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The Crown

Park Street, Colchester CO6 4SE, England
+44 1206 262001
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“trout” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (8 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Park Street, Colchester CO6 4SE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were able to combine a taste of Christmas with more normal food. My wife had the excellent haddock and chips. I often don’t like battered fish in a restaurant, but here it is reliably good, because the fish is chunky and not over cooked....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been here before and loved the place, food and service. So decided to bring our parents along on a Friday evening. As expected it was busy. One of us was T-total and felt the drinks available were limited (soft or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheWineFox
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Don't know why I haven't reviewed before as regular visitor, had lunch with husband for our anniversary. Love the surroundings but as ever the food was excellent and the service friendly and professional. Will be back soon

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bolly22
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I know the pub is in a nice area but I don’t think this can justify the price. £18.50 for a roast dinner is a bit steep especially as it wasn’t that great. We were told the beef would be medium rare which is fine...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marmot2016
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Lucky we booked on a Sunday evening because it was full. Excellent meal, loved the opportunity on menu to eat small portion of starters and puddings also the recommendation of what to drink with each dish. A treat

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank englishmarilyn
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We visit family in Colchester and often we go for lunch at the Crown and every time we have great food. Catch of the day dishes are always delicious, everybody is always happy with their choice.Service is also excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dw489
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Sunday evening dinner was out of this world. The staff were amazing, everyone knew what to do and how to treat customers. The atmosphere was lovely, right balance of busyness and people enjoying themselves. But the food.... well that was out of this world. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nicola R
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Just been here for an evening meal for my girlfriends birthday. Booked up a few days before online with a quick response. Arrived with a warm greeting and seated near to door by the thoughtful owner / manager as he could see she was 8...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tim M
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch, having not been here for several years. Decided to have two courses from the set lunch menu. Not a good idea. The portions were incredibly stingy and very much a poor man’s version of the equivalent dish from the regular menu....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nicky66ipswich
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We ordered mains and were surprised at how small the portions were. You have to ask for extra vegetables on top of the main otherwise you will be hungry. For the price this is not satisfactory. Other restaurants provide vegetables for that price. You will...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Street, Colchester CO6 4SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 262001
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