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The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant

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4 High Street, Sandwich CT13 9EA, England
+44 1304 621967
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11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Deal, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub, nothing on menu to suit me as a vegan, but the chef prepared me an excellent vegan Caribbean curry. Will return

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Thank Pmw67
kent
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a themed night, a good friendly atmosphere plenty of friendly locals! Lovely little pub

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Thank jembaby
Margate, United Kingdom
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456 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Went here for the first time with friends just before Christmas for lunch. Went again today just the two of us and shared a ploughman's lunch which was excellent. An added bonus was the Adnam's beer. Landlord couldn't have been more helpful. We'll be back for sure!

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Thank MichaelMacartney
Kent
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I took my sister here for lunch, we were hoping for the curried goat but unfortunately it wasn't on this day, we settled on a roast beef dish, living in Sandwich i have eaten here on a few occasions and never had a problem, but the beef was very tough thick and hard to cut, my sister left hers, the... More 

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Thank Moetbubbles
Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Firstly I'm sorry that your first choice was unavailable, secondly I'm sorry the meat was not up to the standard we expect. Our normal supplier has just retired so we were using a different one for the first time, so we will address this problem for the future weeks. Thank you for... More 

Westerham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Meeting daughter for lunch we ended up here as the Bell Hotel wasn't doing food. What a great surprise it was. A cosy pub atmosphere and quiet hospitality. We certainly didn't expect something more urban like a Caribbean menu. Hubby, daughter and myself immediately wanted everything on the menu! We settled for the goat curry, a mains portion of the... More 

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Thank linda d
Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Linda I remember your visit. it was nice to meet you. we are very pleased you found us and popped in. Its nice when people are pleasantly surprised by our menu, I know you spoke to Pam too. We look forward to seeing you next time you visit, many thanks Terry and Pam More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went with friends yesterday for lunch. Wasn't disappointed .all our meals delicious.was busy but well worth the wait.we are never disappointed 👍👌😁

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Thank Brenda S
Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Brenda. Always good to see you and thank you for your patience on what was a very busy day, (I believe you were our only booking) Thank you for taking time to post a review. Look forward to seeing you soon Pam and Terry More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

All twelve members of the group made positive comments about their experience of eating lunch at The Crispin Inn Bar and Restaurant. The food was good and well priced. The staff were friendly and helpful and the pub itself is simple and unpretentious. Will return when we are next in Sandwich.

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Thank mackenzie192
Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, and such positive comments. We look forward to seeing you on your next walk Pam and Terry More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Had a goat curry at crispin yesterday with my wife and friends they had jerk Chicken and jerk pork it was absolutely gorgeous the staff was so helpful and friendly the log fire was burning away And as for the real ale I had the best pint of doombar I've ever had,I think I had 3 actually.deffo go again 👍👍👍👍👍

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Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Molly We are pleased you enjoyed your lunch and the ale. I will pass on your comments to the staff , look forward to seeing you again soon Pam and Terry More 

Peterborough UK
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278 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch today. It's a nice pub very traditional with a few nice real ales. The food however was painfully slow around 45 minutes for ploughman's and fish and chips. There was no warning of this just horribly short staffed I wish they just warned us when we ordered and paid at the bar. The food itself was... More 

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Thank theposh
Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry about the wait you had for your food, I presume you were one of the many walk ins we had on that day. There was only one booking ! And we had 60 people wanting food 60 minutes. We did at one point stop taking orders to concentrate on the ones we had, some of which were large... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We came across the Crispin whilst staying at the Bell Hotel, which is opposite. We found two comfy armchairs by the window and ordered sandwiches which were really good but a tad expensive but in keeping with food prices in the area. We liked it so came back for a drink one evening. We received a warm welcome in this... More 

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Thank traceywFrance
Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Tracey Thank you for your nice review, we are pleased you liked the atmosphere here and hope to see you in the near future Pam and Terry 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 High Street, Sandwich CT13 9EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 621967
Description
Dating from 1491 The Crispin Inn, situated in the historic Cinqueport of Sandwich, retains the old world charm of the traditional English Pub.With open fires beamed ceilings wooden floors,plus a riverside patio.Serving traditional English food alongside world cuisine.Superb wines and exellent local wines.And a fantastic selection of Hand pulled Real ales.Topped off with a warm welcome

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