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The Cross Keys

Carleton, Penrith, England
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Ranked #22 of 131 restaurants in Penrith
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views from our balcony table. Food was fantastic, even for a fussy eater! Friendly staff, service with a smile. Kids menu was printed on the back of a colouring sheet, thought that was a fab touch to keep the kids entertained. Didn't wait long for food, presentation was grand. Will defiantly be back.

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Cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just returned home after enjoying a fantastic meal at Kyloe's. The food is gorgeous, beautifully presented with a varying menu. The dining room is lovely with views over the hills and there is a balcony on which you can sit and eat if you wish. Staff were helpful and friendly. Overall excellent food in lovely surroundings and very reasonable priced... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Recently visited The Cross Keys three times, once as a family and twice with groups. The first visit was excellent with great service, even though we were a group of approximately 20 the food was served quickly to all the group. Impressed by this I took the family and two friends there for a meal, It took 50 minutes for... More

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Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were in the area and found this place on tripadvisor for a bit of lunch. We walked in and after about 5 minutes of just standing there with the lady behind the counter ignoring us, she finally said you can go through to the bar they will help you! We went through and as we were discussing with the... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We came to Penrith to visit family and again visited The Cross Keys for dinner; good food, well presented, served correctly and with little waiting time. Very good.

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We popped in here for lunch and were welcomed by smiling staff. Nothing was too much trouble and we had a fantastic lunch. The plates were hot and the food was steaming hot. Wonderful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Went for my husbands birthday and was not disappointed! We both had the 8 oz flat iron steak and it was delicious. The steak was bigger and deeper than we expected and so tender, the chunky chips, tomatoes, mushroom and salad were excellent. We topped it off with Diane sauce and shared a portion of onion rings and really enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Stopped here whilst visiting Penrith RUFC. Very friendly and fantastic food. We all had the Cumberland Sausage which was substantial and very good. Lovely beer. Will definitely return.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We had a lovely meal at The Cross Keys on Saturday Night. There was a great choice as well as a Specials Menu, the upstairs restaurant is large and airy and the tables aren't too close together. The service was excellent and the food was plentiful and well presented. Paul the Landlord and the other members of his staff are... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Thursday night is now pizza night. And well worth a visit. Plenty of different ones to choose from and the duck pizza is defo worth a visit although some flavours do change weekly.

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