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The Crown

$$ - $$$, British,
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
+44 118 988 3260
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
$$ - $$$
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a quiet drink with friends. Good selection of drinks, food did look good too! The pub is nice inside and there is plenty seating outside for the summer days!

2  Thank kirronbirron
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We enjoyed our meals with a pint or two last evening. Nice fish and chips and a great burger. Good service, friendly pub, and they know how to look after the beer. We'll be back!

1  Thank poshsimontemplar
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Charming interior, stylish Pub, friendly staff. A nice place to stop by for a drink. Based on the street in Swallowfield. It has a calming atmosphere which is Dog friendly.

1  Thank ROBYN S
Reviewed November 23, 2017

We tried this place on a Sunday,as we drove around the country one weekend.Seemed a nice friendly quite place.Plenty of parking spaces.Seemed quite a popular place with the locals.The sunday lunch was good as was the wine choice,friendly staff and good ambiance.Would we come here...More

1  Thank Rod B
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the Crown, theme night( Last Night Of The Proms) 14 of us sat down and enjoyed Braised Beef ( cooked perfectly) followed by a huge selection of cheese while watching the Proms on a 8ft screen. Great beer and...More

2  Thank Mark A
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We had varied dishes including roast lamb; ham, egg and chips and linguine. The food was tasty and very reasonably priced. Overall a pleasant experience.

1  Thank Harriclan
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Great place to stop off for a bite to eat, friendly and helpful staff with a good choice of food. Well worth the short drive off the motorway to get away from the crowded service stations

1  Thank CookRE
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

It was a pleasant and enjoyable visit. The lovely staff members (including the cook) were very friendly but at the same time kept a reasonable distance from us. The rooms are at an average bit that's because it's a bed and breakfast. The breakfast was...More

2  Thank empire g
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I've just had a meal at The Crown, Swallowfield for the first time in about seventeen years. The pub has changed quite a bit for the better and is well laid out. It has a relaxing atmosphere and the interior looks charming. There was a...More

2  Thank SissySoo
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Nit a great experience considering the owners used to run a popular establishment with good class food. Maybe looking for cheap retirement option. Sorry but not great

Thank CharlieBuffYateley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 988 3260
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