Royal Crown, Rochester, Shepherd Neame
Royal Crown, Rochester, Shepherd Neame, inside of pub
Royal Crown, Rochester, Shepherd Neame, inside of pub restaurant

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The Royal Crown, Rochester

A warm welcome is guaranteed at The Royal Crown, based in the historic Medway town of Rochester. Dating back to the 1700s, the Grade II Listed building boasts a central location near Rochester Bridge on the High Street, a short walk from Rochester Castle and the town’s station.

Customers will be able to enjoy a delicious new menu of light bites and traditional pub classics with a contemporary twist, served every day.

A selection of award-winning craft ales and lagers will be on offer, along with a wide range of premium wines and spirits.

We are now taking advance bookings for Christmas – click here to find out more about our fantastic festive offer

Shepherd Neame Six Nations

Catch the match

Experience the thrill of the Six Nations with us. Book a table for four to six people and the first round is on us!*

Enjoy award-winning beers and rugby grazing specials brought to your table. Tuck into our loaded burgers, dogs, wings, nachos and loaded fries with various toppings whilst watching all the action.

*T&Cs apply

Shepherd Neame Mother's day

Make this Mother's Day one to remember

Join us on Sunday 10th March and let us take care of the work so you can create those mum-forgettable moments over a delicious lunch together. 

We've got a whole host of treats lined up to make the day even more special. So sit back, relax and plan your perfect day with us. 

Royal Crown, Rochester, Shepherd Neame, plate of toad in the hole with gravy jug and veg

A tasty new menu

Our dedicated team of chefs have created a delicious new menu of traditional pub classics with a twist, using the finest seasonal local produce. Whether you’re in the mood for a light bite, lunch or dinner, there is something to suit all tastes. Booking is advised for our popular Sunday Roast with all the trimmings, which will be making a welcome return, and young diners are also in for a tasty treat, with the introduction of our delicious new Menu for Minis.

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Royal Crown, Rochester, Shepherd Neame

Join us for live sports

Sport is at the heart of The Royal Crown, Rochester.

Our spacious first floor bar and restaurant area has seven TV screens showing Sky Sports and TNT Sports, with further screens in the ground floor bar and restaurant. Join us for fantastic food and drink while enjoying the latest sporting action!

Royal Crown, Rochester, Shepherd Neame

Functions, parties and meetings

If you’re looking for a function venue with a difference in the heart of historic Rochester, why not consider The Royal Crown?

Our spacious first floor area, which boasts its own bar and facilities, can accommodate up to 100 people, and is available for private hire. A new private dining area has also been created on the first floor for up to eight guests, offering stunning views of the River Medway. 

We are able to cater for all occasions, from business meetings to family celebrations or just a get-together with friends, and a variety of delicious set menus are available.