CROWN INN, Oakengates

Welcome to the web page for the Crown Inn. We aim to provide you with the best drinking experience, being a regular entry in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide and a Cask Marque accredited pub. We have served some 17,000 different cask ales in the last 24 years but also offer a great range of spirits, wines, soft drinks and bottled beers from around the world.


Our Winter Loyalty Scheme is back again!  The more days you buy a pint of beer or cider, from now up to 31st January, the more discounted drinks you can get in February.


Sun, 26th Jan      Quiz Night – Oakengates’ original General Knowledge Quiz with cash prizes.  It costs £1 per person to enter and the fun starts at 8.30.

Wed, 29th Jan     On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 30th Jan    Open Mic Night hosted by Clare Bennett & (now) Dan Jones of The Indigo Machine.  Do you want to be a SuperStar or are you just pop-idle?  This is your chance to get 15 minutes of fame in front of a live audience at Shropshire’s longest-established Open Mic event, where we’re proud to support Community Music!!  Contact

Fri, 31st Jan Meet the Brewer – Purity Brewery will be here to talk to us at 6 p.m. and help us taste many of their beers, including their new un-fined, vegan-friendly gluten-free Bunny Hop Hazy!  Lots of prizes to be won for those drinking Purity beers!

All February      For those of you who took up the offer of a Loyalty Card in January, you can now use it for discounted pints all month.

Sat/Sun, 1st/2nd     Rugby Internationals on TV start today!!  Entries for Jim Welch’s Rugby Challenge close at 2 p.m. on Saturday before the first match starts.  More details at the bar.

Sat, 1st Feb          Eternity Road – Live from 8.45, a talented, hard working 4-piece rock band fronted by a female diva! With a full, powerful, expansive sound, they play both soft and hard rock – Eva Cassidy through to Metallica!

Performing Live here on 1st February

Wed, 5th Feb       On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 6th Feb      Royal British Legion’s “Beer & Banter” session for retired ex-Service men & women meets here 2 – 4p.m. for a pint & a chin-wag.

Sat/Sun, 8th/9th     Rugby Internationals on TV.