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Crispin Inn

High Street, Sandwich CT13 9EA, England
01304 621967
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Ranked #8 of 36 Restaurants in Sandwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean, English, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Dating from 1491 The Crispin Inn, situated in the historic Cinqueport of Sandwich, retains the old world charm of the traditional English Pub.With open fires beamed ceilings wooden floors,plus a riverside patio.Serving traditional English food alongside world cuisine.Superb wines and exellent local wines.And a fantastic selection of Hand pulled Real ales.Topped off with a warm welcome
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Canterbury
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I haven't written a review for a while as I eat in this superb pub at least twice weekly and have done for over 2 years now. However I recently had a meal that I can honestly describe as my best ever, anywhere, and can only hope that the landlord keeps his Jerk Pork meal on the menu, it really... More

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We visited the Crispin yesterday evening for dinner and beer. Excellent pub, very friendly welcome. Showed the menu, table of our choice. Curried goat and dumpling for 2 of the guests plus a sirloin steak for myself. The sweets were excellent, cheesecake, cheeseboard, ice cream and treacle tart. Good beers from the Green Hop Ales of Mad Cat Brewery. Overall... More

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review,and we are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. hopefully we will see you again soon. Pam and Terry More

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We popped to Sandwich today and decided to eat at the Crispin Inn as it appealed to all the family. When we walked in there were several empty tables, but we were asked to wait while a table was prepared! After we were seated at a table that had not been laid, we ordered our food. The food was ok,... More

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lucy As you are aware i messaged you to get your time of arrival,so i could look into your comments. Firstly we do like to seat people at tables as we have had times when two or three people take a table for five or six,and we may need those tables.And dont like to move people after they are... More

Adelaide Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Glad we stopped to eat at The Crispin Inn. The food was geat and so well presented; with an impressive vegetarian selection. The staff were friendly and approachable. I would certainly visit again.

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Crispin.We are pleased you found everything to your satisfaction and we hope to see you in the future many thanks Pam and Terry More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We visited the Crispin Inn on a day trip to Sandwich in August, after noticing their "Dog's welcome" sign. How glad we are to have seen that sign, else we might never have found this little gem! We were all made to feel very welcome, especially the dog! We sat in the main bar area and found the staff to... More

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, it is reviews like yours that make all the hard work and worth it. Our Caribbean menu has really taken off this year ,proving very popular with visitors and locals alike. It good to hear such nice comments about the staff too . Hope to see you again soon many thanks Pam and... More

Westgate
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The wife & I were out on the motorbike hunting for a place for dinner. We stopped in Sandwich and window shopped the restaurants near the river/bridge and decided on the "crispin inn" due to the variety and reasonable prices. The staff were very polite and helpful and the food was of a very high standard. The only downside being... More

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

Than you Scott for taking the time to review us and for your nice comments. And i am pleased you decided to eat with us, especially with all the good restaurants in sandwich to choose from Sorry your enjoyment was affected by the nightlife, I'm not sure where you were seated but depending how busy we are could have found... More

Derby, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We ate here two nights in a row and the food was fabulous! The specials board offers an excellent variety of choice and we were delighted by the fact that the food is quite clearly cooked to order - no microwave pinging here! I checked out eating places in Sandwich before my visit and quite clearly some of the comments... More

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

Hi William I remember your visit well,and your lovely comments at the time. We are pleased you still decided to try The Crispin ,even though some comments "are clearly very mean spirited". Its also nice that you have taken the time to review us too,as we have a great deal of comments like yours that dont get on here,but a... More

Faversham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Firstly this is a well appointed pub/restaurant. The decor is great and impressive. Comfortable seating and a fine selection of real ales are an added value. Beer was well kept and consistent with inclusion in the 2015 Good Beer Guide. That was the good news. On arrival, we asked if we could eat and were advised that there was a... More

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

It is not easy to answer accurately your review as i do not know when you visited. I would normally message to ask what time and day you visited but you do not accept messages. so i will answer as best i can with what i know. We always warn customers of any delays that may occur due to how... More

LONDON
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Visited the Crispin Inn for dinner. I live in Christchurch Dorset and of that age that I have tasted a wide variety of food around the world. I must say their Curry Goat was exceptional. It was the best curry goat I have had since visiting the Caribbean many years ago. The service was professional, attentive, staff were clearly happy... More

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

HI Barry We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit so much. We really do try hard to give good service and food,and its very rewarding to get a review like this. You are something of a legend yourself now at the Crispin. We often remind ourselves of Barry the fella that ate two curried goats. Which is no... More

Crawley, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went there for a quick couple of drinks. Nice friendly bar staff, prompt service, clean and comfortable. They even make a nice cup of tea... for a pub!

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terrycrispin, Owner at Crispin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words,Hope to see you again in the future, maybe even to try the food too. Thanks again Pam and terry More

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Additional Information about Crispin Inn

Address: High Street, Sandwich CT13 9EA, England
Phone Number: 01304 621967
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sandwich
Cuisine: Caribbean, English, Pub

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