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The Crown and Thistle

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37 Roman Rd, Hoddlesden, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
01254 705518‎
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 89
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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 12
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice

Very good service. Great home cooked food. I had the cheese and onion pie it was delicious. And the burgers were home made. Prices were reasonable

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
BlackpoolCarol
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited twice in jan not the biggest place to relax but the food thats another thing steaks too die for cooked to perfection mixed grills where each and evey piece is beautifully tender and juicy freshest of fish in thier scampi real chips and the portion sizes that may need them to order more doggy bags in lol service very... More 

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Thank Louise H
blackpool
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good service. Great home cooked food. I had the cheese and onion pie it was delicious. And the burgers were home made. Prices were reasonable

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Thank BlackpoolCarol
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Crown and Thistle this afternoon with my family (12 people in total). The menu had lots of choice and a Sunday roast option. Service was friendly and food arrived quickly and together. It was clear from the standard of food that it was homemade and portions were generous and very hot! Lovely food and location, will definitely be... More 

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Thank Chloe H
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here on a regular basis and opt to go for the steak night deal. Get the fillet steak for an extra few quid and some pepper sauce. Steak always lovely. Probably my favourite restaurant for steak in the area

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Thank Matt D
Lancashire
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great offers throughout the week make the Crown and Thistle an affordable place to eat in a beautiful location. We also enjoy walking the two mile journey from home on a Sunday afternoon and enjoying a big glass of red and a starter. Portion sizes are HUGE and can be overfacing but I guess it's great for people with big... More 

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Thank benjybody
Darwen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Young girl behind the bar v ignorant always talking to customers who sat and hogging the bar. Waiter a bit untidy. Conservatory cold and toilets. Ribeye steak we could have bought them from asda, 2 for £7 and enjoyed them better. V overpriced.

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Thank Ebony888
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Quaint little pub. Visited with family. Far better than normal pub food. Excellent steak. Good service. Reasonable prices. Good beers and wines. Will be going again soon.

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Thank Stephen M
Darwen
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

My daughter has been before with us and she took the opportunity whilst staying over to take her husband as he hadn't been before. We have always enjoyed our visits to the C&T and regard it as our favourite eatery. They had a. Nice time and enjoyed their meals and the service. There was one problem though which spoiled the... More 

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Thank akdarwen
Darwen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Christmas menu is perfect, and the staff are super friendly. Lovely for a quick meal out, in a local with no signal!

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Thank parkyxo
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I have been here on more than one occasion and have never been disappointed I usually go on a Friday night as its steak night always have a fillet steak and it is cooked to perfection the service is fantastic you get a nice friendly welcome can't recommend it enough

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 Roman Rd, Hoddlesden, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: 01254 705518‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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