A charming 16th century Country Inn with an excellent restaurant and luxurious modern accommodation. Set in the picturesque hamlet of Playhatch, nestled between the Thames and the Chilterns area of outstanding natural beauty, yet conveniently close to Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead with high-speed rail links to London, the West and North.
The Crown is known for its excellent food and friendly service. Our varied menu ranges from the simple and expertly made 'Steak and Brakspear ale' pie to more adventurous and modern English dishes and is complemented by an extensive but reasonable wine list with many wines available by the glass.
Tea and coffee making facilities
Internet access (wireless) in public areas
Internet connection (wireless)
Internet connection (high speed)
The Crown can accommodate a variety of tastes and moods with a traditional oak-beamed main restaurant area leading into 3 distinctive sections, ranging from the rustic atmosphere of the beautifully restored 18th Century barn, to the elegance of the conservatory, and the stylish ambience and privacy of and the stylish ambience and privacy of the newly refurbished taproom. The beautiful garden makes an excellent place to while time away on those long summer evenings.
Breakfast (Full cooked)
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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