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The Golden Cross

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14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 1743 362507
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Brisbane, Australia
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You're going to need to book, like ancient buildings and enjoy excellent food. Tick those boxes and this is a memory to savour or an evening to treasure. Don't expect to park right outside unless you're a gambler, but the approach from east, west south or north will set your appetite and your appreciation of history up for a real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First class restaurant. Excellent food and good service. A most enjoyable dining experience. The price was reasonable for quality food with plenty of choice on the menu.

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Thank Christine T
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic location for a most enjoyable family evening meal, food, wine, service and ambience outstanding.

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Thank BillFrew
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to eat having completed our Christmas shopping without trailing a great distance. We saw a sign of the high street for the restaurant which sent us up a small alley to the restaurant entrance. On entering we were immediately looked after and offered a table. First impressions didn't let us down it was great, A... More 

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Thank Richard H
Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here with some friends on abusy saturday night. The hostess was charming as ever. Food was great except for the brocolli which was to my taste undercooked. The confit duck just fell off the bone. The service was prompt, too although the waitresses were a little too casual in their approach. Have been several times before and will go... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try this restaurant on the recommendation of friends. We were not disappointed! The ground floor area has been transformed into a warm and charming restaurant area. Tasteful fabrics and a small bar separates the two dining areas which works very well. We were greeted by the owner and looked after by her young, smart and lovely colleagues.... More 

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Thank hristopher J
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This is Lovely place, great food and friendly welcoming people. You can also stay overnight in beautiful quirky rooms. Well located in the centre of town.

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Thank tltonks
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205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Service standards did not match food prices. We're not tight when it comes to eating out but if you're going to charge these prices then make sure your staff live up to expectations. They were absolutely useless, we got fed up in the end. Wine opened before it got to the table, each main course served one at a time... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

a beautiful tudor building which is a gorgeous restaurant and small hotel. I ate there with my daughter for lunch - a lovey adventurous menu, excellent quality food and wine with wonderful, polite, knowledgeable service. it is a must to visit.

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Thank Fiona D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We stayed for one night in Room 5 at this lovely old Inn. The decor is beautiful, the bed was extremely comfortable and there was no noise to disturb our sleep. The hosts are very friendly but never imposing or overly demanding. It's much larger than the unassuming entrance would have you believe. The floors are uneven, the staircases are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $37
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 362507

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?