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The Crown Framlingham

Market Hill, Framlingham, IP13 9AP

((()* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Great food and good service

Brian Heffernan 12 March 2017
from Framlingham

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With crackling log fires, exposed Tudor oak beams and squeaky floors, The Crown Framlingham is a pub filled with history and rural charm. Wholesome gourmet pub recipes are served alongside world beers, with a tranquil al fresco area perfect for relaxed drinking and dining.

Seasonal British dishes are found on the Crown Framlingham menu, beautifully presented and with unique touches. To start, there is ham hock and pea shoot terrine with croute and wholegrain remoulade, while for mains there are regional flavours such as the locally made Bloody Mary sausages with spiced bean, garlic mash and crisp pancetta. Fresh seafood delicacies are seen in dishes like pan-fried cod with local asparagus, seafood bisque and crab beignets, and there are vegetarian delicacies like fresh mint risotto with feta, roasted courgette and basil crisps.

Local flavours continue on the dessert menu at The Crown in Suffolk, such as the homemade apple crumble with a hint of cinnamon served with homemade rhubarb ice cream, as well as the locally produced ice cream selection. The Crown Framingham wine list is extensive, with bottles from all across the globe, and there is also a selection of international beers.

Filled with traditional charm, and surrounded by historic local sights such as the 11th-century Framlingham Castle, The Crown is a 13-minute drive from Wickham Market Rail Station.

The Crown Framlingham

Market Hill, Framlingham, IP13 9AP

Contact +44 1728723521

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Customer reviews for The Crown Framlingham

3.7 ((()* (based on 27 reviews)
81% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (12)
  • lunch (11)
  • child friendly (6)
  • value (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • views (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((* 12 March 2017 by Brian Heffernan from Framlingham

    Great food and good service

  • ((((* 9 March 2017 by Paul Brown from Essex

    A very nice meal indeed, would go back again.

  • ((*** 8 March 2017 by Terry Ryan from London

    Very disappointed with the best Sunday roast. For £15.75 one would expect more than 2 small slices of meat and a few potatos.

  • ((((* 28 February 2017 by Patti Baugh from Framlingham

    Food was excellent. My friend had the chocolate tart for dessert and rated it as amongst the best he'd had. Very friendly place. Will definitely revisit- soon!

  • ((((* 26 February 2017 by Jane Hogg from Peterborough

    Lovely atmosphere. We felt very welcome, returning later in day for cuppa in very comfortable surroundings. Attentive and helpful servers. Food OK. I had trendy version of mushy peas which was gritty, lukewarm and half-cooked. Otherwise chips and fish fine. Aubergine dip looked pretty but insubstantial. Desserts also OK. My cheesecake surprise really was surprising as it wasn't a cheesecake, more a mousse on biscuit crumbs . Ice cream nice. We had general feeling as customers over 50 years plus that food standards have been higher. But the price was right!

  • ((((* 15 February 2017 by Nichola Glasse from Framlingham

    The choice of the Valentine menu was very good, and I very much enjoyed the sweet pepper stuffed with goats cheese and wild mushroom risotto. The two girls who served us were a little scatty, one saying 'are you ready for us to take your order?' we said 'yes' and she went away not to return, a second waitress arrived said the same thing, but did that time return to take our order. We did feel that water was an after thought and needed to be requested. However we have been to the Crown on many occasions and due to the location, and the general atmosphere, the food and the very helpful nature of most of the staff we had an enjoyable meal and will return again.

  • ((((* 14 February 2017 by Neil Cuthbert from Pulham Market

    This was the third time we have dined at 'The Crown' and the service as usual was excellent. The pork dish was very good though the stew was quite ordinary.

  • ((((( 13 February 2017 by Brian Heffernan from Framlingham

    Lovely roast dinner
    The children said the portions could be smaller
    Very friendly and accommodating manager
    Beautiful building roaring fires
    What is not to like

  • ((((( 31 January 2017 by Madeline Close from Coxhoe

    In town for business, excellent place for a meal.

  • (((** 23 January 2017 by Philip Larking from framlingham

    The meal was good although my partner said the roast beef was "a bit tough". The hotel is tired needs a complete refurbish

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