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.

Quiz Night

Tuesday 25th June

Are you a Quiz genius or are you a Quiz no hoper? Well it doesn’t matter, The Crown quiz is about having fun and not taking things too seriously! Book your team in now. £5 per person with a maximum of 4 people per team. Raising money for The Friends of All Saints Church.

Sunday Lunch Jazz

Join us each month for our monthly Sunday Lunch Jazz. Be entertained by Dave Rance’s Rockin Chair Band. Bookings are essential. The next Jazz Lunch is Sunday 7th July.

Burger Night

Every Tuesday from 6pm

All burgers are just £11 each. Book a table Now! Dine in only

Not available on the 25th June.

Seafood Friday

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

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