The Crown Tavern

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About

Perfectly placed on the corner of Clerkenwell Green, The Crown Tavern brings timeless watering-hole hospitality to this buzzy urban postcode. Food menus feature seasonal dishes made using carefully sourced ingredients, while the drinks list spans from well-chosen world wines, to artisan soft drinks and an ever-changing list of craft beers. Take a seat with us and you could be sitting in the spot where Lenin and Stalin held a meeting in 1905, or in the distinctive golden "Apollo Room" which you may recognise from the British film "Notes on a Scandal".

Prices

Prix moyen par plat £10.00 (USD 13.99) a clienti
Prix dépensé en moyenne £25.00 (USD 34.98) a clienti

Venue Details & Map

The Crown Tavern

Address
43 Clerkenwell Green
London
EC1R 0EG
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7253 4973
Public transport:
Barbican, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 26 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Crown Tavern

2.0 out of 5
19 December 2011
by Josephine B.

I want to like this pub more than I do, but there are things that are acceptable, and there are things that are most definitely not.

On purchasing a round of drinks from the bar, the total came to just shy of £20.00, I handed over a 20 and asked the bar tender to ensure that he gave me the bill. He took the money, processed my receipt and handed it to me then walked away.

I looked at the... more

4.0 out of 5
29 October 2014
by Chris L.

Has been great at off-peak times but lunch service can be a little peculiar, often requiring one to simply help oneself to knives and forks that have just been forgotten and then the requests for them have also been lost. I'm told Fridays are worse. Still, would happily return. more

3.0 out of 5
29 February 2016
by Kristine T.

Farringdon is always dead on Sundays so most pubs are almost empty. I went to this one with my improv group after class and we had lunch at about 3.30pm.

While they were doing Sunday roasts they were out of yorkshires and gravy so my friend had to manage with mint jelly and the other usual condiments. I went for the fish and chips which was ok, but the peas were a blob on side that looked a... more

4.0 out of 5
03 January 2013
by Grant T.

We came here for a friend's birthday drinks on a Friday evening right after Christmas. When I walked through the door, the place was quite warm and smelled of mulled wine. That's always a good sign (not that I had any mulled wine). Our friend's weren't in the downstairs part of the pub, but there is an upstairs room as well, and they had a table there, so that's where we spent most of the... more

4.0 out of 5
22 November 2015
by Christian W.

The Crown Tavern is a little hidden gem. There's a very nice choice of beers and has a lovely friendly atmosphere. The staff are attentive and very helpful.

Downstairs is a normal London pub, but upstairs has a very nice intimate feel. The seating upstairs is on the eclectic side, very odd shapes and has a lovely small open fire. A 'real' fire.

The food is good, better since the menu got... more

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