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The Crown Inn

The Square | West Down Village, West Down, Ilfracombe EX34 8NF, England
+44 1271 862790
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hotpot” (3 reviews)
“game pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Square | West Down Village, West Down, Ilfracombe EX34 8NF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Warm welcome, served immediately despite the Inn being busy. A (CAMRA meeting.) I had the Lasagne fries and peas. My wife the Mushroom Pie. It arrived piping hot on hot plates. Both main dishes were very good, the fries and peas spot on. Staff checked...More

Thank Richard_BJ2346ZL
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying in the area for work, my colleague and I came to The Crown for dinner. A beautiful pub, very well laid out and decorated. Real ale on tap, very well kept and backed up by their inclusion in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide....More

1  Thank mark_tween
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The pub a cosy atmosphere with open fire in winter. The staff are friendly and most efficient. There is a choice of 4 Sunday roasts, plus her menu available. I chose beef which was perfectly cooked ( pink in middle), my husband chose slow roasted...More

Thank mickiiandjohn
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Excellent food, very generous with lovely assortment of vegetables. Service very friendly and lovely atmosphere.

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A great country Inn a little off the beaten track. Food was great, had the game pie, excellent. An option which is rare these days of burgers and lasagne. Also local caught fish and meats. A well kept pint of Exmoor Gold was a delight....More

Thank Ubujack
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We visited here for lunch on the day before we were travelling back after our two weeks hol and wish we had tried it earlier. They allowed our two little dogs inside and we could sit anywhere with them which wasnt the case at other...More

Thank alli-g37
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night wanting to have a nice meal in the village we were staying. When we enquiried about which table for 2 we could take, we got asked if we're residents to which we answered no. We then got made to feel...More

Thank nsmorgan24
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had looked forward to returning to the Crown, we had not visited since before the renovations. The interior is beautifully done, welcoming and cosy, I hardly recognised the place. However, that is where the positive experience ended, we had very average meals, I had...More

4  Thank Dee S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed here overnight for my Hubby's birthday. We have eaten here many times previously but not stayed. Bedrooms were lovely website doesn't do them justice. Really clean and had everything we needed. Breakfast was amazing was really impressed. Staff really friendly and accommodating. Food excellent...More

2  Thank Neetah73
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I visited The Crown Inn for dinner and I was very disappointed, the food was flavourless and did not look apertisering, the coffee was lukewarm at best, expensive for such poor food. Maybe the chef had an off day?

1  Thank wispadoggie
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | West Down Village, West Down, Ilfracombe EX34 8NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe  >  West Down
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 862790
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