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The Crown Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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17 Hope Street | Lanark, Lanark ML11 7NE, Scotland
+44 1555 664639
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Glasgow, UK
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we moved to Lanark a few months ago, we have visited the crown for meals many many times! We quickly fell in love with everything about this place. The staff are all so welcoming and friendly, and really can't be helpful or flexible enough. All of the food is homemade and absolutely delicious, and is served in an extremely... More 

Thank LauraB15Glasgow_UK
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92 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I've been in this resto-pub a few times now and each time has been a pleasant experience. It's a well run establishment.

Thank paddy221666
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160 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Not been in here for a while, the food was delish, especially the Caribbean chicken, very filling. The kids were happy as they could go off and play pool. Could do with a wee uplift, still a very traditional pub 😊

Thank 1969dawn
Billy M, Owner at The Crown Tavern, responded to this review

Hi 1969dawn, Just to say thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and that your comments are appreciated and taken on board. We are in the process of carrying out works to update the appearance of the premises, but also think it is important to try and keep the 'traditional theme' The Crown Tavern has... More 

South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

My dad doesn't know I'm typing this. I always go to the Crown with my dad and my mum, but mostly my dad. He takes me for a long walk (sometimes a short one) and then we stop for a drink. Dad gets to sit at the bar and he checks to see if I can get my lead off.... More 

4 Thank Stewart D
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for a drink at approx 2230 for a quick drink to be met at the door by what I assume was the bar tender who said 'sorry mate we are closed been deid aw night' Obviously we will not be back.

1 Thank ronnie195
Billy M, Owner at The Crown Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Ronnie. Firstly, please accept my apologies for the time it has taken for my response, I will not try and make any excuses for my member off staffs' actions and he has been warned regarding his future conduct. Bottom line is, he is paid to tend the bar, not take it upon himself to decide when to close. I... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The staff were helpful - the food is White Wine served in a 1/4 bottle warm! Airline style. The decor could do with some updating in the restaurant not sure about the bar but it was very busy. The Caribbean chicken was a plate of creamy sweet sauce with a bit of mango but lots of cream in it -... More 

Thank pusseycat12
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I wish I could take this place and move it closer to my house ! We travel from 25 minutes away to come and eat here. Food is first class, steaks are great, haggis pakora to die for and the chicken stroganoff is a delight. My other half , (a burger aficionado ) rates the Crown burgers highly. You're met... More 

Thank P G
Billy M, Owner at The Crown Tavern, responded to this review

P G Would just like to say thank you for your review and that we appreciate you taking the time to write it. We take all reviews - good or bad - very seriously and try to respond to all. Thanks once again Billy Crown Tavern Lanark More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Once again wonderful, friendly service. Go a long way to find a better steak. Usual excellent quality and value for money.

Thank Davy R
Billy M, Owner at The Crown Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Davy R, On behalf of everyone at The Crown Tavern, I would like to thank you for taking the time to carry out your review and appreciate your comments. Regards Billy More 

Thankerton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

As per usual not disappointed with our food or service. Always a pleasure to visit the Crown Tavern. Never had a bad meal yet. First time I have had the Caribbean Chicken and it certainly wont be the last. thoroughly enjoyed it. Hubby had the macaroni cheese and again he was not disappointed with his portion along with the home... More 

Thank feedoncam
Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

My son and I went to this and I use the term loosely restaurant for lunch today We were met by Victor Meldrew I asked if we could have a table he said yes then went behind the bar opened a can of juice fr another customer I had to ask where he would like us to sit he grunted... More 

3 Thank 614tinkerbell1977

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Hope Street | Lanark, Lanark ML11 7NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  South Lanarkshire  >  Lanark
  • Phone Number: +44 1555 664639

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?