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The Crown at Ley Hill

$$ - $$$, British,
Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UY, England
+44 1494 783910
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (7 reviews)
“fish pie” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UY, England
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walk here with the kids and the dog every Sunday. Great food and warm welcome. Love it! If you have the chance to go to one of their beer/cider festivals then do please give it a go. Such good fun. Happy days. 😀😀

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have recently spent three months working in Chesham and found this lovely pub. Well kept beers, lovely fire, well managed and top staff ( Alister) The young couple running it are building a great local business. Thank you for being a ray of light...More

Thank chris h
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We turned up at this pub on a busy Sunday lunchtime on foot after rambling from Chenies. Though fully booked they let us have a table with the condition we were away by 1.30 which was fine. The service was quick and friendly. For our...More

Thank Howard M
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Howard, thanks for your review. Do visit again and we can heartily recommend the Sunday lunch - be sure to book in advance and arrive feeling hungry! Glad your issue with the stew was solved and that the service was good and everything tasted...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Just my wife and I on 14th Feb for a main and a bottle of wine. Vile weather so it was good to get in and see the fire was blazing (and Harry tended to it all night), especially as I’d requested the table right...More

Thank CocktailmakerUK
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for the fab review - glad you enjoyed your Valentine's dinner with us (and the ever popular fire was blazing as it should be on a chilly winter's evening!). See you again soon, Kirsty

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Our second visit for food and drink this time on Valentines night. This is a cosy country pub with a roaring fire which adds to the great ambience that is topped up with good service. As per the first time we visited the food was...More

Thank Ian C
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Ian, we're delighted you enjoyed your Valentine's dinner at The Crown - and that it was hard to find fault. Unfortunately, we can do many things but changing the weather is not one of them! Hope to see you for a third visit. Kirsty

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

New Owners Fantastic food, Incredible atmosphere. Nice locals. This food smashes any eatery within 20 miles.

Thank Filmz5
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for your fabulous 5* rating and we're thrilled you think we're the best of the bunch locally. Do come again soon, we'd be delighted to welcome you back. Kirsty

Reviewed 22 January 2018

My partner and I have visited the crown a few times for just drinks, and really liked the atmosphere and look of the pub, it’s a great stop off or destination for a walk. However we went for dinner recently and were very disappointed. I...More

Thank AliceFC15
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi Alice, Thanks for your review which is a real shame as all our meat is absolutely fresh, cooked to order and a low review such as yours is a rarity. On the up-side we're glad you've visited more than once for drinks and would...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to Ley Hill for a while and had not booked as we were not sure which of the 2 pubs to try. We opted for the Crown and were delighted with the decision. The liver and bacon according to the other half...More

Thank h00ghie
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for your review. Delighted you were pleased with all your menu choices and hope to see you again soon. Kirsty

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Trudged in here with 16 other thirsty walkers on a dull November lunchtime, to be greeted warmly by the landlord and his staff. There's a good range of draught ales and a whole list of 'real' ciders, but the star feature of this hostelry is...More

Thank Nicholas H
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi Nicholas, Thanks for your 5* review. Delighted you and your fellow walkers enjoyed the choice of drinks and particularly the food - I hope it refueled your energy levels for your walk! Rob, the new landlord as of late last summer, is delighted you...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Superb lunch Wonderful homemade sweet potato,chick pea and coriander soup Followed by Fish stew Veggie burger Not all for me All fantastic Washed down with a lovely fino The service was impeccable Marvellous

Thank davethedrill
KirstyHB, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown at Ley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you, thank you, thank you. Please come again soon and apologies for our delayed response to your wonderful review. Kirsty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 783910
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