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The Crown

) #195 of 490 Restaurants in Reading €€ - €€€ , British,
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
+44 118 988 3260
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
€€ - €€€
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It was a pleasant and enjoyable visit. The lovely staff members (including the cook) were very friendly but at the same time kept a reasonable distance from us. The rooms are at an average bit that's because it's a bed and breakfast. The breakfast was...More

1  Thank empire g
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I've just had a meal at The Crown, Swallowfield for the first time in about seventeen years. The pub has changed quite a bit for the better and is well laid out. It has a relaxing atmosphere and the interior looks charming. There was a...More

1  Thank SissySoo
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Nit a great experience considering the owners used to run a popular establishment with good class food. Maybe looking for cheap retirement option. Sorry but not great

Thank CharlieBuffYateley
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I am so pleased to see food back at The Crown, and great honest food at that. Myself and family have eaten here a number of times and haven't had a complaint yet. Last night, after slaving away over the Christmas tree (!) my mother...More

1  Thank HannahRSpencer
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stopped here for a late lunch on our way back from London - completely unplanned - service was friendly and swift - there was a good selection on the menu one of us had fish and chips the other three of us had roast...More

Thank stephelloyd
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Enjoyed a lovely roast dinner at The Crown.The beef was tender and the puddings were great - definitely recommend the sticky toffee. The service was brilliant, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Great atmosphere for families and look forward to their christmas party.

1  Thank ES106
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Made last minute decision to have a roast here today. The owner kindly sorted a table for us quickly. 4 of us ordered a beef roast, and my dad a lamb Wellington. The roast was very disappointing, the Yorkshire pudding was raw in the middle...More

1  Thank aet98
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I rang to book for today. Opeing times are on the website but not the hours the restaurant is open. It turns out that the restaurant was open for only one hour today. The place was cold and cheerless with no atmosphere at all and...More

Thank Bobbie M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had a fantastic afternoon/evening here Sun.14th.Aug Live music and BBQ in the garden, the landlords and staff were very friendly and the food and drink excellent

1  Thank SeasonedTea
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Wanted a reasonable, but good quality meal, so the Kids and I thought we'd give this a try. Very welcoming, food was limited menu but reasonable and all tastes covered. Very nice evening and we will be back.

1  Thank Stuart L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 988 3260
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