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The Crown and Thistle

$$ - $$$, British,
37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
+44 1254 705518
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (42 reviews)
“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“pie” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic little pub/restaurant been there a few times and it never disappoints, I had the steak and mushroom pie with new potatoes and fresh veg and it was delicious,my friend had the lasagna which was also spot on definitely be back again and...More

Thank 124maureen
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great staff. Great food. Proud to be British. Great English Pub. We should sell places like this to tourists, its what we do best

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Booked for Sunday tea. Told that no roast beef on. Once ordered mains had to wait an hour for them. Not kept informed why. Decided to skip desserts due to already waiting long time. My main Sole fish was undercooked. Showed waitress and she said...More

3  Thank AlbanJoan
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Been here many times,cosy friendly and good service, out in the wilds which speaks for itself if it wasn't good it wouldn't have servived

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 25 January 2018

A snowy Saturday evening but was very busy all 6 of us enjoyed our meal,the staff were very pleasant nothing to much trouble will return

Thank Ossyclaret1
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Just the three of us. I had the fish combo and I found it a bit too crunchy and the mushy peas a bit dry but it was edible. The other 2 loved their meals. Puddings were all good.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Called Sunday teatime without booking but three table available available and 5 tables occupied. Ordered two course Sunday Lunch @ £12.95 a head. My wife and I both went for the French Onion soup and she ordered the braised shoulder of lamb whilst I went...More

1  Thank narpo456
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were a party of 40+ workers and retirees booked in for Christmas lunch and we took over the upstairs restaurant area which had it's own bar. We were welcomed by very friendly staff and I was very impressed with both the service and the...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Has to pre-order our meal (as we were in a party) and asked what the soup of the day was - carrot and coriander. When the soup arrived we were told it was parsnip, well to be honest it could have been anything as there...More

1  Thank chriskelly149q
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We went here for an afternoon meal. it was a very nice cosy pub. the staff were nice and polite. food was reasonably priced and good.

Thank GaznCol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 705518
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