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The Three Crowns, Old Street, N1

8 East Road
N1
N1 6AD
Phone: 02078428516
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Graham Coombs left this review about The Three Crowns

A slightly trendy sort of pub full of bright young things, and clearly appealing to a female clientele. The bar at the front has an alcove with a dartboard for some strange reason - perhaps they couldn't think of anything to do with it - while the long dining room extending back has an open kitchen alongside. Sambrooks Junction and Ghost Ship were on handpump, with various craft also. Friendly enough but not somewhere I would go out of my way to visit.

On 1st December 2021 - rating: 6
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Bucking Fastard left this review about The Three Crowns

Very fine Barclay's green tiled sign gives an initial good feel to this pub,which is close to a very busy road junction and on a street corner.You enter into the tap room with a collection of high tables and drinking shelves,a charming and small darts alcove and the servery.Beyond this there is sofa seating,while the interior then extend to a long seating area with some refectory tables in a section that is a modern extension although well disguised.It has a hipster vibe,and the bar staff are young but very friendly and helpful.The muzak was calm and classy and fitted the laid back vibe.There are tables along the pavement outside proving popular on a fine day.The food menu was pitched at very reasonable price points mains £10-15,and some tasty light bites.My fishfinger sandwich on sourdough was excellent value at £5.50.
The beer options are typical of a hipster pub with 14 kegs from the likes of Beavertown,Crate,Kernel,Lagunitas,two real ciders and three real ales although an Essex Street Brewery clip was turned leaving Sambrooks Pump House and a very good Late Knights Porter at £4.80 which I didn't begrudge given the quality.There is a long list of gins and whiskies as well.
If crawling the area this is well worth a stop,I enjoyed my visit and would use it again.

On 12th August 2018 - rating: 7
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Tris C left this review about The Three Crowns

A third visit and gradually, little by little, this pub is becoming more pubby and less like a hotel bar. Opening hours have also been improved to seven-day 11.30 pm closing.
Yes, it’s modern bare boarded but furniture is more mixed with a more formal area to the rear for dining but with high furniture at front as well as some barrels masquerading as tables. Walls are of course grey/blue in colour with a white ceiling from which hang spherical glass lanterns. There’s artwork to walls with brass picture lamps, muted music plays and there are no TVs.
Ales: two pumps unused, one with clip reversed then Essex Street Brewery’s Smoke House, Three Crown’s Best Bitter (Essex Street) and Sambrook’s Wandle at £4.40 a pint which is what you pay for the area.
As mentioned, a big improvement, but the Old Fountain (EC1) over the road beckons.

On 8th February 2018 - rating: 5
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Steve C
Old Street, 0.12 miles, 2 min walk (show)
Moorgate, 0.65 miles, 12 min walk (show)
Hoxton, 0.76 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Three Crowns, N1
1st Dec 2021, 16:25
Review submitted by Graham Coombs
 
5th May 2019, 18:59
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 March 2016 by Tris C
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 10 March 2016 by Tris C
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • CAMRA Discount : No - 10% discount for approved Key Workers. - last updated 07 August 2019 by Tris C
  • Car Park : No last updated 10 March 2016 by Tris C
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 07 February 2018 by Tris C
  • Darts : Yes last updated 22 September 2017 by hondo .
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 18 July 2018 by Tris C
  • Function Room : No last updated 07 August 2019 by Tris C
  • Hot Food : Yes - 20% discount on production of a dog. - last updated 18 July 2018 by Tris C
  • Jukebox : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Karaoke : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Live Music : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Live TV Sports : Yes - Sky Sports, BT Sport. - last updated 07 August 2019 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Pinball : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Pool Table : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 22 September 2017 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 24 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes - Disabled WC with baby changing. - last updated 07 February 2018 by Tris C
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 22 September 2017 by hondo .
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