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The Crown Inn at Roecliffe

€€ - €€€, British,
Roecliffe, Boroughbridge YO51 9LY, England
+44 1423 322300
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (16 reviews)
“pudding” (40 reviews)
“venison” (22 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Roecliffe, Boroughbridge YO51 9LY, England
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1 - 10 of 762 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Returned to this well know restaurant tasked away in the viallage of Roecliffe near Boroughbridge. Having been here previously it has been a great venue for a weekend lunch. Sadly not any more! Under new ownership, it has lost all of its atmosphere, the food...More

Thank Steven J
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Apologies if things were not to your taste however we do not seem to have been made aware of any issues at the time when we could have addressed them. The prices are not significantly different to prior menus and the quality has recently been...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Since this restaurant changed hands about 8 months ago all has not gone smoothly for the new owners but many customers seem resistant to change and resent anyone else running their restaurant!! Well in fact we had an excellent meal for my birthday, service, cooking...More

2  Thank hotelchris
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this fantastic review and we are really pleased you enjoyed your birthday celebration with us. We look forward to seeing you again and to repeating the excellent service and great dining experience for you. Very best wishes from The Crown Inn Team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wide menus with something to eat for everyone. Prices are reasonable and portions large. Our friendly waitress made the visit very enjoyable helping to satisfy two demanding toddlers.More

1  Thank AlexFHampshire
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Alex. So pleased you enjoyed your visit. It’s also great to hear that the little ones were happy too. We like to think we can provide a good experience for all including our younger customers 😉. Best wishes from all at The Crown...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service, food and wine all excellent . Good , wide choice for each course and well presented. Attentive staff and good atmosphere. We will return!

1  Thank janeboret
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Janet. Really pleased that you had a good evening and we look forward to repeating the experience for you on your next visit. Best wishes The Crown Inn Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting three quarters of an hour we eventually got our starters which we all agreed were delicious. I chose the Halibut main course which was very dry and over cooked, the prawns were like rubber and the accompaniments were cold. I mentioned it to...More

1  Thank BrendaLapta
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am very sorry you were disappointed overall with your visit although you enjoyed the delicious starter course. I have checked with the staff as I don’t recall any significant delays from yesterday evening’s service. It may have seemed longer than it actually took but...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a brisk walk around Roecliffe, a stones throw from St Mary’s (a must see) we found The Crown. A beautiful 16th century coaching inn, turned cosy boozer and restaurant. For lunch we had sandwiches which are generously served with a soup taster, dressed salad...More

1  Thank Paul B
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Paul. It is always lovely to hear our customers have enjoyed their visit - doubly so when they come in twice in a row!! Looking forward to being of service again soon. Very best wishes The Crown Inn Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were impressed by the efficient and pleasant manner of lady who answered the telephone when we made our booking. We ordered crab cakes as a starter, two main courses of rock bass and halibut. Very tasty and imaginatively cooked vegetable side dishes. We finished...More

1  Thank Richard B
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review Richard. It is so gratifying to hear customers have received the excellent service we strive for. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Sarah, Joe & the Team.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had our wedding here mid-September, and it was the most perfect, most fantastic day! The food was absolutely delicious.. Prawn cocktail - delightful; beef medallions - melted in your mouth; trio of desserts - exquisite. 15 of the wedding party ate here the night...More

1  Thank davina419
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Wow!! Thank you Davina. It is so gratifying to hear from our wedding clients that they had the perfect day they dreamed of. I am so proud of our team for delivering not only the service everyone expects but, as you say, for going above...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Dinner with friends was ruined by very long waits for overcooked food.We were told this was a new menu but clearly not enough was done to prepare for it. This in combination with a disappointing and over-priced wine list suggests there is much work to...More

Thank maxfax1
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for the feedback but I can assure you that our wine prices haven’t changed since taking over the business. We are in the process of choosing a new wine menu to go with our new menu which was very well received by the...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The pub looked lovely and was beautifully decorated so I had high hopes. Only booked it 3 hours before we went, but said they had spaces and could accommodate the dog (as long as we sat in the bar area and not the restuatant which...More

Thank Anna L
SMStuart1, Owner at The Crown Inn at Roecliffe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Sorry - again!. We have had a ‘reshuffle’ in the kitchen based on Saturday’s abnormally delayed service and less than perfect dishes. So please do use your voucher to see if we can make a better ‘first’ impression. Best wishes from all at The Crown...More

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86badger
27 May 2016|
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Response from Andrea S | Reviewed this property |
Not personally however a wedding reception was taking place when we last had dinner and it looked excellent. An nice outside seating area, covered if the weather isnt great.
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judu2015
1 May 2015|
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Response from Greg L | Reviewed this property |
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sally D
20 January 2015|
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Response from wacfred | Reviewed this property |
from the Good Pub Guide "Dogs allowed in: Dogs Bar, Dogs Bedrooms" hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roecliffe, Boroughbridge YO51 9LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Boroughbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 322300
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Description
Characterful Country Inn, situated in the picturesque North Yorkshire village of Roecliffe facing the village green. 2 AA Rosette Award winning food, real ales, excellent wines, and cosy bedrooms await your visit. The Coach House is a popular wedding venue, being registered for ceremonies, and often booked for larger gatherings such as birthday parties, anniversaries etc. Sunny beer garden with heating for the chillier evenings and real fires during the winter months make this a year-round destination for the discerning diner, drinker, traveller. We look forward to welcoming you.
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