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The Crown at The Lea

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Lea, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7JZ, England
01989 750407
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

The restaurant is set in the village pub. A first class meal while you have a lager or glass of wine. What better!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The restaurant is set in the village pub. A first class meal while you have a lager or glass of wine. What better!

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Reasonable meal at this venue. Service could do with being a bit better. We asked for water and it didn't arrive for a LOOONG time. Wine was cheap and pretty good. Curry was ok, nothing to write home about. I ordered a hot curry and it was medium. Was not very busy and would probably not go back again if... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Went here for a one night stay with my friend but as soon as you walked into the bar, it stunk of cigarette smoke and looked grubby. Used the one and only public toilet which was covered in thick layer of dust, dirty and the door lock didn't work! We were shown to our twin room which was a decent... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed in Lea for a few days over the bank holiday, and before travelling checked out the reviews for the Crown and was looking forward to spending a few nights in the bar and trying out the beer and food. Unfortunately it was not to be. Upon entering the pub I was taken back a decade by the rank smell... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The pub itself is old and comfortable, providing the expected droughts and such, with good food (and large portions!) but the best part was most definitely the people. From the moment we walked in we felt welcome. We don't go to the pub often, but when we do it will be back to The Crown!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Called first night of our holiday and asked if we could bring in our puppy and was greated with of course you can. That set the tone for the rest of the holiday. We eat there 3 times that week, I think that says enough about the food the quality of the food and the enjoyable experience that we had.Certainty... More 

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East Pennard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I was working in Gloucester & wanted to stay a little further out - in commuter territory so as to explore the local countryside and to plan a possible relocation to the area due to circumstances. The Crown was/is a perfect location, 25/30 minutes max from the the Quays, 20/30 minutes from the NDAC (diving is a hobby) & 5... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We booked a cottage near by for a weeks holiday and had dinner at the pub for the first night,it was fantastic. The greeting was great we were told to take our time choosing what we would like to eat and when it came the quality and quantity was of the first class. What made it even more enjoyable was... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Looking for Sunday lunch on the way to Hereford today, had a great Carvery, just what we were looking for. Proper pub, old fashioned, could do with some tarting up but the real thing. Good value, good food, good choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

From the moment my partner and I arrived to check in we were made to feel very welcome, the room was spotless, warm and the bed was comfy, facilities were excellent, the food was all home cooked and there was lots of it and it was always piping hot, we also had the carvery on Sunday lunch, there was 4... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lea, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Ross-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: 01989 750407

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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