The Crown has had a succession of famous landlords. In the year of the Gunpowder Plot it was kept by John Davenant and it was during this time Shakespeare paid his frequent visits to Oxford. The poet used to stop in the University town on his journeys between Stratford and London, and the Crown was his headquarters.
Their breakfast, lunch and dinner menus offer everything you’d expect to find on any respectable, British pub menu and so much more besides. Boasting an array of delicious sharers, through to classic main dishes and succulent burgers, there’s a selection of food that’s perfectly suited every appetite.
The seasonal menu offers the best classic British dishes. Their skilled chefs create simple twists on the dishes you know and love to bring you interesting new flavours, using only the best ingredients.
So, settle in at The Crown in Oxford for some seriously tasty pub food and why not complement your traditional British pie with a perfectly poured cask ale, a glass of fine wine, or even a taste from their extensive whisky and gin collections.
You will find The Crown in Oxford within a short stroll of Queens Street, Carfax Tower and High Street - however you won't find another like it. Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.
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