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The Golden Cross

14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 1743 362507
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to the Golden Cross for a 'Big Birthday Party' inviting all our best friends. It was a wonderful evening Theresa, Gareth and their colleagues made it very special indeed. The food was excellent The whole atmosphere could not be better! The dining area...More

1  Thank hristopher J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to pop back here for Sunday lunch after a wedding in Chester. We had popped in on the Saturday and loved it so decided to book. Very friendly and accommodating. The decor is lovely, very eclectic and quirky but also very...More

Thank heidelcampbell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first visit to The Golden Cross and we had a really lovely evening, the place has a quirky feel to it and the staff are friendly and welcoming. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. Service was first rate. Will definitely be...More

Thank Daphne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has got be our favourite restaurant. The food is excellant, the staff are friendly and helpful, the service is very good and the surroundings are quirky,

Thank Deirdre M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have come here on numerous special occasions (including a wedding in the upstairs private dining area) so I thought I owe the place a review!! The owners are absolutely lovely and nothing is too much trouble. On the two times I have booked here...More

Thank Jonty86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this place whilst visiting the town and were taken by the quaintness of the building. Given the relatively small exterior the dining space is surprisingly generous, pleasingly set out and tastefully furnished. They have a captivating menu to tempt the palate, we...More

Thank Deltablade
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Deciding on somewhere different to take the birthday boy for his 86th. So pleased we chose here. Bit of a trip down memory lane for him as he hadn't been here for 30years since he retired from working in town & he used to frequent,...More

Thank mindymoomin
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had to visit Shrewsbury for shopping and can across this restaurant by chance , how lucky we were . The Golden Cross is an old inn so has plenty of character , this is matched by the quality of food which is first rate...More

Thank John M
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Roger H
Is there parking on a Saturday afternoon?
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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