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The Crown Inn

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Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
+44 1892 864742
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“meat platter” (3 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really good bar meal in this very old traditional pub. The tables that were set for lunch looked clean and inviting, nice to see tablecloths! Good service, warm and inviting, will definitely revisit soon.

Thank Hilary E
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Visited for a Valentine's day lunch with my wife. This is how a pub should be these days. Lovely atmosphere, great beer and excellent food. Hunters chicken.... never had better. Wife had the ham eggs and chips.... looked great. Service.... friendly and excellent Value for...More

Thank Barry_Cullum
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I don't know if the arrangements at this pub have changed recently but the latest reviews all seem positive and only further back do you find the adverse comments. We are definitely on the positive side. The car park is not large with an overflow....More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Food is gorgeous and in the Summer sitting outside watching the world go by. Is opposite Groombridge Place Gardens which is pretty to walk around but overpriced to go into!!! and run down

1  Thank Marian B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I joined a group of friends for dinner at the Crown and was pleasantly surprised that they had a good Gluten Free menu. A good variety of starters, main meals and puddings at good reasonable prices. The food was excellent, compliments to the Chef. We...More

Thank TunbridgeWellsDave
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for your comments, we will look forward to seeing you soon. Merry Christmas and a Happy new year From all at the crown inn

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Great location a few yards from Groombridge Place situated on a green. In good weather sit outside in colder weather enjoy the rustic interior and open fire. Great food and selection of drinks

Thank _john_j_halliday
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Met for lunch just one course and we had booked. Met with a smile and shown to seat in the restaurant and given menu. After a timely pause the girl reappeared to take our order again with a smile. One of our group had a...More

Thank Which1Next
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Stopped here for lunch before visiting nearby Groombridge Place Gardens in Summer 2017. A very small quaint pub (which looks 200 years old), it sits just off a green, with good views of the small village and an outdoor seating area - perfect for a...More

Thank Wheatgerm
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went here for a late Saturday lunch. I’m veggie so chose to have the vegetarian soup, only the chef decided it was going to be game soup?? We both chose goats cheese and salad to start, which was lovely, none of...More

Thank Nikolas K
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Give it a try! According to the locals it is very popular amongst locals - especially in summer time. You enter this pub and you are greeted with a warm welcome. The service is excellent friendly and the food is great. Whether fish, meat, vegetables...More

Thank viegelinsch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Groombridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 864742
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