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The Crown

The Crown The Green, Sandon, Chelmsford CM2 7SH, England
+44 1245 477164
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pie” (14 reviews)
“pigs cheeks” (2 reviews)
“bbq ribs” (2 reviews)
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The Crown The Green, Sandon, Chelmsford CM2 7SH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Crown is our local pub. But it is fast becoming one of our favourite places to eat. Not only is the food superb and I do mean superb, but the hosts are wonderful. They literally make you feel like one of the family without...More

Thank smidge1234
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dropped in en route to home on a long drive. Andrew (mine host) welcoming as ever and we left refreshed to cope with the balance of the drive. Bliss

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty meal from bar menu with specials available. Service good. Friendly and helpful. New landlord building this up into a good place to eat.

Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Under new management and certainly a vast improvement in every way. Eaten in the restaurant and the food was very good, in flavour and presentation. Good wine lists and very much appreciated as this can be a let down in many local pubs, well done....More

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have driven past The Crown many times and have thought it looked like a nice place to stop in for lunch. I decided that today was the day and my family and I were not disappointed. We were greeted with a warm handshake and...More

Thank nals1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best BBQ ribs I have ever had!!! Fantastic service and a lovely pub/ restaurant. Very friendly people!!

1  Thank amberroweeee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for fish and chips which is a special on Fridays - loved it! The pub has been renovated and has a lovely ambiance decorated in muted greys - very relaxing ! the food was tasty, well presented and hot - a few...More

1  Thank Chrissiecakecrumb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only live about 20 minutes from The Crown in Sandon, but had never heard of it and stumbled across it on Tripadvisor whilst looking for somewhere to eat on Friday evening. We arrived at this lovely peaceful looking village and received a very warm...More

1  Thank Critics-Eyes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great wines..great food..great setting..well worth a visit. Local produce featured on the menu and served well. Staff are conscientious.

1  Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My wife & I visited The Crown, for the first time, at the end of June. We ordered from the restaurant menu, we wanted something more than bar food. We both enjoyed the Pan Seared Scollops with Black Pudding. For the main course I had...More

1  Thank DENIS F
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Questions & Answers
8 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Yes, we are dog friendly at lunchtime and in the evenings in the bar, not the restaurant
24 August 2015|
Response from MarkBenny2013 | Property representative |
Hi We serve Sunday lunch 12-5 and it is advisable to book as we are busy on Sundays. Thank you Kerry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crown The Green, Sandon, Chelmsford CM2 7SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford  >  Sandon
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 477164
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Andrew and Sarah are very proud to be able to invite you to the Crown as the new owners. Although a native of this area for many years, Sarah has travelled extensively and brought a vision of the fabulous places around the world to the walls of the Crown in our unique and inspirational picture gallery. Andrew whilst not a native of this part of Essex, has brought his passion for great food and good wines to the kitchen and dining room of the Crown. Their shared vision of this welcoming pub is waiting for you in the heart of the countryside but just 15 minutes from the centre of Chelmsford. The bar will be open for lunches and evening food every Tuesday through Saturday from 15th June 2017 and the restaurant, Simply Sandon will be open Thursday,Friday and Saturday evenings from 6pm. There will also be a roast meal offered on Sundays from 12pm through to 4pm.
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