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The Crown Inn Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Green, Horsted Keynes, Haywards Heath RH17 7AW, England
+44 1825 791609
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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked for Mother's Day lunch well it advance and was notified at the time that they were running the day in sittings, meaning that you could only have your table for 2 hours, a point which was reiterated when I was asked to confirm my booking the day before - fair enough. Upon arrival my family and I were... More 

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Scotland
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. Lovely clean restaurant. Large log fire was very welcoming. The sandwiches were very fillin and came with salad and chips, more than we could eat. One of our party asked for soup, and at just after 12pm, they said they had none. There was only another 3 people in before us...disappointing.

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Thank Roberta1330
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I'm glad you enjoyed our lovely pub & restaurant. I'm sorry that there was no soup available, we do normally have a freshly made soup of the day available. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Uckfield, East Sussex
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with friends to the crown last night and were amazed there were only two other people in there all evening. The table was comfortable and the menu arrived quickly. We all wanted scallops to start and were told there were only two scallops left - how with only six people in the pub had they sold out of... More 

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Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and the kind sentiments, we too were amazed at how quiet the restaurant was last night, considering the week before we had 65 for dinner. As we buy our produce fresh each day we cannot always guarantee availability (in this case chef wasn't happy with the quality of some of the scallops that arrived that... More 

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. No change since the last owners. Squid starter is amazing and can highly recommend. Plus drink Ridgeview champagne...

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Thank Sarah D
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, the salt and pepper squid is always a popular dish. Glad you enjoyed the local sparkling wine too. We hope to see you again soon. More 

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mid-week meal with friends. Relaxed atmosphere. Service was not quick but as a result I ate three courses over three hours which was unheard of for me! All courses were absolutely lovely. The scallops were beautifully presented and so tasty. Will definitely revisit.

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Thank Karen C
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad your enjoyed your meal, as a rule we generally like to run a relaxed service to give you time to relax and enjoy your meal. If your ever in a rush though please let us know when you arrive and we can make sure we are as swift as possible. More 

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Sunday lunch , nice varied menu ; nibbles to start . Good wine list and plenty of real ale choice . Superb roast beef with all the trimmings and a gorgeous crumble to follow . Service friendly and efficient with easy parking . Definitely come again .

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Thank Andrew H
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your lunch, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They said they'd change it in next few days after chatting about choices on site. However they didn't and I booked two weeks before going? They had some reviews about this issue Just checked site today and still has mark Raffan as chef from Gravetye however he has left and my booking was made 3 weeks ago ? Not very... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an exquisite meal here at the weekend, scallops on bacon chutney with samphire and a sweet potato crisp, followed by lamb rump with pearl barley, smoked aubergine, cumin baby carrots and cavalo nero (& local Sea Cider from Ditchling). We were given the choice of sitting in the restaurant or bar, and chose the bar to be near... More 

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woking, england
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Bream and The house burger were very nice as was the waitress. There was only 2 other parties eating tonight so the atmosphere was quiet.....

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have visited this pub several times before - convenient to meet family. Checked out website for menu and wondered whether we ought to book, but decided to just turn up and hope for the best. On arrival staff were very friendly, but no welcoming open fire - and it was snowing outside, so one would have been most welcome! Had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$56
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Horsted Keynes, Haywards Heath RH17 7AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath  >  Horsted Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 791609

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