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Crown & Anchor

) #26 of 47 Restaurants in Shoreham-by-Sea $$ - $$$ , British,
33 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DD, England
+44 1273 463500
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
33 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious food and the staff are always both natural and friendly which makes it Extra special ! A must visit if you're in Shoreham

Thank Farsidecalm
Reviewed 1 week ago

sat outside in the beautiful sunshine overlooking the river. fabulous food a great choice on the menu. Outside eating area lacking atmosphere this could be due to the building work going on at the moment. lovely afternoon. would defiently be going back. friendly cheerful staff

Thank 5weeks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family lunch yesterday with our 90-year-old Mum who lives in Shoreham and our hometown. We all sat outside in the sunshine overlooking the river Adur on a perfect Summer day. Lovely food and good friendly service and it's obvious some good changes have been (and...More

Thank SussexDodo
CrownandAnchor1698, General Manager at Crown & Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive comments! I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed our food and garden. We are very conscious that we need to modify certain areas of the pub to accommodate everyone and we will be focusing on this in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They advertise a fish menu to only to be told no fish menu so had roast beef instead. Beef was clearly a cheap joint and was cooked to the point where you couldn't chew it so was left. None of the vegetables were seasoned and...More

Thank kitkat1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is really varied with lots to choose from and we all went for different foods including fish, steak and curry. All of the food was really good, full of flavour and very tasty. The service was also perfect; it was timely and when...More

Thank Sally J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this pub several times since the take over from Shepherds Neame and it is terrible. The lovely roofing area outside facing the river has been taken down and it looks dreadful as it is far too open. Also since the takeover...More

Thank EMMA F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten here several times before it was taken over by a large chain we looked forward to our recent trip. Unfortunately the food was awful. The chilli nachos seemed packed produced, rubbery and just bland. The server obviously hadn't had any face to face...More

1  Thank DannyDeni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy Saturday and the lines are being cleaned so don't expect a great ale here when the pub is busy! Bad service as bar staff are too happy to blame the management with a simple shrug of the shoulders. Not hospitality here!More

Thank Deeman1
CrownandAnchor1698, General Manager at Crown & Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Deeman, I'm sure you appreciate that in order to drink a great tasting ale then the lines need to be looked after as well as the cask itself being well conditioned. We pride ourselves on providing great tasting ales. Apologies that you had to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Under the previous ownership we regularly had cod and chips- large and succulent. This evening my cod was small,thin and curled up at the ends but still at the old price. Service at the outside tables was very slow

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on a very busy Saturday night, booked in advance as there were 8 of us. The bar was very crowded with one server so took a while to get a drink. The waiter was great once we were seated, very attentive but...More

Thank ruthi b
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Mary L
What time is the quiz please?
13 February 2017|
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Response from gg666 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry never done the quiz there
Do you allow dogs in
11 August 2016|
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Response from Kate111113 | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved and on the lead
Tom O
Is there any parking?
8 August 2015|
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Response from marktiger69 | Reviewed this property |
Some on the street but restricted but car park not far about 5 mins walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shoreham-by-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 463500
The Crown and Anchor is open for daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner 10am till 9.30Pm.

Private dining on request.

Function room available for hire.
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