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“So much worse than last time.”

Nevill Crest and Gun
Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Eridge
Price range: $9 - $23
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Crowborough, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“So much worse than last time.”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

This is my 2nd review for the Nevill crest and gun,my first was a much better review than this one...
I went with family for a Christmas meal.The first problem encountered was the barman didn't know there was a christmas menu and had to ask the manager.
Our orders were taken and a little while later a desert arrived(we hadn't even had our mains at this point)

Our meals were served and at best could be described as below average.The sprouts were frozen,not fresh the turkey was from a turkey roll and not a turkey.The roast potatoes were possibly the worst i've had,tough chewy skins and flavourless centre,the potatoes are better in the shoppers cafe in the local Morrisons!
One of our party had fish and chips,the chips were undercooked.

We were presented with desert menus,which were followed by another desert being delivered to the table without being ordered...
We then sat for 20 minutes until we asked if we could order desert,the orders were taken and the deserts arrived promptly.

On the whole the deserts were ok except that the bake well tart had been in the microwave for to long and there was a skin on the custard. One of the deserts was also wrong.
(The incorrect desert and one of the mains was taken of off the final bill)

On the whole a very disappointing experience,for a pub that claims to cook real food it was way below the standard I expected,the service was also below par.

I won't be returning but i'm sure the management and staff won't lose any sleep over that fact but my money is hard earned and will go in future to somewhere with better standards on food and customer service.

  • Visited December 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Special lunch”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

What a lovely pub/restaurant recommended in the Good Pub Guide. Excellent menu, ambiance and friendly service. In the middle of nowhere, yet very close to Tunbridge Wells. Will definately go again, now have found it. Highly recommended

  • Visited November 2013
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Average food at inflated prices”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

This restaurant does average food at inflated prices. You could get much cheaper, better food at many restaurants. I therefore would not go back out of choice. The food is absolutely fine – nothing special – and therefore if they changed there prices I would be more willing to return.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Holly S
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Eastbournme
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“SUNDAY LUNCH”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

Booked a table in the conservatory for Sunday Lunch and , arrived at 12.45pm and it was really busy. every table occupied. The roast pork was lovely, could have been more generous with the vegetables though. My son had the lamb, expensive at £16 but he said it was delicious.
The conservatory was spacious and we had a lovely view of the garden. The staff were most helpful and pleasant checking twice if we had everything we needed.
Couldn't manage desserts, but I had a nice coffee.
Would certainly go again booking is essential at weekends.

  • Visited November 2013
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East Sussex
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214 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Nice food, and really friendly service. ”
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

We visit a few times a year, and this visit was very good. The staff on duty on quite a busy Friday night were excellent, very friendly. The food was a mix of gastropub burger and steak, game, Asian, and some nice salads. We had 4 different mains and all were very nice. We'll be back.

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