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The Old Crown

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89 High Street | Girton, Cambridge CB30QD, England
01223277217
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Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 155
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 13
    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
First class

A great and extensive menu to suit all pockets, with a good selection of drinks, all pleasantly served by nice staff. What more can you ask for !

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Ken S
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Durham, United Kingdom
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274 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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cambridge
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I have been to this place a few times and always found it very good , but my recent experience means that I will never go back . I went for dinner with my friend who is not from Cambridge and I had stated that this place is fabulous and promised that we would have a great time , we... More 

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JamesCambs112, Owner at The Old Crown, responded to this review

Hello Casarob I am very sorry and disappointed to hear of your experience at The Old Crown - what you have described is certainly not the level of service you should have received nor is it the norm. As the owner of The Old Crown I was not aware of this issue and feel it needs to be looked into... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I wasn't impressed by the food my starter was bland, my main not cooked enough and dessert too much cream. I doubt I will be visiting again it was surprisingly busy though which gave it a good atmosphere and the staff were very helpful.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A great and extensive menu to suit all pockets, with a good selection of drinks, all pleasantly served by nice staff. What more can you ask for !

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We came here today for a family lunch in a group of five adults. We booked in advance and we're so glad we did as it was very busy. The staff greeted us with happy smiles and we were shown straight to our table. The waitress handed us the extensive menus and took a drinks order. Even though it was... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Myself and my elderly Mother eat here as often as we can. It represents good value and is of a high standard. The Menu is extensive. The staff are brilliant. I can't find any fault with The Old Crown and nowhere else really compares. Thanks very much.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This is the first review I have ever written but felt the need to share my terrible dining experience! We went for lunch as a family hoping for good food. Instead we were met by a horrible cheese/white wine sauce which was covered over 3 different meals. Which still had flour lumps in it and was just a cream mess.... More 

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cambridge
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108 reviews 108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

As we all know, there is no roast dinner as good as one cooked by someone else. I love going out for Sunday lunch with several generations of the family, so we can all talk and enjoy the food and no one is stuck in the kitchen. The Crown is perfect for such gatherings; the conservatory is a very high... More 

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Cambridgeshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The restaurant is very good looking, with old world appeal. We ate in the old part of the pub, rather than the new conservatory. Service was well-paced, with a reasonable interval between courses. In spite of being very busy, staff were attentive and friendly. Our meals were well cooked and it was nice to get fresh veg included, rather than... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

On a horrible wet Good Friday our meal, service and atmosphere from the Old Crown was as usually excellent and certainly made up for it. We didn't have room for the lovely puddings that we saw going passed but really enjoyed scallops and salmon that we ordered.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We've eaten here before, but not for a few years; now I remember why we stopped coming to the Old Crown. Friends enjoyed a nice meal here recently, so we booked a table for myself, husband and daughter. Our starters were fine, my daughter did say her scallops were bland. The spinach was missing from my main course, but my... 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, English
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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