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The Crown

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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196 Watling Street | Brownhills, Walsall WS8 7JU, England
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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

they refused to servemy children aged 21 and 23 as the werent able to prove that they were 18 plus, no information given that they need to provide this info plus childre can have a drink with a meal at 16. apparently thet dont agree with the law and have their own rules which they fail to make you aware... More 

Thank johnbod
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pub was a lovely pub. Clean and in a nice condition. Staff were all friendly and helpful. The food didn't take long at all and was up to such a good standard. Would have eaten it twice over. Planning to go back over Christmas.

Thank Keely F
Hednesford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We have eaten here over the years on numerous occasions, and the service and quality were quite good, but unfortunately things have taken a turn for the worse, sticky tables, small portions, items left off the plate, and no organisation to deliver the food all together to the table when dining as a group. We visited on a Saturday night,... More 

1 Thank Paul R
Brownhills, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Waited ages for table service so decided to go to bar and order ourselves. The waitress then came over to inform us 2 out of 10 of our meal choices were not available. Food took ages to arrive and when it did not all at the same time. Food quality was poor. In the past we have visited the crown... More 

Thank Rob T
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Cheap burger buns, greasy chips and flat coke sums it up! If your meal comes to £10.60, don't give them £20.60 and expect £10 change! It totally confuses them! They ask you if your meal is ok and when you say not as good as I expected they say sorry and walk off

Thank Sugram
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Our meal was very nice and hot. Considering the place was not full we waited rather a long time for our meals to arrive. The tables were very sticky to touch and also the menus. The staff were very pleasant. The surroundings were comfortable but not the best I have been to.

Thank Linda W
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited at lunchtime on a Thursday. Two meals for the price of one all day . Food was very good and staff were very attentive and friendly. If I ever pass this way again I would defiantly return. Recommended

Thank Paul S
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

always had lovely meals here.lovely and clean.nice staff.shall be going again very soon i hope.i like the different varieties

Thank june h
Telford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

On arrival to the Crown it was empty bar a couple of people we was met by a employee who said table for two and showed us choice of two tables one in a dark drab area and the other shoved up against a wall neither was suitable so I said I prefer to sit by the window to what... More 

1 Thank Linda T
Brownhills, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We used to like this pub and we're quite regular for a cheap family meal but the last time we visited in June this year was not great at all tbh left us disappointed that we haven't returned the tables were sticky the food was plain and just OK to eat the service wasn't great my chicken was way over... More 

Thank Leanne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Watling Street | Brownhills, Walsall WS8 7JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Walsall

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