a large table of 16 on what was a busy day for the owners and staff. Food, service and atmosphere was second to none. Thank you.

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daphn-adams
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Response from shazza8 | Reviewed this property |
It was open every evening for food, but whenever we drove past in the day it was closed.
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jadey306
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Response from Comstock9108 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know when I was in there it was busy and well staffed.
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19 April 2017|
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Response from caroline s | Reviewed this property |
Yes round the back to the left of the pub ๐Ÿ‘
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