We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant

All photos (49)
Certificate of Excellence

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

Location and contact

Dating from 1491 The Crispin Inn, situated in the historic Cinqueport of Sandwich, retains the old world charm of the traditional English Pub.With open fires beamed ceilings wooden floors,plus a riverside patio.Serving traditional English food alongside world cuisine.Superb wines and exellent local wines.And a fantastic selection of Hand pulled Real ales.Topped off with a warm welcome
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Caribbean, Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (373)
Filter reviews
364 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews goat curry jerk pork caribbean curry dumplings burger plantains rice salad banoffee pie sunday roast whitebait ham sandwiches the pub the river toll bridge bite to eat
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 364 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Crispin is our favourite place to visit winter or summer, a beautiful spot by the river and a lovely old building. The Caribbean dishes are yummy and the more traditional dishes plentiful and delicious. My four year old often asks for a visit on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vickycrocks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly pub with good choice of food available, great ranges of drinks. Clean and run very well, well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank addaracing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here on the off chance, so pleased that I did. Very friendly staff, fab menu, English/continental on one side - Caribbean on the other! I punted for the spicy sausage & bean pasta - delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Calts63
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I turned up for a drink and something to eat, no massive expectations, no haute cuisine. I ordered a chilli burger, you can't go wrong with that can you? After all it is a hamburger with chilli spread over it, isn't it?...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Steeev
Tmw4, Owner at The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

You know at some point in our business you are going to have to put up with a serial moaner or two, Checking your other reviews shows me that you are one of them My partner told me about your comments that the Chilli burger...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Crispin is a fabulous old inn, run by lovely people, Terry and Pam. They have their own Crispin Ale, dark and pale (delicious!) and serve excellent food, in warm surroundings often with live music accompniament. It's the kind of pub you want to go...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank alfaqfour
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We went for the Caribbean menu and it was great. The chicken curry and peas and rice was a delight and very reasonably priced. The only word of caution would be if you added one of their dumplings be aware they are absolutely delicious but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Discovery2011
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and had lunch here today we had starters of chicken patties and sweet potato fritters fritters were excellent then we had jerk pork which was great and chicken rundown which my wife really liked . recommend the food and the staff really friendly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Business lunch with some old friends. Nice pub good atmosphere and very good food. Good beer as well, a very pleasant time was had by all.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank cairo1967
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I searched for somewhere different to eat for our weekend camping in Sandwich. I was drawn to the Caribbean food available here and it didn’t disappoint! I had the Caribbean chicken curry and asked for it medium hot-it was absolutely delicious, a huge portion, which...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 837helenb
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here mid-week but bit surprised at how quiet the pub was. No problem getting a table! Great menu with lots of choice especially the Caribbean options. Three of the group opted for the Caribbean menu and one fish 'n' chips, which was delicious with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steve6244
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Crispin Inn Bar & Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing