The Crown, Blackfriars

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Thursday 12 November 2009 12.32am
Is under new ownership

serving fresh clean lagers
tradional handpull cask ales
a good selection of wines
and a range of traditional pub meals

happy hour 5 -7 mon - thurs

come on in and say hello

Thursday 12 November 2009 3.29pm
Congratulations, Big Phil. Looking forward to seeing you there.

I always fancied making the Crown my local (particularly under the first post-gentrification management), but it never opened at weekends.

Are you going to change that?

Thursday 12 November 2009 3.52pm
Congratulations - will come around again some time soon.
Friday 20 November 2009 11.24am
Well we have now got our Ale lines working properly, so we have Adnams bitter and London Pride on for now, Adnams Old Ale will take the place of the pride next

Food menu is just about finished but we are selling Our fish and chips like there is no tomorrow
our pies are absolutly fabulous and theres plenty more.

Already had a few SE1 peps dropping by, so come on in , offer suggestions, ask questions, have a drink and a chat

hope to see you soon


(Big)Phil ( but getting smaller as the weight drops off )
Friday 20 November 2009 8.19pm
bigphil, have you got any vegetarian pies? Any other veggie options?
Saturday 21 November 2009 12.48pm
Vege options at the mo are

Sweet potao, goats cheese and spinach pie, serevd with mash ( we use butter in mash, but can do batch without or with olive oil if you prefer), and steamed vegetables.

Penne Arrabita penne topped with tomato, basil and garlic sauce, served with side of garlic bread

Bruchetta buffalo mozzerella and tomato on Ciabatta, drizzled with basil and olive oil, ( under the grill for about 2 mins)

soup of the day ( our chef is vege so always makes vege soups)

hope that helps,
come visit, maybe offer a recipe that you would like to see us do

Adnams old ale just cracked , will be ready for drinking monday , Come along and sample with me, monday evening. ( of course 1st taster is compl' )

cheers all
have a good weekend

Phil & Donata ( thats the missus, if you didnt know)
Saturday 21 November 2009 6.01pm
Brilliant. Thanks bigphil.
Saturday 21 November 2009 8.05pm
just to at weekends?
Sunday 22 November 2009 11.17pm
Have been to the Crown a couple of times since you took over and have to say food is ace! Always had excellent service and liked the new food choices.

Only criticism was a need for clarification about what you could order from the boards at what times...but then some of us need to wear glasses
Monday 23 November 2009 11.00pm
Thanks for that, just looked at the blackboards and yes , toatlly agree with you, will clear them up before tomorrow opening.

We will be open weekend from 15-16 jan next year, we are using weekends to do repairs , repaints and other bits for now.

had a good little crowd in tonight and managed to drain a cask of adnams old ale, only 1 cask of this left before we move on to some ringwood brewery beers. remember adnams bitter is always on as our house ale.

also looking for a quiz master if anyone is interested.

cheers all , have a great week

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