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Crown & Anchor

33 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DD, England
+44 1273 463500
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
33 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have always loved eating here and can only presume a change in the chef and/or owner. Visiting a few days ago and after a very lengthy walk, we decided to treat our selves to their chicken pie. What a mistake, hardly any chicken in...More

Thank julieelkin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some nice drinks and garden looking over the river. Staff are keen and nice but it's a pity about the food. I'd advise popping into the garden for a drink or two but that's it ☺

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was always our go to eatery when visiting Shoreham, the food used to be so good we would make special trips out there to eat here. Sadly though the pub & restaurant look great, under new ownership the restaurant has really gone down hill...More

Thank LynetteTate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would describe the cooking in this pub as 'lazy'. The prawn & clam linguine was a tomato sauce with no flavour. Three large prawns and a few clams were put on top of the pasta! The tuna steak was overcooked and chewy. The waitress...More

Thank Leelee1971
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

If I could give half a star I would! I had high hopes for this place for its lovely food as I've been here about 4 years ago was lovely went back today they must have changed management/chef because the food was shocking we had...More

Thank whatsyaname
Reviewed 9 September 2017

As a party of 5 we decided on a whim to go here. The whole experience was wrong and left me irrationally angry. We were tucked way back in a corner up on the balcony. The server was or seemed to be very helpful, important...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This pub/restaurant looks great from the outside and is fantastic inside. The pub has been upgraded and has a great atmosphere with a lovely dining area which has a what looks like a rowing boat suspended in the ceiling, outside you have a really nice...More

Thank BrightonLion
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Since I have last been to the crown and anchor the outdoor seating area has changed. It's bright and spacious with a beautiful view. We very much enjoyed our glass of wine overlooking the river. We only ended up having some snacks but as always...More

Thank jacky w
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here twice recently and both times had great food. The setting is lovely and pub interior is lovely though they need to refurbish the toilets as they let it down. The 2nd time we went which was on a bank holiday Monday it...More

Thank Debbie N
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Took the in-laws here for lunch today, we all had different meals and they were all lovely, food prices good but drinks a little on the expensive side, lovely outside area overlooking the river. I would definitely go back.

Thank Liz L
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Mary L
13 February 2017|
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Response from gg666 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry never done the quiz there
11 August 2016|
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Response from Kate111113 | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved and on the lead
Tom O
8 August 2015|
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Response from marktiger69 | Reviewed this property |
Some on the street but restricted but car park not far about 5 mins walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shoreham-by-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 463500
The Crown and Anchor is open for daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner 10am till 9.30Pm. Private dining on request. Function room available for hire.
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