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“Ridiculous prices”
Review of The Crown

The Crown
Ranked #7 of 16 Nightlife in St. Albans
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Owner description: Welcome to the beautiful Crown in St Albans, a charming pub with real character and a warm welcome for locals and visitors alike. Offering an extensive selection of rare premium spirits, real ales, new craft beers and fine wines. Our dishes are freshly prepared and our homemade burgers are a "must try". Don't forget our traditional homemade Sunday roasts, served with all the trimmings, and our cake & coffee mornings for those looking for something a little sweeter. Take a break and relax in our gorgeous new beer garden or enjoy our beautifully decorated dining area, which is also available for private hire.
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“Ridiculous prices”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

My darter has moved to a new flat just up the road, so this has become her new local.....shame. So we popped in for a few beers. It's an OK place, a burger and chips sort of place with a pool table and dart board, and nothing particularly good or bad. It wasn't busy even at 10 on a friday night but it is quite a big place..... But it's pricey... Admittedly I'm from the midlands and not used to the prices in the trendy south east, but this isn't a trendy lounge bar of a place, it's a boozer, with no particular atmosphere, or soft furnishings....etc. so when I was charged an exorbitant amount of money , I queried the prices. The statutory price list was nowhere in sight.... £4.00 for krone burg 1664, £3.55 carling cold, and a criminal £1.10 for a normal size packet of walkers cheese and onion - not hand cut artisan crisps, but bog standard walkers... £8.65 for 2 pints of lager and a packet of crisps. Remember the song??? It didn't go like that did it !!!!! Scandalous... We'll find another local... The Mermaid up the road is a far far nicer place and much more reasonably priced.

Visited January 2014
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