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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here taking two rooms out of the three I think they have available. We can vouch for it being a comfortable and restful stay. The Cross Keys offers a good quality standard of B& B accommodation- The menu and food get great reviews We enjoyed a good breakfast , with good choice and quality locally sourced food on... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch, good selection of items to choose from. Some traditional mains such as steak pie and fish and chips. I had chicken caeser salad which was well constructed and dressed. Crunchy croutons and whole anchovies featured. Ambience cosy, a bit sparse and bare, dark wood features a lot. Open fire a good feature.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this pub in the good pub guide when we stayed in nearby Stirling and what a great find. Parked right outside. Friendly welcome including for the dog. Wonderful lunch. The Cullen skink was to die for! The lamb was delicious and my husband enjoyed his homemade pie. . Very large portions leaving and reasonable prices. Nice atmosphere in pub.... More 

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Marple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived quite late and left early so we did not explore the area as we had to move on. A really lovely meal which we could not fault, excellent menu and it was hard to decide on what to chose as several of the meals looked great. Enjoyed some pleasant drinks and there was a good atmosphere in the bar.... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Everything you could wish for in a traditional British Inn. Bright airy room with very comfortable bed, useful facilities( DVDs and books for customer use in bad weather available) Very friendly and helpful staff( including Jess the pub dog!) and excellent evening meal and breakfast. In fact, the best evening meal we've had in a pub for a very long... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

After reading some complimentary reviews on The Cross Keys Inn we decided to give it a try for Sunday Lunch. On their website it shows pictures of thick slices of a 'home made' roast, cooked perfectly and supposedly with roasted vegetables which looked very appetizing. The reality was disappointing. I asked our waiter if they beef was in fact home... More 

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Brianhcrosskeys, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this review

Really sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your recent visit. I can see from your comments why you weren't happy. Your description certainly doesn't sound like our usual great standard of Sunday lunch. Please allow us to make it up to you - lunch on us! Give me a call on 01786 870293 and let me know a date which... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

What a great menu! Enjoyed lunch here with dear friends, especially the amazing trio of tapas. All hot , freshly cooked and so tasty. Charming staff and homely atmosphere. Thoroughly recommend dining here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We ate in this pub cause we were staying for the night at Kippen. What a surprise ! The local lager was excellent, we ordered lamb with carrot and dauphinois and really enjoyed it ! The atmosphere at the pub was nice and cozy. If you pass through this town, stop at this pub, you won't be disappointed.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a very dark and old pub that won Pub Grub of the year 2016. Had lunch here on Wednesday when they offer two for one (241) on their fish and chips. The quality of the fish was very good, not greasy as sometimes fish and chips can be and portion size was adequate for lunchtime. Tried their own... More 

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Okatie, South Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

As we past through Kippen, a nice Sunday dinner came to mind. Who would have thought that this would be possible in a very small, although quaint, Scotland village. Right in the center of town we noticed a large white building that promoted food drink and rooms. As we entered the bar through the old squeaky door, we found a... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cross Keys is a traditional and comfortable Inn nestled in the village of Kippen between the Loch lomond and trossachs national park and the ancient city of Stirling, Scotland. There are three contemporary en suite rooms with heated floors, excellent beds and fresh white linen. The pub has log fires in winter and the beer garden has great view in the summer. Food at the Cross Keys is traditional modern with standards and specials side by side. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cross Keys

Address: Main Street, Kippen FK8 3DN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirlingshire > Kippen
Price Range: $101 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Also Known As:
The Cross Keys Hotel Kippen
The Cross Keys Kippen, Scotland
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