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The Golden Cross

14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 1743 362507
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“belly pork” (15 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have enjoyed the food, atmosphere, company and music many times. As a couple or with friends The Golden Cross is a wonderful experience. Theresa and Gareth make the difference, wonderful hosts serving good food. Our favourite for an amazing Sunday Lunch, delicious beef cooked...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten at the Golden Cross several times over the last few years, this has been as a couple and in larger groups, every time has been a marvelous experience for all concerned. This time I reserved a table for 3 people (myself and...More

Thank terrydeering82
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I don't want to say what I feel incase word gets round and we are unable to book again because it's so busy but......this is the most fabulous quirky perfect place to stay and to eat . If you appreciate brilliant food and a very...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 6 days ago

A previous reviewer put their finger on it. Eating here is so relaxed it's like being at home but with better food!!! The fish taco was really nice with just enough heat, the lemon sole perfect and the lamb as good as my wife has...More

Thank JohnEric2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere & décor are incomparable. This is higher priced food than standard pub grub, but the service & surroundings are well worth it. Our female server was very accommodating, friendly, & chatty.

Thank drumz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for a Tuesday night and it was quite full. The ambience is lcosy and relaxed. Service from the lady and young waiter was prompt & efficient but not intrusive. We ordered the bread, balsamic & olives to share to start. My partner had...More

Thank Alice-Pie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Golden Cross with my husband for a relaxing meal on a beautiful Friday evening. The restaurant feels like you are having dinner in a friend or family members dining room as it is small and intimate, and they are very welcoming there....More

Thank kiwiwanabee
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We chose the Golden Cross as a halfway meeting point between us and our friends who were visiting Wales. The restaurant was fantastically decorated in a quirky but very welcoming style, top marks! The staff were very friendly indeed and the food was mostly excellent,...More

Thank UncleQ
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We had dinner in the private function room in May, which was the perfect setting for a family party with 9 adults and 6 children. I am so glad we had chosen this venue for a special occasion. The room itself is charming, elegant, and...More

Thank Archie1590
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the golden cross on a Friday evening to break up our journey to Oxford. What a treat ,the room was excellent, and the food was even better! It was truly superb with everything taken care of by the owners and staff, we...More

Thank John E
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Roger H
5 May 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
US$18 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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