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Ye Olde Cross Keys Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
+44 1824 308081
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast lamb” (2 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very welcoming pub - staff very attentive and chatty. It all seemed really clean and comfortable. Good choice on the menu for both a fussy teenage and a ten year old. The food was excellent, well presented and very tasty.

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Sunday lunch here.. very tasty and staff extremely accommodating.. added bonus that it is dog friendly and the huge beer garden has superb views. Will definitely return.

Thank fmorangie
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Went to the cross keys last night with hubby mum and dad for dads birthday meal, the service was excellent by Natalie and the lovely new waitress. The food was so yummy, we will definitely be visiting again in the very near future, this place...More

Thank Dindav
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Good meal, reasonably priced. Nice atmosphere. Parking outside. Close to Ruthin plenty to see close by.

Thank Cecilia D
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

A wide selection of food on the menu, (nibbles, starters and mains) lovely wine and beer - staff so friendly and helpful

Thank becamc
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Nice pub with small area decked out with several seating areas with new furniture. Food was good but on the night we visited it was very busy and the service was rather lacking. Will visit again to give it a fair go but weren't that...More

Thank Cagsy62
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It is good to see this lovely pub back to, and even better than, its former self. It was wonderful 25 years ago, Since then it has had several owners who were not successful.. Now, under relatively new management, it has been refurbished in a...More

Thank teithiwrWales
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here tonight with a group of friends. Some had visited years ago but not since the new owners have taken over. Very pleasant interiors, good refurb had taken place. Excellent service throughout the meal. We had pigs in blankets or black pudding for starters...More

Thank Dazza369
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

After a long day walking we were ready for a good meal. The place we originally planned to go to was closed so we asked good old sat nav for a place and it suggested The Cross Keys. We checked to see if we were...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The food was good and the pub, which had been recently refurbished, was a nice setting for a family party. The Beer Garden was excellent. .

Thank H A C
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12 March 2017|
Response from Kelvin H | Reviewed this property |
small layby outside, or roadside parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 308081
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This stunning, 16th century public house has been at the heart of Llanfwrog life for several centuries, having served travellers and locals on the outskirts of the beautiful medieval market town of Ruthin for nearly 500 years. Our historic Grade II listed building has recently undergone a major refurbishment, bringing the inn and the facilities on offer up to date without losing any of the charm and character that have made it such an enduring and enchanting feature of the picturesque Vale of Clwyd for hundreds of years. We also have a brand new beer garden with 6 individual patios, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The bar itself offers a fantastic selection of draft beers and lagers - including locally produced ales from the renowned Buzzard Brewery - while our impressive wine list has been hand-picked for us by our very own wine importer.
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