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The Crown Inn

2.5 of 5
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52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6RP, England
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tim and Germaine were extremely welcoming and helpful - and staff were friendly. The food (breakfasts and evening meal) was first class; as was the Abbot bitter. Our room was spacious and the bed was very comfortable. Everywhere was neat and clean.

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Thank juandmike
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to be regulars of the Crown back in the days when it was primarily known as a pub. It still has a friendly pub feel to it, but there is more emphasis on good quality food these days. We were very impressed with the quality of the meals and the service was superb. Staff were extremely friendly and... More 

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Thank Denvore
Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Family visit for a pre-Christmas get together. We were quite a large group so there was a little bit of a wait for the food to arrive but all the food was very good, and those of us who had the Fish & Chips thought they were exceptional. Everyone had a main, a pudding and a drink (or in some... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Booked in for Sunday lunch with the family, food was lovely and freshly cooked and the prices are very reasonable. We have a teenager who was apparently starving so bought an adult size roast meal, should have opted for the kids size as the portion sizes are generous, the puddings are lovely to. It's a lovely atmosphere nice and relaxed... More 

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Thank Claire30Bear
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We went for lunch and had a delicious meal, especially the fish and chips, which were in an amazing batter. All the staff were polite and helpful. I have had fish and chips in many pubs and this was the best ever.

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Thank dellboy2
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The food is good, the portions are perfect - not so big they outface you. The landlady was very friendly and pleasant. The landlord was OK, but we could have done without his views on cows being responsible for so-called global warming (and he wasn't joking).

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Thank GeoffDStorey
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We stayed here for one night while visiting friend and I would really recommend it for anyone planning to visit the area. The staff are extremely helpful and welcoming, we received excellent service throughout our stay in both the pub and the restaurant. The rooms were comfortable, with bottles of mineral water, tea, coffee and hot chocolate available. The rooms... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Stayed at The Crown on Bank Holiday Monday as we were attending a party close by. Easy to find and plenty of parking. A nice warm welcome from Tim who has some great beers on tap. The room was very nice, very clean and a good size, with a modern bathroom. Only downside was when we sat down to watch... More 

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Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This was our first visit to The Crown, and we enjoyed it. It seems to be a nicely-balanced pub, in that it has a busy bar with lots of local customers, but it didn’t make us feel like outsiders. We had a couple of drinks in the bar (a great pint of Speckled Hen) early in the evening and found... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Three of us had a very nice meal ... and only a few drinks. Our friends tuna salad was "fabulous" even though the tuna seemed a little pink it was much enjoyed. Sea Bass & pie of the day equally enjoyed. We're locals but our friend isn't and the place hit the spots for all.

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