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The Hand & Crown

17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
+44 1279 725892
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak” (26 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visit this area once a year (staying at down hall or manor of groves)and look forward to our meal here.Very food orientated pub.great selection of proper beer and proper food .Service friendly and helpful. .Specials board interesting choices but sell out quick not surprised....More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Come here regularly and never disappoints. Food is delicious and desserts are to die for. Varied menu, including veggie and vegan options. Really cosy and nice atmosphere, staff are friendly. Would recommend.

Thank Gemma L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband booked a table at the hand and crown for my birthday, we had arranged to meat family there, After standing around for 10 mins to b seated we were given our table..We were very squashed and very close to other tables, Waited 40mins...More

1  Thank Caron L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met a friend for lunch, both decided to have a starter and pudding. I ordered the sea food basket with king prawns, red mullet,squid rings and chilli dip. The batter was crisp and fresh, the portion gargantuan! Thank goodness I didn't have a main course...More

Thank Sawo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in on my own having just visited my wife in the nearby hospital. I knew from visits a few years ago that I would not be disappointed with the portion size and it certainly filled me up. My steak was not the best...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my wife there after a recommendation of a friend. Was immediately made to feel welcome by very friendly staff. The menu was quite extensive and varied and we were spoilt for choice, eventually settling for sea bass with potatoes bravas, chorizo and spinach, and...More

Thank briangibson611
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Our first visit and hopefully not our last! We were welcomed by friendly staff to this traditional pub with a lovely atmosphere /feel. The menu and specials choice were wide and varied. The food quality was top rate and portion sizes more than generous. The...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

had lunch here with squeeze and friend on a weekday. Extensive menu and specials of the day. Had beef stroganoff with rice and salad, substantial serving and tasty. Service was pleasant, friendly and reasonably quick - it was fairly busy but not overly so.

Thank jackclemow
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Waited well over an hour for our dinner, I've never waited that long for food before anywhere else, I've had better service in a fast food restaurant!!! No one asked if we were happy with our meal, tables are tiny and crammed together, food portions...More

Thank nickijones143
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Hand and Crown doesn’t look especially inviting from the outside, but the welcome was OK. We chose the ‘catch of the day’ – one plaice and one haddock – both were large and tasted excellent. Service was good; inside the tables were close together,...More

Thank SeriousTraveller01
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Questions & Answers
16 April 2017|
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Response from maria2835 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of what the pub's policy is on dogs being allowed into the dinning area as suggested call them.
Muriel M
24 October 2015|
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Response from Rita D | Reviewed this property |
We hesitate to go there now as the portions are so large it is a little offputting. You certainly do not need more than one course.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$49
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 725892
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