Healthy Menu 2018
Our healthy menu is new for 2018.
All Dishes are Gluten, Dairy & Cane Sugar Free.
Smashed avocado filled flat mushrooms, toasted rye bread, lemon oil
Salad of roasted spiced cauliflower, dates, olives, giant cous cous, toasted almonds
Courgette & coriander green ‘Burgers’ with steamed local greens, green
hummus & soya yoghurt dressing
Pumpkin, chestnut & celeriac stew, sage crumble topping, crispy kale
Fresh fruit salad, toasted seeds, coconut yoghurt
Tropical rice pudding, pineapple, mango, papaya & olive oil shortbread
2 Courses £17.50
3 for £20.50
To book a table, please call: 01394 384242
26 Jan 2018
Valentine's at The Crown
As the 14th February approaches, spoil your loved one with one of our many offerings this Valentine's Day.
25 Jan 2018
New Year, New You, New Healthy Menu
Kick start 2018 with our new healthy menu and smoothies
22 Dec 2017
Eat, drink & be merry this Twixmas!
Enjoy a choice of warming and delicious menus for all the family this Twixmas.
25 Sep 2017
Anyone for coffee?
At The Crown we love nothing more than a posh coffee and slice of cake. It seems that cappuccino, latte, mocha and espresso have become as much a part of English foodie culture as afternoon tea and Sunday roasts. But where did our obsession with coffee come from?
16 May 2017
Introducing our brand new terrace!
We are incredibly excited and proud of our stylish new outdoor space and can't wait for you to come and enjoy it with us.
30 Mar 2017
Tapas comes to Woodbridge
There is something truly satisfying about enjoying a small plate of something delicious alongside a cool, refreshing drink.
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.
18 May 2016
Summer Cocktails, Bread Making, Wine Dinners and more!
We are incredibly excited to launch a brand new and exciting itinerary of events here at The Crown. Take a browse through our Demo & Dine Lunches and Evening Event Dinners to see what you fancy!
25 Jan 2016
Milk-fed lamb, quail and changes to our menus
The game season is coming to a finish as we approach February which means subtle changes to our menus.
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.
11 Dec 2015
Succulent Suckling Pig
Suckling pig is a wonderful delicacy and a relatively untouched gem here in the UK. Great news is that we are now serving this beautiful meat on our menus here in Suffolk and is available every Sunday.
18 Nov 2015
Roasted Wild Duck with Celeriac, Mashed Potatoes and Blackberries
This is a delicious autumnal dish for you to make and enjoy at home. (Or enjoy at our restaurant in Suffolk!)
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.
31 Jul 2015
The Snake - M'hanncha with Date Sauce
This is a fantastic Moroccan dessert with a tasty, quick and easy recipe to follow, too. Head chef Luke cooked this dish live at this month's cookery demo and lunch. Make sure you keep an eye out for August's event!
19 Jun 2015
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
Luke Bailey is the Suffolk Ambassador for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. Watch him take part at his local school in Woodbridge as he shows pupils how to make delicious food using fresh, honest ingredients.
15 May 2015
Asparagus, Crispy Pheasant Egg and Wild Radish with a Tarragon and Mustard Dressing
Luke Bailey shares this fantastic spring recipe utilising fresh, in season ingredients in and around Woodbridge. Enjoy this dish at our Woodbridge restaurant
14 Apr 2015
Spring into Season
Restaurants in Suffolk and wider are in full swing as artisan producers source and supply the finest new season ingredients. Head chef explains all...
12 Mar 2015
A recipe to impress this Mother’s Day
If you’re struggling for ideas to spoil your mum for Mother’s Day, this delicious recipe is a certain winner and an easy one for you to make at home.
04 Mar 2015
Meeting our suppliers: Clarkes of Bramfield
Head chef, Luke Bailey, spent the day with valued local supplier, Clarkes of Bramfield, to learn of their journey from farm to fork in our Suffolk hotel and restaurant.
11 Feb 2015
A Valentine's Treat...
This recipe is the perfect treat for your valentine, and a delightful dessert which we serve here at our restaurant and hotel in Suffolk
. Smooth, dark, rich and utterly delicious!
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...
22 Dec 2014
How to Cook your Christmas Turkey
With the main event just a few days away, head chef Luke Bailey shares his top tips for cooking the perfect Christmas turkey.
10 Dec 2014
Roast Local Pheasant and Red Wine Poached Quince
Head chef Luke Bailey shares his signature Roast Local Pheasant and Red Wine Poached Quince recipe, which you can enjoy here at our hotel restaurant in Woodbridge, Suffolk
14 Nov 2014
Tempura River Deben Oysters with a Chilli, Soy and Ginger Dipping Sauce
Head chef Luke Bailey shares his signature Tempura River Deben Oysters with a Chilli, Soy and Ginger Dipping Sauce recipe, as served here at our restaurant in Woodbridge.
31 Oct 2014
Meeting our suppliers - Simpers of Suffolk
Head chef Luke Bailey meets Jonathan Simper from our valued shellfish supplier, Simpers of Suffolk, for a tour around the river Deben and their seafood farm, and later shows you how to cook fresh oysters, tempura style!
12 Oct 2014
Introducing our Eat The Seasons menu
We strongly value our local community and the great produce that Suffolk has to offer, which is why we have introduced a new set menu, celebrating just that whilst giving back to our customers.
04 Sep 2014
Salted hake brandade with rainbow beets, quails egg and caper dressing
Try our head chef's delicious salted hake brandade, with rainbow beets, quails egg and caper dressing recipe, as served here at our Woodbridge restaurant!
26 Aug 2014
Wild Sea Bass with Peas, Broad Beans, Radish and Fennel Emulsion Recipe
Our head chef's delicious Wild Sea Bass with Peas, Broad Beans, Radish and Fennel Emulsion recipe.
29 Jul 2014
Salad of signal crayfish, Deben samphire and slow roast tomatoes with classic vinaigrette
Our delicious crayfish salad recipe using the best local ingredients, as cooked by head chef Luke Bailey at the Baylem Rare Breeds Farm & Food Fair 2014
26 Jun 2014
Tide Mill Soda Bread and Beetroot Cured Sea Trout
The Crown's Head Chef, Luke Bailey, hosts a Tide Mill Soda Bread and Beetroot Cured Trout food demonstration for the locals of Woodbridge, Suffolk!
25 Jun 2014
Apple Tarte Tatin, with Aspall Cyder Butterscotch Sauce & Honeycomb
This is one of head chef's favourites, and when you taste it you'll see why! Here's our scrummy recipe...
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!
06 Jun 2014
Meeting our suppliers: Dingley Dell Pork
Head chef, Luke Bailey, spends the morning at Dingley Dell Pork for a tour with pig farmer Mark Hayward.
21 May 2014
East Coast Shellfish Bisque with Deben Sea Vegetables
Here is our east coast shellfish bisque with Deben sea vegetables, kindly provided by our Head Chef, Luke Bailey.
15 May 2014
Steamed Razor Clams with Tomato, Chilli, and Wild Garlic
Head Chef, Luke Bailey, provides his razor clams, tomato and wild garlic recipe!
25 Apr 2014
Learn to make wholemeal soda bread 25th April 3pm
Learn how to make delicious wholemeal soda bread with flour from the UK's only fully operating tide mill here at The Crown in Woodbridge.