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The Crown Inn

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Groombridge $$ - $$$ , British,
Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
+44 1892 864742
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salt beef” (3 reviews)
“meat platter” (3 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Five adults and an eighteen month old lively toddler were made to feel very welcome in this traditional pub. Our table was situated in the small but elegant restaurant area, and when we asked if we could move into the "snug" area so that our...More

Thank jmrrohan
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, we are very pleased you had a Great experience at the Crown. We look forward to seeing you all soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up bang on 9:00, they managed to seat and feed us despite the kitchen staff eating ready to leave. Lovely food, really friendlyy staff and unique decor filled with antiquities. Highly recommend :)

Thank Luc L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were exploring the area after arriving on the steam train, and found the crown inn. We were delighted with the service, friendly staff, beautiful bar meal and generous portions. We will be back!

Thank Rebecca M
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, much appreciated We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub to get a idea as to whether it's any good or not. More out of curiosity that anything else and I am so glad we did because I will definitely be going back! We had a great feast of battered squid...More

1  Thank Tarquin G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A lovely traditional pub, with separate restaurant. We were able to sit outside on a lovely day, and had a fantastic lunch. I had the Smoked Haddock and Salmon fishcakes, which were delightful served with side salad and sweet potato fries. My husband had homemade...More

Thank MH2122
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Met with folk from East Grinstead. Easy relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and good food. Parking can be a bit of a problem.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

While going from Cranbrook to Ascot the scenic route we wanted to stop for lunch, just happened upon the Crown in Groombridge, just on the edge of a green we nearly missed it. The staff were really friendly and welcoming, the menu was extensive with...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

3 ladies of a certain age had a great lunch. Although it was really busy the food (a shared meat platter) was excellent and served promptly. The staff were very welcoming and friendly...even Lulu the loony labrador was given personal service of biscuits. We will...More

Thank sueO10TunWells
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The food (roast lamb, roast potatoes and veg) was beautiful, tasty and plentiful. The landlord was really accommodating and staff were friendly. We'll return - thanks for a lovely meal.

Thank Petersfriend5
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Proprietor wonderful and so helpful. Staff and food really top drawer both for pub lunches or silver service. Bed and Breakfast available

1  Thank Rosemary B
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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
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Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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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