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Cross Keys Inn

Cross Keys Lane (off Southgate Street), Gloucester GL1 2HQ , England
01452 530046
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Ranked #6 of 22 Nightlife in Gloucester
Most recent review
- Jan 8, 2014
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We went to this pub for an open mic night last year.When you walk in its tiny and has an eclectic mix of decor ,staff friendly ,cider fine, Have been several times since for open mic and have a soft spot for the place!

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Went to the one near the ibis first. This is a terrible pub, also called the cross keys that googlemaps has linked to the website of the GOOD cross keys just off gloucester high street. So avoid the one near the ibis, unless you enjoy drinking on your own listening to elvis. Instead go to the one on the city... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

We were drawn to this tiny tucked-away pub by the music coming from the modern style jukebox at the bar. Interesting place and you can sense the history. There are only a few tables so we were lucky to get one and the pub was relatively quite (to say it was a Saturday night). The decor is a bit random..... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This place is like a reverse Tardis, much bigger on the outside than on the inside, because half the building is made up of a vintage shop. Do not be put off by this though, because on the first Saturday of the month they hold "Smooth Saturday", a collection of excellent (mostly local) musicians who take it in turn to... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Visiting Gloucester, the Cross Keys was our best pub experience, and it was exceedingly friendly. Sensibly offering only one real ale to ensure quality, that was certainly the case. A local Gloucestershire Ale was being served and it was superb. For a short while in the mid 1890s the inn was owned by the Tayler brewery of Northleach, which family... More

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