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The Cross Keys Restaurant Stow

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Sturton By Stow $$ - $$$ , British,
4 Stow Park Road, Sturton By Stow LN1 2DD, England
+44 1427 788314
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Stow Park Road, Sturton By Stow LN1 2DD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had black pudding scotch egg with parsnip purée to start. Braised rib of beef, followed by cheese and biscuits. Service was friendly and efficient, without feeling rushed. Food was excellent, well presented, a step up from the usual pub fare, but without the generally associated...More

Thank jdragon68
Reviewed 3 days ago

The service was very good; attentive but no too much. The food was reasonably presented with a variety of fresh vegetables. However the menu lacked variety and was very restricted.

Thank lesley330
Reviewed 1 week ago

A gem in the middle of the village, fabulous setting near the church. Went with a party of twenty friends and pre-ordered from the menu. Everyone was well catered for, great food all arriving together. The meals, service and hospitality were wonderful and great attention...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, as always. Service good, on a busy Sunday service. Never felt rushed or encouraged to finish and go. Great coffee for those of us who didn't have the lovely puddings. Would always recommend. Beware, they close on Tuesdays.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with family & friend - having not been here for about 3 years. In many ways nothing had changed following a new family taking over- the food was of a high standard. We have always enjoyed our visits to the Cross Keys - it...More

Thank kaw118
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why? Because they have the best twicebaked soufflés and home made chutney and they remember that's what my mum loves, even when she can no longer remember. For the rest of us, the food has always been good country pub grub but has gone up...More

Thank Fairtips
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

In fairness the food here is usually good but there is no atmosphere, the dining room is clinical, lighting awful. Room between bar and dining room is just an empty space that doesn't work. Staff are always pleasant but the place needs a makeover and...More

Thank jegs09
Reviewed June 7, 2017

We met friends for Sunday lunch and were very impressed. Surroundings are smart and spacious, staff friendly and efficient. Two meat choices, one fish and one vegetarian on the menu, very tasty food and well presented. Good choice of puds and comprehensive wine list. Will...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

The staff at The Cross keys made us feel so welcome. The food was wonderful, the children's menu was really good (not the usual rubbish offered elsewhere ) we had a coeliac in our party & this wonderful place offered gluten free bread as well...More

Thank sux66
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Celebrated my 18th Birthday here and was so so pleased I did. My parents said it was very easy to organise with the owner helping to plan every aspect of the preordered menu to suit all tastes. 23 of us attended in total with a...More

1  Thank Eleanor C
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Questions & Answers
December 5, 2016|
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Response from WALL15 | Property representative |
Hi There We do have a vegetarian selection and we can always accommodate if there isn't a dish that suits you. Hope this helps Hayley
June 13, 2016|
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Response from WALL15 | Property representative |
Hi there, its Hayley here from the Cross Keys, yes we do cater for a gluten free diet along with all other allergies, always best to call us and book a table and let us know on booking so we can make sure you have plenty to... More
May 17, 2015|
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Response from patrickjohn | Reviewed this property |
Jeanne F is quite right. May I suggest a search for Lincoln Hotels - there are two Premier Inns in the city, plus numerous others. Gainsborough has the Hickman Hill 2 star hotel which I know many people favour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Stow Park Road, Sturton By Stow LN1 2DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Sturton By Stow
  • Phone Number: +44 1427 788314
  • E-mail
Under New Ownership from 16th May 2016. Situated next to Stow Minster in the small village of Stow The Cross Keys offers a range of freshly prepared and locally sourced (wherever possible) food to tempt any taste buds. Our newly refurbished bar and lounge areas offer a welcoming and friendly atmosphere to dine or have a drink in. Hayley, Dan, Lindsey and Tony look forward to welcoming you. Bookings are advisable Vegetarians catered for Children welcome All dietary needs catered for (please advise when booking)
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