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.

Steak Night

Steak Night Wednesday - Buy 1 steak and receive another for 1/2 price

Sunday Roast

Amazing Sunday roasts are served all day on Sunday until they run out.

Burger + Beer

Every Monday Night from 6pm. Buy a Burger and receive a free beer!

Quiz Night

The last Tuesday of the month. £3 per person to enter with a maximum of 4 people per team. All money raised from the quiz will be donated to MIND BLMK

Pie Night

Every Thursday Night from 6pm Have your say on what the Pie of the Day will be by voting on our facebook change on Monday.

Hot Dog Extravaganza

Wednesday June 19th

Join us for another Charity event as we raise money for MIND BLMK with our Hot Dog Extravaganza. 10 different Dogs to choose from with money being donated to our Charity

Art Exhibition

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June

Local artists will be displaying their fantastic work throughout the Crown and the garden over the weekend. Free Entry- Come along and view, buy or even commission the artists.

Gin Festival

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th July

For all you Gin lovers we will be celebrating the beautiful spirit with a weekend Gin Party.

Beer Festival

September 7th & 8th

Our second Beer festival showcasing some amazing local brews and a few from further a field. Live music, good food and great beer. Free entry

Live Music- Friday 21st June

Join us for an evening at The Crown with up and coming duo Stephen Jones and Simone Policella. Enjoy the sounds of acoustic guitar and two voices covering an array of artists including Bryan Adams, George Michael, James Morrison, lady Gaga, U2, George Ezra, Stevie Wonder and…. More!! FREE ENTRY but feel free to book a table and dine beforehand.

Live Music- Friday 28th June

FREE ENTRY to see the amazing Alex Early performing LIVE from 8pm! Check out his web site! https://www.alexearly.co.uk/

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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Opening Times

We open for lunch and dinner every day.

Lunch served from 12noon till 3pm
Dinner served from 6pm till 10pm

We cook from 10am till 10pm

We cook from 10am till 6pm