The Crown

“Seasonal cooking in stylish pub-with-rooms” - AA Inspector



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On the High Street in Henlow, with easy access to the A1, The Crown is a traditional pub with a modern feel an attractive beer garden. The wide-ranging menu makes good use made of high-quality ingredients in dishes like maple-cured gammon rib-eye with duck egg, pineapple and chips or pheasant breast, smoked streaky bacon, colcannon potato and game jus. To drink, there’s Maltsmiths IPA on tap.

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The Crown
Phone : 01462 812433


  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted

About The area

Discover Bedfordshire

At its most southern point, Bedfordshire is only 35 miles from London Waterloo, so there’s a good reason for the UK’s fifth busiest airport to be called London Luton Airport. The county is one of England’s smaller in terms of area, but more than makes up for it in terms of business HQs and visitor attractions. Among the most popular of these, and among the top attractions in the UK, is ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, founded in 1931, and now covering around 600 acres.

Along similar lines Woburn Safari Park opened more recently (in 1970) and is just over half the size. Fans of old flying machines or cars will enjoy a visit to the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden, a tiny village near Biggleswade. Among the oldest examples in the collection are a pioneering French Blériot XI from 1910, and a number of early French and German automobiles from the very late 19th century. 

Bedford itself is located on either side of the River Ouse, and has a large Italian population, descended from those who came to work at a local brick factory in the 1950s.

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