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The Crown

$$ - $$$, British,
59A Cornmarket Street | OX1 3HB, Oxford OX1 3HB, England
+44 1865 256047
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
59A Cornmarket Street | OX1 3HB, Oxford OX1 3HB, England
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for lunch, place was virtually empty, had to wait to be served whilst the bar staff chatted about what they had got up to the previous night. London Pride was well kept and good, however Hobgoblin Gold was dull and lifeless. Food- three meals...More

Thank chappers2341
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Chappers2341, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, so we are disappointed to hear that your visit with us was anything less than satisfactory. Please contact us at 441865256047 when you have an opportunity, and we will be more than happy to try and turn...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here with my Husband on the evening of Saturday 28th October, whilst staying in Oxford for the weekend. We both had a main meal & dessert. The trio of desserts were delicious. Really nice food & great friendly service. We’ll definitely eat here...More

Thank MandyandJoules
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mandyandjoules, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Crown, Oxford! We hope to see you soon! Team Crown

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew this place from a previous visit. The staff were very helpful in finding me an alcohol free larger. The club sandwich was absoutely delicious. This came with a choice of chips or crisps. The chips were some of the best I've eaten in...More

Thank John T
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John T, Thank you for the lovely review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again soon! Team Crown

Reviewed October 8, 2017

We called at the Crown on Friday 6th October 2017. They served a good quality lager and we had a chicken sandwich plus salad and chips. All well prepared and tasty. Premises are historic and quirky which added to the experience.

Thank Steve W
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Steve W, thank you; we appreciate your feedback! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Visiting Oxford overnight, and found this little gem! We had caughtcthe bus into the centre and after a 2 hour drive we were hungry. Wandering down the main street, we happened to glance to the left and saw this beautiful courtyard full of flowers so...More

Thank amy
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thanks for the great review Amy, so glad you came not once but twice. hopefully we will see you soon.

Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at this pub to have lunch and change our baby son, after finding no mother and baby unit in the ladies. I asked the staff behind the bar and they said no mother and baby unit to change babies. Also no children's menu...More

Thank Chalky1982
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2017

Hi , we regret to hear that you are displeased with your recent experience with us. Unfortunately, as we are a listed building that struggles to have any changes made and we are quite small, we even lack the space for a disabled toilet, high...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

The best ciabatta sandwiches you will have! We stopped off for a quick lunch and found this charming little pup. It was busy outside On a hot sunny afternoon. We had Gloucester spot ciabatta sandwiches and two steak ciabatta sandwiches and a chicken and bacon...More

Thank Sandra C
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Sandra C, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Crown, Oxford! We do hope you come and visit us again soon! Team Crown

Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We were starving and it was getting late on a Sunday evening and happened upon this quaint pub, just off the main road. The food was simple but generous in portion size. The chicken and the pie were just succulent and tender. It really hit...More

Thank PhoebeNJ
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Phoebenj, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! We're looking forward to your next visit with us! Team Crown

Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Off the Main Street we all enjoyed beautifully cooked Fish and Chips highly recommend we sat inside very comfortable.

Thank murphy-monkey
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Murphy, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Crown, Oxford!We hope to see you soon! Team Crown

Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Five of us called in for lunch and drinks, midweek. There was a good choice of real ale at reasonable prices and a traditional pub menu with pies, sandwiches, burgers, sharing plates and nibbles. Unfortunately, as a result of a large crowd of diners all...More

Thank 14darrelljm
General Manager A, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Hi there! Thank your the nice review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope you visit us again soon! Team Crown

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59A Cornmarket Street | OX1 3HB, Oxford OX1 3HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 256047
Description
You will find The Crown in Oxford within a short stroll of Queens Street, Carfax Tower and High Street - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.The Crown is one of many hidden gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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