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The Crown Hotel Restaurant

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Crown Road, Sturminster Newton DT10 1LN, England
01258 820224
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Sunday Lunch

Called in for Sunday lunch when passing by. The pub was busy but the staff managed to slot us in. We had one roast beef & a vegetarian option which was everything but the meat ( charged at a lower price) and excellent value. Homemade Yorkshire puddings were great We found the overall price... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
robbren55
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Frome, United Kingdom
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Frome, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Called in for Sunday lunch when passing by. The pub was busy but the staff managed to slot us in. We had one roast beef & a vegetarian option which was everything but the meat ( charged at a lower price) and excellent value. Homemade Yorkshire puddings were great We found the overall price good value. If we were in... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good hearty well presented food from a comprehensive menu. Loely setting with friendly and helpful staff. Thoroughly enjoyed. Will return.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

our family stayed here last weekend and we felt overall rather let down. The staff in general seemed preoccupied on other matters and we were asked on two spectate occasions, as we were a large group to accept a smaller menu or all have the same breakfast. We accepted the smaller menu for The evening meal,thinking this would ensure a... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is a really nice hotel... Not great but really nice, as it does look a little tired in places. Ambiance in the bar and reception area is enhanced by having 2 open fires. Have to mention Clare... Without an i, who was fantastic, really helpful in helping me find another hotel as the Crown was fully booked on the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Lighter menu was lighter than expected (more small chid portion ) Pate starter on evening menu was very lacking in flavour considering it was meant to contain horseradish but was a good consistently Nice steady pub food

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We decided to try the advertised "Food Around the World" night. This is a buffet (eat all you can for £10.95) of foods from all over the world. The foods on offer were from India, Morocco, Italy, France, USA, Caribbean and Turkey (the Country, not the poultry). Alongside these main dishes were accompanying side dishes. Starters were Parsnip & Parmesan... More 

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Sturminster Newton, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The atmosphere was cosy and the service was good, but for £9.50 per person we expected a good quality Sunday lunch. What can I say about the "roast" potatoes?? They were obviously reheated and needed a chainsaw to cut and muscles of steel to chewing. On complaining to the waiter we were told that the chef knew there was a... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Good selection of specials - which were! Fine wine list at affordable prices. Comfortable and traditional atmosphere. Obviously used by locals as well as the travelling guests.

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Berkshire, England
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140 reviews 140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

we came here for a meal recently but found it very quiet on the night we visited. the service was adequate but there were times when we did feel as if we had been given the bare minimum, especially after the main course. We had cod in Cajun batter and the vegetable curry. The vegetable curry was good, with rice... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We ate in the restaurant on two nights when staying at the pub the food was great in a very convivial atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Crown Road, Sturminster Newton DT10 1LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: 01258 820224

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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