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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, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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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
Not your typical restaurant

Walking into the quirky environment takes you by surprise. The atmosphere is extremely pleasant and the food is equally as good. The food and experience offered, makes this place well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Peter B
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Walking into the quirky environment takes you by surprise. The atmosphere is extremely pleasant and the food is equally as good. The food and experience offered, makes this place well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Recently dined here during the week. What a gorgeous quirky restaurant, lovely decorated, really nice atmosphere and the staff were really friendly and provide a really nice service. Food was wonderful. A little pricier than your other restaurants but the food is supurb. No complaints at all

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Have visited The Golden Cross a few times and have to say I can not fault the food at all. The only thing that stops me giving 5 stars is the price. While I am happy to pay good money for good food I do think there are other places in Shrewsbury where the food is equally as good for... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

With a surprising accent on chic ornamentation you could be forgiven for thinking you'd stepped into a Parisian Salon rather than a Shrewsbury gastropub as I had expected, but don't be put off. The food is delicious and the service is charming. You won't find many of the dishes at your local gastropub, the menu is well thought out and... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My friend and I recently visited this for the first time and both had a most wonderful time from the moment we set foot inside. Staff were welcoming, warm and friendly, the food was excellent as was the service and although we only had a mains and starter between us I still found it great value and would come again... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We found this little gem by accident, and what a find.We stayed here on fri 3rd july 2015 for one night and wish we could have stayed longer .The hotel and the restaurant were second to none , one of the best places we have stayed in. Very highly recommend it. The owners made us feel so welcome .

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Shropshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I've eaten here a couple of times in the last 6 months and had a fantastic evening on both occasions. The food is extremely tasty, well presented and the hosts are very courteous. The menu is varied and has a nice range of dishes. The restaurant is cosy and has a lovely atmosphere. There is a nice range of drinks... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were showing some French friends around Shrewsbury and wanted to take them for lunch somewhere a bit different but with an old English feel to match the town. The Golden Cross was perfect with its quirky charm, friendly atmosphere and lovely food. We have been several times now for lunch and never disappointed.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This quirky restaurant was a good find excellent food is served there and the staff very friendly.The price was very reasonable

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

An ancient pub with a surprise in store, as it feels like you have stepped into a ladies private quarters! Lots of fake fur and sparkly ornaments to go with the wooden beams and thick walls. Couldn't have had a more friendly welcome from the hostesses and we were made to feel very welcome. The food was promptly served and... More 

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Address: 14 Princess St, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1743 362507
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
Average Prices: USD $18 to $37

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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 to $37

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine

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