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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night on the 20th August. We Had an early check in at one ,but when we got there at 1230 are room was available. We where met by the owner who was very accommodating. The rooms where very nice and the power shower was excellent. The Breakfast was excellent and set us up for are 2... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended for evening meal by lady in clothes boutique, we booked table for our last night of a short break in Shrewsbury. What a recommendation, superb meal, great service, nice wine and great beer. Looked at website afterwards and wished we had also chosen this establishment to stay at. Highly recommend for a meal, and going by the friendliness of... More 

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Thank Pedro561
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found the Golden Cross whilst walking around Shrewsbury. Liked the look of the menu (& the venue) so booked a table for later that day. Food, wine and service were fantastic. Great choice of food-it was difficult to decide what to have!! Will definitely be going back for more.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We are Saturday evening dinner here. Simply divine, our party of 8 all had something different and each meal was superb. Friendly service and beautiful surroundings, will definitely be returning! Highly recommended.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

What a fantastic venue. We organised a get together with friends and decided to try the Golden Cross, so glad that we did. Small boutique family run restaurant. The food was one of the best meals I have had, and could not recommend enough. One member of our group is a vegetarian and thought her meal the food was lovely.... More 

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Wow. Our room was amazing and the food is hard to beat. The attention to detail whilst still having a warm and cosy feel was perfect. For all you foodies out there it is a must. A huge thank you to the hosts who managed to squeeze us in for dinner. It was perfect. We shall be back.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

A fairly large number of our family descended on the Golden Cross after the funeral of a much loved 101 year old family member. The welcome was amazing, nothing was too much trouble despite the half the family turning up very early and the rest quite a bit later from the crematorium and there seemed to be bottomless coffee and... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Went last Tuesday night with my sister and her husband. Only one starter of Whitebait, but it was very good. We all decided on the Belly Pork for mains.. Beautifully cooked and presented, the best crackling ever !! Thoroughly enjoyed our evening with a great bottle of red wine. Will be back very soon.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We had often walked past this place and thought it looked so cozy, so we decided to book a table for Valentines. We live about an hour a way, so this wasn't somewhere we could just pop out too when we fancied. On arrival we were greeted by an extremely rude and condescending 'gentleman' that made us feel extremely uncomfortable,... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

The food is expensive and over-rated. They use a hundred different words to describe a roast potato and then charge 10 times what it should cost, when in-fact it is just a spud. The atmosphere is stale and stilted, mostly full of rich old house-wives who will scowl at you over their menu's. The bar staff are snooty and judgmental,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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