The Crown

4.4
339 reviews
£25 and under
European
The Crown is a grade 2 listed 18th Century boutique B & B and restaurant set in the heart of historic Woodstock.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 339 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service!!

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vipSnix
London
51 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Nice pub in a lovely village. The ambiance was very relaxed and lots of friends dining. The food was ok, a little heavy handed with the garlic, particularly on one of the starters. The staff were friendly and attentive.

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BarbaraS
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2022
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Staff very friendly and helpful. Good selection of veggie/vegan options. Reasonable prices.

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MikeF
Yorkshire
4 reviews
Dined on 1 January 2022
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food - great service.

We went on New Year's Day when it was very quiet.

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vivienz
Herefordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were lovely and very helpful. We arrived early and they accommodated us really well. We had 2 coeliacs and they had run out of gluten free bread so a member of staff went out especially to buy some which was a nice touch. Food was delicious and we would definitely recommend to friends

LR
LittleRobin
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply beautiful venue. Relaxed but with lots of attention to detail. Was very noisy but everyone was enjoying their night as much as we were. The staff are attentive. I would definitely visit again but would pick a quieter time if you want to chat more easily. Food delicious.

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CELLIS
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service
Great gluten free pizza
As friends said best pizza they have ever had.
They we kind enough to adapt the menu for me which when they were so busy which very kind of them.
Dog friendly which is just an added plus

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YvonneO
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A delicious meal in lovely surroundings and with attentive and friendly staff.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, great prices and friendly service!

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sophie
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The food was very nice and arrived very quickly even before the drinks, which then took a little longer to arrive. Lovely atmosphere and we were lucky to have a table by the fire!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We are really enjoyed our meal. A bit more choice for starter and pud would be good but we know things are tricky at the mo

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KerryS
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

A lovely feel when you walk in, but felt uncosy and really chilly where we were seated. A table near the back (right) with two tiny radiators in a big room that were barely warm. There was a fire place but can only presume they don’t want to tend to it or the chimney is lit working. Felt really spacious (not a good thing in this situation) and airy/chilly. Hard to enjoy food when you’re not feeling relaxed / comfortable. However, the young waiter was polite, efficient and attentive. Food was good, although pizzas weren’t amazing (base a bit floury/dry) but certainly more than adequate. We felt better for eating and everything happened efficiently. Just felt a bit uncared for when we said we are cold and they didn’t seem bothered.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Really lovely decor, but unfortunately the food was not very nice at all. I had the mushroom and leek gnocchi and it was so bland and could only see one small slice of mushroom

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Good food and atmosphere. Service was good. Portions a bit small, but otherwise good experience.

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MarkS
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and the food was delicious I would recommend the Lamb.

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SarahH
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious roasted butternut squash & feta salad & very good home-made focaccia sandwich with grilled aubergine, tapenade & rocket which came with salad & chips too. Very good homemade elderflower spritz with fresh mint & delicious coffee. The brownies to finish were very scrummy too.
Lovely warm welcome, as ever, lovely staff & excellent service. All food so fresh and cooked to order. We love coming here.

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ChelseaF
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing dinner at The Crown Inn. We originally booked for 6.15pm and bought our reservation forward to 5pm and the restaurant was so accommodating. We had pre-ordered our Christmas food too and the service just impeccable! Everyone was friendly and the manager came over a few times to check how everything was. The food was outstanding and the general atmosphere was cosy and lively at the same time. Highly recommended.

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Sally
London
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Service wasn’t great (slow) but nice atmosphere and good food

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Louise
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Need a proper desserts menu, slices of cake or ice cream is not want you want after such a nice meal. Very disappointed.

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NancyS
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Nice pizza. Pleasant service. Had to ask to be in main restaurant as they wanted shove us out

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Suzip
Buckinghamshire
4 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This was our first time at the Crown and it was lovely.
Not a very big menu for a lunchtime.. either pizza or foccacia with chips.
Would have been nice to see a couple of salads on there.
The service, food and atmosphere was very good. The price was reasonable too.
I would go back and recommend.

AW
AmandaW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We really enjoyed our team Christmas lunch. The food was lovely - and even though the lunch menu seemed somewhat limited - mostly pizzas and sandwiches - the dishes were good and the sandwiches came with fries and salad and were delicious. The restaurant was clean and cool and we were not rushed.

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SallyP
London
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

A disappointing lunch. Found the menu much too limited, roast or pizza with a very lazy dessert menu.
3 roast beef were fine, childs fish chips and peas pretty poor. I opted for the large winter root salad as I didn’t fancy roast or pizza, (would have liked some fish) and this was pretty bland and unimpressive. Left half and no one questioned why. No one checked satisfaction during the meal.
Felt like a loveless lunch…

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vipSheilric
Oxford
69 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Supper before visit to Blenheim. Friends and family. Enjoyed the food. Great location

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AndrewF
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice ambience and attentive, pleasant staff. Food was good but a side salad with the pizza would have been even better.

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DonW
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Surroundings pleasant and character with nice and pleasant staff. The menu looked simple but with range of choice and was presented well. Ours choices of food did lack any real depth of taste. The noice levels in front section were very high with talking, a little better in back area but this because not as full. I would rate this as a reasonable but not exceptional experience.

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GabbyH
Bath
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A very tasty meal in a lovely setting. The service was efficient ans friendly.

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SamS
London
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Highly recommend. Beautiful town too

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Murtle45
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Token mushroom on the mushroom pizza, squid tough and tasteless. Not seasoning on the table, couldn't get anyones attention to ask for some.

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Cmsaj
Oxford
4 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Really nice staff but the restaurant is far too hot ! It was really uncomfortable 😓

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HollyS
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely place for dinner and catching up, great service and drinks

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Sull
Bristol
2 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely evening spent at the Crown. Food was excellent, staff attentive & a cosy atmosphere. Thankyou The Crown.

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IanD
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Menu a bit confusing, as ordered Kofta Kebab but came on Pizza base. Bit disappointed service charge is added, as would rather tip waitress

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EmmaD
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food (we had the roast lunch), lovely setting. And a wood fire - what a treat!

JB
JohnB
London
10 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful meal, the staff were lovely as was the food, would recommend, booking is essential if you don’t want to be disappointed

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JoanneW
New England
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

We were there for the crown’s Spanish night with love music.

The food was quick but some of it wasn’t quite hot enough but we were very hungry so we didn’t say at the time.

Nice vibes in the place with live music.

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AllyW
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

We were disappointed with the pizzas we ordered. They were very thick based - similar to one we would buy in a supermarket. We were expecting a thin base cooked in a pizza oven but these felt like they were regular oven cooked ones.

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HelenD
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and a beautiful pub, Bit pricey but worth it.

MD
MoDo
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Tasty home good pizza with a good variety of toppings. Friendly service.

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RosG
London
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely country pub where we met up for a multi-generational dinner. The service was excellent and the food and drink hit the spot perfectly.

FAQs

The Crown offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01993 813339.

The Crown is rated 4.4 stars by 339 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.