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The Golden Cross

14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 1743 362507
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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 1 week 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 4 weeks ago 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 23 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 15 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
Reviewed 9 May 2017

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 9 May 2017

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 30 April 2017

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 29 April 2017

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 27 April 2017 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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Roger H
Is there parking on a Saturday afternoon?
6 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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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