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Crown Hotel, Alton

High Street
Alton
GU34 1BN
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Reviews of Crown Hotel (Average Rating: 5 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

Moby Duck left this review about Crown Hotel

The pub is strangely or maybe not almost exactly the same as Old Boots describes it some eight going on nine years ago, the only differences I could see were a couple of large TV screens showing cricket, England v New Zealand , while I was briefly there. The other difference being there are now three handpumps on the back bar, not having read Old Boots review until I had ordered I totally missed them and ordered a lager shandy from the mundane keg selection. Had I seen the handles I would have had a choice of.... Doom Bar and Dark Star Hophead, I anm only sumising that the quality may be challenging as this pub has Lager drinker written all over it.
Probably won't be back.

On 14th June 2022 - rating: 5
[User has posted 1567 recommendations about 1548 pubs]


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Old Boots left this review about Crown Hotel

Two rooms in typical Pubco pub style, to the left is a biggish lounge; to the right what is really a games room, with pool, darts and a bit of counter space. The lounge is carpeted and half timbered with a bit of exposed brick, some looking quite old. Traditional furnishing with a mix of bench and chairs, some tables have stylised games boards on their tops. At first glimpse you think it's keg only but a solitary hand pump lurks on the barback and dispensed a poor Doombar, the kind of place you instinctively know only a half is in order. Bottled Spitfire was also advertised on a blackboard as a Real Ale.

On 29th November 2013 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 2592 recommendations about 2360 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Old Blue
Alton, 0.41 miles, 7 min walk (show)
Bentley (Hants), 5.55 miles, 1 hr 47 min walk (show)
Liss, 10.1 miles, 3 hr 14 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Crown Hotel, Alton
14th Jun 2022, 19:43
Review submitted by Moby Duck
 
8th May 2020, 17:10
Picture submitted by Moby Duck approved

Pub Details

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  • Darts : Yes last updated 29 November 2013 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 29 November 2013 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 November 2013 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 29 November 2013 by ROB Camra
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