The Crown Pub (London) Reviews
Description:142-152 Cricklewookd Broadway / Cricklewood / London NW2 3ED / Tel: +44 (0)20 8452 4175 / Fax: +44 (0)20 8452 0952. / ... more
The Crown Pub (London) ... The Crown Pub, which is first recorded in 1751 licensing records was an ivy-clad house with pretty tea gardens and a skittle alley, complemented by a horse pond opposite. Rather less idyllically, bare-knuckle prize fights took place in nearby fields. The Crown pub building, as it stands today, was rebuilt in 1889 by the Cannon Brewery and is a grade two listed Victorian building. The Crown Pub’s terracotta exterior and period features may look the same on the surface but the ambience would be un-recognisable to the regulars who, after a hard days work building Britain, drank, sang and cashed their pay cheques there. Indeed, it's pretty hard to imagine glasses flying and Biddy's crying being a regular feature of the new-look Crown as immortalised in the song Mc Alpines Fusiliers by Dominic Behan.
Newest Review: ... in the list of good pubs in London. To the other side is Iceland and a NatWest Bank. The façade The outside of the pub looks fantastic. As you can see from the picture, it is terracotta-coloured and is a grade two listed Victorian building. This has not changed much since it was built on the site of tea rooms in 1889 and obviously will not do so now it is a listed building. The décor and ... more
Customer The Crown Pub (London) Reviews (1)
by - written on 02/08/06 (Very useful, 4204 readings)
I live near a part of North London that is not really known for anything much except that it’s a bit rough and going out alone after 10pm is not really a good idea. However, I’ve become very fond of it over the last couple of years and am delighted to be able to say that The Crown is definitely the highlight of the place and is superb even when compared to the ‘nicer’ parts of town like West Hampstead and Hampstead. The pub has an Irish connection – 100 years ago, Kilburn and Cricklewood inhabitants were mainly Irish and the area still has many Irish families, although mixed with every nationality you can think of. Location Cricklewood Broadway is part ... Read the complete review
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