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The Crown and Thistle

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
+44 1254 705518
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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 💕

Thank jackie231065
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Tim M
Preston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank michaelamarshall2232
Bury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank pieandchips22
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Wayneywarby
Warrington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank debandy2016
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128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here for a second time. The service was good although someone had not turned up. And the food was lovely. Homemade and we'll cooked.

Thank BlackpoolCarol
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Visited at lunchtime on Steak day with our two daughters. As has always been the case, we were made very welcome and drinks were brought to the table. The soup starter for the girls was excellent as was the home made pate and the stuffed mushrooms. Three sirloin steaks all cooked to perfection together with the delicious plate meat and... More 

Thank akdarwen
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Table booked for 4-30 sat down at 4-45ish not a good start we all ordered starters, main meal, and desserts after about 1 hour our meal arrived but the main meal came first no starters very disappointed with the service. Definitely will not be going back

Thank jacko059
Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Started coming to this little gem in the summer when I took my Dad out for a drink and a drive...I drive - he drinks! My Dad has a degenerative condition and worries what people think of him but the staff were so warm and welcoming we decided to go for a meal. We've been back twice and not been... More 

Thank chris h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, 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?