The Crown in Hastings

The Crown, Hastings is a family-run free house in the Heart of Hastings Old Town with a dedication and focus of local food and quality. Reopened by Tess and Andrew Swan in 2014, it’s a welcoming hub for everyone, open seven days a week. The pub has received numerous accolades, including awards from The Observer and recognition in publications like Time Out and The Times. Their menu celebrates British provenance, with a focus on local ingredients.

The Crown offers a diverse drinks selection, including craft beers, fine wines, and specialty gins and whiskies. The Crown also provides a relaxed atmosphere for coffee, meetings, and even welcomes well-behaved dogs. As for their food, they source ingredients from local fishing fleets, farms and producers, they are proud to champion the best produce Sussex and Kent has to offer. Their menu includes favourites such as their beer-battered fish finger sandwich in homemade ciabatta, and seasonal meat, fish and vegan/vegetarian dishes that change throughout the year. They offer a range of events, from live jazz music to art exhibitions. You can book a table online for busy times or simply walk in to enjoy their welcoming space. It’s a place where locals and visitors alike can enjoy the best of Sussex and Kent while soaking in the vibrant atmosphere of Hastings Old Town.

For more information about The Crown Hastings, online bookings, menus and events, visit their website at and to see it all for yourself, visit them at The Crown Hastings, 64-66 All Saints St Hastings, TN34 3BN for award winning local food.

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