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The Crown

$$ - $$$, British,
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
+44 118 988 3260
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 3:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
$$ - $$$
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Charming interior, stylish Pub, friendly staff. A nice place to stop by for a drink. Based on the street in Swallowfield. It has a calming atmosphere which is Dog friendly.

Thank Sabbatini1
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We tried this place on a Sunday,as we drove around the country one weekend.Seemed a nice friendly quite place.Plenty of parking spaces.Seemed quite a popular place with the locals.The sunday lunch was good as was the wine choice,friendly staff and good ambiance.Would we come here...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the Crown, theme night( Last Night Of The Proms) 14 of us sat down and enjoyed Braised Beef ( cooked perfectly) followed by a huge selection of cheese while watching the Proms on a 8ft screen. Great beer and...More

2  Thank Mark A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had varied dishes including roast lamb; ham, egg and chips and linguine. The food was tasty and very reasonably priced. Overall a pleasant experience.

1  Thank Harriclan
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great place to stop off for a bite to eat, friendly and helpful staff with a good choice of food. Well worth the short drive off the motorway to get away from the crowded service stations

1  Thank CookRE
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It was a pleasant and enjoyable visit. The lovely staff members (including the cook) were very friendly but at the same time kept a reasonable distance from us. The rooms are at an average bit that's because it's a bed and breakfast. The breakfast was...More

2  Thank empire g
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I've just had a meal at The Crown, Swallowfield for the first time in about seventeen years. The pub has changed quite a bit for the better and is well laid out. It has a relaxing atmosphere and the interior looks charming. There was a...More

2  Thank SissySoo
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Nit a great experience considering the owners used to run a popular establishment with good class food. Maybe looking for cheap retirement option. Sorry but not great

Thank CharlieBuffYateley
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I am so pleased to see food back at The Crown, and great honest food at that. Myself and family have eaten here a number of times and haven't had a complaint yet. Last night, after slaving away over the Christmas tree (!) my mother...More

2  Thank HannahRSpencer
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stopped here for a late lunch on our way back from London - completely unplanned - service was friendly and swift - there was a good selection on the menu one of us had fish and chips the other three of us had roast...More

Thank stephelloyd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 988 3260
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