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Old Crown Coaching Inn

) #20 of 24 Restaurants in Faringdon $ , , British
25 Market Place, Faringdon SN7 7HU, England
+44 1367 242744
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“parsnips” (2 reviews)
“nice pint” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, British
25 Market Place, Faringdon SN7 7HU, England
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This has the potential to be a lovely, quaint and charming B&B. However, there are several things we found lacking. No one around to greet us. When the manager did come she was not the most enthusiastic. The room, though cosy with a lovely four...More

Thank Eboni70
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Dropped in for lunch - cold and unwelcoming - paint peeling from window frames, table not wiped properly (rings from beer glasses) lights that weren't switched on or didn't work lending the main dining area a darkness. Food OK - very hot - but a...More

Thank NJAH1962
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a very pleasant evening in the old crown coaching inn. Relaxing historical clean hotel with helpful friendly staff and a great atmosphere. Would yes I would.

1  Thank tonym28
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Something is going on here and my guess is new management. Clearly working as the place is already looking smarter and they have an excellent menus. Highly recommended if you are in town.

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Lady in the bar downstairs was lovely and welcoming, we sat with high hopes of a lovely meal with good service, however after we had been seated we apparently became invisible, The food from the carvery was ok but after eating, I noticed 2 plastic...More

1  Thank 84lau
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Front bar always good to go to... Very friendly staff.... Food in bar good but basic but also cheap but good quality....carvery nice food and good quantity for the price... Chef has the personality of a corpse...

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Met a couple of colleagues for a business lunch. The pub was quiet and we sat in teh sunny court yard. Food was typical pub grub, served quickly with a nice pint.

1  Thank TheBobaFett
Heather M, General Manager at Old Crown Coaching Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Thank you for your kind words Heather

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Went in for carvery and was ok, the service was scatty, lots of people running around up and down stairs past you and the food was average. The Yorkshires were dry and overcooked as if they had been reheated and the veg im sure came...More

Thank kingchef101
Heather M, General Manager at Old Crown Coaching Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

Thank you for your review as you visited in January it was 3 month ago we have got a new person doing the carvery however the veg is never frozen Thank you Heather

Reviewed 22 March 2016

i have had many meals at the crown with friends and family the food is lovely and fresh and with happy friendly staff that make you feel so welcome its deffo worth a visit

Thank Debbiepiercy
Heather M, General Manager at Old Crown Coaching Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

Thank you for your review it is always good to see nice feedback Thank you once again Heather

Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this last Sunday. First patrons of the lunch service and about 40 of us in total. The set up was nice in the "private" room we'd booked, right next to carvery. We all started queuing for the carvery and waiting our turn to then...More

Thank tink10000
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Have you any details of your Sunday Lunch menu and price please
17 December 2016|
Response from Matthew T |
We have our carvery from 12pm-3pm £7.95 for adults and £5.95 for kids.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Market Place, Faringdon SN7 7HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Faringdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1367 242744
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  • This restaurant is at Old Crown Coaching Inn
16Th century coaching inn.

Breakfast and coffee/cakes available every morning in the Courtyard Lounge.

Meals available lunchtime and evenings in the bar. Sunday carvery in the restaurant
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