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The Crown

New Park Street | Devizes, Devizes, England
1380 722692
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Ranked #7 of 64 restaurants in Devizes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $26
Cuisines: English, Tapas, Pub, Grill
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Re-furbished November 2013, The Crown is truly the flagship pub of the Wadworth Brewery,specialising in home cooked food with a modern twist. Steaks and ribs from the grill, duck and chicken from the rotisserie, a fabulous range of tapas and sharing boards are served along with the pub classics. A selection of 6 real ales complimented by an extensive wine list, alongside our coffee bar serving Brian Wogan coffees and hot drinks.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We were recommended the Crown by Geoff from The White Bear Inn and we were so glad we chose it. The young gentleman Robbie was a total delight so well mannered and helpful. We had some sharing platters of crab cakes and smoked trout pate between us which were delicious and of good size. I then had the beer battered... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Decided to visit the Crown whilst staying in Devizes recently, and glad that we chose to. It was a quiet evening, but we got a great welcome by the only member of front of house staff on that evening (Robbie). He was a great host and took great care of us all evening. There is plenty of choice on the... More

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Marcus, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Crown, much appreciated.I have passed on your very kind words to the team and especially to Robbie, we hope to see you again next time you visit Devizes ! Kindest regards, Jim Lynch Manager More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Never ever been to The Crown before but what a gem of a place it is.It was so nice the 1st time that we went the following week as well.Both weeks I had the roast beef,it came with huge Yorkshire pudding.The beef melts in your mouth,the vegs was cooked to perfiction and the gravy is the best I ever had... More

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Robin, Thank you so much for your kind words and great review! We are really proud of our fantastic team in the kitchen, Head Chef Jamie and his assistant Emma really do pull out all the stops on Sunday lunch, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meals, I will make sure the whole team see your review. Why... More

Bath, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Good choice of food on the menu. The chicken warm salad was good. The liver of the lamb's liver was good, but unfortunately the mash was reconstituted - one asks why! We had one excellent waitress and one who was a little disinterested, it does make a difference.

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meals, the warm chicken salad is one of our most popular dishes . We don't use any reconstituted ingredients here, the mashed potato is actually cooked and mashed here, fresh every day, I will make sure Chef checks the quality of the potatoes, this time of... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch at The Crown today on the spur of the moment. Devizes was buzzing due to it being market day and the pub was well patronised. There is no pretension in the menu. It is tasty, well cooked food which is served in generous portions. Everything we had was perfectly cooked. Chips were crisp and golden outside and... More

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Janet, Thank you so much for your wonderful review, I have printed it and displayed it on our staff notice board so that the whole team can share your review. We do hope to see you again......Don't wait for Market Day ! We have a Beer Festival in the car park this weekend...... :) Very best wishes Jim Lynch... More

England
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Following reviews on Trip Advisor we took friends for lunch, and all enjoyed our meals immensely. The food was reasonably priced, home cooked, fresh and very tasty (fish pie highly recommended). Portions were a good size and the vegetables were cooked just right. Good selection of beers. Service was friendly and the member of staff we asked about the history... More

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Doreen, Thank you for your review, I have passed on your comments about the great fish pie to Jamie our Head Chef...... He makes it fresh everyday - and that really does make a difference. We have a special salad and Pimms offer at the moment - if you can be tempted we'd love to welcome you and your... More

Burnham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Having visited Devizes on a few occasions recently, it is true to say that I have been somewhat underwhelmed by the quality of the eating establishments on offer, most of which have been very average. However the recently refurbished Crown stands apart from the rest, and we enjoyed a good meal in comfortable surroundings at a realistic price. We were... More

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you like the new look Crown following it's refurbishment and that you enjoyed dinner with us, we are just about to up date our menu and hope to welcome you again in the near future. Many thanks again for taking the time to review us! Best wishes, Jim Lynch... More

Wiltshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went to The Crown for Sunday dinner a couple of weeks ago. The food was excellent and the customer service was good. Would highly recommend. Massive yorkshire puddings and perfect roast potatoes (with top ups as required).

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I have passed on your great review to the kitchen team, they work so hard to make Sunday Lunch special, so pleased you enjoyed it. We have just extended our menu to add some classic dishes....just in case you should ever fancy a different Sunday lunch! Best wishes, Jim Lynch Manager More

Devizes, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lovely food, a great variety to choose from and the service was great! There were 14 of us and we all loved our meals!

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CrownDevizes, General Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Stevie, Thank you for your kind words, so pleased you and your guests enjoyed their meals, we hope to see you all again very soon! Kindest regards, Jim Lynch Manager More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The food here is wonderful , well presented and very tasty as well as being good value for money the staff are friendly and service was quick . The atmostphere inside is cozy and welcoming. Fantastic place

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CrownDevizes, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Naomi, Thank you for your kind words, I have passed them on to the team! We look forward to seeing you again very soon, Best wishes, Jim Lynch Manager More

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