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The Cross at Kenilworth

16 New Street, Kenilworth CV8 2EZ, England
+44 1926 853840
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“crispy duck egg” (66 reviews)
“tasting menu” (42 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
16 New Street, Kenilworth CV8 2EZ, England
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Reviewed 9 January 2012

You cannot get better food in Kenilworth than served up at the Cross, however, the service can be mixed at the best of times but after multiple trips, I can never say the service has been reasonable let alone good, It is the one thing...More

2  Thank spm23
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Hi, I visited The Cross restaurant in Kenilwiorth on the evening of Wednesday 28th December 2011 with my husband and 2 friends. we were greeted and seated promptly and our order for cocktails taken. These drinks then took 10 mins to arrive. The food was...More

1  Thank Katrina M
Reviewed 23 December 2011

I am not a fan of gastro pubs anway, but our relative from Canada liked the look of the place as it has a nice garden with big umbrellas which is where we sat on a lunchtime The waitress was European and kept asking us...More

3  Thank MarkMidland
Reviewed 10 December 2011

We really do rate this place, read some comments on here talking about it being over priced, truthfully if you are looking for cheap, dont come here, go somewhere else. If you are looking for style, quality and good service, then come here. Great at...More

5  Thank LJL1976
Reviewed 28 November 2011

ive been coming here for several years - ever since it was launched - but ive never had the sunday lunch. i was very impressed! the cross is very disabled friendly which is a big plus. the lower area by the open kitchen is a...More

6  Thank thelawyer
Reviewed 13 November 2011

We have been many times in the past but would not come again. There are better places to eat in Kenilworth. The chef point blankly refused to cook a Black and Blue fillet or ribeye. The risotto was like a rice pudding/wallpaper paste and the...More

Thank Slpw68
Reviewed 10 November 2011

Love the interior and the design. Food is great and beautifully presented and the place is located in one of the most beautiful villages in the Midlands.

3  Thank gaelkat
Reviewed 23 October 2011

We decided to go to the cross for an anniversary meal and both came away disheartened. The food, starters tasted great however scallops very small for the £8.95 price tag. Mains were the real issue, I ordered rare steak which arrived cooked blue - cold...More

2  Thank Senttocoventry
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Having used the Cross on a regular basis under previous management its nice to see its getting back to its best. The food was excellent and was the choice on offer. Not so long ago there was little on the menu to make you return...More

4  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Visited this restaurant on October 15th and after a great day out in Stratford we were really looking forward to a fantastic meal, how we were let down. We had originally booked to go to The Almanack, but having driven past the night before we...More

2  Thank Nigel H
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23 September 2017|
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Response from IJMK | Reviewed this property |
Very posh.
Altarica B
18 September 2015|
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Response from Joe C | Reviewed this property |
No, the Cross has not lost its star, infact it was confirmed in yesterdays new Michelin Guide. If you Google Coventry Telegraph restaurants there is an article on this. I hope this helps.
Graham T
2 February 2015|
Response from nigel m | Reviewed this property |
They have a special Valentines menu on 13th & 14th Feb. Saturday is already fully booked I think but check out their web site for full details. The menu is listed there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 New Street, Kenilworth CV8 2EZ, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus Stop on New Street
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 853840
  • E-mail
The Cross, Kenilworth is a pub restaurant serving excellent food, cooked by award winning chefs. The Cross started out as an inn back in the 19th century and was recently refurbished to reveal its original features. Expect a warm welcome, friendly service and stunning dishes, cooked using the very best local ingredients.
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