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The Crown Hotel, Exford

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Exmoor National Park | Exford, Exford, Exmoor National Park TA24 7PP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here today, really friendly staff, excellent food. Whilst the prices for cooked lunches may seem a little high they include a free dessert so really not badly priced and much better than your typical pub grub. Can totally recommend the wild boar and apple sausages, delicious

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as my boyfriend was completing the Iron Man 70.3 at Wimbleball Lake nearby. We had a short but lovely stay and overall we were very impressed with this hotel and do recommend!! The rooms and bathrooms are very clean and well looked after. We also had dinner in the bar restaurant where the food was very tasty... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Pleasant meal but overpriced. The meal was nothing special. There appeared to be a range of different meals on offer, just pricey for pub grub. Very friendly and helpful staff, service was good. Nice relaxed atmosphere in the pub. Free wifi location is within a beautiful village.

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Sara W, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the service, free wi fi and atmosphere when you dined with us in the bar, we are sorry you thought the meal over priced, we do use quality local ingredients sourced from the South West where possible and all our meals are freshly prepared and cooked by our chef's. Exford... More 

Cornwall
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89 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We only stayed one night here, opting for a king-size bed which was very comfortable. The traditionally furnished room and bathroom were spotless. This is a really lovely village with lovely walks around, and the hotel reflects the historic hunting industry which provided its guests for hundreds of years. There are lots of hunting prints and mementos, open fireplaces, and... More 

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Sara W, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are family owned and run with a great team of local staff which makes for a relaxed atmosphere and good service. Exmoor is such a special place and you obviously appreciated it's unspoilt country qualities. We very much hope you can stay longer next time... More 

Halesowen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We have just returned from a long Easter weekend break, staying at the Crown and accompanied by our standard poodle Hugo. Nothing was too much trouble, all staff were very friendly and we were able to keep our dog with us at all times. Hugo was welcomed in the bar in the evenings and we were served breakfast in the... More 

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Sara W, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and comments. We are glad you enjoyed your easter break with us. Our bar has a great atmosphere when filled with locals and tourists together, dogs like it too! We are very lucky to have a wonderful team of local staff and the kitchen does a great job with the food as you appreciated.... More 

Crowthorne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This was our annual holiday visit to Exmoor so decided to visit the Crown again as we had lunch there and was very impressed last year. This time it was an evening visit and the barman very quickly found us a table as all the others were reserved. My husband and I both decided to have the Cod Loin in... More 

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Sara W, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal with us. All our food is freshly cooked to order and our chips are most definitely not frozen, we buy premium potatoes which are then peeled, steamed, blanched and fried in our kitchen by our own chefs, so I am at a loss as to why they tasted frozen.... More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Just enjoyed a 1 night stay at The Crown, our second visit and it did not disappoint. We had an evening meal in the bar and the food was superb. We can highly recommend the beef and ale pie! Excellent friendly service. We will be back.

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sara j, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and glad you enjoyed another stay with us. Our bar has a great atmosphere and serves wonderful home cooked food, with our pie being one of the more popular dishes due to it being a 'proper' home cooked pie. We very much look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Sara, Dan & Chris More 

ludlow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This hotel continues to provide first class service in all the areas of accommodation, food and hospitality and in March is warm and welcoming. We travelled as a couple accompanied by Lucy the Whippet and that's what's good about The Crown it is 100% animal friendly and can accommodate dogs in the bar, bedrooms and lounge; if you come with... More 

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sara j, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and it was great to see you both and Lucy again! As you know we are extremely dog friendly and with our relaxed and friendly atmosphere our four legged friends only add to this. We are pleased you enjoyed another stay with here on Exmoor and look forward to seeing you both (and Lucy)... More 

Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Dropped in by chance, on a chilly evening after a walk across the moor. Immediately warmly welcomed by the staff, and despite reservations on a number of tables, they ushered us to a table for two. Menus and beer in our hands, orders taken, background hubbub by the bar, food arrived and it was just splendid; the duck breast and... More 

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Whitbrides, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your dinner with us after braving it across the Moor. We are family run and owned and take great pride in our service, friendly atmosphere and food and are always pleased when we get such lovely feed back. We hope you'll visit us again next time you visit Exmoor. Best wishes - Sara, Dan & Chris More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Just when you think The Crown can't top the high standard of service and food they pull something extra out of the bag to raise the bar even higher. I had been on a business trip to Yeovil on a raw January day so it was very welcome to walk into the warm and friendly bar of The Crown hotel... More 

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Whitbrides, Owner at The Crown Hotel, Exford, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and it was great to see you again. We always like to see our regular customers come back and it's good to know we are keeping our high standards. If you like a chocolate dessert then we have just put our home made rich chocolate tart on the menu served with raspberry coulis and... More 

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