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The Hand & Crown

) #3 of 25 Restaurants in Sawbridgeworth $$ - $$$ , British,
17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
+44 1279 725892
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (17 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely and welcoming pub. This is the third time we've been and the food and hospitality has not disappointed us! We like to think we have discerning tastes and so far everything has been lovely, whether it's the Sunday roast or a Seafood dish. A...More

1  Thank Jean no A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is great, specials are a good addition. portions are enormous and there is something for everyone :-)

1  Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Where do you start. From the moment you walk in the pub has a very cosy and warm feel about it with all its great features you would expect in an old building. The staff were very polite and helpful from the moment we arrived...More

1  Thank Shane M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Good wholesome food generous portions. I have visited on a number of occasions and always enjoyed the food.

1  Thank phutch64
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The pork scratching are to die for!! Absolutely fantastic!! Staff are all really polite and friendly, we had a starter and then a main the service was really quick despite being busy. There were lots of reservations though so might be worth booking.

1  Thank Ben R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The menu at the hand and crown is extensive and of a very high quality. But for those lazy sunny days. Try the excellent range of sandwiches with a bucket of chips - suggest you share as they are huge......what better way to catch up...More

1  Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lovely food, great menu with a good choice of specials on the board. There is always a warm welcome. Staff are very attentive. The food portions are very generous and the food is so delicious. They have a lovely take on unique desserts. Would recommend...More

1  Thank Morganz
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great atmosphere, nice beer and a good wine list. Food choice was superb and everyone's dish was remarkable. Fast service, and all timely, no one having to wait for others to receive their dishes.

1  Thank Doug H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

What can I say? Huge starters (you might not need a main), Huge mains (you probably won't want a starter!) and big tasty desserts. You don't normally get this level of food standard being served in such large portions. To some it might seem pricey,...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We love this little place in the summer as we can take our dog in the garden area and enjoy proper pub food

Thank Debbie S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you accept well behaved dogs? Always better than little children.
16 April 2017|
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Response from maria2835 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of what the pub's policy is on dogs being allowed into the dinning area as suggested call them.
Muriel M
What are the prices on the evening menu?
24 October 2015|
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Response from Rita D | Reviewed this property |
We hesitate to go there now as the portions are so large it is a little offputting. You certainly do not need more than one course.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 725892
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