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Welcome to the Crown & Horns

Lunch Club

Join us midweek and get lunch and a drink for £12.

Choose from a tasty selection of pub classics, sandwiches and wraps along with a choice of beer, cider, wine or a soft drink for just £11.

Available 12-5pm Monday- Friday, we’ve got your lunch sorted.

Lunch Menu


A new season means a new hive of activity in our kitchens as our chef’s cook up some new dishes. The fresh flavours of summer are always something to look forward to. From our new seabass risotto to our half roast chicken, we’ve got something for everyone on our new menu.

A traditional family-friendly pub

Soak up our friendly service and homely charm nestled in the heart of West Berkshire's racing countryside. Dating back to the 19th Century, the Crown & Horns is a beautiful country inn with heaps of character and history. We are the perfect retreat to sit back, relax and indulge in our delicious food with the perfect drink in hand.

Our traditional pub classics are expertly crafted from our seasonal menus and the bar is crammed with local ales and tipples to tempt any taste buds. Using the most seasonal ingredients and decadent flavours, there’s a dish for every desire.

Turn your fleeting visit into a welcomed stay by resting your head in one of our 11 ensuite rooms. All decorated with cosy interiors and homely touches you’ll be able to unwind in comfort and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere in a home away from home.

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Our bar is fully stocked with the best selection of your favourite drinks! From world lagers to spirits, wines to cocktails and every tipple in-between.

Join us for a fleeting cocktail with a friend, a quiet pint at the bar, or celebrate the big occasion and start your weekend with high spirits. No matter what you fancy, we’ll have something to tickle your tastebuds every time.

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Our courtyard provides plenty of sunny spots for friends and family to get together and is host to our seasonal events.


The Crown & Horns is host to 11 comfortable rooms for a place to rest your head, whether you spend your days exploring the countryside, retreating to the village or after a day at the races! We are the perfect respite, no matter if it’s a few days or just for the night, the Crown & Horns is the place to be.

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Find Us

The Crown & Horns is located on Compton Road in East Ilsley, right at the heart of the West Berkshire countryside and the North Wessex Downs. We’re situated just 11 miles from Newbury Racecourse and 8 miles from Didcot.

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the locals passing by as you take your favourite seat. Whether you’ve been exploring the local area or just wanting a pub outing – we’ll see you soon.

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We have recently been awarded ‘Best Restaurant in Newbury 2023’ by the Restaurant Critic and we couldn’t be happier. They said ‘The passion for food and hospitality resonates in every aspect of this establishment, making it a must-visit destination for any gastronome’. As well as continuing to say ‘The Crown and Horns’ menu is a poetic tribute to British cuisine, showcasing a fusion of classic favourites and innovative creations’.

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