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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Golden cross last night. The food was delicious and the host was very welcoming. Our Australian friends were very impressed by the meal and the atmosphere. British food at its best. We will be visiting again soon.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Superb food and service. Amazing ambience. Never disappoints. The owner is always accommodating, nothing too much trouble and will go out of her way to make sure everything is perfect for your needs. A favourite meeting place in a quiet back street away from the usual hustle, bustle and noise!

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Perth
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night whilst visiting friends in Shrewsbury. What an amazing little boutique hotel. Very comfortable rooms. The breakfast was great. The owners were delightful people and made us feel so welcome. Highly recommended.

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Thank kayM68
shropshire
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Ate here last night it was busy and bustling with people always a good sign. The food is a very high standard albeit small portions which is good if you enjoy 3 courses which we did. The hosts are excellent in explaining the menu and recommendations. Brilliant customer service. Will definately eat here again.

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1Thank Amelia03
Nottingham
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Busy Saturday night but the manager/owner still found a space for us after a wait in his delightful and unique lounge area. Décor was first rate, unobtrusive blues music, and attentive staff all made for a great evening. and the food was superb. Would highly recommend and will be my first choice whenever in Shrewsbury.

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Thank RJBNottingham
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I have eaten in this restaurant many times in the past , mainly Sunday lunch at a very reasonable price for 3 courses ( 14-99 pounds ). Imagine my surprise when today 3 of us booked for the set lunch only to find it has been scrapped and The Roast Beef cost more than the 3 courses of the past...

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2Thank Belinda N
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 23, 2016

This is a delightfull restaurant tucked away in the heart of medieaval Shrewsbury.Oooozing quirkyness and comfort with the practised touch of Theresa & Gareth.Interseting open air tiny couryard with swinging seats and lush cushions make pre -dinner drinks very pleasant indeed.We stopped in the suite with the 4 poster and upstairs bathroom ,heavily beamed and beautifully restored.Lighting is subdued and...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

With beautiful surroundings and atmosphere, The Golden Cross welcomes you in to its cosy environment from the first step inside. Theresa (the host) then tempts your taste buds with a lovely selection of wines and an impressive food menu, combining local comforts, exceptional specialities and impressive dishes to tempt. All cooked by what can only be described as the best...

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Telford
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Stayed in the four poster suite for one night, had a fantastic time. The suite was first class and the hospitality was so welcoming. This is the loveliest place we've stayed in and we shall definitely return. The suite was amazing and the bathroom in particular was extremely well appointed with a large shower and huge bath. The four poster...

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Reviewed September 9, 2016

Went for a birthday meal the other day with a friend and had a lovely time. It has a real quirky/homely feel to the place and a lovely outdoor area where we had our drinks while waiting for our meal. The owners are really nice and helpful and the food was wonderful. I would defiantly go again.

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  • Breakfast included
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The oldest public house in Shrewsbury, with an unbroken tradition of hospitality stretching back to 1428, The Golden Cross is now a family-run inn with delightfully individual bedrooms. We're dedicated to stimulating the entire spectrum of pleasure with scrumptious cooking that is at once contemporary and traditional, a mouth-watering wine list, mountainous bar stocks and an atmosphere designed for revelry! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Golden Cross

Address: 14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Golden Cross Hotel Shrewsbury
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“The No1 room is the suite.There are steep stairs to the bathroom/loo so bear this in mind if you ar up a lot during the night.”
 of 5 bubbles onestal_12, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Four poster room overlooks St Marys.”
 of 5 bubbles BertacusBear, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“any room you choose will be perfect”
 of 5 bubbles arobfam, Dec 8, 2015 | Read review
“This was a super room, give it a try! but would not have be good for any one with disabilities.”
 of 5 bubbles frequentt188, Nov 15, 2015 | Read review
“Any room is good here”
 of 5 bubbles mban1, Nov 10, 2015 | Read review
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