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The Cross Keys

#160 of 401 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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Midford Road, Bath BA2 5RZ, England
01225 849180
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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England, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to use this place a lot when they had the grat but one get one free offer. Then the policy changed and quality dropped along wih costs increasing. This is a real shame because I really like the pub and its owners, who are always warm and welcoming. Staff and service are always first class too. Its got... More 

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Thank RicketySnick
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here and it was wonderful. He had the fish and chips, I had the chicken ballontine. Both dishes were tasty and beautifully prepared. Would recommend for couples and families.

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1 Thank nixbunch
Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cross Keys used to be a regular destination for us due to it's proximity and the buy one get one free deal. We stopped going last year after the portion sizes on the meal deal shrunk to the point where two meals were needed to make a single portion and the deal was then replaced with a buy one... More 

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1 Thank markvedwards
Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice now great food at a fair price. There is a good standard menu supported by a cross selection of specials. The pub offers a great promotion on thier specials Monday to Friday. Staff helpful and friendly. Downsides don't know how to do Irish coffee correctly but did at least try, on a personal note don't like chips... More 

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2 Thank Terry S
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were struggling to find somewhere to eat out on a Sunday evening until we drove past the Cross Keys. It's well presented standard pub food with a better than the standard kids menu. My husband ordered a steak cooked medium and it was exactly that. Good value too.

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3 Thank Stephanie S
Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Sunday afternoon. The food was lovely and the bar had a nice selection of ales. The garden looked nice but due to the weather we sat indoors. It was very reasonably priced and we would definitely visit again if in the area.

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1 Thank louisalexander_85
Bath, United Kingdom
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443 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Judging by other people's reviews, maybe there had been a problem in the kitchen - the beef came in totally separate dried up slices which were not tasteless but actually tasted quite revolting. The vegetables were undercooked and the cauliflower cheese had no salt. The desserts were passable. Altogether disappointing - maybe we should have joined the BBQ in the... More 

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1 Thank Renate P
Bath
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub on one of the few hot days this summer. We had an excellent meal and the menu was far from run of the mill. The location is only about 2 miles from Bath city centre but the prices are much more reasonable. There is a lovely garden which was very popular in the good weather. Would definitely... More 

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1 Thank BathDolly
Kilmore, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended the Cross Keys by the B&B we were staying at. A great atmosphere in a family run pub, service and food were above expectations. I would certainly recommend this pub.

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1 Thank Marty S
Bath, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Amazing Sunday roast, freshly cooked vegetables and roast potatoes and plenty of it. Biggest Yorkshire puddings I've ever had and the gravy was yummy. Good value for money and would recommend a visit for Sunday lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midford Road, Bath BA2 5RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: 01225 849180

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