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The Crown Freehouse

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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A Decent, Friendly Pub

Parking may not always be easy and may need a little perseverance. The staff were quite friendly... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
via mobile
Does what it says on the tin

Quick service, good choice of alcohol, shame about cackling women - not the pub's fault! If you... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
James B
Kent, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good5%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible23%
Sep 24, 2018
“A Decent, Friendly Pub”
May 23, 2018
“Very impressed ”
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2 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PT, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 September 2012

It's nice to visit a high street pub where the staff say hello and good byes..... Clean and good service every time we visit

2  Thank Liz L
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Me and my wife visited the Crown during the dickens festival on Saturday 6th December 2014. My wife made gave our order at the bar in my presence. She was served by an old man who was extremely rude to her. As it was busy...More

5  Thank Christopher G
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Parking may not always be easy and may need a little perseverance. The staff were quite friendly and helpful. The dining area was medium sized by the windows with a partial view of the waterway and the bridge. It was pretty quiet and relaxed for...More

Thank Excurse
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Called in for a drink during our first visit to Rochester as it was close to the river and castle, we were all very impressed with the cleanliness, smart and attentive staff and friendly feel of what I would call a proper pub. We were...More

Thank sheppma
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I last came here twenty years ago, when it underwent a temporary (and disastrous) change of identity as a theme pub called The Norman Conquest, because of its proximity to Rochester Castle. This have changed. My wife organised a Christmas lunch for her group in...More

Thank 2_Short_breakers
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Ordered the sharing platter, everything was fine until I had a chicken wing. It was Raw, the blood was still flowing. Called for the manager, and showed him. His reply was "it just a Vein." After we said it just not a vein, but its...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great service and allways with a smile. Would totaly recommend this place for food,drink or even a nice place to chill out in the heart of rochester

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Quick service, good choice of alcohol, shame about cackling women - not the pub's fault! If you like sports the football was on many screens

Thank James B
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Decent food good service and nice staff.. good beers and wines! Will visit again! Good football upstairs! Clean toilets and wel decorated!

Thank Voyager311682
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday afternoon hoping to get a couple of beers and a meal. Sat down and read the menus. After we had been seated for 18 minutes and had not been approached by the waitress to order we decided to leave. A very...More

Thank Parachut
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We've been here a few times now. The service is always great, as is the food. The staff are friendly and will move tables to suit your size of party. Honest price food and drink makes it affordable too.

Thank chriscampingman
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

great lunch .always good .plenty to choose from . A place to call into or book a table as dickens weekend coming up in June. Always a friendly pub

Thank Denise B
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