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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We went for lunch and had a delicious meal, especially the fish and chips, which were in an amazing batter. All the staff were polite and helpful. I have had fish and chips in many pubs and this was the best ever.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The food is good, the portions are perfect - not so big they outface you. The landlady was very friendly and pleasant. The landlord was OK, but we could have done without his views on cows being responsible for so-called global warming (and he wasn't joking).

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We stayed here for one night while visiting friend and I would really recommend it for anyone planning to visit the area. The staff are extremely helpful and welcoming, we received excellent service throughout our stay in both the pub and the restaurant. The rooms were comfortable, with bottles of mineral water, tea, coffee and hot chocolate available. The rooms... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Stayed at The Crown on Bank Holiday Monday as we were attending a party close by. Easy to find and plenty of parking. A nice warm welcome from Tim who has some great beers on tap. The room was very nice, very clean and a good size, with a modern bathroom. Only downside was when we sat down to watch... More 

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Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This was our first visit to The Crown, and we enjoyed it. It seems to be a nicely-balanced pub, in that it has a busy bar with lots of local customers, but it didn’t make us feel like outsiders. We had a couple of drinks in the bar (a great pint of Speckled Hen) early in the evening and found... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Three of us had a very nice meal ... and only a few drinks. Our friends tuna salad was "fabulous" even though the tuna seemed a little pink it was much enjoyed. Sea Bass & pie of the day equally enjoyed. We're locals but our friend isn't and the place hit the spots for all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We arrived at 2.45pm and lunches stopped at 3pm! We were welcomed in and although one meal was no longer available, the beef roast dinner was very enjoyable. Crisp roast potatoes, big yorkshire pudding & selection of vegetables (not overcooked and a generous portion of meat too. I chose to have a child's meal and was glad that I did... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Visiting a friend in Benson we decided to go for an afternoon drink in the beer garden. As soon as we arrived the bar maid was rude and snappy. Having stayed for only one glass of wine, we accidentally knocked one of the glasses off the table (accidents happen). The bar maid then proceeded to come outside in a huff,... More 

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Tim09347, Owner at The Crown Inn, responded to this review

As the owners Germaine & I are disappointed that during our absence the level of courtesy given to this guest was not what we expect, irrespective of the circumstances, and for this we offer our apologies. If the guests in question would care to contact us we would like to attempt to put thing right. More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Crown in was clean and comfortable! It was like being away from home with all the comforts of home. Our room looked over a beautiful garden, it was the most picturesque place! The staff was so kind and the food was delicious! Benson England is a true gem with the Crown Inn at its heart. We can't wait to... More 

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Congleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Welcoming and friendly owners who happily produced lunch for an unannounced party of 14 at 2 o'clock on a Saturday. Good quality, good value food - some of us also had dinner in the evening which was likewise excellent and well priced. Good breakfast, freshly cooked. Our room was good, plenty of space with a good bathroom / shower -... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Inn is a beuatiful village Inn whuch has been newly refurbished to a high standard with a restaurant specialising in fresh locally sourced ingredients, good British meals with a continental touch. We have boutique style all en-suite rooms recently receiving new showers and flooring. We have six rooms from a single to a triple family room and a king with a large bathroom. Our bar, terrace and garden are very popular with families. Dogs are welcome, with one of our guest rooms reserved for guests with dogs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown Inn

Address: 52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6RP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wallingford > Benson
Price Range: $114 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Crown Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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