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The Cross Swords Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   The Square, Skillington, Grantham NG33 5HB, England
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Ranked #3 of 24 Grantham B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Beverley F Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from our first two night stay, at the Cross Swords Inn. We could not fault one thing throughout our stay. Harold and Linda are very warm and welcoming, nothing is to much trouble to make your stay complete. Harold is a first class Chef, and the food offered is varied and cooked to perfection. Our room was very... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No wonder this place has won an award for 2014 already, best village pub out of 75 in the local area! We had two lovely starters, mine was their signatory dish of Black pudding and mustard with apple marmalade and my wife's was their prawns in garlic butter. Mains was rack of lamb, perfectly cooked to how I likes it... More

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21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

My wife & I have just returned from a very pleasant few days at this Pub with Rooms. Not only was the weather very kind to us but so were Harold & Linda who own this hostelry. The menu was more than adequate for our three day stay giving a good selection on the printed menu as well as being... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stayed here for one night whilst in the area to celebrate my husband's birthday. Accommodation was very clean and comfortable, great attention to detail, food in the restaurant was fresh and beautifully cooked, breakfast wonderful. All our needs were catered for by the very friendly owner Harold. Highly recommended.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Just spent the weekend here, with friends, and made to feel so welcome. We were visiting Burghley horse trials, which was only a short drive away. The accommodation is compact, very clean and comfortable, with a great bathroom. Our evening meals and breakfasts were superb. Harold has obviously spent time sourcing his food, and the gammon steak that my husband... More

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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Booked for one night whilst sightseeing in the area with a friend. The pretty village took no finding - few minutes from the A1 but seemed like a million miles away. On arrival we were given a lovely warm welcome and shown to the Newton cottage which was situated in the car park - just a hop, skip and jump... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We had been to the Rutland Bird fair on the Saturday booked this accomodation for one night, it was truly beautiful set in a small very pretty village. Tastefully done the buildings next to the pub where we spent an amazing nights sleep in huge bed that was so comforable (better than our bed at home). Bathroom so clean everything... More

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lincoln england
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9 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We live in Colsterworth and visit here often!! It is the best place for food and service in the area!!! The family that run this little gem are lovely and treat you like friends!! The food is fresh cooked and always lovely!!! As a couple we love the fact that this place takes no children,its wonderfull to enjoy a lovely... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We recently spent a Saturday evening at the Cross Sword Inn, on a business trip to Lincolnshire and were surprisingly pleased by the attention and quality of this Inn. We had a superb meal with very fresh fish, excellent wine and impeccable service. We will definitely stay again if we have to go to Lincolnshire again.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The Cross Swords Inn is tucked away in the village of Skillington set in the lush rolling Lincolnshire countryside only 5 minutes off the A1 close to Grantham. We were treated to 5 star hotel treatment in this family run village Inn. Without "gilding the lily" everything about the place was 1st class-ambience, friendliness, cleanliness etc and the food which... More

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Address: The Square, Skillington, Grantham NG33 5HB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Grantham
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Grantham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cross Swords Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family run country inn and restaurant, est 1991, and we have recently developed our business to include 3 cottage style, twin bedded rooms, at the top of our rear courtyard, all are en-suite. Our menus include home-made, traditional & not-so traditional cuisine. We pride ourselves on giving our customers a warm welcome, and an enjoyable visit with us. We have achieved a AA 3 Star Inn status and a prestigious AA Dinner Award for our cuisine. Please note we do not accept babies & children under 10 yrs of age. ... more   less 
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