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Main Road | Higham, Alfreton DE55 6EH, England
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The Crown Inn
Ranked #4 of 4 Alfreton B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely evening. Angie obviously worked hard creating simple romantic table settings and the choices on her 3 course valentine menu were mouthwatering and hard to choose from, so being romantic we shared a little of each others choices, they were delicious. We had a very enjoyable evening thank you Tony, Angie & all the staff. Mr & Mrs Claus xx

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Derby, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

As we go regularly to the Crown Inn, four of us decided to have our Christmas dinner there. What a delight, the pub is full of character and the trouble taken with the Christmas decorations was wonderful, as was the welcome extended to us by Tony and Angie two of the best and hardest workers in the business. The dinning... More 

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8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We decided to try this pub for a birthday meal with a couple of friends on Saturday but ended up leaving and going elsewhere else simply because at 7pm the list on the chalkboard of dishes left was pretty poor! No Mixed grills, 1 pork dish, about 4 steaks, I didn't bother counting the rest. 7pm and such a low... More 

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TONY S, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this review

We are a small family run inn that has a good menu and dedication to customer service and old fashioned values We are sorry that you did not find our choices to you liking . our stock levels we keep low as we do not like to freeze our meat so you the customer get the freshest meal possible and... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just spent 2 nights mid-week at the Crown and experienced the best atmosphere and food to date. I visit b&b establishments 3 or 4 times a year and the Crown provided one of the best experiences I have had. The staff made me feel as if I was a long-lost family member who they were only too pleased to have... More 

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TONY S, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this review

Dear sir We at the crow inn would like to thank you for your kind words, we are over the moon that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to meeting you again the next time you re in the area we are sure to have a warm welcome and a cold beer waiting on the bar again... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The exterior and interior decor was lovely and warm and welcoming. Such a shame it could not be said about the staff and carvery food. If the ladies spent more time looking after paying guests and the quality of the food being served, instead of whining behind their backs, it may have been an 'ok' visit. Meat was dry. Potatoes... More 

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TONY S, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this review

All at the Crown Inn Welcome Reveiws and love to hear from all that visit our little cornner of Derbyshire. But your review concerns me greatly please could you contact myself on 01773832310 so i may investergate your concerns more and make sure this dose not happen again. We served over 100 meals on the day you visited and received... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed at the pub over the weekend of 10/11/14. The staff we very friendly and a special mention for Tony the landlord. The room we stayed in number 1 was comfy and clean and cosy but is a dormer style so has a sloping ceiling. As mentioned in other reviews the pub has low ceilings and you need to... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We used to come here all the time, then the carvery stopped :( my waist line was happy but my tummy not! Then we were told happily the carvery had resumed! We came back and it was just as good as before except the Yorkshire puddings! My favourite bit were now shop bought :( a little plasticky? The rest thankfully... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
5 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have never been to this pub before, we have lived about 15 minutes away from it for the past 18 years or so, so I don't know why we haven't. But now we have, we'll certainly go again. We popped in, almost impromptu, for a Sunday Carvery on the way to Chatsworth. What a treat, the staff were really... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Attended a retirement event here and thoroughly enjoyed it. It has an old world feel to it, its full of character which reflects its three hundred year history, and lots of nooks and crannies which help it maintain its traditional feel. A great little pub. We had a portion of the bar and a dining area allocated to us, and... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

I visited this pub due to a friend having her retirement celebration there. The pub is old fashioned style, not my personal taste but some people might like it. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and cleared away plates and glasses efficiently to avoid tables getting full. We were all charged £10 each for the buffet which I... More 

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TONY S, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this review

We at the crown always welcome feed back from our visitors and Like the opportunity to address you review. The Crown Inn is a 15th century inn with a grade 2 listing, so to say it is old fashioned we would take as a compliment to knock walls out and modernise the building would be robing the public of the... More 

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Additional Information about The Crown Inn

Address: Main Road | Higham, Alfreton DE55 6EH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Alfreton
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Crown Hotel Alfreton
The Crown Inn Alfreton, Derbyshire

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