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Cross House Inn

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Three Tuns Lane, Cross Green, Formby L37 4BH, England
441704873775
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Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect place for the sunshine, we had a great meal with friends Staff very helpful mum has dietary problems they were very helpfull

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Thank michealtainer
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, our garden is fabulous in all weather but there is no better place to enjoy the sunshine, hope to see you again soon. Thanks Jill More 

Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was at the Cross House already a couple of times, and it always was perfect. The staff is really nice, the Food is delicious and the atmosphere is Great. I really recommend this pub to everyone who wants to have a good meal in a nice Pub.

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Thank marlenesotzko2016
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks, glad you enjoyed your visit, we hope to welcome you back soon. Jill More 

Liverpool
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Formby one of the best pubs to eat and drink in is the Cross House Inn. It has a traditional look yet it has modern facilities and space especially since the new extension was put on. You will be welcomed and the atmosphere is very pleasant. We will be visiting again, the food was well presented and... More 

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1 Thank kevconnolly
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Kev for your comments, the extension is a great plus for the business as we can now accommodate larger parties, hope to see you again soon. Jill More 

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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a friend at lunch time. I chose the beef rib and pulled pork, uploaded a picture, look at it. Just look at it! I don't need to tell you how good it was. Prices reasonable for the quality and they do offer some cheaper deals as well. Welcoming staff, good service however, if you do happen to go... More 

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1 Thank Jack S
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jack glad you enjoyed your meal with us, I will pass your kind comments on to chef and the team. See you soon for more of that cow! Thanks Jill More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Crosshouse is fine. The staff are pleasant, the food is good value and not overpriced.Have mainly had lunch there with a few friends and always found it a pleasant enough experience. My only small complaint is that I don't like having to walk through the smokers to enter or leave the pub.

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1 Thank TheBuzzard2014
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your feedback we are pleased that you have had many enjoyable visits with us here at the Cross House, I take on board your comments regarding our guests who wish to smoke outside. We provide a sheltered area to the front garden entrance of the bar which is the area you refer to but we also... More 

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for the first time ever on Sunday with my hubby, Mum and 2 children. The pub has a nice feel as it appears to be a popular drinking pub as well as just a restaurant, which is mostly all you get these days. I'm always a bit worried going for a meal as I'm vegan and can't always... More 

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1 Thank Claire T
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Hi Claire, thank you for your comments we are pleased you all enjoyed your visit to us on Sunday, it was Jan who looked after you. I have passed your comments on to her and the team. See you all again soon. Jill More 

southport
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for lunch this week had a sharing Mediterranean platter for two a pint and a bottle of house wine Bill just under £30 The platter was a joke with sliced white bread 6 slices of salami a small portion of warm cottage cheese and a soggy small salad The wine was poor quality but the pint saved the day... More 

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Thank mikeygSouthport
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mikey, sorry you didn't enjoy you last visit to us. I'm not too sure what you ordered but our very popular Antipasti board priced at £7.99 is a mix of salami served with olives, cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, houmous and white bloomer bread. Our El Mazo house wine is £11.99 and a pint of one of our 10 real... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

On Sunday 19th June 2016, my family took me for a meal to celebrate Father's Day, at the Cross House pub, in Formby. Upon arrival the pub was a little busy, so I expected a delay. Fortunately, there was no delay and we were served drinks immediately. Our food order was taken soon after. Starters arrived in good time, much... More 

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1 Thank Ged S
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments I will pass them on to the team. Next time the family are getting together give us a call and we will reserve a table for you. See you all next time, thanks Jill More 

Formby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Cross house never fails to please. Always has a great atmosphere,great food for any dietary requirements. Just lives up to the good reputation it has earned over the years.Great to see Frank and Jill back here.

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1 Thank barbarajalmond
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, great to be back at the Cross House. Jill More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Friend recently moved to formby and I visited the weekend as activities on the weekend. Greeted by friendly staff, good selection of beers with a wide variety on the food menu. Nothing was too much for the staff. Will definitely be back!

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1 Thank Jon_b80
Jill D, General Manager at Cross House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, our new Summer Delights menu will be available over the next eight weeks, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Jill More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Three Tuns Lane, Cross Green, Formby L37 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Formby
  • Phone Number: 441704873775
Description
This pub is in an old attractive Victorian house set at a cross roads in the expansive village of Formby. It sits on the site of a local market where in 1799, a local man sold his wife for 15/- and a bowl of punch!

The pub is divided into four rooms with comfy sofas and chairs and attractive fireplaces and pictures of old Formby can be found on the walls. An Old English Inn in the heart of Formby village. We served traditional English fare along with our daily changing chef's specials. Try one of our 10 cask ales, there are some Greene King favourites along with local guest ales from a variety of breweries. There's an extensive gin collection on our bar, the staff will be happy to recommend which is perfect for you! Throughout the summer months come and relax in our 2 beer gardens whether you want to dine al fresco or enjoy and refreshing drink in the sunshine. Breakfast is served Saturday and Sunday 10am till 12pm, choose from a traditional English breakfast or there's lite bites if your just a little peckish. We have regular events throughout the year in aid of our local charities; our main event being CrossFest, an annual outdoor beer and music festival held during August Bank Holiday Weekend. There are live bands on an outdoor stage, real ale tent, gin bar, festival stalls, BBQ and much much more.

The pub was refurbished at the end of Summer 2013 with an extended dining area and new garden to the rear to complement the open area at the front of the pub. Small private functions can be held in an area of the restaurant which can be sectioned off.

We are only a short walk from The National Trust Coastline in Formby, with a glorious beach and dramatic sand dunes surrounded by sweeping coastal pinewoods. There's plenty of wildlife to see and wonderful walks to discover and if you've taken the dog then bring them back to the pub where they along with you can enjoy a drink in a beautiful beer garden. You can find us just off the Formby By-Pass(A5654) between Liverpool and Southport, just follow the signs.

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