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The Crown Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
+44 1892 864742
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“meat platter” (3 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met for lunch just one course and we had booked. Met with a smile and shown to seat in the restaurant and given menu. After a timely pause the girl reappeared to take our order again with a smile. One of our group had a...More

Thank Which1Next
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch before visiting nearby Groombridge Place Gardens in Summer 2017. A very small quaint pub (which looks 200 years old), it sits just off a green, with good views of the small village and an outdoor seating area - perfect for a...More

Thank Wheatgerm
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went here for a late Saturday lunch. I’m veggie so chose to have the vegetarian soup, only the chef decided it was going to be game soup?? We both chose goats cheese and salad to start, which was lovely, none of...More

Thank Nikolas K
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Give it a try! According to the locals it is very popular amongst locals - especially in summer time. You enter this pub and you are greeted with a warm welcome. The service is excellent friendly and the food is great. Whether fish, meat, vegetables...More

Thank viegelinsch
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The Crown is your typical village pub. Set on the green in Groombridge it could be taken off the lid of a chocolate box. Great range of beers and the food is very good. Try the ploughmans- I had cheddar with home cooked ham -...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited last night with friends to have steak. Rib eye was ordered as rare. Rare it was..chewy and filled 50% with gristle. We had four steaks and all were the same and unable to be eaten. The chips were ok. I pointed this out to...More

1  Thank Mullanman
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your evening. I have looked into this matter,and the steaks, to see if there is anything different, Our steaks have not changed, and we have have had no other complaints. I am sorry you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Sat outside and enjoyed the view while eating a delicious meal. Good value for money. Enormous onion rings.

Thank Alison D
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

So glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped at The a Crown for a late lunch and sat outside in the sunshine watching the world go by. A varied menu with good service. Our burgers were delicious with the best chips I've had in a long time. I was just disappointed not...More

Thank Penguins444
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to the crown. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Really good 'home cooking' at this delightful village inn. friendly service and a really good menu and specials.

Thank Penny R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Five adults and an eighteen month old lively toddler were made to feel very welcome in this traditional pub. Our table was situated in the small but elegant restaurant area, and when we asked if we could move into the "snug" area so that our...More

Thank Jim R
Steve H, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review, we are very pleased you had a Great experience at the Crown. We look forward to seeing you all soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
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18:30 - 21:00
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18:30 - 21:00
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18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Groombridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 864742
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