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Ye Olde Cross Gates Inn - CLOSED

Welshpool Road | Ford, Shrewsbury SY5 9LH, England
+44 1743 851252
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 8, 2014
“Go to dinkys”
Mar 22, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Welshpool Road | Ford, Shrewsbury SY5 9LH, England
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Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Went for a carvery here and were told on the phone it was served till 5. Got there and were then told it was only served till 4. Very confusing as both the website and the 2 signs outside stated 5 oclock..... the rest of...More

5  Thank steve p
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Took nearly 50 family members for Sunday lunch absolutely fantastic. There was all age groups and everybody walked away full and wanting too rebook. Not the first time I've been there and not the last as never been disappointed staff and food amazing. Would recommend...More

Thank Gail R
Reviewed March 22, 2014

I visited this restaurant last week when meeting my cousin and his wife. We arranged to meet here because it has disabled access but it is a bit cramped for a big wheelchair although level. We did arrive quite late at the end of lunch...More

1  Thank TyGraigJane
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Called in this Pub/Restaurant for Sunday Lunch after passing it many times in/out of Shrewsbury where we live. Outside isn't so impressive on approach, and even less impressive inside, though it was end of Sunday Lunch period. The Bar itself, which like the rest of...More

Thank 0Jayne48
Sophie G, Manager at Ye Olde Cross Gates Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2014

We are very sorry that you were disappointed in your meal at the end of a VERY busy Sunday lunch. As you had not booked a table when you arrived we had JUST had a large party of 48 very rowdy people leave and we...More

Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We found the staff there to be quite pompous and over bearing , we visit many places and have had some amazing service it seems that new owners have taken over the food was ok but definitely not worth the over the odd prices and...More

1  Thank Standone
Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wifes favourite restaurant in the area and we went Sunday for her birthday. As always the food and service was excellent. Nice setting and some good beers on draught. Well worth a visit at anytime you are in the area.

Thank andygroundo
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Broke our journey from North Wales to stop for lunch with our 3 grandchildren. The children's menu with plaice goujons instead of reconstituted fish fingers for instance was great value. The kids ate everything and our local sausage sandwiches were well presented and tasted wonderful....More

Thank Mick981
Reviewed February 17, 2014

Food here was fantastic could not fault it. Staff were helpful and presented food with a smile. However, be warned I went to the ladies toilet and had a very bad fall. I am 12 weeks into having a knee replacement, I walked into the...More

3  Thank LynnBryant2014
Sophie G, Manager at Ye Olde Cross Gates Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2014

Hi there, It was myself who served you and i discussed this situation at the time. I had deep sympathy for you and actually had a long chat with you about how we can not do anything about the step into the toilet as it...More

Reviewed February 11, 2014

Visited here in January as I was passing. Found it to be cold and draughty depending upon where one sat. The food was adequate but overpriced. Nicely decorated, someone has spent a lot of money. I don't think I will be rushing back but if...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed February 7, 2014

Cross gates really know their stuff when it comes to amazing food, beautifully presented and locally sourced for top quality. The steaks here, accompanied by the most scrumptious chunky chips, and sauce of your choice, are melt in the mouth fantastic. The Tornados Rossini served...More

2  Thank Vicky F
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  • Address: Welshpool Road | Ford, Shrewsbury SY5 9LH, England (Formerly The Cross Gates)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 851252
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