The Crown Inn, Elsenham Cross Road, Elsenham, Bishop's Stortford CM22 6DG | Phone Us: 01279 814 310

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A Family Focused Community Restaurant & Pub with covered Outdoor Seating

Enjoy a Pork & Sage Scotch Egg Snack at The Crown Inn Elsenham


Enjoy our Snacks & Sides with a drink


Take a look at our NEW Spring Starters

New Takeaway Menu at The Crown Inn. Monday to Saturday 12pm till 8.45pm. Same delicious dishes for you at home. Collection Only


Mouth-watering home-made Burgers

Try our mouth-watering Steaks NEW on our Spring/Summer menu. Book your table online to avoid disappointment. Elsenham


Juicy Steaks cooked to your liking


Tasty Main Courses


Delicious locally sourced Roast Meats

  • star rating  The service was brilliant nothing was too much problem the food was lovely too
    I would definitely recommend to go there again

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    September 13, 2021

    star rating  From our arrival we were disappointed...
    We had ask for 2 high chair but still had to ask for them. We ordered a coke among other drinks but received a... read more

    avatar thumb Gingelovesfood
    August 23, 2021

    star rating  We had an okay meal- it was a Sunday and so as a family of vegetarians/vegans choice was limited- the burger was too much of a 'meat substitute'- we prefer... read more

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    August 22, 2021

    star rating  Came in for a lunch with 4 children, Joe and Emily were amazingly helpful and attentive. Looked after the children with a smile, despite changing orders. Food was honestly superb,... read more

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    August 9, 2021
  • star rating  Went for a business meeting both had pub fish and chips which I ate half and so did my business associate as fish was not tasty as it was probably... read more

    avatar thumb Propertydeals
    July 28, 2021

    star rating  Fantastic friendly staff, can not do enough for you .
    Dog friendly as well .

    This review must be at least 100 characters so I'm filling space !!

    avatar thumb lynne m
    July 23, 2021

    star rating  Went for Lunch but ended up ordering from main menu I had cajun chicken burger which was delicious my friend had fish and chips which was also delicious, ample portions,... read more

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    July 16, 2021

    star rating  The service was impeccable and felt right at home here. I would like to point out a special and the best member of staff Chloe that made me feel like... read more

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    June 18, 2021
  • star rating  Me, my wife and children had just left a pub up the road as it wasn't as child friendly and family orientated as we would have liked, on our way... read more

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    June 13, 2021

    star rating  Such a shame excellent staff very good food spoilt by atmosphere of drilling into concrete less than 10 metres away, suspect owner though he would only be upsetting one lot... read more

    avatar thumb 337derekg
    June 13, 2021

    star rating  I went with two friends for dinner last night. We booked a table outside a few weeks back with under table heating. The young man on table service was so... read more

    avatar thumb 830CharlotteG
    May 11, 2021

    star rating  Was shown to our table and after about 15 minutes had to grab someone to ask for drinks. They took what felt like forever to arrive.

    Ordered pre... read more

    avatar thumb MrsX199
    May 9, 2021
  • star rating  Food was not bad, the burger was burnt a lot and the brownie was mushed up.

    Service was slow but the waiters are pretty good.

    avatar thumb Seth S
    May 3, 2021

    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 .

    avatar thumb pattsherts
    December 6, 2020

    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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    December 4, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb Noreen S
    November 4, 2020
  • 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

    avatar thumb hevwilliams
    October 24, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb bowler201082
    October 20, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb Ignorethis
    October 1, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb Richard6591
    September 14, 2020
  • 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

    avatar thumb Tltelectrical
    September 7, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb Chels2210
    August 31, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb irhudson
    August 27, 2020

    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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    August 25, 2020
  • star rating  Great quality, 2 courses for £10, brilliant Eat out to help out option. Great service high quality food

    avatar thumb Jeff C
    August 19, 2020

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

    avatar thumb keith033
    August 10, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb Coley82
    August 9, 2020

    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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    August 6, 2020
  • 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

    avatar thumb lizcook72
    August 5, 2020

    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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    August 5, 2020

    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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    August 3, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb Adymond2020
    July 29, 2020
  • star rating  Great atmosphere, lovely food and such friendly staff. Will definitely be returning soon. Cleanliness and safety Covid precautions were very good.

    avatar thumb janeh1957
    July 28, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb DanJ1871
    July 28, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb LauraR08
    July 27, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb AmzC88
    July 26, 2020
  • 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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    July 13, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb Aissum
    May 3, 2020

    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

    avatar thumb vicru
    March 9, 2020

    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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    February 9, 2020