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The Crown and Thistle

$$ - $$$, British,
37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
+44 1254 705518
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (44 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“pies” (5 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 286 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here if we want to eat out as it had been consistently excellent food made from scratch from people that really understand hospitality. The owners and staff are really friendly and it is clean, tidy and a bit quirky. It has a specials...More

Thank Oli P
Reviewed May 10, 2018

We pop here whilst visiting friends in the area. The food is always superb, it is homemade and well cooked. the service was a slow but this was because of limited staff and a busy period, rather than any inefficiency. Definitely recommended

Thank BlackpoolCarol
Reviewed April 2, 2018

just like to thank all the staff at the crown and thistle for making my wife's 60th birthday a perfect one. there was 30 of us in the upstairs private room and everyone of us really enjoyed our meals.......no complaints at all!!

Thank brownieDarwen
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic little pub/restaurant been there a few times and it never disappoints, I had the steak and mushroom pie with new potatoes and fresh veg and it was delicious,my friend had the lasagna which was also spot on definitely be back again and...More

1  Thank 124maureen
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Great staff. Great food. Proud to be British. Great English Pub. We should sell places like this to tourists, its what we do best

Thank Tony T
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Booked for Sunday tea. Told that no roast beef on. Once ordered mains had to wait an hour for them. Not kept informed why. Decided to skip desserts due to already waiting long time. My main Sole fish was undercooked. Showed waitress and she said...More

4  Thank AlbanJoan
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Been here many times,cosy friendly and good service, out in the wilds which speaks for itself if it wasn't good it wouldn't have servived

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed January 24, 2018

A snowy Saturday evening but was very busy all 6 of us enjoyed our meal,the staff were very pleasant nothing to much trouble will return

Thank Ossyclaret1
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Just the three of us. I had the fish combo and I found it a bit too crunchy and the mushy peas a bit dry but it was edible. The other 2 loved their meals. Puddings were all good.

Thank Helen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene
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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