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The Crown Inn

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$$ - $$$
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Mill lane | Church Enstone, Chipping Norton OX7 4NN, England
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having walked from our hotel and hoped the food would be good, were weren't disappointed. Made to feel welcome both nights (had to try it again for our second night), the food was great - I tried the belly pork which is a dish I wouldn't normally choose, but wanted mash and vegs rather than chips. I was very impressed... More 

Thank JennieNorthumberland
Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, helpful staff. Eaten here many times and never had anything short of an excellent experience.

Thank Mike W
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our team dinner here and the food was great. Our customer service manager had pre booked it and we had chosen our meals, so the place did get a heads up, but the food was so gorgeous. They didn't have a gluten free roll to accompany my soup, which was disappointing considering they had plenty of warning I... More 

Thank Debbie G
Accra, Ghana
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We were given a choice of eating in the pub or the restaurant . Whereas the pub had character we chose the restaurant which was also an interesting room appearing to be a converted barn . It's always a little disconcerting eating in a restaurant for the first time and finding ourselves on our own as the other table was... More 

Thank Frank R
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Have been several times before and were not disappointed. Food and service was good,plenty of choice but by the time we left around 9pm a few of the "specials" were finished. Only drawback was that the coffee was very weak, you could almost see the bottom of the cup when it was half full! However, we will return as it... More 

Thank David M
Worthing, United Kingdom
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314 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is in the tiny village of Church Enstone about 5 miles from Chipping Norton. Parking is limited. We had been recommended to eat here by a local so were expecting great things. We checked it out one lunchtime and just had a drink and sat out in the garden which could really do with more tables and chairs and... More 

1 Thank FerringFairy
Ferring, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Told by a local to try this place as it was supposedly good. However, we chose a day unfortunately when the owner was away and standards were woefully low. Service was a bit slow ( we went early so few others there) but the waitress was charming so that sort of made up for it. The food was the problem.... More 

Thank FerringFerret
Coventry, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I was planning a drive out on August bank holiday Monday with my wife and elderly father and checked out Trip Advisor for suitable lunch venues within a 30 mile radius. As luck would have it I came across The Crown Inn at Church Enstone and previous reviews certainly led me to give it a try. Thank you fellow Trip... More 

1 Thank Brian U
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

So said the Michelin Pub Guide. I didn't need any further invitation. This is an excellent and proper pub-not at all pretentious- nice to see regulars in the bar,not put off by the "gastro"element. Lovely building in a lovely unspoilt village. Small conservatory and a small but nice garden The pie?-well if it's good enough for M.Michelin it's good enough... More 

Chipping Norton
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Excellent food, good range, lots to choose from, good prices, great quality. Staff very helpful and accommodating. Nice atomism here. Well decorated.

1 Thank LesleyChippingNorton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill lane | Church Enstone, Chipping Norton OX7 4NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Chipping Norton
  • Phone Number: 01608-67-72-62

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?