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Main Street, Sutton on the Forest, York YO61 1DP, England
+44 1347 811333
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Here at The Rose & Crown we celebrate local produce in all its glory, from...
Here at The Rose & Crown we celebrate local produce in all its glory, from Guest Ales & Cider to twisty carrots and freshly tugged beetroot from down the road. With monthly changing menus and daily specials you can be sure to be satisfied with our selection. Ranging from Wild Seabass to Lobster , Scallops from the Isle of Mull or how about Extra Mature Beef from R & J - Vegetables are from local allotments and Easingwold. Raising the Bar our warming, comfortable bar with a slight hint of a quirk, is the perfect place to sup a pint or two, with Live music on a Friday evening. The Rose & Crown also has the benefit of a large South Facing Garden with comfortable sofa's to relax and unwind on...There is also the benefit of a local playing park at the back of the garden. Perfect for the children!All in all The Rose & Crown is a pub that goes the extra mile we care about the customer experience, we are a small family team, Putting the Treat back into Eating Out! We value your custom - thank you for your views and comments - Awards: AA Rosette 2012/13/14 - Michelin Guide 2012/13/14 - Featured in The Sunday Telegraph's Best Restaurants in the UK and Ireland 2013.
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 12
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
the rose has a big crown

let me take you on my journey traveling from york to Helmsley we stopped off at The Rose and Crown sutton on forest second time since new owners warm and welcoming staff friendly and helpful my husband had the early bird place new pots and green beans very nice home made bread to start i dont eat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
elaine b
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York, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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York, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

let me take you on my journey traveling from york to Helmsley we stopped off at The Rose and Crown sutton on forest second time since new owners warm and welcoming staff friendly and helpful my husband had the early bird place new pots and green beans very nice home made bread to start i dont eat bread but had... More 

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Liverpool
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Lovely pub, great service and very helpful staff who care! Would go again without hesitation! Compliments to the chef for the pork cheek ensemble :-)

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Not the normal stopping off point for a group of hungry bikers, however very impressed by the food and service. The lady that served us told us we would not go home hungry and she was right. Excellent food, cooked to perfection and fantastic service. I'll definitely be back another time with the family.

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Wigan, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A good value early bird menu available. Great selection of starters, main course and dessert. Wine a bit pricey for a pub!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

On holiday in the area and stumbled upon the rose and crown on our way back from a day out......best decision to stop!! Amazing food, cooked to perfection! Couldn't fault anything, had the fish and chips which I'm normally dubious about as often the batter can be soggy and 'doughy' but not here, crisp and light with the freshest haddock!... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

At one point, several years ago, the Rose and Crown in Sutton was one of our favourite restaurants. We'd not been back for a while after a couple of reasonable but expensive meals. When we heard they had a new chef, we thought we'd give it another try, and are delighted that we did. The lunch menu is a good... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Went with my family on a Tuesday lunch. Food portions big. Kids had sausage and chips. 2 proper fat sausages. My wife had plaice and I the fish and chips. Only negative was fish batter was slightly under cooked. Had to leave part. Staff friendly. Don't forget to mention lunch discount advertised on their website at the start. 15 %... More 

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Hudders
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We arrived on a Sunday afternoon just after 3pm wanting a nice meal before heading home. The manager informed us that they in fact stopped serving food at 3pm but immediately said they could accommodate us no problem and let the kitchen know that we were there. The food was beautiful, the atmosphere perfect and the staff spot on. A... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I don't know what's happened at the rose and crown but I have been disappointed the last two times I have been. My fish and chips were overcooked and were very dry the time before my monkfish was overcooked and cold. This is such a shame as we have been numerous times and the food was fantastic .

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Tracymit, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal on the 18th, however we always make a point of asking our customers 5 minutes into the meal, whether or not they are satisfied, this giving the customer then the option of complaining if they happen to be disappointed. As I explained on the day, if any customer has... More 

York, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
271 reviews 271 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were on our way to Helmsley and as we drove by, thought we would see if this place had any room for Sunday Lunch and would allow us to take the dogs in. Refreshingly they were more than happy for us to take the dogs in and eat in the bar area. We parked the cars and went into... More 

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Tracymit, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We all work very hard to ensure you all have an excellent experience. See you again soon More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Sutton on the Forest, York YO61 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York  >  Sutton on the Forest
  • Phone Number: +44 1347 811333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 38
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions

Description

Here at The Rose & Crown we celebrate local produce in all its glory, from Guest Ales & Cider to twisty carrots and freshly tugged beetroot from down the road. With monthly changing menus and daily specials you can be sure to be satisfied with our selection. Ranging from Wild Seabass to Lobster , Scallops from the Isle of Mull or how about Extra Mature Beef from R & J - Vegetables are from local allotments and Easingwold. Raising the Bar our warming, comfortable bar with a slight hint of a quirk, is the perfect place to sup a pint or two, with Live music on a Friday evening. The Rose & Crown also has the benefit of a large South Facing Garden with comfortable sofa's to relax and unwind on...There is also the benefit of a local playing park at the back of the garden. Perfect for the children!All in all The Rose & Crown is a pub that goes the extra mile we care about the customer experience, we are a small family team, Putting the Treat back into Eating Out! We value your custom - thank you for your views and comments - Awards: AA Rosette 2012/13/14 - Michelin Guide 2012/13/14 - Featured in The Sunday Telegraph's Best Restaurants in the UK and Ireland 2013.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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