Pop open the bubbly! Our Spring Garden terrace and our brand new Suffolk Safari tipi is opening on Monday the 12th of April.

Reservations open for our covered outdoor tables at midday on Thursday the 4th of March.

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Expect to find a regularly changing 'Catch of the day' menu that celebrates our access to artisan regional and local suppliers, complemented by pub classics. Award winning cheeses, local vegetables and home-grown meats are on our doorstep – helping our Chefs stay true to our region.


Vegan dishes and gluten free options will sit alongside hearty Sunday roasts and fresh seafood all contributing to the great diversity and seasonality of our region, East Anglia.



Welcome to our traditional village pub with rooms situated in the heart of Constable country, nestled on the Suffolk border.

We offer our guests a home away from home, delicious food, real ales and a very well stocked wine cellar.  

It is this and our dedicated and passionate team that has guests returning time and time again!

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We can offer over 30 wines by the glass from a personally compiled collection of over 250 bins, at reasonable prices, with or without food.


Our very own Wine Shop features wines from around the world that can be enjoyed with us or taken away: Magnums of Chateau Talbot, Henschke’s Hill of Grace, a plethora of Red and White Burgundies – Leflaive, Sauzet, Lafon to name but a few – scarce in many top restaurants!


All are knowledgeably looked after but without pretence – just simply and lovingly served, and then of course, enjoyed.

The Cellar, Stoke By Nayland
Luxurious bedrooms at The Crown, Stoke By Nayland


Over the way to the rear of the pub, you will find 11 beautiful and cosy bedrooms, all enjoy ensuites and with a keen attention to detail and effortless style.


Stay in one of our Standard, Superior or Delux rooms. Or for something a little more special reserve our Executive suite.


With a light and spacious lobby and attentive team on hand, your stay promises rest, relaxation and comfort.