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The Crown

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High St, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at the Crown with friends in August, and did not feel the meal came up to the standards we'd previously enjoyed there. My girlfriend ordered chicken on the bone - and was horrified to find it contained noticeable amounts of blood - yikes! We complained and got an apology, but no offer of anything off the bill. Maybe... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another first rate visit. We hadn't booked but yet again finding us a table was no bother despite the fact they were busy. The menu for lunch accommodates all tastes. Good range of wine and beer. We will definitely make this a regular stop in Southwold.

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Suffolk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly I love southwold and visit many times during the year. Today I took my dog for a lovely walk along the beach and fancied a light lunch at the crown. I am aware that dogs are not allowed inside but as I arrived an outside table became available. I asked the young man clearing the table if I could... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't stay here but did stop for a drink and to watch the world go by. Excellent beer as is to be expected from an Adnams premise. The place was very clean and very friendly service in the snug at the back.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at The Crown for a few nights to enjoy the lovely town of Southwold and visit some friends. First impressing was great staff and great room. Unfortunately the food was a bit of a let down and we only ate in the hotel once. The food was a bit too much of a diner kind of food and we... More 

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Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant two night stay. Lovely airy room and helpful staff. Food excellent. I took my 5 year old grandson. Southwold is great fun for kids. Even though the weather wasn't brilliant, we had great fun crabbing and the beach. The maize maze was a great hit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A much better visit than a year ago! Went in for a pre-theatre dinner and, given disappointment on recent visits, was not sure what to expect. We were always hopeful, however, because for years the Crown was a lovely place to go for a meal and surely they couldn't have continued to let the standards drop? Well, no they hadn't.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out on a day trip with the family and dog, and scouting the place for gluten free grub. Dad wanted a cooked dinner which ruled out a cafe, and we needed somewhere we could eat outside or that would allow the dog in. We found the crown and I was fortunate enough when going to the bar to be greeted... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this hotel whilst staying for one night with my adult daughter whilst walking the Suffolk Coastal path. I was a little concerned about the price but there is limited choice in the town and the best demand the highest rates. However we were pleasantly surprised when we checked into Room Four which was superb. it has a bath... More 

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Lymngton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On return visit to Suffolk had lunch here again and as always best lunch of the week; including best Eton Mess out of 5 I had during the week; must be because strawberries plentiful and my favourite dessert. Food unusual and excellent; wines very reasonably priced; great atmosphere and staff attentive.

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