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Leeds
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a meal on a Tuesday we were the only party in so it lacked a bit of atmosphere should have agency in the bar. The food and staff were very friendly but a bit on the high price for a pub. Would call again if in the area but would eat in the bar.

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Thank bass1442
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir , thank you for your review, my wife and I are really pleased you enjoyed our fayre! Although you thought our food was expensive. You do not say wether you came at lunchtime or evening? If you do take the time to look into our Country Inn, and how we are trading, you will see that that we... More 

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed at this inn overnight prior to a family wedding the next day. The accommodation was excellent clean and warm The food in the resturant was varied with good choices and nicely presented. Linda and Harold were very friendly and were excellent hosts and very attentive. We greatly enjoyed our stay and would hope to return at a later date.

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Thank RC1938
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your really nice review, Linda and I did hope your wedding went ok! We do hope to see you in the future if you are in these parts. Kind regards Harold & Linda More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were staying in the area for a weekend from Yorkshire celebrating our first wedding anniversary. We were looking for somewhere to have a special meal, came to The Cross Swords and were certainly not disappointed. We were well looked after by the friendly hosts and had a wonderful meal. The quality was superb. ( I can... More 

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Thank Glen W
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Great review thank you, you kept that quiet about you anniversary ? We're are really pleased you chose to spend your special night with us! It would be great to see you both again in the near future and we'll keep the Duck on for your next visit. Repeat custom s the best review ever. Kind regards & congratulations Harold... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Had been in the area all weekend and booked an early table at this old Inn for a meal on our way home to Hertfordshire. We arrived just as they opened and had a wonderful welcome from the landlady. Drinks in the bar whilst we checked out the varied menu with help from her. We were then shown into the... More 

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Thank Graham C
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Hi Graham, thank you for this great review! we were quite busy on the night you came, but I am please I was able to say hello to you all. You all seemed to be having a good time, and enjoying our fayre. Really good to meet you all and hope to see you again if you are in the... More 

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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We stayed for two nights in the recently constructed courtyard accommodation. The room was simple but very clean, comfortable and warm. The bathroom was wetroom style, large and well appointed. The welcome and level of hospitality was excellent throughout our stay. The food was well above average for a small country pub, both in the evening and at breakfast. The... More 

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Thank greypet
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the lovely review, I am so sorry it has taken me a while to respond. Linda and I were really pleased you both enjoyed your stay with us, I think the Scrambled eggs with Smoked Salmon could be here to stay for breakfast. We do hope to see you again, if you're coming this way.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I booked the cross sword inn for staying overnight and meal on a work trip. We are delighted we making the right choice! What a wonderful experience! The bedroom was clean and comfortable, the food was lovely and fresh, and the breakfast is one of the best quality type! We are so please and would highly recommended!

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Thank FQIC
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mr Low, Thank you for your excellent review, Linda and I do hope you will consider our establishment, when your in the area again. Kind regards Linda & Harold More 

Mirfield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We only stayed the one night to break up a journey from Yorkshire to London, but we are glad that we did. From the moment we arrived Hariold and Linda were the perfect hosts, treating us more like long lost friends than the visiting public. The pub is charming, the local clientele warm and friendly and the food is simply... More 

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1 Thank Chris B
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Thanks to you both for making it a great night! Linda and I are very pleased, you both enjoyed your stay. We do hope you will stay again in the near future. Kind regards Linda and Harold More 

Grantham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We booked the Cross Swords for an Anniversary meal with family, after having a superb meal months previously and wasn't disappointed. The food was beautifully cooked and presented, the lady that took our order was outstanding. I have a hiatus hernia and cannot eat large meals and spicy food. Her advice and assistance was greatly appreciated. The whole family was... More 

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1 Thank Wendy H
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, Thank you very much for the glowing review, Linda and I are really please you chose our Inn for your celebrations. It was a great atmosphere, and we really enjoyed your company. Kind regards Linda and Harold More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We really like this place - staying at a local hotel and we were looking for a small pub/restaurant for our evening meal. Found The Cross Swords online and booked in for dinner. We were the only customers when we arrived, but the friendly welcome from both Harold and Linda made us feel at home straight away. The meal we... More 

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1 Thank BJD0505
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Hi from "The Cross Swords Inn", thank you for the great review! We hope you had a great time whilst visiting the area, and hope we will see you in future Kind regards Linda and Harold The Cross Swords Inn Skillington More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Found this pub on trip advisor while coming down the A1. What a gem. Superb food - have the pie, which was home made, followed by the sticky toffee pudding. Legendary I would say. Friendly, family run, beats a service station any time. Oh, and proper home made chips too.

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1 Thank Lansdownlark
xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this review

Great review!, thank you very much, the Home Made Steak Pie , is a very popular dish here at the Cross Swords Inn. Lind a&I I were very pleased that we could accommodate you. We hope to see you again in future Kind regards Linda & Harold More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run country inn and restaurant, est 1991, and we have recently developed our business to include 3 cottage style, twin bedded rooms, at the top of our rear courtyard, all are en-suite. Our menus include home-made, traditional & not-so traditional cuisine. We pride ourselves on giving our customers a warm welcome, and an enjoyable visit with us. We have achieved a AA 3 Star Inn status and a prestigious AA Dinner Award for our cuisine. We have in 2014 won the country Inn of the year award from Camra. Please note we do not accept babies & children under 10 yrs of age. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cross Swords Inn

Address: The Square, Skillington, Grantham NG33 5HB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Grantham
Price Range: $95 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cross Swords Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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