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The Crown

€€ - €€€, British,
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
+44 118 988 3260
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ham” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Street | Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1QY, England
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay lots of character and excellent breakfast. Good location with parking. Spacious rooms with large en-suite wet room. Perfect!

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were really disappointed, I ordered the bean chilli, absolutely no flavour, rice lumpy and tasteless. My partner ordered the steak pie, pasty hard and the gravy bland. Will not be returning!

Thank linda d
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a quiet drink with friends. Good selection of drinks, food did look good too! The pub is nice inside and there is plenty seating outside for the summer days!

2  Thank kirronbirron
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We enjoyed our meals with a pint or two last evening. Nice fish and chips and a great burger. Good service, friendly pub, and they know how to look after the beer. We'll be back!

2  Thank poshsimontemplar
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Charming interior, stylish Pub, friendly staff. A nice place to stop by for a drink. Based on the street in Swallowfield. It has a calming atmosphere which is Dog friendly.

1  Thank ROBYN S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We tried this place on a Sunday,as we drove around the country one weekend.Seemed a nice friendly quite place.Plenty of parking spaces.Seemed quite a popular place with the locals.The sunday lunch was good as was the wine choice,friendly staff and good ambiance.Would we come here...More

1  Thank Rod B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the Crown, theme night( Last Night Of The Proms) 14 of us sat down and enjoyed Braised Beef ( cooked perfectly) followed by a huge selection of cheese while watching the Proms on a 8ft screen. Great beer and...More

2  Thank Mark A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had varied dishes including roast lamb; ham, egg and chips and linguine. The food was tasty and very reasonably priced. Overall a pleasant experience.

1  Thank Harriclan
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great place to stop off for a bite to eat, friendly and helpful staff with a good choice of food. Well worth the short drive off the motorway to get away from the crowded service stations

1  Thank CookRE
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

2  Thank empire g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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