Welcome to The Crown

Famous for being shakespear's oxford stopover

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.

A Unique City Centre Pub with a Rich History

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.

Serving up seasonal specialities and mouth-watering favourites

ONE OF A KIND

The Crown is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

 

Where to find us

GET IN TOUCH

Call The Crown on 01865 256047.

Pop in for a pint of well-kept cask ale, an excellent range of drinks, book a table for couples, groups, birthdays or other special occasions— and ensure that everyone has a hearty bite to eat.

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Please note: Guests under the age of 18 are not admitted entrance after 7pm each evening.