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The Crown Hotel

All Saints Place | Red Lion Square, Stamford PE9 2AG, England
01780 763136
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Ranked #54 of 90 restaurants in Stamford
Price range: $21 - $31
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This 3 AA Rosette boutique hotel, run by a brother and sister team in Stamford, is the perfect setting for grand romantic gestures and luxe mini-breaks. Set in All Saints Place in the town's historic centre, The Crown Hotel boasts a superb restaurant divided into two separate dining areas plus a lounge, all eclectically decorated with an assortment of plush gunmetal grey carpets, kooky wallpaper, oak floorboards, crackling open fires and lilac-hued lighting. Head Chef Dan Kerringham has created a seasonal modern British menu and star dishes at The Crown Hotel include the Lincoln Red Pie made with beef braised in red wine with mushrooms; the roasted Gressingham duck with blackberry sauce; and the treacle tart with vanilla ice cream.
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English first
Stafford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice choice. Served well. Might be a bit pricey . I'm a fish eating veggie and was happy. Setting was nice

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Coalville, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Having met up with friends in the Crown for drinks. We proceeded to order drinks at the bar. Half way through our order the bartender was asked to change the TV channel outside. Upon which he disappeared leaving us standing there like lemons! After he returns we then get the wrong wine we ordered... Not a good start. We find... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Nice room no. 7. little noise from bar under window, but it is a bar! friendly staff, car park in middle of town is a bonus.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We met members of our family for an evening meal. Place was relaxed with just the right level of good attentive service. Very good menu selection available - just go their website and download the menu for ideas in advance. I settled for their beef and ale pie for mains and was impressed. Nice selection of cheeses available for dessert... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We popped into The Crown on BH Sunday. We sat in the bar, a different selection of furniture gave it a relaxed feel. The bar staff were very slow, they offered to send a waiter to take our food order but he didn't appear. Our food order was eventually taken back at the bar but then a waiter did come... More

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Boston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We called into the Crown on a very wet cold Bank Holiday lunch time, it was lovely, warm and welcoming. The staff were busy getting ready for lunch service but still had time to speak to us and make us feel welcome. The food was very good, my husband had a very succulent gammon steak and I had their famous... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

A group of 8 of us went for a sunny bank holiday afternoon in a beer garden. We chose The Crown. Never again. The service was an absolute joke, but this is hardy surprising given that the average age of the staff appeared to be 18. And the lack of choice of wines was blamed on the bank holiday being... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

I would just like to say I have never even visited The Crown but each time I have called to make an enquiry the service has been extremely rude! The person I have spoken to has always sounded very preoccupied and busy and unfriendly. Based on this alone I can safely say this is a place I will not be... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Awful service, even from the manager who clearly needs a hand or some more staff. No staff presence, no service skills. The tables and lack of table mats contribute to the place feeling like a boozer. Decent food at a price you'd expect, but what's the point in having decent food when there's no one to serve it and it's... More

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We booked a table for lunch on Saturday, when we eventually got it the food was quite good, but oh dear what poor service. My wife and i had visited this establishment about 10 years ago and had been impressed then, sadly things have gone down hill since then. Admittedly the place was busy, but that is no excuse for... More

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