Welcome to The Crown at Shillington

At The Crown we like to think we offer something a little bit different to our customers whilst still maintaining a cosy traditional pub atmosphere.

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We want you to enjoy your pint, a glass of wine, or even just a comforting cup of tea or coffee in relaxed, friendly surroundings. Also grab a bite to eat; some nibbles, a “light bite” or a delicious three course meal.

Home away from home

A traditional country pub where old fashioned styles mix with modern trends. Family friendly, dog friendly and above all community friendly… The Crown at Shillington offers a home from home with something on offer for everyone.

Classic Village Pub

This charming pub oozes charm; with cosy corners, an atmospheric dining room and a classic beamed village pub. Open fires in the winter and an inviting garden and patio for the summer.


At The Crown we offer locally sourced quality food cooked to perfection by our talented team of chefs.


Great seasonal food cooked to perfection, using produce from local suppliers (but only if it’s the best)!


8 draught beers and cider, over 30 wines, gin coming out of your ears, a whiskey collection to savour…


We also make sure our bar is fully stocked with great beers, fantastic wines, plenty of gins and a whisky collection to die for!

What’s On

We’ve always got lots of things going on so please keep checking back to see what’s coming up in the very near future.

Burger Night

Every Tuesday Night from 6pm

All Burgers are just £11 each! Book a table. This deal is not available for take away.

Steak Night

Every Wednesday night from 6pm (Dine in only) All steaks are 1/2 price! Yes that’s right, every steak that we sell is 1/2 price. Bookings are required.

Pie Night

Every Thursday from 6pm (Dine in only)

We have two different pies available on the night. The pies are only £11 each!!!

Seafood Friday

Every Friday Night (not available in December) Calling all Seafood Fans Our chefs will be cooking up a selection of Seafood specials

Sunday Lunch Jazz

Sunday 4th June

Dave Rance’s Rockin Chair Band are back! Book a table for a cracking Sunday roast and enjoy the entertainment from Dave and his band.

Quiz Night

Thursday 20th June Join us for our monthly Quiz Night. Book your team in now. £5 per person, maximum of 4 people per team All money raised will be donated to Keech Hospice

Charity Dog Walk

Saturday 10th June

Bring your doggies to The Crown for a walk around Shillington all in the name of charity.

Father's Day

Sunday 18th June

Treat your Dad to a great meal this Father’s Day. We will be serving up a 2 or 3 course Father’s Day menu. Book now!

Live Music

Friday 7th July

Local Singer Songwriter Abbie Gathard (check her out on Youtube) will be performing live at The Crown. Book a table now!

Cancellation Policy

The Chequers at Westoning and The Crown at Shillington are part of an independent pub group and as such relies heavily on reservations being honoured by our guests or sufficient notice being given of any changes to reservations or plans.

We reserves the right to charge for any cancelling guest within 24 hours unless we are able to resell the table or for any no show guests. If you fail to provide the sufficient cancellation notice or fail to turn up for your booking we will charge you £20 per person. Any charges will be made against the credit/debit card used at the time of booking. By making a booking with us you agree to these conditions and charges.

Cancellations or alterations for reservations can be made online; there will be a link in your confirmation email or alternatively notified us by email: info@thechequerswestoning.co.uk or info@crownshillington.com

Location / Contact

The Crown can be found in the charming village of Shillington. Situated among the beautiful rolling fields of the Bedfordshire/ Hertfordshire border, and nearby to the market town of Hitchin. The perfect countryside setting for food, drinks and a good old catch up with friends, family and loved ones.

Address: The Crown, 104 High Rd, Shillington, Hitchin SG5 3LP

Tel: 01462 711667

Email: info@crownshillington.com

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Food serving times

Tuesday - Friday: 12noon - 2.30pm & 6pm - 9pm
Saturday: 10am - 11.30am (breakfast),
12noon - 2.30pm & 5pm - 9pm
Sunday: 10am - 11.30am (breakfast) , 12noon - 6pm

Drink serving times

Monday - Thursday: 12noon - 11pm
Friday & Saturday: 12noon - 12pm
Sunday: 12noon - 11pm