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“Pre-Wedding meal for the bride”

The Cross Swords Inn
Ranked #24 of 161 Restaurants in Grantham
Price range: $13 - $33
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Attending a wedding for one of my oldest friends and decided that we would all go out for dinner, obviously the groom and his troop had claimed somewhere local and we were under strict instructions to ensure the bride did not go there. Needless to say the car adventure began, we stumbled across this local village pub and decided to see if they could serve our hunger. Happily they said yes and our night of culinary delights began. The landlady was accommodating and took our drink orders quickly, the landlord came out the of the kitchen and told us about specials and then gave us some snacks whilst we waited.
Needless to say we were welcomed and had a lovely meal. If we are back in the area then we will return to this little gem.

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Thank Darrel F
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xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, Linda and I hope the wedding went ok! For the Bride & Groom, and everything went off ok.

If you happen to be in the area again, we would love to see you.


Kind regards
Harold & Linda

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

We were staying about two miles from this little pub. We booked a table for a meal as we had read some good reiews about this place. We found the owners very friendly and accommodating. They had two "specials" on the board for tonight (thursday) fish'n'chips or rib eye steak. I had the rib eye and my husband fish'n'chips. Both were cooked to perfection. We had three courses and were absolutely full when we left. This little place was superb if you want a great meal and good company don't hesitate to give it a visit.

Thank ChipSOO
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xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Great review! Thank you, the "fish & chip & steak night" is usually very popular and goes down well.

We do offer a few other specials also, yesterday I had some whole Lemon Sole too, which have also been popular, along with 1/2 boned Roast duck, served on a variety of sautéed vegetables.

Linda and I were so pleased, you enjoyed our Country Inn, please call again if you are in the area, or even better why not book a room.

Kind regards
Harold and Linda

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Called tonight for an evening meal with my good lady,what can I say but if you want a nice pint and a great meal and I sincerely mean great meal,then look no further than the Cross Swords....all freshly prepared and home made by Harold and served to perfection by Linda...this little gem is a must....well done the both of you...superb.
Darren and Lisa
Skegness

Thank Darren R
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xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Hi Darren
What a lovely review, Linda and I were really pleased you enjoyed our fayre, and our hospitality.

We look forward to seeing you again if you’re in the area.

Kind regards
Harold & Linda

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Stunning food,piping hot,and lovely friendly people..We went out for an early Evening Meal,and ended up staying all night, chatting to the Landlord/Lady,and some regulars...Top food, Top Night, Top People...We will return.

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Thank dogoftwohead
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xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Great review thank you, always a good atmosphere when people are enjoying themselves. We will look forward to your next visit soon, I hope.

Kind regards
Harold & Linda

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Went for a midweek lunch, initially it appears to have a small menu but we were advised of extra starters and that any pasta dish could be cooked fresh for us.
The portions were very generous and delicious! The chef popped out a few times to check we were ok which made us all feel very welcome.
Will definitely be recommending to friends and family!

Thank Jade H
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xswords, Owner at The Cross Swords Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, and so pleased you enjoyed our food. It is difficult to offer a bigger menu when our food is cooked and prepared to order, but it does make us more flexible.

Kind regards
Harold & Linda

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