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The Crown Inn

Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
+44 1892 864742
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“meat platter” (3 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My partner and I went here for a late Saturday lunch. I’m veggie so chose to have the vegetarian soup, only the chef decided it was going to be game soup?? We both chose goats cheese and salad to start, which was lovely, none of...More

Thank Nikolas K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Give it a try! According to the locals it is very popular amongst locals - especially in summer time. You enter this pub and you are greeted with a warm welcome. The service is excellent friendly and the food is great. Whether fish, meat, vegetables...More

Thank viegelinsch
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The Crown is your typical village pub. Set on the green in Groombridge it could be taken off the lid of a chocolate box. Great range of beers and the food is very good. Try the ploughmans- I had cheddar with home cooked ham -...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited last night with friends to have steak. Rib eye was ordered as rare. Rare it was..chewy and filled 50% with gristle. We had four steaks and all were the same and unable to be eaten. The chips were ok. I pointed this out to...More

1  Thank Mullanman
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your evening. I have looked into this matter,and the steaks, to see if there is anything different, Our steaks have not changed, and we have have had no other complaints. I am sorry you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Sat outside and enjoyed the view while eating a delicious meal. Good value for money. Enormous onion rings.

Thank Alison D
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

So glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Stopped at The a Crown for a late lunch and sat outside in the sunshine watching the world go by. A varied menu with good service. Our burgers were delicious with the best chips I've had in a long time. I was just disappointed not...More

Thank Penguins444
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to the crown. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Really good 'home cooking' at this delightful village inn. friendly service and a really good menu and specials.

Thank Penny R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Five adults and an eighteen month old lively toddler were made to feel very welcome in this traditional pub. Our table was situated in the small but elegant restaurant area, and when we asked if we could move into the "snug" area so that our...More

Thank jmrrohan
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review, we are very pleased you had a Great experience at the Crown. We look forward to seeing you all soon.

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Turned up bang on 9:00, they managed to seat and feed us despite the kitchen staff eating ready to leave. Lovely food, really friendlyy staff and unique decor filled with antiquities. Highly recommend :)

Thank Luc L
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We were exploring the area after arriving on the steam train, and found the crown inn. We were delighted with the service, friendly staff, beautiful bar meal and generous portions. We will be back!

Thank Rebecca M
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your review, much appreciated We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Groombridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 864742
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