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The Golden Cross

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Thank Belinda N
Worcester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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... More 

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Telford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Thank BertacusBear
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

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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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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