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The Old Crown

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89 High Street | Girton, Cambridge CB30QD, England
01223277217
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 173
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Girton Gastro - Great

Pre-booked table for 4, and glad we did so, place was busy on Monday lunchtime! Menu choices were as wide as I have seen in a gastro-pub menu, all very enticing, and fish dishes well represented. Has a light bites section (which were not at all scimpy on portion sizes) and full menu. Will go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Wiltshire
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Wiltshire
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121 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Pre-booked table for 4, and glad we did so, place was busy on Monday lunchtime! Menu choices were as wide as I have seen in a gastro-pub menu, all very enticing, and fish dishes well represented. Has a light bites section (which were not at all scimpy on portion sizes) and full menu. Will go again. Has function room at... More 

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Haven't been to the old crown for a while, as its no longer our local. Met friends for a meal whilst in town and have to say we were very impressed. The food was excellent, my choice of pork fillet was delicious. Service was prompt and attentive without rushing us. We will definitely visit again when next in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Lovely place to eat. It's clearly popular with locals, but we still managed to get a table for lunch on a Saturday without a reservation. They primarily serve fish dishes, with an extensive 'Daily Specials' menu. The prices are very reasonable with mains ranging from around £11 to £14. Portion sizes are good. There is a small outdoor area and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I've eaten here a number of times, this is the first time in a while and I was disappointed. The initial service was good but then we felt a little abandoned, weren't offered hot drinks, asked if we'd like more drinks etc. I chose the swordfish which was just too salty to eat. I mentioned this to the waiter who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is the second time we have dined here in the past few years as we have family living in the Village and it was excellent. The number of fish dishes on the menu is extremely good plus the service and cost are of good value.

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Cambridge UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had a lovely Sunday dinner here, with excellent service and super food. Everything was great, but the deserts were outstanding.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Food was nice and service was good, but it was a little bit pricey for what we got. Everyone had told me how amazing it was and i'm afraid it wasn't as good as all the hype I had heard.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

On our way south we were looking for a place to eat just outside Cambridge to meet friends and found this gem on an internet search. We hadn't booked so lucky to get a table as the restaurant seem to be full by the time we left. The meal was beautifully cooked and delivered by efficient and friendly staff. The... More 

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We visited for a birthday meal and were very satisfied. The food was excellent, well cooked and tasty and the atmosphere was bright, yet cosy. As far as staff go they were very friendly and ensured we were OK. I highly recommend a visit.

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Royston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went today with my elderly mother and my wife for a quick lunch - we hadn't booked but all the staff were very obliging, especially when we said we were in a hurry. The food arrived very quickly and was piping hot and delicious - we all had the plaice fillets and it came with plenty of vegetables. The desserts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 89 High Street | Girton, Cambridge CB30QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 01223277217

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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