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Swanley, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table (which we thoroughly recommend - it's a popular place!) and we felt right at home as soon as we stepped in. Very friendly and efficient service- the food is amazing! Set within a picturesque surroundings this really is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy some good food. Can't wait to return! Dessert was amazing too!

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Thank Sam H
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us visited the Crown Inn for a Friday lunch in July, prior to a visit to Groombridge Place. We enjoyed a good lunch from the varied menu, which was nicely cooked with good portions - including duck breast, fish and chips, steak burger and pasta. This is a 'good old English' pub in a village setting, with quality... More 

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Thank PDnBS
chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Thanks to the lovely staff who made us very welcome. My wife and I just wanted a quick snack at lunch and after a small mix up over the order - happily enjoyed three hours with friends whilst the kids played in the beer garden. The staff couldn't have been more polite (and apologetic over the error.) The pub itself... More 

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Thank Martin J
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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Not a full on review as I have yet to eat here, although the menu always looks terrific and the dining room looks beautifully traditional English pub. It's round the corner from me and a beautiful real English pub where you sit either inside or out on the grass bank watching the world go by - beers include my favourite... More 

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Thank Guy P
London
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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Well kept Larkins and Harvey's. Sit in or out. Recommended. Food also looked good and has a good reputation. I will be going back. Outside is best with a view of the church and houses around the green so if the weather permits...

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Thank Piquart
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Returning to this lovely village pub I was again surprised at the skill and efficiency of the staff at serving up a top class faultless meal. Beer was superb. The menu looked like ordinary pub fare but the plate told a different story.Superb duck breast and snake and snail pie. Even the ice cream was a cut above the ordinary.Keep... More 

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Thank Mark T
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This is not the first time that we have eaten here and we always receive a warm welcome on our return. As well as the main menu there is a separate gluten free menu. The food is good wholesome pub food and plenty of it which is what we needed after a long day!! A typical country pub atmosphere.

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Thank jumpcoach
Ascot, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

If you want 5* accommodation without character don't stay here. If you want to stay in an amazing 15th century pub without a straight wall or floor with staff who were amazingly helpful with a good English breakfast then this is the place for you. Good food. Friendly staff , loads of character

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Thank Sharon E
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I have been a former fan of this pub but went there today with 2 girlfriends and had a very poor meal. I ordered fish and chips and the fish was overlooked so batter dark brown it was a tiny piece of fish. I mentioned it to the staff. Comment "I have noted your comments". No sorry or have a... More 

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Thank VLEM2015

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night here which was enough. The landlord was friendly but too busy to deal with us and although the bar area was OK and the range of drinks was good, the food was very average and the accommodation poor. The pub is a C16th inn and we realise that comes with limitations, but our room had glass... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Crown Inn Groombridge

Address: Groombridge, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Royal Tunbridge Wells > Groombridge
Number of rooms: 5
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“not recommended”
 of 5 bubbles Superfliers, 11 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We had room 1 which had a bit of noise from traffic but if that doesn't bother you, as far as we could see, this is the better room.”
 of 5 bubbles cazzaEssex, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Book somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles gib1309, 7 May 2011 | Read review
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