The Crown Inn, Elsenham Cross Road, Elsenham, Bishop's Stortford CM22 6DG | Phone Us: 01279 814 444

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  • star rating  Freezing cold evening . Sat outside in lovely heated tent allowing us to be with friends. Food delivered piping hot . Offered blankets and hot water bottles but not actually needed .

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    star rating  Under Gov guidelines had to book an outside table to meet with friends, was a bit worried due to weather, but no need to be. The outside eating area sits... read more

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    star rating  I have visited this pub twice. Last visit was a family Halloween meal and creative activities for the children.
    I cant praise the staff enough! They are attentive, responsible,... read more

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    star rating  I booked an outside table on a Friday night to meet up with some girl friends complying with tier 2 covid restrictions. This was our first visit to the pub.... read more

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  • star rating  Excellent birthday lunch at a cracking local. Great food, well presented, well cooked, good value (Chorizo Scotch Egg amazing!). Excellent choice of beers and wine, again very good value. Staff... read more

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    star rating  Fantastic lunch, we had confit duck pancakes and the crowns homemade burger, both present and cooked beautifully. My husband, being a little fussy didnt want some of the bits on... read more

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    star rating  Visited here for the second time in less than a month - both Monday lunchtimes. Had a fabulous lunch today. My wife and I both had the Sea Bass which... read more

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    star rating  I certainly was not impressed at all the food is below average and not as hyped up as i expected! Last year we visited the sunday roast was brilliant this... read more

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  • star rating  Had such a lovely visit to this pub.

    The food is spot on and all the staff are lovely. This place has a great atmosphere and the service was... read more

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    star rating  Very busy (on a Wednesday evening)
    Good service.
    Tables too close together (IMHO)
    My steak was good, partner's chicken was dry
    "Local" cheese was cheddar, stilton and brie... read more

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    star rating  I went for lunch on Monday. I was greeted by a friendly lady who kept asking me if 'we' were Ok, if 'we' wanted a drink, if 'we' wanted to... read more

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    star rating  Great quality, 2 courses for £10, brilliant Eat out to help out option. Great service high quality food

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  • star rating  Great village location, good parking, lovely space inside and outside. Great atmosphere, good food and brilliant staff.

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    star rating  Had a lovely experience here every time we’ve been. Always greeted in a friendly way and the pub are very accommodating with the pushchair. Good beer and the burger is... read more

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    star rating  Lovely evening at the Crown yesterday, the food was amazing! We will definately be back.
    Great selection for kids too.
    Thank you x

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    star rating  Thank you for a fabulous meal this evening.
    Excellent choice of menu for the government incentive.
    Steak was delicious and cooked really well, great value 2 courses for £10!!!... read more

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  • star rating  Excellent pub, great food and service not to forget the lovely atmosphere. Well done all the har work they put in to make it a great village pub and keep... read more

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    star rating  This maybe titled Post Lockdown Dinner, but have to say, lovely welcome, good service and excellent food. Although a restricted number of tables, everything was efficient, well presented and perfectly... read more

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    star rating  The Crown inn is an amazing pub, great atmosphere- which in the current climate could be tricky! The staff are really professional and friendly and create a great feel to... read more

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    star rating  Great atmosphere, lovely food and such friendly staff. Will definitely be returning soon. Cleanliness and safety Covid precautions were very good.

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  • star rating  Always a fantastic experience visiting the Crown. Great service, lovely beer/wine and food top notch. Huge amounts of effort have been put into the pub, particularly during recent months (COVID-19)... read more

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    star rating  Been back for a meal and for drinks since lockdown and they have really made an effort with changing the menu around, new chef and making areas to eat safely... read more

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    star rating  This used to be my local but since moving away I have not been back much, I was not disappointed. The owners have really taken the time and invested in... read more

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    star rating  Where to start...
    The place looks amazing and totally Covid safe.
    The food was delicious and home cooked. Staff service was swift and friendly and great atmosphere.
    They have... read more

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  • star rating  We had booked a few weeks in advance but when we arrived we couldn’t get seated, it was extremely busy for Sunday lunch which is good to see on the... read more

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    star rating  We visited The Crown yesterday for the 1st time for a family meal after a crazy couple of hours celebrating our 5 yr olds birthday, what a great decision we... read more

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    star rating  Expensive food! £18 for roast duo of pork! £16 for beef. We don’t mind paying good money for a roast, but neither meal was worth the above price! Beef was... read more

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    star rating  Expensive food! £18 for roast duo of pork! £16 for beef. We don’t mind paying good money for a roast, but neither meal was worth the above price! Beef was... read more

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  • star rating  Popped in for an evening bite to eat as we were working in the area. Pub looks very nice and fresh, fire on and staff more than happy to chat... read more

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    star rating  I highly recommend a visit with your friends & family for a beautifully cooked breakfast at The Crown Inn Elsenham! They provide a top class friendly service paired with freshly... read more

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    star rating  What a lovely breakfast with friends.
    The staff were friendly and very helpful.
    My food was cooked beautifully and the sausages were of great quality and sourced locally.
    I... read more

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    star rating  I visited the Crown Inn for breakfast which was very tasty, freshly cooked, and filling.Great menu, Great service, friendly staff, clean, tidy, freshly decorated, cosy warm feeling atmosphere, would definitely... read more

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  • star rating  What a lovely breakfast with friends.
    The staff were friendly and very helpful.
    My food was cooked beautifully and the sausages were of great quality and sourced locally.
    I... read more

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    star rating  My wife was desperate to try the roast here after seeing it on Facebook. They managed to fit 4 of us in with only 4 hours notice and I’m glad... read more

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    star rating  The new management have done a fantastic job in the reopening of this pub, food is great, service is great, prices are reasonable. If you do plan to eat, I... read more

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    star rating  Well portioned tasty roasts with a variety of meats on offer. Plenty of side options available and delicious dessert options too. No faults!

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  • star rating  Excellent night. Great group of locals. Great food. Friendly staff. A must go to place and the end of a journey.

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    star rating  All 6 of is very much enjoyed our meals at the Crown today. The meat for the roasts were fantastic, and as some couldn't of us couldn't choose one, the... read more

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    star rating  We had a most enjoyable evening at the crown ,the chap named Peter was so helpful and the food was wonderful, the lamb chop starter was fabulous also the spicy... read more

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    star rating  Only a local when working at the airport but a decent pub. Modern and fresh serving a decent priced pint too. Friendly staff as well. I had a burger which... read more

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