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The Crown at Old Basing

) #1 of 9 Restaurants in Old Basing $$ - $$$ , British,
The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
+44 1256 321424
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had meals here over the years and have always been excellent. But called in on Wednesday at 8.30pm on the way back from an unexpected visit so desperate for something to eat. There were tables empty in the restaurant and in the bar. But got...More

1  Thank KarenOfbasing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived on spec needing dinner on our way home. Front of house was efficiently welcoming, The menu was unsurprising, but done surprisingly well. Our meal was delicious, the portions a sensible size. The cheeseboard was fantastic - only 4 cheeses but each an absolute gem...More

Thank PHGB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at The Crown after a long (and sweaty) cycle ride around the village in the recent 30 degree heat. Luckily for us, there are many shaded benches, so we did not have to sit in the sun! After going to the bar and...More

Thank elo18org
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for Sunday late lunch a few days ago after visiting my son who lives locally. A few mixed reviews on Trip Advisor, but on one of the hottest days of the year we were impressed. Three of us had the roast beef, which was...More

Thank bethanysdad1
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Very good .Went here for lunch.Sat in a very pleasant garden to wait for latecomer. This Pub/Restaurant seems to have only one person behind the bar doing everything, and everything he did he did well. Had a light lunch and everything was good. Will visit...More

Thank Spud C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were a party of 40 who had pre-selected our menus. The atmosphere was relaxed and gentle, the food was delicious, well presented and served calmly and efficiently by friendly staff. It was a wonderful evening. Thank you to Anita and her team.

Thank Chesney2016
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Uncomfortable atmosphere from the minute we walked in with everyone in the very small bar stopping to stare. Have never paid £8.50 for a glass of house wine in a UK pub - ever. What a rip off - thought we must have walked into...More

Thank Gryphon70
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a lunchtime snack and a pint unusually that had tapas on the special menu which was delicious and cheap nice atmosphere just a shame no comfy seats or sofas just crammed with tables to get as many diners as possible which is...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had a lovely family meal for 6 with our 2 dogs here recently. The service was great, attentive and quick, and the staff were friendly and made us feel at home in the bar area. (Dogs aren’t allowed in the restaurant area). The food...More

Thank NetElii
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We ate at the crown, with others who suggested we go there as the ratings on TripAdvisor were V good. It was our first time, but we were not impressed with either the ambiance or the food. The food was acceptable but certainly not worth...More

Thank ABritEnglandUK
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17 October 2016|
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Response from markrlovell | Reviewed this property |
we've been there several times and they do cater for vegetarians on there menu's and are happy to swap and change to suit your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 52
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Old Basing
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 321424
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