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The Hand & Crown

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17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
+44 1279 725892
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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Back again to our local at the end of our road. As mentioned previously, menu doesn't change. Specials are available but £30 for a steak is a bit cheeky. Had a chicken, tomatoes and peppers dish and asked for no mozzarella on top, which wasn't a problem. Quite spicy and tasty. Served with new potatoes (lots) and a side of... More 

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Little Hallingbury, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

went for lunch reasonable menu ,large off putting portions but what was more disappointing was the general service and unpleasant staff not particularly helpful or friendly won't be recommending .

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Thank clareeb2017
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped hear after travelling back from thaxted. What a wonderful friendly pub great food cant say much more my food is going cold update after ive eten

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Thank tony w
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice of late lunch menu. Portions are large. Staff good natured. Non alcohol lunch as working. Beef stroganoff served with choice of rice or chips with fresh veg.

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Thank Vanessa H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food and service with a smile. Book in advance as very popular. The special fish dishes are delicious. The portions are huge so most people would struggle with 3 courses but leave room for dessert as they are yummy

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Thank Amanda A
Essex
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here never disappoints. Lovely huge portions and food is home made and delicious. My favourite place to eat

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Thank Roch69
london
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the two years that my disabled husband lived in the care home opposite the Hand and Crown we were regulars. The staff became like family, the food was fabulous (although our waistbands are straining due to the portion sizes) and, now that my husband lives somewhere else, we both miss it and intend to return soon. Because it's so... More 

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Thank Rebecca A
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always intended to visit here but somehow never got around to it. I should have made the effort sooner because the food here is very very good. Plenty of dishes to choose from and the portions are true pub size. The place was full on a Wednesday evening but service was quick. I'm definitely going back.

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Thank arby27
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here several times and never disappoints, food always good and served hot which is unusual and the service is quick and efficient

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Thank gwr9
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always come back here even if there's a gap of a year, lovely pub and staff. The food is delicious, quite pricey but well worth it! You'll struggle to finish the generous portions. They have a good routine of ordering at the bar and then being served at the table with your bill brought at the end, it works... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$49
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 725892

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?