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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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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 145
    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
Stumbled Across This Little Gem

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
evettejayne
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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252 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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 NEW 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 NEW

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
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

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
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 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
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Truro, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Taken here by friends, they use this as their usual lunch-time haunt in Shrewsbury, and I can see why. Fantastic service and great food.

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Newtown, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Have been twice now for lunch with a friend - and I love this place!! Decor is fabulously eclectic - and the food is something else...... loved the warm lamb salad with pomegranite seeds. Reasonably priced wine and friendly, efficient but not intrusive staff make this a place I will recommend to all who will listen.

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?