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The Golden Cross

14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 1743 362507
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“belly pork” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When we arrived the place was locked, fortunately, a shop nearby contacted the owners, the answer was 'someone will be there in 10 mins' this turned out to be approx. 1 hour. We entered and were shown our double room- this was dark, tiny and...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gareth and Therese were wonderful hosts and we left as good friends. The accommodation has great has character and comfort. The breakfasts were delicious, full breakfast, Welsh or English, and the smoked with scrambled eggs were a dream. an added attraction to great town.

Thank William R
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I popped in for 45 minutes with a friend while we waited for a wedding. It’s a great place, quirky and full of cool stuff to occupy your eyes while you sit and chat. Despite saying we only wanted a beer we were served at...More

Thank RDS27
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

One of the best places to eat in a town with many great places to eat. Food and service is always fantastic. It's why we return so often.

Thank simontski
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Great little restaurant in the back street of the centre of Shrewsbury As a great ambiance, quirky decor and the host Gareth is friendly and only to happy to serve yoy and advise you regarding the menu.. The food was fabulous , a wide choice...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed April 20, 2018

I met up with a friend (who doesn't live in Shrewsbury) for lunch yesterday. Yet again as with past meals we had truly great experience. I have had several meals at the golden cross with many friends most of whom do not live in this...More

Thank terrydeering82
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Booked a table for 14. The service was not only friendly but really helpful. The atmosphere and ambience could not have been better. Thank you for a lovely evening X

Thank CillaStaffordshire
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for Lunch on Good Friday we had seen this place on a couple of occasions before but had already eaten or not got the time. We both had the whole plaice which was lovely, my wife had the warm...More

Thank RichardPNuttall
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We dined at the Golden Cross over Easter with friends. We had a very enjoyable evening and as usual the food was of very good quality and variation. The service and attention to detail is second to none! Gareth, Theresa and their colleagues are always...More

Thank hristopher J
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Had the top room at the inn quirky and interesting if olde world is your thing this is the place to be food also lovely interesting hosts also give it a go

Thank Dean W
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Roger H
May 5, 2017|
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Response from MissDJ82 | Reviewed this property |
Parking can be a bit tricky in Shrewsbury generally. There is some on street parking nearby but not a lot. Some local car parks are near by however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
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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