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Crown and Sceptre

34 Holland Road | Kensington Olympia, London W14 8BA, England
+44 20 7603 2007
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Not bad business dinner

My brisket and polenta meal was absolutely lovely but the slowness of the service, the lack of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
EvitaKnits
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Lovely place

We stopped here our first night we were in the area for a convention. The atmosphere was... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
ScottishShanny
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 Mar 2018
“Lovely place”
18 Dec 2017
“Olympia horse show”
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The Crown and Sceptre is a great place to dine or just to relax. A beautiful pub, restaurant and hotel with verve and style. Our kitchen offers British & Italian cookery to the highest standard, made by a dedicated team of professionals. Always...more
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34 Holland Road | Kensington Olympia, London W14 8BA, England
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+44 20 7603 2007
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

My brisket and polenta meal was absolutely lovely but the slowness of the service, the lack of asking us if we want any more drinks and the terrible dessert have reduced my rating. The dessert was supposed to be a chocolate mousse but it was...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

We stopped here our first night we were in the area for a convention. The atmosphere was wonderful (although more tables would have been useful as there was a lot of people standing around) but the food was beautiful and really reasonably priced, fairly cheap...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Fab little pub. The staff are really friendly. Continental breakfast was fantastic. Good size room, large bathroom with power shower. V comfortable large double bed. Already rebooked to come back the same time next year. Would definitely recommend, good value for money. I usually stay...More

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Freddievh, General Manager at Crown and Sceptre, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Dear Abigail, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we will be welcoming you next year! Kind regards, The Crown and Sceptre Management Team

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

We had booked tickets for the Olympia International Horse Show and wanted somewhere close by - and found this little gem. Rooms were good sized and well equipped with ensuites. Staff were very accommodating. Lovely continental breakfast the following morning, and a delicious lunch on...More

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Freddievh, General Manager at Crown and Sceptre, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us last year. We take pride in our boutique hotel and so it is lovely to hear such positive feedback. We hope we will welcome you again in the future....More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Crown & Sceptre for first time, the host was extremely welcoming and very polite, the staircase to our room is in dire need of decoration, however the room was lovely with huge window and high ceilings, the carpet needs replacing but the room...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Came with friends who are local, we used to love this place with great food and a friendly atmosphere but it seems to have really gone downhill! Prices were much higher than previously, service was late with our three meals arriving 30 min apart. Staff...More

Thank callum01256
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

The Crown and Sceptre is usually excellent, with great drinks at reasonable prices, lovely interiors and a very pretty beer garden. However, they have recently changed their prices to charge 3.65 for a lemonade. I was assured by the bar staff that this was not...More

Thank Chloe A
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Four of us for Sunday lunch. Two chicken dinners, a beef and a Lamb. All fantastic. The chicken was epic. Slow cooked with Darlow and herb butter. Lovely atmosphere with great music rather than a TV which made a big difference. Perfect for a lazy...More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

This pub was a gem of a find which we discovered purely by accident. We're glad we went for a wonder. We ate here on a Friday night. The staff, particularly our waiter (Carl?), was fantastic. Attentive, efficient and very friendly. The atmosphere of the...More

Thank Pan5000
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

The pub is lovely then you enter a dirty, dark corridor and stairs up to your room. The room was small with chipped paintwork and not as boutique as advertised. The shower area is brilliant. Nice and modern. The breakfast is very poor. A few...More

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mexicomayhem
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Response from ScottishShanny | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It’s all on street parking. I don’t actually remember seeing a proper car park near it.
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February 18, 2018|
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Response from charlotte609 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we went by train and just used tube and buses
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