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The Rose and Crown

Main Street, Sutton on the Forest, York YO61 1DP, England
+44 1347 811111
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“yorkshires” (2 reviews)
“scampi” (2 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Sutton on the Forest, York YO61 1DP, England
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Reviews (57)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our lunch stop on the Ripon Rotary 100km charity cycle ride. Tom could not have done more for us - endless pots of tea, and he even brought out the packet of shortbread biscuits with the second round 'in case you want to...More

Thank Sheree_Hem
Reviewed 1 week ago

we do an annual charity bike ride and call at this pub for lunch.My review last year was scathing.Yesterday we called to find the pub closed ( we were early ) and Tom came to the door and kindly opened to give us tea.The place...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ideal of a local restaurant with a local following serving simple, good value, food is commendable. The service is friendly, reasonably efficient and the staff certainly seem to care. A lot of other pubs in the area have become part of a chain and...More

2  Thank YorkRaven
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The team at this troubled establishment is clearly desperate to please. Inexperience shows however. The food is 1980s student fare at 2017 restaurant prices. Each mouthful is accompanied by inquisition from the landlady and staff that stifles conversation and relaxation. What this pub needs is...More

7  Thank JimOldBolt
weekendbreak018, Manager at The Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Hi Jim thankyou for your review we are very sorry you didn't enjoy your meal with us or mentioned it during the inquisition We call that customer service and most of our reviews seem to like that service sorry if it offended you in anyway...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had a 3 course Sunday lunch and the food was excellent. Gluten free options provided for all 3 courses including gluten free Yorkshire puddings and thick gravy......bliss. Staff are friendly and helpful and we'll definitely be back.

1  Thank Jane J
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Just been out with friends for a meal at rose and Crown , what a great place to eat we were early but it didn't matter we were shown to our table in the conservatory by a nice young man. Our waitress was excellent telling...More

1  Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the nearby Goosewood holiday park and decide to try The Rose and Crown.On entering the pub we were immediately greeted warmly.We were seated in the fabulous conservatory. We were given a lovely choice of food on the menu,the chicken kebab and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Rose and Crown has closed again and reopened just before Christmas 2016 with a new landlady. We have enjoyed a few meals there, last night we had the Thursday night steak special. Truly excellent. The menu has been limited but it is growing! A...More

2  Thank Grace N
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Recommend as great value for money, friendly service, would return. I had the roast beef served with fresh vegetables, mash and roast potatoes. My husband had the pork, fab also. The staff are trying so hard to keep this pub going and it needs lots...More

1  Thank Juliet S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

tried the thursday night steak night and was impressed with the deal and the steak! friendly staff and a warm welcome. Limited menu, but well chosen items. great to see this pub going again. The locals and other folk need to use it or it...More

Thank S-J f
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jan l
Hello we have been offered sole use of the conservatory for a meeting and lunch. Is it private enough for a business meeting?
30 October 2015|
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
How do I retract my review , as the owners are re-opening?
Just booked for my first stay at sierra hotel and would like to know are beach towels provided or do I need to bring them. Looking forward to my visit already
30 March 2015|
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Do we need to book a table for Sunday lunch , for a party of 6
6 February 2015|
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Response from Amanda230689 | Reviewed this property |
I've never been for Sunday lunch but I imagine it's popular so I think it would be better to book
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Sutton on the Forest, York YO61 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York  >  Sutton on the Forest
  • Phone Number: +44 1347 811111
  • E-mail
The Rose and Crown reopened under new management in December 2016. With community help to financially save the pub. Is a family run business with Collette and Tom front of house and Neil and Nikki in the kitchen Here at The Rose & Crown we celebrate local produce in all its glory,serving good quality fresh produce pub food at affordable prices. The Rose & Crown also has the benefit of a large South Facing Garden with comfortable sofa's to relax and unwind on...There is also the benefit of a local playing park at the back of the garden. Perfect for the children!All in all The Rose & Crown is a pub that goes the extra mile we care about the customer experience, we are a small family team, Putting the Treat back into Eating Out! We value your custom - thank you for your views and comments - Awards: AA Rosette 2012/13/14 - Michelin Guide 2012/13/14 - Featured in The Sunday Telegraph's Best Restaurants in the UK and Ireland 2013.