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The Crown Inn

$$ - $$$British, ,
1 Nidon Lane, Catcott, Bridgwater TA7 9HQ, England
+44 1278 722288
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (66 reviews)
“pudding” (38 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Nidon Lane, Catcott, Bridgwater TA7 9HQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic country pub with bags of character, the food was amazing especially the steak bap, with sweet pot fries and salad. Staff were lovely and friendly even with the picky orders when I requested a change from the menu. Even though it's out in the...More

Thank JB210912
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never disappointed with the quality of food and service. Our fourth visit ( and won't be our last) with family/ friends. Warm and friendly atmosphere and efficient staff, nothing was too much trouble and the food was excellent.

Thank Geraldine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say except that the home cooked carvery was fantastic the host made us feel really welcome and we will be back also looking forward to the new ploughmans and pimms on a Sunday so I can arrange some girls get together...More

Thank treacle03
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely to see you, new Sunday summertime lunchtime specials will start this week, great to sit in the garden and enjoy, ploughman’s and pimms, salad and cider, burgers and beer, etc enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon See you soon Row

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

another visit to the crown and got the same quality of food and service you always get there... very attentive and nothing too much trouble.. 4 very different main courses but all served and produced to perfection with plenty of options and always great that...More

Thank simonboley
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Simon, always great to see you glad you enjoyed your evening with us, see you soon Row

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Never had a bad meal here very welcoming great staff will be back !! Food is amazing cooked to perfection , a pub worth the travel

Thank Sarah P
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We do our best, thank you very much Row

Reviewed May 6, 2018

Been here lots of times for Sunday Carvery Lunch. Sadly, this time it was not as good as usual. The meat was lovely, but all the vegetables had been kept warm far too long. The roast potatoes were soft and fat soaked, rather than the...More

1  Thank alfredston
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy the carvery this time, the veggies were regularly topped up so will have to take your word on that.....as for the potatoes quite agree they were not like our usual spuds, unfortunately our supplier sent us a different...More

Reviewed May 5, 2018

Ignore first appearance, the food is excellent. Cooked after ordering so a little wait, but well worth it. Prices are reasonable and the staff very friendly. The menu is quite extensive and nothing is too much trouble. The desserts are to die for.

Thank billguy6719
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you, hope to see you soon, great to hear you enjoyed our cooking Thanks Row

Reviewed April 30, 2018

Don't be put off by the scruffy exterior, we received a lovely welcome and the choice of food was good. The food was very tasty, we had mushrooms on ciabatta to start and scampi and lasagne as mains . The pub is just out of...More

1  Thank hmc122
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

the food and welcome is the most important thing we feel and am pleased you enjoyed your visit, come and see us again soon Regards Row

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Eaten Sunday lunch a few times here and as always it is second to none..the kids love it and so do my partner and I. Bought family from America today for lunch and he was amazed at how good it is. He will be bringing...More

Thank Nigel G
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you.......we are very relaxed and informal as country pubs should be, pleased you enjoyed the carvery too, see you soon Regards Row

Reviewed April 29, 2018

If you don’t know Catcott really well you’ll find it a bit of a challenge to navigate your way to this pub - but persevere! Unspoilt and traditional, it’s warm and welcoming and I had a great pint of bitter here along with a lovely...More

Thank Eddylevel
Rowena K, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Sat nav usually finds us ok, but otherwise yes we are a bit out the way, glad you found us worthwhile tho Regards Row

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Sally A
January 20, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Rowena K | Property representative |
12 to 2 and evening 6 to 8
Michael L
May 5, 2017|
Response from Rowena K | Property representative |
We have a dedicated fryer for chips, and our chips are gluten free not coated in a crisping agent, we also have a great selection of gluten free options on our menu which we are happy to discuss with you Regards Jess
Lucas G
April 5, 2017|
Response from Rowena K | Property representative |
Certainly do and they are proper potatoes not coated so gluten free too, also do new potatoes, jacket, mash and herby dice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Nidon Lane, Catcott, Bridgwater TA7 9HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bridgwater  >  Catcott
  • Phone Number: +44 1278 722288
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A traditional family run welcoming freehold country inn, over 400 years old and still retaining much of the charm and features of a typical old british pub, locally sourced homecooked menu, specials board, local fully matured steaks and grills and a very popular Sunday lunchtime and evening carvery Families are welcome with junior menu options, highchairs available upon request, well behaved dogs welcome (fireside tables only) Great selection of cask ales, lagers and ciders, cosy open log fire for the winter months and large beer garden and play area for the summer. New Wagon Wheel restaurant and function room (refurbished October 16) ideal for larger groups and private parties, buffets, weddings catered for.
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