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“Its a pub with pub food, comfortable and pleasant!”
Review of The Crown

The Crown
Price range: $0 - $18
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Description: Visit The Crown in Sutton Coldfield for authentic British cooking and real ales in a genuine local pub warmed by a cosy fire. Our pub-food menu features classic meals made with award-winning ingredients. Included are seasonal specials and buffet food for all occasions, and great value set menus too. You'll also find a hand-picked range of perfectly conditioned cask ales on tap, and a selection of fine wines from around the world. A true local in Sutton Coldfield, we're a great place to meet up with friends and swap stories. Take part in our bi-weekly quizzes, or just come to eat and relax in our stylish pub surroundings.
Reviewed March 17, 2012

Been here loads of times- it had a refurb a while ago. There is loads of room so usually you can find a table. The staff are fine and the set menu is the best value.
I would give it a good or three and a half stars if I was able. Nothing to complain about at all.
Worth a visit for drinks or a meal.

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Tammi C, Team Leader at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2015

We are sorry about your recent experience. We have a new manager and a new menu and we would love for you to come and try us again so we can show you just how great we are!

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Reviewed August 29, 2011

Ember Inns are always good value, this one adds excellent decor and nice specials compared to my local ones. There are books to read if you have the time. The food was very good and there is plenty of space, the decor is more modern than the Derbyshire branches of this chain. Considering that we went at 1 pm on a busy Bank Holiday we got our order taken quickly. there was of course a 30 minute wait but this was accurately estimated and updated. The toilets were much better than other Embers and on the ground floor this time.

Vegetables were a little crisp, which was OK for us, and surprisingly there was no Garlic Bread available.

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2  Thank BigDave
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Reviewed August 26, 2011

This pub used to be run well but over the past year or so standards have declined. Glasses are rarely collected, toilets not kept clean as they used to be during evenings (at least the last time I visitied they had replaced some of the lightbulbs), bar service can be inattentive with respect not shown to who was waiting first. This is our local and we are really disapointed now go elsewhere when possible.

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2  Thank TWSC
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Reviewed April 5, 2011

My friends and I used to visit the Crown every Friday night. Unfortunately we have stopped visiting due to the fact one of the barmaids just will not serve women. She walks away after serving men rather than take your order. This is not just my opinion, it is the opinion of many groups of women!!!!

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22  Thank suzyWestMids
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Reviewed February 4, 2011

We visited The Crown, Walsall Road, Four Oaks on the 22nd Jan to take advantage of the 2 for 1 offer. The Crown is a very clean establishment and is one of our favourites in the local area. As we walked in we saw two customers complaining their food was cold but thought nothing of it.

We ordered our food using the two for one offer (Bargain of the Century, Gammon and eggs, Vegetarian bake or whatever it was with two diet cokes for under a tenner!) and whilst waiting for our food to come we saw another THREE meals get returned to the kitchen.

We kept optimistic but (and you can guess) I had to send my meal back cold and by the time it re-appeared my wife had almost finished hers which made the meal a pretty bad one.

Worthy of a tripadvisor review if you ask me, hopefully so the management can take note and do something about the chimp or chimps who were cooking that day. Some restaurants offer a complimentary soft drink or cheapy dessert if they mess up your afternoon but we only got an un-sympathetic "sorry" from the 17 year old staff member. Perhaps if you had made it up to us you may have escaped this first (bad) review :-(

7  Thank Docmatt
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