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Crown Hotel

€€ - €€€, , British
23 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
+44 1202 672137
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
23 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came across this whilst searching for gluten free for my hubby. Made a booking after reading the reviews on trip advisor and we weren't disappointed. Not only does hubby suffer with gluten intollerences but also with others and follows a programme called FODMAP following research...More

Thank sueann_12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Starter scallops and crab the best I've ever had! But then the Main! Look great BBBUT then other picture shows before and after! Meat tough never had thin sliced tough before cabbage dark green tough cork chewy 2 mins to breakdown then Roast potatoes you...More

1  Thank Sweatyarab
Reviewed 1 week ago

We accompanied some family who had been here several times before. Poole is well served with a number of good restaurants and this is one of them. Whilst from the front and name this looks like a pub it is more a restaurant where they...More

1  Thank biffoBuckinghamshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Denise & Sean, have excelled themselves. As part of a party of fourteen, with varying orders, the service and attention to detail was subtle and seamless. We were all made to feel very welcome. There were other groups of people, with babies & dogs, also...More

Thank Glenda247
sean c, Owner at Crown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou Glenda for taking the time to write such a positive review ,we are so glad you Enjoyed your Evening with us and look forwardto seeing you again soon .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a date night on a busy Saturday evening. The staff are incredibly friendly and attentive. But the food is beyond the best in Poole. It is beautifully presented so when it arrives it has that wow factor. The Chef adds little...More

Thank Rargent
sean c, Owner at Crown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou Rargent for taking the timee to wrie your review ,its so lovely to get such positive feedback ,so glad you enjoyed your date night with us,we hope to see you again soon ,thankyou from all the Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A varied menu offering both contempory dishes and classic pub food. Food and service were both excellent. Nice little touches like complimentary freshly baked bread with home made dips and olives. Very reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

Thank friendsonholiday50
sean c, Owner at Crown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanyou for taking time out to write a review ,we appreciate the feedback ,so glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us it was lovely to meet you and hopefully see you again next time you are in the area ,thanks .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

10 of us booked to have a family meal and we couldn’t have been more pleased. From the moment we arrived it felt welcoming. We were directed to a small bar but ample because it is more of a restaurant than a pub just to...More

Thank gillyg21
sean c, Owner at Crown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gilly ,thankyou so much for taking thr time to write such a positive review .We are a small team and work hard so its great to be appreciated .Glad you all Enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to seeing you next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Merchant House B&B, the lovely David recommended the Crown, what a great recommend. We decided to have a drink first and instant made very welcome immediately and decided to book a table for dinner as we instantly felt very welcome and the...More

Thank Chris C
sean c, Owner at Crown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris ,thankyou so much for your positive review ,we are glad you had an enjoyable experience.We have only recently taken over the,Business and our Team of staff are enthusiastic and a cerdit ro us .We have been to Thailand ourselves and love their ciusine...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd like to write that this was great and the food fab, but it wasn't. I decided on the Crown, as A) I always walked passed it, but never quite enticed me. B) By looking for the elsewhere to go and try out, - based...More

1  Thank Rafah S
sean c, Owner at Crown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

MIXED UP MORE LIKE. ..... I would like to think that most people write reviews based on their own personal experience of quality of food ,service etc . I prefer to start with when you first arrived and thought you recognised the "over worked and...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here as a couple and with our two puppies. From the outside the Crown looks like a traditional pub and similar on the inside. Once the food arrived we realised this was a bit more than you would expect!! Very good food and service...More

Thank Lee H
sean c, Owner at Crown Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lee ,thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review ,we have a small team of staff who work very hard ,so great to be appreciated .Very glad you enjoyed your dining experience and we look forward,to Welcoming you back ,Thanks,again Sean...More

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Lee H
22 June 2018|
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Response from PachaPoole | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s very dog friendly and they take reservations - in fact it’s recommended for Sunday lunch.
7 March 2018|
Response from Marc1243 | Reviewed this property |
Normal pub hours I believe. It's not a night club.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 672137
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