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The Crown Inn

Sydenham Road, Sydenham OX39 4NB, England
+44 1844 351634
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
“venison” (2 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Sydenham Road, Sydenham OX39 4NB, England
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Reviewed January 1, 2017

We haven't visited The Crown for a long time, but heard it was open again, and the reviews were good, so we arranged to meet friends for lunch the day before New Year's Eve. The fire burning in the grate gave a cosy first impression,...More

1  Thank Pazzas
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Hi Pazzas, Thanks for your feedback and I apologise the experience wasn't as good as you'd hoped. It definitely helps us to know where we can make improvements so we will take it all onboard. Due to the age of the pub, we do have...More

Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely way to spend Christmas Eve in this charming village pub with its friendly atmosphere. Will's food is delicious, we particularly enjoyed the pan fried cod fillet. The front of house team are charming, helpful and efficient. We will certainly be returning and...More

1  Thank Fiona B
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and we're glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope you'll come and see us again soon. Pippa.

Reviewed December 22, 2016

I had lunch with a walking group after a long, muddy and tiring walk in the local countryside and it was great to come into the warm and welcoming pub and enjoy the comforting and delicious Butternut Squash Risotto. But looking round I would have...More

Thank Penny G
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review of the pub - we're glad you enjoyed your visit! The Burger is a definite favourite amongst visitors so I hope you'll come back to try one soon... Pippa.

Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We have visited a few times now since The Crown Inn has been run by Pippa and her staff. Every time the food is amazing! The staff are so friendly and accommodating and we always have a wonderful time. Recently we celebrated a triple birthday...More

1  Thank Rhea C
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Thank you Rhea for your great feedback - it's always great to see familiar faces come back to visit, so we're really pleased you're enjoying the venue! It's a pleasure to host you all and look forward to seeing you again soon.... Pippa.

Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

It's lovely to see the crown open again. We live in the village and we had a lovely family meal. Great food and ambience. It would have been nice to meet the landlord - not obvious who is running the place, there seemed to be...More

Thank katelfleming
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2016

Thank you for your review - great to hear you had a lovely meal! We do try and meet all our guests - hopefully we'all get the opportunity to speak with you next time you're in. Pippa & Will.

Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited for Saturday evening supper with friends and family Beautiful pub ,gorgeous food and wonderful hosts. Well done Will, Pip and the team. Will definitely visit again soon

1  Thank Carole A
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2016

Thank you Carole, glad you enjoyed your visit! Looking forward to seeing you again soon...

Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Four of us met up to go to the pub quiz. What a terrific evening from start to finish. A great welcome from all of the Crown team. We played two rounds of the quiz which really did have fair questions to suit everybody. Then...More

2  Thank Redldr
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review! So glad you enjoyed the Quiz night - we had a lot of fun hosting it and hope you'all be back again to see us soon...

Reviewed November 19, 2016

We had the day's special - Cottage pie which was delicious. Crumble for dessert - excellent! It's a bit of a tight squeeze if you have a table for two - I recommend going in groups of four to have more room. It's great that...More

1  Thank WildOxford
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review - I'm glad you enjoyed the Cottage Pie, it's definitely a great dinner for chilly winter evenings. We'll take your notes on board about the tables for 2 - we do try and move the tables around to create...More

Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited the Crown last Sunday for a Roast dinner and it did not disappoint! I had the Roast Beef and my wife had the Roast Pork, both were beautifully tender and the choice of vegetables worked perfectly! Portion sizes were fantastic....you will not ever go...More

2  Thank Lancey5
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review! We're very proud of our Sunday roasts and we never want to see anyone leave hungry... Come back and see us soon!

Reviewed November 5, 2016

After temporary closure for refurbishment and change of management, The Crown is Sydenham is open again and I'm happy to report has returned to its former glory. Pippa and Will, along with a cheerful and efficient staff, offer mouthwatering food in stylish and comfortable surroundings....More

Thank A.Jensen
Pippa S, Manager at The Crown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2016

Thanks for your lovely review! We're so pleased you've been enjoying your visits (and we agree about the Chilean White...it's amazing!!) We hope you'll keep coming back, especially as we've just unveiled a new menu...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydenham Road, Sydenham OX39 4NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Sydenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 351634
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Description
The Crown Inn is a traditional country pub set in the heart of a beautiful Oxfordshire village. Serving award winning ales, wines & spirits alongside mouth-watering freshly cooked food for lunch & dinner each day. Join us for a hearty meal or simply pop in for a pint - the team are committed to providing a warm welcome and a great experience to all our guests. The Crown Inn recently underwent extensive renovation and reopened under new management in October 2016.
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