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The Golden Cross

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14 Princess St, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 (0) 1743 362507
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 147
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Never disappointed

My husband and I have been regular diners for many years and thought it was about time I wrote a review after so many excellent meals and evenings out. And also what is interesting the décor never fails to surprise us adding to a very enjoyable time. The staff are very attentive and deserve... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Frieda S
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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254 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My husband and I have been regular diners for many years and thought it was about time I wrote a review after so many excellent meals and evenings out. And also what is interesting the décor never fails to surprise us adding to a very enjoyable time. The staff are very attentive and deserve support for all their hard work..

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is one of my favourite places in Shrewsbury. I love the ambiance. The staff is very helpful. friendly and the food is always excellent. If you have never been to Shrewsbury and come as a tourist, lunch or dinner there is definitely a must!

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Found this little gem of a lovely quaint quirky restaurant by chance. We parked our car outside this restaurant with the intention of eating elsewhere but we couldn't resist peering through the windows and looking at the menu. We just had to go in and see if they had an available table. As it was only 6pm they could accommodate... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We met here as a group of 4 for evening meal and a catch up. The food was delightful, staff were attentive and the ambience was something special.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I had dinner here recently and opted for the Sirloin steak I can honestly say this meal was up there in terms of quality and I have been to the very best in Steak restaurants. The service was attentive and friendly I totally recommend this pub/restaurant if you are looking for great quality and value

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The food is always good, well prepared and made as far as possible from local produce. The menu is not huge but there is enough of a selection to suit everyone. It is a very friendly and popular place to eat, particularly at weekends. I eat there at least once during each trip to Shrewsbury.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had a very warm welcome and enjoyed some good conversations with the staff. The food was very good for both the meat eaters and the vegetarians. This is a place I hope that we will go to again when we next visit our friend.

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Exceptional restaurant hidden away in the backseat of shrewsbury. Fantastic wine selection and changing regional menu. Great service booking essential in eclectic surroundings

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Another visit to this lovely friendly restaurant. Lovely food and atmosphere as always. Thank you Gareth and Theresa .

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london
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Escaped after a busy day for a treat with my daughter ... And a treat it was !!! Beautifully tender beef and the best sticky toffee pudding ever ... Our hosts teresa and Gareth run this little restaurant like your in their front room ... I'm booking the next visit ...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Princess St, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 (0) 1743 362507

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 37

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?