Our bar in Woodbridge
THE CROWN BAR IN WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK
Here at the Crown, we are serious about great drinks. Whether served hot or cold, in a glass or pitcher, at the table or at the bar, we aim to deliver the perfect serve, every time. Our bartenders and restaurant staff are passionate about what they do, serving an extensive array of high-quality drinks that cater for every taste and occasion.
Just the Tonic is your site for everything drink related. From cocktails to wine, and everything in-between, we will introduce you to our suppliers, products and drinks menus, as well as giving you the chance to meet the producers and train alongside our team.
Look out for latest updates on our inside-out-training sessions and demonstrations, where we will invite visitors and residents of Woodbridge alike to join us in learning the tricks of the trade, plus the opportunity to take away some tasty cocktail recipes!
Serving an extensive array of cocktails and coffees, alongside a good selection of wines, real ale and ciders to match, you are sure to find a drink that perfectly complements your mood.
Did you know?
With prior arrangement and agreement of a £12 corkage fee on still wine and £15 on fizz, you can bring that special bottle of wine you have been saving and drink it here…
OUR JUST THE TONIC BLOG:
25 Jan 2017
It's all about the experience
We all love great food and drink. It’s a chance to indulge in the finer things in life and an opportunity to kick back and relax in style. But whilst a fantastic glass of wine or beautiful plate of food is memorable in its own right, the experience, setting and atmosphere of where you are enjoying it is equally as important.
07 Nov 2016
Red or white with Christmas turkey?
Christmas is all about sharing great moments, particularly when it comes to dining with friends and family. Whilst the focus is often on the food, accompanying drinks can elevate an already special occasion into something wonderful.
11 Oct 2016
Sherry versus Port
After dinner drinks have been a staple of European tradition for centuries, but what are the key differences between two of our most popular choices? Here is a quick fire guide to our love of sherry and port.
05 Sep 2016
Top tips for wine tasting
We love great wine. It's hard to beat opening a beautifully chilled bottle to enjoy with friends, but making the most of your palate can do wonders in elevating flavours and textures. Here are our top wine tasting tips:
11 Jul 2016
Gin, gin and more gin
Gin was big news in 2015 and demand will continue to rise over the next 12 months. We can accredit this growth to the younger millennial drinker, those seeking out provenance and top quality. But where next for gin?
06 Jun 2016
You’d have to have been living under a rock not to have noticed the rise in popularity of craft beer over the past year.
13 Jan 2016
2016 Diners' Choice Winners!
It is with great pride that we can announce that our restaurant here in Suffolk has been voted for the 2016 OpenTable Diner's Choice award.
17 Aug 2015
Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival
Celebration of local seafood returns to Woodbridge for fourth consecutive year as our our town hosts the famous Shuck Shellfish Festival this October.
16 Jul 2015
Refreshing Summer Cocktails
Bar Manager Lee Lawes shares his top summer cocktails for you to try at home or come and enjoy here at The Crown!
25 Mar 2015
Weird and Wonderful Cocktails
Bar Manager, Lee Lawes, introduces our brand new 'Weird & Wonderful' cocktail menu being served here at The Crown Restaurant and Hotel in Suffolk.
06 Feb 2015
Thanks to you, our seasoned diners, our restaurant in Woodbridge, Suffolk, has been selected for the OpenTable Diners' Choice Awards in January!
19 Jan 2015
The Crown’s Guide to Tea Etiquette
Celebrating the launch of our brand new and contemporary afternoon tea for 2015, we thought we'd share our inside information on tea etiquette...
09 Dec 2014
Christmas 'Pear Tree' Cocktail
Bar Manager Lee Lawes shares his favourite Christmas 'Pear Tree' cocktail for you to enjoy this festive season!
19 Sep 2014
How to make an 'Old Fashioned' cocktail!
Bar Manager Lee shows you how to make an 'Old Fashioned' cocktail!
12 Sep 2014
How to Make a Tiramisu Martini
Bar Manager Lee shows you how to make a Tiramisu Martini in this recipe video...
12 Aug 2014
Raspberry Daiquiri Slush Cocktail Recipe
Learn how to make a delicious Raspberry Daiquiri Slush Cocktail with this recipe, provided by our Bar Manager, Lee Lawes.
23 Jun 2014
Find out what we're up to whilst the nation's favourite tennis tournament is taking place!
19 Jun 2014
Upcoming Events at The Crown
Here’s what we have lined up for you over the coming weeks in June and July!
07 May 2014
Learn how to make a Long Island Ice Tea!
Test your bar-tending skills with this tasty recipe for Long Island Ice Tea, given to you by our bar manager, Lee.