Review on Rose & Crown

Impressively transformed from down-at-heel Devon boozer into a fashionable contemporary gastro pub, the Rose & Crown really looks the part. Gone are the trappings of a drinkers' den; in their place are cowhide sofas, Venetian blinds, cream-washed walls and an open-plan bar.

The kitchen works to a cosmopolitan menu with strong modern overtones and a dedication to West Country produce - witness Falmouth Bay scallops with roast cantaloupe melon and coriander pesto or haunch of Exmoor venison on creamed cabbage and root vegetables with bitter chocolate sauce. There are also some forays into the Pacific Rim for, say, seared fillet of sea bass with with sesame noodles, pak choi and lemon beurre noisette. Desserts are equally eclectic, ranging from rhubarb crumble soufflé with custard to lemongrass pannacotta with sesame tuile and Thai basil ice cream.

Outside is a 'secret' walled garden with sculptures on display, a fountain and some glorious plants; beyond is a safe play area for the kids. The Seafood Restaurant directly opposite the pub is part of the same set-up, but has its own kitchen brigade and very different menu.

Rose & Crown is also featured in: Michelin Guide, AA Guide

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Gastro pub / Modern British


Adam Cooper

Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.00 - 2.30pm (All day Sun)
Dinner: 6.00 - 9.00pm

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card

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Facilities at Rose & Crown

  • Childrens menu
  • Alfresco dining
  • Private dining room
  • Private parties
  • Vegetarian menu
  • 38 covers
  • Family Friendly


Private parking is possible at a location nearby


Rose & Crown
Market Street

Customer Ratings on Rose & Crown

3.6  / 5

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  • avatar
    Andrew Bennett
    November 2019

    3 people found this review helpful
    Sunday lunch

    Just like to say our visit today for Sunday lunch was lovely as we walked into pub it looked and felt very welcoming lovely And spacious friendly staff all very willing to help the food was very good but the only thing I would say that you charge extra for cauliflower cheese with a roast dinner which I felt that should be included in the price but apart from that very good I would deafly recommend you and hopefully I will come back again in the near future so thank you for a lovely day

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