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Debdale Hill | Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray LE14 3LF, England
01664823134
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Village pub, serving modern British cuisine from a la carte, lunch and bar...
Village pub, serving modern British cuisine from a la carte, lunch and bar menus. Great for walkers
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  • 15
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 5
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local pub...

I have been to the Crown a few times now, and each time have found the staff, food and atmosphere to be great. It's a traditional local pub, with good food, beers and the 2 guys who run the place (Mike & Phil) are very friendly. The garden area is very large and well presented, with plenty of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2013
Andy G
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English first
Anstey, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My favourite country pub, under new management apparently, Its had a total refurb great atmosphere with excellent beer, food and wine, will definitely pay this place a visit again and would recommend it to anyone (if you can find it).

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Crown is once again open, with slightly extended premises, great bar with several real ales, excellent food choice from a broad menu, a characterful place with uprated interior and nicely done English country garden, what's not to like if you can find it?!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Took a trip out to The Crown Inn yesterday having read the reviews on this page. The place was completely deserted and had been closed for a few weeks according to a local. Nothing in the windows to suggest that this was temporary. A bit disappointing!

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Durham Uk
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This is our second visit in 6 months. We just called in at 8pm on a Thursday. The pub was warm and welcoming with logs fires in each little room. The food was fantastic, langoustines to start, then the duck. Beautifully cooked with lovely jus and veg. Extra onion rings - so light and tasty - and the chips. Staff... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We are local to The Crown and eat there regularly, because it is simply the best eating place for miles around. We do like to eat well, and only tend to eat at 'high quality' places, where the food is something special that we couldn't make ourselves. We are very lucky, therefore, to have such a place within very easy... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We live locally and were very disappointed a few years ago when The Crown closed down. It eventually reopened and changed hands several times never achieving the standards it had reached in the past. However towards the end of 2012 Mike and Phil took over the running of the place and its better than ever. Really good food with a... More 

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Nottingham, England
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This pub was suggested by a local lady and we're glad she did. Attentive service, lovely food and excellent value - an unexpected pleasure on a rainy day.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After a long wet walk and some difficulty finding the pub, the experience was well worth the wait. We were welcomed into the bar area where open fire was burning. We ordered drinks and were ushered into a snug at the other side of the bar and a fire was lit there too. My pint of Draught Bass was excellent,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Four of us visited for dinner, we are not regulars but have made several previous visits over recent years usually for a birthday or anniversary celebration, returning in the expectation of certain reliable standards and value. It is with some regret that we report this as a disappointing dining experience. Probably the most annoying feature of our meal was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I have been to the Crown a few times now, and each time have found the staff, food and atmosphere to be great. It's a traditional local pub, with good food, beers and the 2 guys who run the place (Mike & Phil) are very friendly. The garden area is very large and well presented, with plenty of tables and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Debdale Hill | Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray LE14 3LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Melton Mowbray
  • Phone Number: 01664823134

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

Village pub, serving modern British cuisine from a la carte, lunch and bar menus. Great for walkers
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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