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The Crown Hotel

51 High Street, Manningtree CO11 1AH, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great welcome from enthusiastic young member of staff, everywhere seemed clean and welcoming along with reasonable prices. Sat in the garden with great view of River Stour where we could relax and take in the atmosphere. Have eaten here before and enjoyed the food too

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Alicante Province, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had three meals there in July also celebrated my husbands 70th birthday there, all of our guests loved the food and venue. Nice views over the river, Manningtree is a lovely village and very close to Flatford, Constable Country.

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London
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited Manningtree for a few days but have been going to the Crown for several years so it was like a breath of fresh air. We had the fish platter which was excellent. The staff were all attentive and very helpful. The landlord enquires about our food and the comment from the other lady was probably a bit unfair. In... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited The Crown for lunch recently and decided to try the fish sharing platter. I must say it was delicious. A nice range of fish beautifully presented. The flat bread made a lovely accompaniment. The only thing that I might change is a little less of the olive oil drizzle. I do have a slight issue with the landlord... More 

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Knighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

recently ate at the crown. poor start had not got starters we wanted. then had the most expensive piece of gristle ive ever seen (classed as steak). when we complained nobody seemed least bit interested. no apology and ignored for rest of evening

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Witham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for the first time today. Lovely clean airy place with lovely views over the Stour. Great service, superb food, I had sausage and mash which was very good and my wife had chicken supreme that was delicious!! My only complaint is that there is nothing to complain about, definitely going back for more, thank you for a great... More 

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Manningtree Essex
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

This place is the same as the Riverside Restaurant and Bar so I will write essentially the same review. Good honest food sums it up added to great host Tony and his attentive staff. I went on my own but had a marvellous steak and some great wine. As other contributors have said Don't be mislead by reviews before Tony... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Been the best roast we have had for long time. Lovely friendly attentive staff and good value for money for such good quality. Will definitely coming back. We asked quite a few questions over food and wine and rather than make it up they spoke to the right people to get the right answer first off.

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Ipswich
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82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Lovely pub under new management. We called in for a late Sunday lunch and were very impressed. We shared a ham hock terrine - very good. I had roast beef and my friend had chicken. There was plenty of tender roast beef and half a roast chicken! Fresh veg, boiled and roast potatoes and a lovely fluffy Yorkshire pudding. The... More 

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

First time in since the staff change, and what a breath of fresh air. A decent menu (I think the old one had been unchanged since 1988) and most impressive of all, very attentive, fast service. All the staff were very friendly and helpful, the starter dishes were taken away just as we finished and the main course arrived 1-2... More 

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