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The Crown & Thistle

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Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Called on the off chance at 17:15 for ( afternoon tea) to celebrate my sister's birthday. We decided to order a meal instead, even though the waitress offered us some chocolate cake & coffee. The menu was varied and good value. It was very quiet as it was an odd time of day. The waitress was very accommodating and efficient.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was really friendly and nice and unlike your usual town pub the interior is decorated in a modern bit closer feel. Food was your standard pasta dishes, steaks, fish and chips and burgers and came out with a good portion size and tasted good. However I would say it was very over priced with most of the dishes over... More 

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Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

We are delighted to see that you had a great dining experience and thoroughly enjoyed your meals. We source our food from the best suppliers and feel the quality of our produce is reflected in our tasty dishes. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and we hope to see you soon. The Crown and Thistle Team More 

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64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed on a Monday night in early Feb. Parking was good and off road (round the back so look at a map first!). Room was excellent, good air con, and excellent hot shower. A great 'countryside' feel bout the place, several different bars, a good looking function room. Food was really good scallops for starter (really surprised at how good... More 

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Thank Dave L
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your recent review. Our aim is to ensure all guests have the best experience, enjoying good quality food and drink. Thank you for your wonderful comments on the food, we pride ourselves in serving quality dishes full of flavour so it's great to see that the quality of our food was appreciated... More 

Manchester UK
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159 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel. Car parking is behind the hotel, great as limited parking in the village. Lovely hotel throughout, looks like plenty of £££ been spent on this place. Restaurant, bars, everything is spotless and very well done. We had room 12, top floor facing on to the high street. Large room, it had a pull out sofa bed in it... More 

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Thank sydney2002
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for such a glowing review! we put a lot of time and effort into making sure our guests have the best experience so it's wonderful to read that you had a great stay. Our team will be really motivated by receiving your kind words. We hope to see you again when you are next in the area.... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here New Year's Eve ,really nice hotel all the staff we met were really great ,we ate in the restaurant which was very good,the room we had was spacious and well stocked with tea and coffe,the bathroom was nice lovely big roll top bath there was a big New Years disco going on which was a laugh all in... More 

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Thank chas5058
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your recent review. It certainly sounds like you had a great stay here at The Crown & Thistle. We love hearing what our guests think and it's reassuring to know that we are doing a good job. I will look forward to sharing your feedback with the rest of the team. The... More 

London
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42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had one night here. The room was really nice. Some people have mentioned the decor and how dark it is - we really liked it as it was different. Lovely [powerful shower. Could have stayed under all day. Very comfortable beds and breakfast was excellent and well presented. Would highly recommend.

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Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review! We are happy to see that you had a great stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. The Crown and Thistle team More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I struck lucky with a booking of the Crown and Thistle. a beautiful and spacious and comfy pub, restaurant and hotel. rooms very good specification. Good quality fixtures and furniture. Right in the centre of town and in walking distance of an exceptional Indian restaurant the Dil Raj. Looks of comfortable nooks and crannies and in my case a nice... More 

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Thank Collegebrad
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

It certainly sounds like you had a wonderful stay here at the Crown and Thistle. We put a lot of work into making our rooms perfect for our guests so we couldn't be happier to hear that the attention to detail was appreciated. I will look forward to sharing your kind words with the rest of the team. The Crown... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Crown and Thistle as part of a wedding party, and had a great stay. The hotel is very quaint and charming but has everything you need (hair dryer, ironing board etc). We had breakfast the two mornings that we were there (french toast with bacon and maple syrup was delish!). If you've got... More 

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Thank Jade J
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your recent review. I am pleased that you found your room to be charming and quaint and that you had everything you needed. If you stay again please don't hesitate to ask for help with transporting your luggage. We look forward to seeing you again if you are ever in the area.... More 

Oxford UK
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60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We had our firms Xmas lunch here and the food and staff were amazing. Great place to have a drink afterwards as well and the whole party enjoyed their experience. We will be back again next year so thank you

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Thank MagicMan222
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for such a glowing review! It's heart-warming to read that you found both the food and service to be excellent. I will look forward to sharing your amazing feedback with the rest of the team, they will be thrilled. We look forward to seeing you in the new year. The Crown and Thistle Team More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We did not stay in the Hotel, but we went there for a Sunday meal. We found the staff were very polite,and the roast dinner was excellent. We shall definitely return there for a further visit,quite soon.

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Thank noseimaj
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

I am pleased that service was up to our usual high standard when you visiting for lunch. Serving quality dishes full of flavour is very important to us so we are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the roast dinners. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and we hope to see you again. The Crown... More 

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