The Crown

4.3
277 reviews
£25 and under
European

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Casual
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 277 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
4.1
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HungryDiner
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Lovely food and service. Table was right in front of bar. It kind of feels like you are in every ones way. Should have asked for a quieter table.

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ShevdB
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, staff and food

CW
CarolynWarren123
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful staff!So friendly and attentive.Food was lovely too.

JB
JamesB
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice local pub, great atmosphere and ‘open’ feeling. Pleasant staff, good food and a great bar staff (nice G&T and pull a good Guinness!!!)

RW
RebeccaW
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lovely wood-fired pizza! Barefoot Bakery treats for dessert were delicious too. Great service and felt very Covid-safe.

MG
MartinG
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Service excellent, Food very good. Sat in courtyard - again very good.
Our lunch experience was a gift so not totally sure of value.
However we did find the menu was limited for choice & heavily biased on Pizzas.
Hope this helps

JS
JanineS
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Food was great and the staff friendly. Service was a bit slow taking drinks orders. The diners at the table behind us had a dog that did not like face masks and it barked loudly and snarled at the staff when they approached it which was quite unnerving. Overall we had a great time as the cocktails are really good.

GA
GrahamA
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice and informal eating establishment. Good food and excellent service.

EO
ElaineO
Oxford
5 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service - friendly & attentive staff! Lovely pizza and the kids menu was spot on. We all had brownies and ice cream for dessert which were delicious!!!

FM
FrancesM
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service friendly staff and great lunch . Ideal location

WJ
WilliamJ
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was exquisite, great service and lovely ambience.

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Tickerbell
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We've been here before after visiting Oxford, on our journey back to the West Midlands is an idea stop off and the food is lovely. Maybe a couple more food options added to the evening menu.
Staff were very accomdating.
Thank you

BZ
BegumZ
London
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. The sunday roast was also great !

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Laila
London
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great pub. The aubergine parmigiano is delicious. Really good menu.

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Panda
Essex
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing

Arrived quickly and hot.

Service was excellent

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very accommodating

ER
ElizaR
London
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was delicious, service was fantastic with kids meals arriving super quickly and a minor mix up with an order sorted with ease.

JL
JayLM
London
3 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Lovely setting but we were placed at a table very close to the kitchen and it was very noisy. Food was average.

AT
AmandaT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

Quite frankly one of the worst experiences of eating out we have had... I think the chef thinks he's creative but his food choices leave a lot to be desired....

We both struggled to find something on the very limited menu and both our meals barely edible...

Avoid if you are hungry.. Don't want an "odd" meal or want to feel well the next day...

CB
CatherineB
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Friendly welcoming staff Food delicious and hot.
Very nice experience 👌

MP
MollyP
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant food and great value for money, extremely quick service and friendly staff

IS
IslaS
London
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Food was delicious, staff were very good despite it being very busy and there being only 2 of them.
Slightly odd music choice but more Friday night than Tuesday evening.

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Laila
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the staff were extremely friendly. We’ll definitely go back to the Crown.

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SaraT
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love the food but please please please have more vegan options! The only two you have contain aubergine and courgette, one of which I’m allergic to the other I hate 😂 maybe include extra menu items that can be swapped out? I asked if one could be and was told no so it really does limit me. Thanks!

RB
RebeccaB
London
24 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and excellent service. We all had a great evening

PS
PSnR
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Given the average reviews and the fact that we didn’t have any problem getting a table on the same day wasn’t expecting much. However pleasantly surprised. Excellent service very friendly attentive and considerate/not rushed, food was very good and good sized portions. Wind list good . Well done the crown really great evening out.

j
jess
1 review
Dined on 19 May 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Menu was okay, and seemed to have options for most dietary requirements.
The price of the food seemed a little high for what you got.
Wine was good.
Overall nice enough, although think the place could up it's game a little with the some amazing competition around.
Wouldn't return in a hurry.

VJ
VJGT
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The service was lacking. We were sat outside next to a busy road which wasn’t ideal. Food and drinks options were limited due to running out of stock. Food made me ill afterwards

AJ
AJMAT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an absolutely lovely outdoor lunch on Saturday, sitting at comfortably spaced out tables in front of the restaurant in the sun. A lot of thought has clearly gone into making the Crow Covid-secure, and everything from the app-based ordering system to the service works perfectly.
The food was delicious, and the service was attentive and extremely courteous. There was a small delay to getting our food, with one main course being somewhat later than the others because an oven had broken that morning. We were perfectly happy with the fulsome apology from the waiter, but they also insisted on refunding the cost of all our main courses as a result. That was an extraordinary level of customer service - especially in these difficult times.
We really enjoyed our meal, and will be going back soon!

YC
YvonneC
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very welcoming staff food lovely and service very good including all Covid Secure. Great for our first meal out!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

I found the food absolutely awful. I will never eat there again.

HV
HelenV
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We found the ordering system very efficient. High class starters. Little disappointed at limited choice ofmains but understand restrictions in covid times. Would certainly return.

MV
vipMichelleV
London
32 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

lovely courtyard at the back, nice food and friendly service.

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Cotswolds87
Oxford
8 reviews
Dined on 15 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow incredible

LO
LouiseO
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Very average. Menu was limited and although staff were polite when we saw them they didn't check at any point to see if everything was alright. Maybe its better on all fronts in a non covid situation.

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Pipers12
Warwickshire
2 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, great food, happy to go again.

T
hollyT
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very good food and nice hotel. Staff were friendly and helpful

HD
HelenD
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Disappointing choice of cakes and milks and sat next to a very noisy table of children who were running around despite Covid social distancing

MG
MichelG
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice pub in Woodstock and you can bring your dog. On Sunday unfortunately choice only roasts or Pizza.

G
vipGilly
London
8 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was lovely and the service was great, we also stayed at the inn and cannot wait to get back

FAQs

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

The Crown is rated 4.3 stars by 277 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.