RestaurantsBerkshireMaidenheadSL6

Breaking news

November 2021: The Bonwick family have announced that they are leaving The Crown after nine years; last service will be on Saturday 18th December 2021.
May 2022: Dom Chapman, formerly head chef at Heston Blumenthal’s pub The Hind’s Head, has taken over here. This will be his second pub after The Beehive in White Waltham.

survey result

Summary

£53
   ££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Simon Bonwick’s acclaimed 20-seater pub is a family-run venture where often all front of house are from the clan: a feature whose “impact is clear from the moment you enter, with the warm and friendly greeting, followed through in terms of attentive service and an atmosphere more like a cosy home than a restaurant”. The cuisine takes a classic gastronomic approach, with “a short and punchy menu providing four or five options each for starter, main and dessert”. Results are splendid, and even those who feel it’s “a touch on the pricey side (with mains around £30)” feel “it’s money better spent than other poor meals for half the cost”.

Summary

£53
   ££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Simon Bonwick’s acclaimed 20-seater pub is a family-run venture where often all front of house are from the clan: a feature whose “impact is clear from the moment you enter, with the warm and friendly greeting, followed through in terms of attentive service and an atmosphere more like a cosy home than a restaurant”. The cuisine takes a classic gastronomic approach, with “a short and punchy menu providing four or five options each for starter, main and dessert”. Results are splendid, and even those who feel it’s “a touch on the pricey side (with mains around £30)” feel “it’s money better spent than other poor meals for half the cost”.

Summary

£52
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Simon Bonwick has earned rave reviews (and a Michelin star) for his “excellent cooking” at this “perfect – and very friendly – family business”, where son Dean runs front-of-house and other children help out. Simon cooks solo, knocking out dishes inspired by classical gastronomy.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.00 £27.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £14.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, SL6 6QZ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday6 pm‑9 pm
Friday6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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