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The Crown Pub And Grill

#13,171 of 17,868 Restaurants in London
€€ - €€€
Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
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108 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8HW, England
+44 20 7261 9524
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Worst menu ever! £10 for a shepherds pie..... with BEANS!? £10 for vegetable pasta which pronto sell for £3.50 next door. My friend was lucky enough to have the last fish finger panini although it didn't come with chips. "Oh sorry, we don't sell chips here." Instead it came with nachos covered in questionable green gloop. They were also playing... More 

Thank RayneWooney
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Went into a half empty pub for a beer. Was totally ignored at the bar for ten minutes. The woman supposedly serving seemed to to look upon customers as an irritation, I can't rate the beer as i got fed up with waiting and walked out,never to return. I live locally and always wondered why all the other pubs were... More 

Thank Paul L
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

During non-peak times, you can expect to wait an ungodly amount of time to be served by the lacklustre staff here, and if you do, don't expect what you order to be A) what you ordered, or B) the price presented. I've frequently seen and experienced overcharging here, and when I have ordere dfood (normally when in a group) we've... More 

Thank Adam P
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

I ended up here quite unintentionally. Fresh off a plane, little sleep since departing Florida the night before, I needed coffee, beer, and food, preferably in quick succession. In residence at the Mad Hatter Hotel a few blocks north on Blackfriars Rd, I was exploring the neighborhood in search of a lunch spot. I'd have plenty of chances to eat... More 

3 Thank Matt_Take_Me_2Europe
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Average burger, staff were unnecessarily rude. My food took over an hour to cook and they made a mistake. I wouldn't recommend.

Thank Oyeniyi I
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Went to the Crown for a quick drink. Poor quality of cider and beer tasting of. Staff was polite, but would not go back. On the plus side there was a nice beer garden on in the back.

Thank Matilda123456
Lakeland, Florida
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

After a day long tour of London we had dinner at Doggetts Crown Pub and Grill on the bank of the Thames River. I told the waiter we were tourists and wanted a very authentic London dinner and a "pint. He made fantastic selection for us which were delicious. He even made a great selection of a traditional dessert which... More 

1 Thank jerphil
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

Good pub with good selection of your high street beers to some that are more exotic. Ate their recently for first time.Burgers and seafood are also fair to good. Only criticism - the bar staff are nice enough, just a bit too soviet for my liking.

3 Thank Casanovanfly
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345 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

We often nip here on a lunch time and either have a meal (usually burger and chips) and a drink. The service is really friendly, the food is decent and they are quick to please. We've always had good experiences here.

Thank Youngklaus
New York
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

We just stumbled upon this place and went in because they had a sign advertising pies for 6 pounds. We also wanted to have a classic london pub experience. The staff were inviting and patient with us as they explained how you order food at the bar. It was basically like eating in a living room for the community. You... More 

Thank John C
kiwiphil, Manager at The Crown Pub And Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we are happy that you enjoyed your visit . We are quite proud of our pie and mash and the great price we sell it at! We don't claim to be "Gourmet". We are a traditional boozer that does good food and drinks. Again many thanks for the kind words and we look to seeing you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7261 9524
The Crown is a grand old pub on Blackfriars rd. With stripped back flooring and simple decor, its a classic english pub without the stuffiness. A great range of imported and local beers can be found here. with an emphasis on serving nothing from the "generic" beer companies.the food range is based around American style burgers with everything from a classic Route 66 beef , through to a Tombstone stacker!something for everyone is served in an informal and relaxed manner.The Crown is one of the only pubs in the area with an off-road garden, great for lazing away an afternoon or evening, its sun drenched all summer long!the pub is big enough for functions of up to 150 persons and these can be booked on any night except fridays!

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