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The Crown and Thistle

) #10 of 65 Restaurants in Darwen $$ - $$$ , British,
37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
+44 1254 705518
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (39 reviews)
“ice cream” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

hadn't been here for several years, cos we don't go out much, but decided to go Wednesday night which is pie night! We had different pies and they were both excellent, probably the best cheese and onion pie I've ever had. Thin crispy delicious pastry...More

Thank jayneylaney09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have not been here for some time so we thought we'd give it a go for a quick spot of lunch. Great menu choice with fantastic service we really couldn't fault any part of our visit. We shall be back to try the pub...More

Thank Mike769953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long long wait the food that came was the wrong order. There was only one more couple in so hardly busy?' When we eventually got our food ( 45mins later) it was horrible, far too much salt in both my pie mash and...More

Thank socket52
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Been twice..long wait for service even when quiet ..although some things might be home cooked i feel the food is bought from a local frozen food outlet...give a guess .......land...cheese cake on offer looks very like the one i have bought before with my shopping...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Been crown and thistle many times and not really had an issue but today admittedly I was angry walked out in the end. After being served drinks very quickly. We were left for 30min with no service. About 15min after we arrived another table arrived....More

Thank Zoe B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

there was about 12 of us and most of us had differant meals the chicken was dry /mixed grill meat was tuff veg was cold . the veg looked lovely when it come but soon went cold i think only the fish was good the...More

Thank rocky088
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious, the staff were lovely and the setting was perfect. I would definitely recommend. Perfect for all occasions.

Thank pieandchips22
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Food is always great. Ambiance is just the way I like it. Zoe &co always make you feel better than you were before you came in! Only distance and money keeps us away! Otherwise we would dine here at least two days a week 😁...More

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

On a positive note the staff were lovely and friendly, but that's about it! People coming in after us being served before us, no loo paper in the ladies! As for the food, yes I should have said something at the time, but the driest...More

1  Thank Rixy09
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Super friendly, great family venue. Nothing is ever too much trouble for the staff. And they look after children, adults and older generations exactly the same! Sunday lunch or a midweek dinner......

Thank Amanda M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 705518
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