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The Crown

The Green, Hartest, Bury St. Edmunds, IP29 4DH +44 1438412154

(((() British
  •  - Suffolk
Main course: £15
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 20:30.

Very easy to book a table.

Clare Nixon 22 July 2017
from Sudbury

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The Crown in Hartest is a charming country pub pairing a seasonal food menu with real ales and an impressive wine list. With an open fire place and exposed brick walls, the interior is rustic and homely, whilst the large beer garden offers al fresco dining and a play area for the kids.

The Crown pub menu is a blend of classic dishes and international flavours. Try the Gressingham duck breast with butter beans, charred lettuce and rhubarb, curried chickpea burger with pineapple chutney, or seabass fillet with sprouting broccoli tart. The kids aren’t left out with a dedicated menu, whilst grazing boards and bar snacks are on hand for a lighter bite.

Home to a hearty Sunday roast, The Crown Bury St Edmunds also host regular live music and events, placing it firmly at the heart of the community. Committed to local produce, the pub even adds its own beer to the impressive drinks selection.

The Crown in Suffolk sits on the edge of the village green. Bury St Edmunds is a 15-minute drive away.

The Crown

The Green, Hartest, Bury St. Edmunds, IP29 4DH

Contact +44 1284830250
Reservations +44 1438412154

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Customer reviews for The Crown

4.6 (((() (based on 135 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (100)
  • lunch (87)
  • value (52)
  • child friendly (47)
  • large parties (39)
  • romantic (39)
  • private dining (32)
  • al fresco (31)
  • views (22)
  • trendy (20)
  • business (16)
  • luxury (14)
  • afternoon tea (9)
  • entertainment (7)
  • breakfast (2)
  • (((** 24 July 2017 by Elizabeth Shorthouse from Newmarket

    Venue was lovely and the staff attentive. The food was OK but disappointing and rather mundane - the goat's cheese and red onion tart was dry and boring and the potato salad added nothing. I think the rest of the group found their meals OK: two of the starters, the devilled sprats and the whitebait looked exactly the same - brown!!

  • ((((( 22 July 2017 by Clare Nixon from Sudbury

    Very easy to book a table.

  • ((((( 19 July 2017 by brendan from Bury St Edmunds

    Very good meal and good service. Really enjoyable evening.

  • ((((* 18 July 2017 by Alexander Maccormick from Bury St Edmunds

    All good

  • ((((( 17 July 2017 by Mark Dartford from london

    Great location, helpful staff, good food and range of options - homemade range of desserts (puds and cheeseboard) exceptional and original.

  • ((((( 17 July 2017 by Moray Treadwell from Sudbury

    Just a lovely place to eat. One of the few pubs that serve later on a Sunday. Atmosphere, food and service all excellent.

  • ((((( 10 July 2017 by Daniel Norris from Clare Suffolk

    Excellent food, good cheerful service even though the restaurant was very busy.

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Daren Ball from Bury st edmunds

    The bread is lovely, nice tables, not too noisy and the portions are reasonable.

  • (((** 26 June 2017 by Elizabeth Bollworthy from Bury st edmunds

    t. Was surprised to find so few people there at 12.45 as we expected it to be full.
    Bingham Blue brûlée was unusual and quite nice although I would have liked it to taste more of the cheese.i.e. More savoury.
    Plaice was very nicely cooked. Veg were very good but could have been hotter.
    The back ground music was too loud for us , as we were sitting underneath the speaker. However, on request it was turned down.n

  • ((((( 21 June 2017 by James from Bury St Edmunds

    Lovely well looked after garden in which we enjoyed our supper. This was a family outing with two young children and The Crown catered very adequately for us all.

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