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The Crown Post

57 Church Street, Harwich CO12 3DS, England
+44 1255 553131
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast dinner” (6 reviews)
“toasties” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
57 Church Street, Harwich CO12 3DS, England
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Reviewed February 27, 2016

We found this restaurant by chance while looking for a place in Harwich to have lunch. The three of us were escorted upstairs to the barn-like room which was impressive although a little dark. We were attended to quickly and efficiently - the waitress was...More

Thank Alan_F162
Reviewed February 24, 2016

We have eaten at the Crown Post on 3 occasions now and in my opinion it is the best place in Harwich for a meal. Everything is home cooked and plentyful, the staff are very attentive and there is a quant little bar area downstairs...More

1  Thank Stuyp
Reviewed February 22, 2016

An excellent meal was served to fourteen people of various ages, from 8 to 80 years of age. Serves was prompt and spot on, with the food arriving to all piping hot.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed February 11, 2016

This small restaurant, has a well stocked bar and wine list, with pre dining seating. Up the stairs is old wide oak flooring timbers walls and a fantastic roof. Tables are well apart leaving room for private dining, a good menus gives you plenty of...More

1  Thank Howard W
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Because there are very little choice of good restaurants in Harwich out of season..... We landed up here via Google maps, while The Pier is being refurbished....But although it looks and has a kind of old world charm.....the kitchen is still in the dark ages....More

1  Thank Josie G
Reviewed February 4, 2016

Visited the crown post last night with a friend for a meal was greeted by a very friendly waitress most helpful,and the meal was excellent good value for the money 2 meals for 12.00 all home cooked,will be booking again.

Thank EnglandDianne
Reviewed December 21, 2015

We went for a family pre Christmas lunch and were very happy with everything. The food was freshly cooked with big portions with a small but interesting menu. Our son has multiple allergies and they went the extra mile to accommodate him, with a big...More

Thank 14Macca
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

A pre-Christmas dinner with friends meant ordering from a limited menu in advance, but for all that, the food was excellent. A good variety of dishes, all able in size, freshly cooked and without the appearance of having come via the microwave. My bacon wrapped...More

Thank Grumpy J
Reviewed November 26, 2015

The restaurant is a very old building but has been tastefully refitted. We were seated upstairs. the welcome was warm and enthusiastic. We had warm bread and oils to start followed by an excellent lunch Gammon and chips, fish and chips and white bait. Very...More

Thank manstondrive
Reviewed November 12, 2015

We had lunch at the Crown Post a few weeks ago which was tremendous value for money. We could have tried their £12 for two main dishes which gave a wide range of choice. However, I decided to try their osteridge steak which was delicious...More

Thank TG1956
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Church Street, Harwich CO12 3DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 553131
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