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The Crown Inn

52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 7HN, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Benson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
A M Wallingford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wallingford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice meal last night. Presentation, taste, quality and service were all excellent. The bar area was kitted out for the World Cup and pool teams playing maintain a pleasant local pub atmosphere which I didn't notice whilst dining. (Just waiting for half time between URU v ENG to go back to The Crown for second half.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

********************************************************Had a very good welcome, staff were friendly and happy to help in anyway. Honest advise and breakfast and night sleep was excellent. Would go back in a flash flash. ********************************************************

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Tim and Germaine are superb hosts! The service was excellent, the bed in our king room very comfortable, the bathroom a great size with a spacious bath and shower and the food absolutely delicious (we had dinner, breakfast and Sunday roast, all very good!!) My wife, sister and I stayed at the Crown Inn on a Saturday night as I... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Haven't stayed here as we live locally but we use The Crown for meals out, mostly at the weekend. The food is very good and the chef (Pascal) does particularly good soups and steaks. Tim and Germaine (the landlord and his wife) have renovated the place and always provide a warm welcome. There's never a problem if you want chips... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My parents stayed here for 2 nights at the weekend while we were visiting family at RAF Benson. The room was lovely, bed was comfy and bathroom was spotless. They had a lovely time and would not hesitate to stay again, the owner and his family were truley lovely. The rest of the family and I joined them for dinner... More

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Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Having stayed at The Crown Inn before the recent facelift it was a pleasure to see such improvements on my second overnight stay. The bedrooms are now completely refurbished with quality fixtures and fittings and extremely comfortable beds. The bathrooms, likewise, upgraded to a high standard. The downstairs interior was pleasant before the recent changes but now looks freshened up... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was the first time we had visited to pub since Tim and his wife had taken over the running of it. I made the booking with a little trepidation as The Crown had not always had the best reputation in the past. Five of us arrived at 2.00pm and we were warmly welcomed by Tim. We chose a Sunday... More

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We are always looking for somewhere to have a good Sunday lunch and today visited The Crown in Benson with friends. We were made very welcome by the landlord, and he outlined the renovations made since he and his wife had taken over the pub a few months ago. The bar was very nicely decorated, and had a welcoming open... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

went here for dinner at the end of february, my wife and i could not fault the food it was very good in nice surroundings, my wife had a half of lager and as i was driving i had a can of diet coke, when it was served it came in a can and glass, on the tin was stamped... More

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Tim09347, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this review

We wholeheartedly apologise for this lapse. The cans were removed immediately from sale. The client should not have been charged and if he brings it to our attention on any subsequent visits they will receive a complimentary drink. More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Enjoyed a fantastic lunch with friends - excellent quality of freshly prepared food. I requested a dish that wasnt even on the menu and received what I wanted :). Outstanding service and beautiful coffee.

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Address: 52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 7HN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wallingford > Benson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Crown Inn is a beuatiful village Inn whuch has been newly refurbished to a high standard with a restaurant specialising in fresh locally sourced ingredients, good British meals with a continental touch. We have boutique style all en-suite rooms recently receiving new showers and flooring. We have six rooms from a single to a triple family room and a king with a large bathroom. Our bar, terrace and garden are very popular with families. Dogs are welcome, with one of our guest rooms reserved for guests with dogs. ... more   less 
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