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The Crown and Thistle

$$ - $$$, British,
37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
+44 1254 705518
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (45 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“mushy peas” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was cheap enough, food was fantastic, my fella got a mixed grill which was enormous, and he can eat alot. Didn't finish it all :) , I got a burger..... Spot on, all of it. Will deffo keep going back!!

Thank X0X0X01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creamy mushrooms tasted burned and lack of sauce, pate was gritty and lack of half toasted bread. Hanging kebab was really dry and served with one wrap, sirloin was very tough and chips undercooked and pasty. Foul language at the bar, not what you want...More

Thank Ebony888
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pleasant staff, but the food left a lot to be desired. Chips were a mixed batch of burnt and under cooked soggy together on the plate and were not very hot. mushy peas were a solid lump the plate. The hanging lamb skewer was vastly...More

1  Thank Dev0nBabe
Morteza Z, Owner at The Crown and Thistle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We at The Crown and Thistle welcome all feedback, both negative and positive, we are a small family run firm and we strive for the highest standard possible therefore welcome constructive criticism. We apologise if you thought the food was overpriced and not what you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Go here often. Varied menu (steak & ale pie is a favourite), friendly helpful staff & always great value for money.

Thank JEM3333
Morteza Z, Owner at The Crown and Thistle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review on your recent experience dining with us. We're glad to hear you enjoy our food and our service. We look forward to seeing you again soon, especially now the weather is closing in for those cost Pie nights.

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner come here atleast twice a month. The food is amazing and perfect portions. They have a lunch menu 12 to 4 which you cannot get a better deal for money. The hwppy hour is great and the owner is lovely. Recently...More

Thank Nicola H
Morteza Z, Owner at The Crown and Thistle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoy our lunchtime offer. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Service far too slow and the two young waitresses desperately need customer service training! Considering there were only 4 other people in the dining room, the service was appalling. Had to ask the waitress to take our order after being given the menu 30 minutes...More

3  Thank Lizzie D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Where to start... Everything about this place is just fantastic, from the quality of the food to the service from the staff. One of my family have a food allergy and the waitress was very accommodating to our needs. She was extremely friendly and was...More

1  Thank pamjaywilliams
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Called in by chance tonight after being let down at a nearby pub and so glad we did. Very friendly staff, lovely service and very good food. With such reasonable prices as well, we will return

Thank janet r
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Hated the food, was basically a ready made lasagne which tasted like rubber. For desert I had the chocolate cake which was stale and when I asked for it to be replaced they refused.

2  Thank rebecca b
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited with family for Sunday lunch and a post holiday catch up. Not been here for several years. 2 courses for £12.95, both of which were delicious!! Lamb shank was gorgeous and I loved the fact that there was a good variety of veg -...More

Thank Baohx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 705518
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