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The Crown

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2 Ickwell Road, Northill SG18 9AA, England
+44 1767 627337
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite arriving, for lunch when the pub was busy we were made to feel very welcome and served quickly. The IPA was in excellent condition, and the food served in large portions. The fish and chips especially so . We had a great meal. We finished with coffee , and that was the only disappointment : the promising aroma ,... More 

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Crown for the first time for many years as we had noted several good reviews. Time was short so we only had main courses as we had another appointment afterwards. It was a Saturday evening and the place was full so a very good atmosphere. The drink selection was fine with well kept beer. Several of... More 

Thank 12KBBT
Shefford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My two friends and I are attempting to visit a pub a week within the local area and this continues our reviews starting from January 2017. We score each establishment on 6 categories, the last making up 50% of our overall score. The categories are as follows; Service (10%) Facilities (10%) Drink selection (10%) Atmosphere (10%) Value (10%) Overall experience... More 

Thank Dan D
Bedford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and service, well kept ale and friendly staff. Everything I would hope to find when eating in a pub but so rarely do. The Crown have got it exactly right and long may it continue.

2 Thank Martin B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We phoned last night to see if we could book and they managed to fit us in! What lovely staff and food :) we have visited a few times but they always make us feel welcome. Keep it up :)

Thank Maria R
Baldock, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

5 of us went to the crown for lunch following a bike ride around the local area. The food was delicious. Well cooked and well presented. I had the lamb with potatoes anna and to follow the trio of deserts. The young staff were very friendly and helpful. All in all a lovely experience.

Thank Alison M
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

we had a splendid meal here we both started with the salmon and prawn tian and salad with avocado puree. My partner had for her main monk fish potato with spinach whereas I had ttbeef medalians dauphinoise potato and broccoli. my girlfriend had for her dessert had a chocolate delice and I had the cheese board with grapes and crackers.... More 

Thank Mick C
Flitwick, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had lunch here with a friend. I had the burger followed by the cheesecake. The burger was very well cooked with nice fries & onion rings. I then had strawberry & white chocolate cheesecake - in all honesty I couldn't taste the white chocolate but I was glad about that as I think it would have been a little... More 

Thank Michelle L
Bedford, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had a pleasant lunch here recently in the Snug although the tables are a little too close together. Two of us had the scampi and one had the cod loin. The latter was very tasty and worth the wait. The scampi however was rather on the dry side and over-cooked which was a pity. The sticky toffee puddings were... More 

Thank Iveltravellers
Ashwell, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Visited The Crown with my dad and my better half! Had a lovely meal with good service in a nice setting. We're not regulars at the Crown but head there every few months and have always enjoyed the food and atmosphere.

Thank Allie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ickwell Road, Northill SG18 9AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Northill
  • Phone Number: +44 1767 627337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?