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The Rose & Crown English Food & Ale House

547 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1608
+1 650-327-7673
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
20 Oct 2016
“It's a pub, it's either your kind of place or its not...”
5 Jun 2016
“Nice friendly pub”
Closes in 10 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub
547 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1608
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The beer was good, however no Guinness beer. The sign of Guinness was huge. We enjoyed the atmosphere . Would go back . This place is Helladank😜

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Do like beer, friendly publicans & patrons, sports on a TV? Then you'll probably like it. 1 cask beer on draught (Bear Republic Racer 5 tonight). Pliny the Elder on draught (rare for me since I don't live in NorCal). A nice cross section of...More

Thank Shirazed
Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you like craft beer and want to taste a range of beers, this is the place to go to. The staff know all about the different breweries and beer choices and are only to happy to let you taste/try. Food was good, proper bar...More

Thank Erol B
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We spent an afternoon here, had lunch which was good and they had a great selection of craft beers. Reasonably priced, friendly staff and even friendlier clientele.

Thank twcrea
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Had a really good laugh here, various ales , lagers & darts! Not played that in years. Went here with colleagues based in P.A. to make me feel at home! A good night out & busy.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Came here on accidentally on what was trivia night (Tuesday night). Our group of three ended up leaving because it was super hot, nearly impossible to move around the bar or hear each other because it's so tiny and narrow. That being said, this is...More

Thank Kait_De
Reviewed 14 January 2016

If you are looking for a great little pub with an amazing selection of beers, this is the place to be in downtown Palo Alto. No other bar in the area has this good of a selection of beers. Bonus: Pliny the Elder on tap...More

Thank Kelvin C
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I've been coming to the Rose and Crown since I was 14 years old. I'm 41 now, so that tells you a little something about the longevitude (is that a word?) of this tavern. Come for beers or sit out on the little hideaway patio...More

Thank MsGlaze
Reviewed 21 June 2015

A bit off the beaten path it is a little tricky to find. It's worth the search though. A nice beer selection, good food at a reasonable price, and a pub atmosphere.

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I love to hangout here for drinks when I am in South Bay. The crowd is great. The beer is perfect. The outside wooden benches makes it perfect for an afternoon drink place too.

Thank pallavi m
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-327-7673