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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, 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
Excellent food and lovely atmosphere

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
MAlice857
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Shropshire
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Shropshire
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

What a charming restaurant. Food is brilliant, had slow roasted lamb, one of best meals I've had, presentation was lovely and do recommend treacle, lemon and pecan tart, yum. Friendly staff and great atmosphere, lovely decorated.

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Bancffosfelen
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

On arrival we were asked if we had booked, thought we would have to find somewhere else, but no problem they found us a table really glad they did. Food was excellent, drink only problem as no cider on draught only bottles. Service was very good, staff friendly, polite and attentive. Real chips.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A very eclectic room, full of bling and fur made this a place I felt I had to try the food and booked a table for later in the evening, not a huge place, but was very popular with the locals. Service was a bit slow - but that said the food was tasty and piping hot. About average cost... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

1 real ale A gem, delightful owner, eccentric decor with lots of curiosities to look at. The menu is unusual with some deliciously interesting interpretations, the kedgeree was particularly good Parking is available but limited as this is a town centre spot, access is good

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I live fairly close by the Golden Cross and it's one of the reasons we chose our house when we moved into town two years ago. The building itself is a big plus being the oldest inn among so many historic hostelries but that's just the start; the interior has been decorated in a way which skilfully marries tradition with... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Really good food is served here in a lovely candlelight atmosphere good service with good eye for detail romantic for couples nice bar too

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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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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 to $37

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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