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Crown & Sceptre, Bowbridge, Stroud

Horns Road
Phone: 01453762588
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Blue Scrumpy left this review about Crown & Sceptre

The Crown & Sceptre is situated on a hill in a residential area of the town.

A walk-through system is in operation through the pub. You queue at the front door, approach the bar, order and then take your drinks outside into the garden, where a large tent has been set up to provide shelter in inclement weather. On a sunny Sunday, there was ample space for all. Although, many were drinking on a large public grassy area on the other side of the pub.

The 3 ales were Stroud Budding, Uley Bitter & Blue Anchor Spingo Middle. A number of hot bar snacks are also served.

Beer festivals are held here and they are planning to go ahead with one soon. They are well set up for it, with so much outdoor drinking space.

On 4th August 2020 - rating: 5
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Ian Mapp left this review about Crown & Sceptre

Worth the lengthy uphill trek from town to discover this back street classic.

Very pubby feel inside centered around an island bar, with loads of interesting nick nacks all over the walls.

Proper drinkers who had been there a long time, even on a sunday night :-)

A chance to try some of the rarer Uley Brewery Beers. The Pigs Ear needs to be tasted to be believed - so sweet and fruity for an ale. They aslo had the Pigor Mortis and Better on.

Perfect pub.

On 8th January 2019 - rating: 8
[User has posted 688 recommendations about 682 pubs]

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Crown & Sceptre

Good Beer Guide pub located some distance from the centre of town but well worth the walk. Very traditional, both inside and out, with a most welcome real fire on a cold December day. Seating on both sides of the central servery, with the counter facing the front and a hatch at the back. Also has an open side room with an upright piano and posters advertising forthcoming entertainment of various types. As an Uley Brewery outlet, their ordinary Bitter (£3.70) and stronger Pigs Ear were available from two of the five handpumps, along with Stroud Brewery's Budding, Rock Wood from Clavell & Hind and She Devil cider.

On 15th December 2018 - rating: 8
[User has posted 6175 recommendations about 6175 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Malden man
Stroud (Glos), 0.96 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Stonehouse, 3.89 miles, 1 hr 15 min walk (show)
Cam & Dursley, 7.9 miles, 2 hr 32 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Crown & Sceptre, Stroud
4th Aug 2020, 14:48
Review submitted by Blue Scrumpy amended by Blue Scrumpy
4th Aug 2020, 14:47
Review submitted by Blue Scrumpy

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  • Bar Billiards : Yes last updated 10 April 2011 by David McNally
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 04 August 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 04 August 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 12 February 2017 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 04 August 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 04 August 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 04 August 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Real Ale : Yes - 3 real ales - last updated 04 August 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Real Cider : No last updated 04 August 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
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