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The Crown Inn Restaurant

The Green, Horsted Keynes, Haywards Heath RH17 7AW, England
+44 1825 791609
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Green, Horsted Keynes, Haywards Heath RH17 7AW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Happy Sunday lunch venue, with good acoustics. Lovely lunch including the usual roast option but didn't like the grilled bread which tasted burnt. Good disabled loo and access. Tables outside looking over the cricket pitch.

Thank h0lidaym0m
Reviewed 3 days ago

This has been one of my favourite restaurants for a long time with exceptional food, and my boyfriend and I were a bit concerned when it changed hands a few months ago that it wouldn't be as good. Our first couple of visits a few...More

1  Thank Hayley P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for Sunday lunch and were seriously impressed with the quality of the food. The menu includes classics like a Sunday roast (with the best roast potatoes I've had in a long time) along with more inventive dishes like a starter of roast pigeon...More

1  Thank TorTravelfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came upon the 'pub' by chance so stopped to try it. I was far better than expected [my expectations are always low in pubs!] good menu, well cooked though the staff were not that attentive or fast. The ambience was nice and the landlord/owner...More

1  Thank cinemajim
Reviewed 9 April 2017

To celebrate my mothers 91st birthday we drove her out to the picturesque village of Horsted Keynes on a sunny Saturday lunchtime. We enjoyed a superb Al Fresco lunch which certainly made her day and ours as her chaperones. My mother has Dementia and was...More

Thank Annhayes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful gastro pub. Really fabulous decor and ambiance. Varied menu with choices for everyone, perfectly prepared with finesse. Great team behind the bar, welcoming and excellent service. Recommend!

Thank NikonKing
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Really pleased you enjoyed our lovely pub. We put in a lot of to create a varied and interesting menu, so it's great o see such lovely feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 March 2017

I booked for Mother's Day lunch well it advance and was notified at the time that they were running the day in sittings, meaning that you could only have your table for 2 hours, a point which was reiterated when I was asked to confirm...More

1  Thank Kathryn Elizabe... T
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with family. Lovely clean restaurant. Large log fire was very welcoming. The sandwiches were very fillin and came with salad and chips, more than we could eat. One of our party asked for soup, and at just after 12pm, they said they had none....More

Thank Roberta1330
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I'm glad you enjoyed our lovely pub & restaurant. I'm sorry that there was no soup available, we do normally have a freshly made soup of the day available. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 March 2017

We went with friends to the crown last night and were amazed there were only two other people in there all evening. The table was comfortable and the menu arrived quickly. We all wanted scallops to start and were told there were only two scallops...More

1  Thank olympicswimmer
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and the kind sentiments, we too were amazed at how quiet the restaurant was last night, considering the week before we had 65 for dinner. As we buy our produce fresh each day we cannot always guarantee availability (in this...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. No change since the last owners. Squid starter is amazing and can highly recommend. Plus drink Ridgeview champagne...

Thank Sarah D
Crown M, Manager at The Crown Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, the salt and pepper squid is always a popular dish. Glad you enjoyed the local sparkling wine too. We hope to see you again soon.

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Richard H
No log fire when we visited, thats how it was in the past with the old owners. We must of visited on an off night ????????
3 March 2017|
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Response from William F | Reviewed this property |
We have always enjoyed the log fire when visiting The Crown during the cooler months. We were disappointed by our experience when last we visited, after the ownership change. Restricted menu, lack of attention to detail, so... More
James S
Looking at the amazing food I am assuming that dogs wont be allowed in?
3 November 2016|
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Response from 601genghis | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall presence of dogs either in the bar or the restaurant. Perhaps a call to Crown would be advisable. BTW Mark the chef has retired and there is a new chef and I hope he/she will be as good as Mark.
do you serve calves liver every day
11 September 2016|
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Response from fmc169 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know,I suggest a phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$58
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Horsted Keynes, Haywards Heath RH17 7AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath  >  Horsted Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 791609
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