Old Ipswich Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7QR 01206 231946
After the siege of Colchester in 1648, Parliamentary soldiers came looking for John Wenlock, a loyalist who had long suffered for his support of Charles I. When they eventually found him, he was hauled to the Crown Inn, where he was brought before the rest of the troopers and their commander-in-chief who were lodged there.
A country pub near you oozing rural charm and rustic character, our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pubfood on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Whether you are planning dinner with friends or Sunday lunch with family, book a table online and enjoy some quality time with those you love the most. We also have a vegan menu at The Crown in Colchester available 6 days a week.
Our impressive black and white timbered inn with its pretty gardens dates to at least 1648. It's near Ardleigh Reservoir - a lovely walking area - and is a popular stop off for travellers from Ipswich and Felixstowe.
There’s always a great reason to visit The Crown. Throughout the week we run Fixed Price Lunch and Dinner menus, and on a Friday (from 5pm) and Saturday (all day) we’ve our fantastic Weekend Treat Menu!
The Crown is a dog friendly pub in Colchester. We welcome four legged friends and have water and treats available to ensure they're as comfortable as you are during your visit!
Monday to Friday 11:30am - 11pm Saturday 11:30am - 11pm Sunday 11:30am - 10:30pm
Monday to Friday 12pm - 10pm Saturday 12pm - 10pm Sunday 12pm - 9:30pm
Call The Crown on: 01206 231946
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