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The Golden Cross

Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is expensive and over-rated. They use a hundred different words to describe a roast potato and then charge 10 times what it should cost, when in-fact it is just a spud. The atmosphere is stale and stilted, mostly full of rich old house-wives who will scowl at you over their menu's. The bar staff are snooty and judgmental,... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with friends to celebrate my birthday on Tuesday evening with a meal. What a wonderful old quirky restaurant. Each table is different. Decor is beautiful, with beams, and a wonderful relaxed atmosphere. As locals we have so often walked by and thought how inviting and cosy this restaurant looks. We were not disappointed. Food was excellent, very tasty... More 

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Church Stretton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Situated in the centre of Shrewsbury this is a hidden gem. Whether you just want a coffee from heaven or a great value well prepared and presented meal this is the place to come to. You know it is something special when you walk through the door. Totally individual but tasteful with it. We were greeted by the host and... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

only one night dinner and breakfast but that was enough to confirm what everyone else is saying.......the food,the decor and the finishing touches are exemplary....one day all hotels will be made like this......thank you so much

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

My husband booked the Golden Cross for a one night stop over in Shrewsbury as we were dining out... at the Peach Tree which is highly recommended! But back to The Golden Cross. This was a great find! We stayed in the "the suite" which was a great nights sleep. It was bedroom, bathroom/dressing room and a small sitting room... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Stayed here Friday 6 November in room 11(2). Room although small was totally adequate and full of character. The building itself was really old 600yrs I think but it was full of character and charm, room was spotless with small bathroom/wet room. Breakfast next morning was excellent and the man who owns the hotel was really friendly. Would highly recommend... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

3rd time we have had an excellent meal at this hotel/restaurant. Every time a joy. Staff are fabulous and fun. I tried the asian chicken dish and it was a taste explosion. Few glasses of red wine to top the night off. GF is a vegetarian and there is always good choice for her. Definitely recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is a superb restaurant: we were filming in Shrewsbury and this place was recommended, so the crew (5 of us) dined there one evening, and immediately went back the next night! The Fish and Chips is the best I have ever tasted (that is a sentence I haven't written lightly), but the starters are great, too, and, for pudding,... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Bend over backwards to accommodate dietary requirements. Food is excellent Health & safety of the rooms: polished floors, proud nails and sorry, but very loose, slippery rugs. If this was sorted, it would be top notch

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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my partner came here for a lovely meal a few months back! We had a selection of breads followed by mains and desserts! The menu was very " masterchef like " which is such a change from the typical restaurant food these days! I had a lovely bottle of white and can say my experience was very pleasant... More 

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