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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” (17 reviews)
“steak” (20 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

As a couple we found that the food was reasonable and had no complaints about it. But the proprietor appears unduly arrogant and dismissive, which spoiled the experience. I would probably avoid it next time in favour of somewhere a bit more welcoming.

Thank herrmann2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful evening at The Golden Cross! Amazing food, lovely atmosphere, nice quirky little restaurant! Can’t wait to go back and try out some more dishes.. Still thinking of that pie!

Thank VickyLR7
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the golden cross for dinner while on a short break to Shrewsbury, we were not disappointed its such a beautiful quirky place like no other restaurant we have ever been to! The owners were so welcoming and friendly we immediately...More

Thank 959Caroline
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Went here for lunch. Very nice. Fish and chips absolutely fab- recommend. Great service - really nice people Only thing that stopped an excellent rating was the price of the wine - just under £9 for a glass of sav b. ( granted, it was...More

Thank michael c
Reviewed February 5, 2018

My wife and I had an excellent meal here the other day. My daughter had recommended the Golden Cross and I'm so glad she did as we found the whole experience a delight. Full of quirks, comfort and atmosphere, we were welcomed with smiles and...More

Thank John W
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Came here last week with my husband, daughter and her boyfriend- he said it's his favourite restaurant in Shrewsbury. From the outside, you're looking at a quaint old building, but when you step inside, it really is beautifully quirky and truly welcoming. There is an...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed January 22, 2018

What a treat to dine at the Golden Cross. After opening the door, your eyes cast around the room with joy. It's like Aladdin's Cave. Eccentric items very tastefully arranged and stylishly displayed. And then you are greeted by the host and hostess who make...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 9 who had a delayed xmas party, we couldn't make it on our original date due to poor weather which the golden cross were very understanding about. Everybody really enjoyed their food, only a couple of minor gripes but you...More

Thank madmaxtaylor
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Having emailed the restaurant on the 11th December 2017 to check availability for hosting my 50th birthday on Saturday 27th January 2018 for a group of approx 25 guests, I received a reply from Pauline on the 12th December 2017 asking me to give them...More

1  Thank Gorgeusholidays
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Received a really warm welcome to this intimate restaurant which is full of old world charm. My husband had the fish pie and declared it to be ‘the best he had ever eaten’ . I had the fish and chips - fabulous! Good choice of...More

Thank Jeanette C
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
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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