Christmas Party Menu

Download our Christmas Party Menu and book your Christmas party at The Crown this year.

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.

Charity Burger Night

Tuesday 21st November From 6pm raising money for Road Victims Trust 10 different Burgers to choose from. £4 from each Burger sold is donated to the Charity Charity Raffle and Charity Quiz Night

Steak Night

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

Seafood Friday

Every Friday Night Calling all Seafood Fans Enjoy a 2 course Seafood meal with a Glass of wine for just £24 per person Bookings are essential.

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: or

Christmas Market

Sunday 4th December from 1pm Leaving Christmas gifts until the last moment again?! Pop down for The Crown Christmas Market, with stalls packed with great Christmas gifts and treats from local suppliers and producers. All stalls will be in The carpark and patio and free to browse.

Enjoy some toe tapping Christmas Jazz from Dave Rance’s Rockin Chair Band.

Christmas Day

As usual we will be opening the bar from 12 noon till 2pm for a pre Christmas dinner drink and some cheeky mince pies. We look forward to seeing you on the big day.

New Years Eve

We are keeping things simple this New Years Eve. That’s why we’ve ditched the themes and fancy menus for this year and are just keeping things simple. Whilst we will certainly have some wonderful specials available on the night, all in all we just want you to relax, have fun and enjoy yourself at The Crown. Make the night your own!

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


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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