Welcome to The Crown And Thistle
The Crown and Thistle is a 16th Century Traditional Village Pub and Restaurant located in the heart of Great Chesterford just 3 miles north of Saffron Walden, Essex. Serving Home cooked food using the finestingredients and locally sourced where we can. We are just 10 miles away from the University City of Cambridge. Also on our doorstep we have The Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Audley End House and Gardens also Audley End Miniature Railway.
The Crown and Thistle
Your local freehouse
Being a Freehouse we also have four hand pumps offering a good choice of real ale & a fantastic wine list of hand picked wines along with an extensive Gin selection served with Fever Tree Tonic water.
Many of our soft drinks are supplied by The Cambridge Juice Company, which are also a perfect accompliment to our gins & spirits selection, especially on a hot summers day.
Our beautful inglenook fireplace is regulaly lit during the colder months, with 'roast your own chesnuts' & 'toast your own marshmallows' if you fancy a snack alongside a drink by the fire- the perfect local retreat after a long day, and all provided by us with no charge at all.
Homemade rustic pizzas- to eat in or take away
We have installed a traditional Italian stone pizza oven and are now serving homemade rustic stonebaked pizzas. Lunchtime & evenings to eat in or take-away. We have a fantastic deal on these on Monday nights for 2 for 1.
Family & Dog Friendly
We are very much a family friendly pub, so please do bring in your younger loved ones, we have a lovely fully enclosed garden with childrens play equipment, along with a rattan furnished patio for those who like to dine alfresco.
Dog are welcome in the bar area, we even have treats for those very well behaved hounds!
2 for 1
2 For 1
Stonebaked pizza available as 2 for 1 on a Monday. Includes Lunchtimes and Evenings. Eat in or Take-away....
- Italian Meat Feast (spicy)
- Wild Mushroom & Parma Ham *new
- BBQ Chicken & Bacon
Book now and enjoy the true taste of Homemade authentic Italian stonebaked pizza