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The Crown Inn, Heanor

6 Church Street
DE75 7AH
Phone: 01773761233
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Will Larter left this review about The Crown Inn

The pub has been well described by Ray below, I would only add that there was some loud music coming from a TV screen showing the Vintage video channel, or what I think of as modern music from the 1980s. There are six hand pumps with two ciders and four real ales (see photos). I wasn't impressed with my half of Full Mash Wheat Ear, but that may have been that it just wasn't to my taste. The pub might have grown on me, as it has some eccentricities of decor and a little bit of character, but it was dead when I was here mid-afternoon, with just one other customer, and I didn't want to hang around too long in case Tears for Fears came on again.

On 22nd October 2017 - rating: 5
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Crown

A well kept pub this one, the interior is traditional in style, but not as it was originally. The pub used to have oak ceiling beams and partitions, but unfortunately, pub companies over the years have slowly taken parts of it away. The sash windows and the lower bar counter are the only remnants left. The bar top disappointingly, had a formica finish. This large pub also has lots of different seating areas and still retains an upright piano in the corner. Five pumps in total, three from Full Mash, which are regulars, one from Dancing Duck and Castle Rock Elsie Mo. We went for Full Mash Warlord and Wheat Ear, prices were very good at £2.40 a pint.

On 21st March 2017 - rating: 7
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Crown

The Crown Inn is situated close to a very busy road junction.
When i first went in this pub it was a Kimberley tied house with Kimberley bitter and mild on the bar.
Once inside the room is now opened out into a single roughly V shaped room with the bar facing,the left side is carpeted and has comfy bench seating and small stools,the right side has a tiled floor and normal tables and chairs,there is a small raised area to the front right,there is a display cabinet to the rear right which has loads of motor bikes in it.
There were five real ales on the bar,i had a drink of Full Mash Wheat ear which was a very nice drink and cheap at £2.30 a pint,the other real ales were Full Mash Warlord,Dancing Duck Abduction,Dancing Duck Dark Drake and Castle Rock Elsie Mo,there was also two real ciders on the bar.
There was a TV to the left showing old music videos.
I thought this was a decent pub to revisit after a very long while.

Pub first visited 1/8/1982

Recent visit 4/11/2016

On 20th November 2016 - rating: 7
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by hondo .
Langley Mill, 1.05 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Ilkeston, 4.14 miles, 1 hr 20 min walk (show)
Belper, 6.55 miles, 2 hr 6 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Crown Inn, Heanor
22nd Oct 2017, 00:35
Review submitted by Will Larter amended by Will Larter
19th Oct 2017, 15:23
Review submitted by Will Larter

Pub Details

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  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 19 October 2017 by Will Larter
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 19 October 2017 by Will Larter
  • Quiz Night : Yes - Tuesday - last updated 19 October 2017 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 26 January 2011 by Will Larter
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 20 November 2016 by Alan Winfield
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