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The Crown

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
High Street, Thorpe le Soken CO16 0DY, England
+44 1255 861177
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (5 reviews)
“the pub” (6 reviews)
“pool table” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
High Street, Thorpe le Soken CO16 0DY, England
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Nice pub, beer garden with children’s play area, pool table. We didn’t eat here but there is a restaurant and also a bar menu.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rsmith04
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Popped in on a Saturday lunchtime with five friends. We really wanted to sit outside but it was very very hot and no shade in the garden so opted for inside. Staff excellent ordered from the lunchtime menu which they printed off especially for us,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marian_kuyper
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We just popped in for a quick drink while exploring the area. Prices reasonable, half a pint of Aspalls was delicious. Didn’t try the food, sat outside as it was hot but plagued by wasps so didn’t stay long.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RebeccaF153
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was empty on a Sunday afternoon so I should have taken this as a warning. Paid nearly £50 for nachos, two mains and a couple of drinks. Nachos had hardly any cheese and salsa was spread on top so already warm. Most of the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JimWoolnough
Ezmee Y, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

We are very sad to hear about your meal with us, Everything is cooked Fresh here at The Crown, so it’s sad that you have this review, Every table is checked on, there fore if there was a problem we could of sorted that straight...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I went here for dinner. Ordered liver and bacon. They forgot the bacon and the seasonal veg was just frozen peas. There was very little gravy so when I asked for more my dinner was whisked away and returned with so much gravy it was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lisajacki
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I have visited this restaurant before and this review contrasts my previous experience. This time it was terrible. The waitress was inexperienced, no knowledge of the drinks menu, and when she brought the cuttlery, presented it in a pile on the table for us to...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I often go to the Crown once a week, possibly twice for the food, excellent bar staff, and the perfect dining experience. Never been let down in a year and a half of going to this place. The staff are lovely, helpful and kind, the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Surgation
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My daughter and I went into the pub today. It was a pretty miserably day, weather wise 0 but when we entered the Crown it seemed very welcoming. We only went in for a snack as my daughter was going to go out in the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Gail C
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We popped in for lunch on our way to the Lifehouse Spa. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Lucindaholiday
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

First and last visit here!! Don't know if we caught this place on a bad day regarding excruciatingly slow service but there is no excuse for the ridiculous portions!! Firstly my wife and I tried the Stilton and spinach tart well over cooked is an...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Thorpe le Soken CO16 0DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Thorpe le Soken
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 861177
  • E-mail
Hello welcome to The Crown, We are Friendly village gastropub serving quality cask ales, fine wines and excellent food. Children's outdoor play area and menu available, We are also Dog friendly. We have taken over the pub Last year in November 2017
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