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The Crown, Twickenham

Best GastroPub, Twickenham

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts that will coincide with my new food venture with FoodiezTV. FoodiezTV is a brand new online channel dedicated to finding the best restaurants from all across the UK. Each week a different video will be posted and is the workings from one of the UK's top food critics and television folk who have backgrounds in MTV to BBC and the British Film institute.


In these posts I will be naming the best restaurant in a different area from either Twickenham, Richmond or Teddington, Barnes - basically in the Borough of Richmond. I've been visiting and writing about my favourite places to eat in the area of Richmond and London for over three years and now with FoodiezTV we will be bringing my favourite places in video format. Check out the video above.

The Crown in Twickenham

First up was the best gastro pub in our area, and this was challenging. There are a few great gastropubs in Twickenham - St Margarets Tavern in East Twickenham are great as are some of the Fuller pubs around Twickenham Green but my best gastro pub had to go to The Crown in Twickenham.

Hearty Pork Dish, The Crown Twickenham

The Crown is an independently owned pub that re-opened in 2013 after a period of refurbishment.
The original building was completely renovated, so now there is a meticulous bar with a stunning Victorian Hall at the back. Outdoors is an alfresco dining area surrounded by carefully cultivated herbs and planters. With smart wooden floors and sofa furnishings, The Crown say they are smart enough to feel special, yet casual enough to be comfortable.

Asian Styled Prawns with Wasabi Mayo, The Crown Twickenham

The Crown source quality ingredients from local farms in Surrey. The menu has mediterranean to east asia influences as well as traditional British options, including my favourite - the black pudding and crispy bacon served with a poached egg and salad greens I also like the grilled Sea Bream served on a lemon risotto. The table side service can sometimes be a little sketchy but all in all this gastro pub is a cut above the rest.

My favourite Black Pudding, The Crown Twickenham

Next time I will be revealing the best Italian Restaurant in Richmond so be sure to check back for that soon. Also there are loads more videos on youtube from FoodiezTV so be sure to subscribe so you don't miss a thing.

Sea Bream with Risotto, The Crown Twickenham





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