The Crown

We’re a pub in the beautiful village of Hartest. We’re part of the independently owned Gusto Pronto family and are passionate about great food, drinks and hospitality.

Sup a Brewshed pint, drink a great coffee, enjoy a meal and a glass or two of wine. Catch up with friends, bring the family, do some business, call in on your own. Sit at the bar, take a pew by the fire, grab a table in the restaurant or in our garden. We are what you want us to be.

We focus on quality, seasonal produce sourced locally where possible. Our small menu changes fortnightly so that our team can focus on creating great quality, interesting dishes from scratch. We can do half portions of most of our dishes for children.

why our menus are small
We brew our own beer at our craft brewery, Brewshed, just down the road. We’re obsessed with finding wines we love that we can list at great value to you. If coffee’s your thing, we work with Crude Drinks who roast our coffee in Bury St Edmunds.

Payment is by card or contactless payment only.

We’re open from noon Tuesday to Sunday.

why we close on mondays view our opening hours

We have an idyllic garden with an outdoor play area and plenty of room for everyone. In the warmer months, you’ll also find an outdoor pizzeria and garden bar.

We also have baby changing facilities, highchairs, activity sheets and crayons.

Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome in the garden, bar or beamed dining room.

vino gusto

Our wine shop, Vino Gusto @ The One Bull, has temporarily moved online only in preparation for a move into a town centre retail space later this year – the only independent wine shop in Bury St Edmunds.

Free same day local delivery (IP28-IP33 on a £20 spend), next day national delivery and friendly expert advice on hand by phone or e-mail. 275+ wines and a 10% discount on any 12 bottles. Brewshed cans & mini kegs plus a small range of local gins (including local suppliers Norfolk Gin & Suffolk Distillery):

vino gusto

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  • Due to Unforseen Circumstances we are unable to serve pizzas this evening. We will hopefully be back tomorrow & serving for the rest of the weekend. We are still serving our A La Carte menu inside & outside so please do book a table. ,

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Gift vouchers are available in £10 and £20 denominations and can be used at any of our pubs.

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Let’s talk about food
Let’s talk about food

Let’s talk about food. We’ve always been passionate about what goes on our menus. During lockdown 1, we reflected on what our menus should look like on re-opening. The only hard and fast rules...

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A new lease of life
A new lease of life

We’re pleased to announce that we recently signed on the dotted line for new long term leases with Greene King at our two leasehold pubs – The Cadogan in Ingham and The Crown at...

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Mondays
Mondays

Mondays are frequently written about – The Bangles called them Manic, for New Order they were Blue and of course The Happy Mondays named the entire band after them. We’ve always been a 7...

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awards & listings

5* Food Rating
refill
sawdays
Dog Friendly Bury St Edmunds
wild guide (southern & eastern england)

take a look at our sister sites:

The Crown Hartest The Fox Bulmer Tye The Cadogan Ingham The One Bull  Bury St Edmunds The Beerhouse Bury St Edmunds