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The Rose & Crown


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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$19 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
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All reviews sunday roast cod loin ciabatta sticky toffee pudding burger pork peas the pub thai night friday night dinner sussex smokie lovely atmosphere the food was absolutely delicious tunbridge wells cooked perfectly bayfield starters
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I popped in on a Sunday lunch time. The menu was broad but not too extensive, Sunday lunches included. We opted for the Sussex Smokie (typically a smoked haddock and cod in a cheese sauce with a breadcrumb topping) and was surprised...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank laurenob91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After years of hard work by Liz and Joel and Sam etc, the pub was sold recently. What a great shame. Our local is now emptied. The brackets are on the wall where the TV was, it’s unclean....we’ve had raw roast pork (which we waited...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of six and opted for the Quiz Night on a Tuesday. The Harveys was excellent and acted as a fine accompaniment to the tasty dishes we consumed. We had: a creamy chowder, beer-battered haddock, burgers and a shepherd's pie. These were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 837timl
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful Thai food, great service. More of these themed nights please . Let's keep our local pub going.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alistair D
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch in the sun today outside this homely pub. Great service and wonderful sandwiches. We had a halloumi and a haddock goujon ciabatta...very tasty!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mayfield2019
RoseC3026, General Manager at The Rose & Crown, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope that we will see you again here soon.

Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Being a regular in this gem of a local village pub, we attended the wine and cheese evening last night. The 12 wines flowed (certainly my head felt like it this morning) with an expert providing insight into each wine, accompanied by a generous local...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 823karen
RoseC3026, Owner at The Rose & Crown, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and for your valued feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your evening and our first ever wine and cheese night. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon to one of our...More

Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely meal. Beautifully cooked. Lovely atmosphere. New landlord and landlady very friendly and perfect hosts. A gem needs to be visited

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 757kirstye
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Having posted a review of our delicious roast we had last month...we wanted to try the food here again, and can happily say tonight’s meal was on a par, if not better! We took my parents for an early supper, as this is now our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Louise396
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

As my wife has to work tonight we decided to visit the Rose and Crown on the 13th for an early Valentines night dinner, the food was absolutely delicious. My wife had the scallops starter and I had the crab spring rolls, I can’t say...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GuyTheShirt
RoseC3026, Owner at The Rose & Crown, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Thank you for choosing The Rose and Crown for your Valentines evening. We are thrilled that your meal was enjoyable. Thank you for your comments regarding the crab spring rolls, duck breast and Steak dish. I will ensure that your comments are passed onto the...More

Reviewed February 9, 2019

For many years this was our 'go to' pub for a late Saturday lunch. Sadly the great food & warm atmosphere left with the last owners. It's now.....alright. Average. The food was alright, but previously we'd drive from Tunbridge Wells or Heathfield to eat there...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank DavidSB
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February 24, 2019|
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Response from DavidSB | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the new owners have a dog, and as far as I know they welcome other well-behaved hounds. They always used to, but the atmosphere is different now.
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