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geenerbell
11-23-2010, 06:13 PM
What is your recent experience? I heard that the fish and chips have changed? Why?

GeorgeG
11-23-2010, 09:28 PM
We've eaten at Rose & Crown several times in the past month or two, the most recent being this past Thursday.

Things have changed at most WDW restaurants, including Rose & Crown, but R&C hasn't changes as much as some others. The fish and chips is no longer billed as "Harry Ramsden's" and I'm not sure why. It's still good, but not as good as it used to be. It used to come with peas and is now just the fish and chips. The fish is now more 'average' and just a little smaller portion than it used to be.

The prime rib has been gone for years. The soup is still good as is the beer. If you eat outside you may have to share your chips with Brian the squirrel.

Hopefully
11-24-2010, 07:00 AM
We've eaten at Rose & Crown several times in the past month or two, the most recent being this past Thursday.

Things have changed at most WDW restaurants, including Rose & Crown, but R&C hasn't changes as much as some others. The fish and chips is no longer billed as "Harry Ramsden's" and I'm not sure why. It's still good, but not as good as it used to be. It used to come with peas and is now just the fish and chips. The fish is now more 'average' and just a little smaller portion than it used to be.

The prime rib has been gone for years. The soup is still good as is the beer. If you eat outside you may have to share your chips with Brian the squirrel.


I miss the Prime Rib, it used to be great. Have you tried the Sunday Roast? How is it?

LowesChevy
11-24-2010, 07:42 AM
We went for the first time in October and loved it. I had the Sunday roast and it was very nice. Our service was spot on too.

If you want my full review check it out below 2010

Melodious
11-24-2010, 04:31 PM
We went to Rose and Crown this past Friday and had the Scotch egg, Sunday roast, bangers n'mash, and toffee pudding. All were very good, the roast was very tender. And the beer is good ;)

MJMcBride
11-24-2010, 07:53 PM
I believe Harry Ramsden is a brand they no longer serve. I have heard myself that things have gone a bit downhill here

but that is not from personal experience

GeorgeG
11-24-2010, 08:14 PM
There is no longer any mention of Harry Ramsden on the menu or anywhere else. I haven't tried the Sunday roast yet. The last steak I had was several years ago they had a combination steak and fish and chips. It was really good, but a lot to eat in one meal.

BoosGram
11-24-2010, 10:33 PM
Does anyone else remember the wonderful mushroom appie they used to have? I don't know why they discontinued it, but it was so delicious.

DonaldTDuck
11-25-2010, 05:35 PM
There is no longer any mention of Harry Ramsden on the menu or anywhere else. I haven't tried the Sunday roast yet. The last steak I had was several years ago they had a combination steak and fish and chips. It was really good, but a lot to eat in one meal.
I had the surf 'n turf in Sept, swapped half the fish for a big chunk of shepherd's pie and split the appy combo with my niece so add on a half cup of potato and leek soup, half a scotch egg something else, can't remember, but it's been changed since then. Had the sticky pudding for dessert. It was a lot to eat but every bite was dee-lish.

JoeyAnyc
11-26-2010, 07:29 PM
I'll be eating here for the first time this year. I made reservations for IllumiNations. Hopefully I can score a seat indoors by the windows :)

CaliforniaDreaming
11-26-2010, 09:41 PM
We've been eating there for years, with our most recent visit being in August. We actually thought this visit was the best meal we ever had there! I'd say to give it a try, sometimes you need to try places for yourself and form your own opinion; you might be pleasantly surprised!

Silver Queen
11-26-2010, 11:10 PM
We had dinner at the Rose & Crown in October and it was quite a disappointment. I was with a friend who hadn't been to Disney for over 20 years so I was hoping that everything would be a good experience. We both had the Sunday Roast which was dry and not very tender. The vegetables were cooked beyond recognition. The general dining room staff seemed a a bit disorganized, but our server, Abby, was sweet. We did enjoy our Boddington's Ales though. At least we had really good dining experiences at Sanaa, The Grand Floridian Cafe, and the Turf Club to offset the R & C.

2kids1dog
11-27-2010, 07:15 PM
Ate there for the first time in August (I was very hesitant for some reason), and it was wonderful. The service was fantastic and the food was great. I am looking forward to going again during our next trip.

willowsnn3
11-28-2010, 10:47 AM
Have always wanted to try Rose & Crown. What would be the best adr time to be able to see Illuminations??

robhawk
11-28-2010, 11:28 AM
The last time we went we had a 7:30 ADR. Had 2 tables out on the deck. Dessert was served right in time for illuminations. Worked out perfectly. Good luck!

Rob

willowsnn3
11-28-2010, 11:36 AM
The last time we went we had a 7:30 ADR. Had 2 tables out on the deck. Dessert was served right in time for illuminations. Worked out perfectly. Good luck!

Rob

Thanks!! Won't be our next trip in 3 weeks but probably for the one in April. Now off the check the menu...gotta have the Scotch Egg for sure.

hsbigboy
11-28-2010, 04:29 PM
Was there this past summer, and no major changes. Still a great place to sit an enjoy a beer.