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The Crown and Thistle

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$$ - $$$
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37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
+44 1254 705518
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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice location. Attentive, helpful staff, very good food and good value. Called in due to a friend's recommendation. Will go again!

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Thank exforces64
Lancashire, UK
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all ordered from the lunch menu which is very well priced. The menu has recently changed and is now really long, making it harder to decide what to eat. However we've had so many good meals here I would be confident anything we ordered would be good. The Sunday roast is excellent and the puddings. Service is usually good... More 

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Thank lilo85
united kingdom
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here a few times and the food was excellent. Please make the service as good as your food. When we visited recently we were seated in the downstais area near the bar. We were greeted on arrival and seated and given menus. Then nothing. I had to go to the bar and say we are ready to... More 

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Thank avonsong
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Crown and Thistle many times it has always been top quality for food ,price and welcome its like eating with friends super staff and great food what more can you ask for

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Thank peterdeanmagic
Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

The crown and thistle staff are lovely, the pub has a really lovely warm inviting appeal that makes you want to return time and time again and the food is bloody gorgeous 💕

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Thank jackie231065
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We went for our usual Xmas meal with the family. Whilst it's simple pub grub, it's friendly and efficient and we like it. We will be there again December 2016.

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Thank Tim M
Preston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Have visited a few times now and if im in the area this is always the place I head too. The food is amazing and home cooked which I love, there is a lunchtime menu and homemade ice cream too, lovely log burning fire too!

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Thank michaelamarshall2232
Bury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

This place has become a regular spot for our family. We have all had pretty much all the main dishes from the menu between us now and cannot fault any of it. The service is always excellent and extremely attentive. Great friendly atmosphere! They also have various offers on over the week. From Tuscany Tuesday, pie Wednesday and tipsy Thursday.... More 

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Thank pieandchips22
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Went here with a voucher for £25 off. Food was quite good really. Not the best I've ever had but nice enough to return. Service was friendly but I was a little disappointed that we didn't get offered a steak knife or any condiments with our mixed grills. Still a nice place though. I'd definitely return.

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Thank Wayneywarby
Warrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Found by accident whilst out for a Sunday drive. Lovely meal, wanted to try the fantastic looking desserts, unfortunately too full. Lovely meal, welcome reception, very reasonably priced meals.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?