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The Cross Keys

34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
+44 1908 528145
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calves liver” (11 reviews)
“sunday roast” (23 reviews)
“pie” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
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1 - 10 of 670 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were bringing the family out for lunch. Our first pick could not accommodate us as Santa was arriving and it was busy. We were a bit disappointed as we had travelled from Ireland and had said we would bring the family to this othrr...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 1 week ago

To book the table was just a phone call very easy. Time and table was as requested. Service was very good our waiter [Mario] was very friendly courteous and informative, and the menu had something for every one. All in all a very good evening.

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I celebrated my birthday here with my family and had a wonderful meal. We all ordered something different and all enjoyed our meals. The service was excellent and although it's a busy restaurant we didn't feel rushed at all.

1  Thank June B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Cross Keys on Saturday and had a delicious meal. The waiters were very attentive without being over the top. The menu was varied and there were lots of dishes that sounded very appetising. The scallops, terrine, stuffed chicken and fish platter were...More

1  Thank GemMD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking a table was easy, time asked was available. Had a friendly courteous greeting. Seating was pleasant and not cramped. Great menu choice. Order given and drinks served, very happy atmosphere. Food arrived, good size portions and extremely delicious, cooked perfectly and very tasty. Not...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not wanting to eat in our hotel,we searched for a country pub on our way there. So pleased we ended up at The Cross Keys.What a find! Charming thatched pub with ample parking and in such a lovely spot. We were made so welcome and...More

1  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped to The Cross Keys to try out the food as we had not been before. We were greeted by a young lady which turns out to be the Manager. Luckily we booked a table as people were being turned away unless previously booked. The...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on the back of a recommendation for Sunday Lunch and was not disappointed! Food was served promptly by friendly staff (shout out for Aaron here!) and was absolutely great. We all chose a big Sunday roast and the plate was full. Seriously good...More

Thank Anonymous1703
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch based on TA reviews. The welcome was friendly and we were asked to have a drink at the bar while our table was prepared. We opted for a roast, and my wife had the chicken and I had beef. The...More

Thank Jewelleryjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend, my brother and I went along for a late Saturday lunch yesterday (28/10/17). Starters and mains were equally fantastic. Food was piping hot and out quickly, and the chef(s) were flexible in that they were happy to shell the prawns before serving our...More

Thank Oli L
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Questions & Answers
5 November 2017|
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Response from CrossKeysWoolstone | Property representative |
Unfortunately at the moment the pub is not wheelchair friendly as we have a step at the entrance and step to access the toilet Please be aware that we will be wheelchair friendly after our refurbishment and expansion early... More
26 September 2017|
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Response from CrossKeysWoolstone | Property representative |
We can do all of our meat roasts gluten free a long as you let us know upon ordering, if you book in advance we can even make sure you have a gluten free Yorkshire pudding
11 June 2017|
Response from CrossKeysWoolstone | Property representative |
We allow dogs in our bar area and garden. Hope this helps 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 528145
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The Cross Keys is a traditional pub and dining venue located in the heart of Milton Keynes, 3 miles away from the Centre:MK shopping centre. Our passion is catering for people looking for good quality, fresh, homemade food. Our head chef James sources local produce to create classic dishes with a contemporary twist. Here at the Cross Keys our aim is to provide the top quality dining experience with all the character of an attractive country pub. It's the perfect setting to meet with friends, celebrate a special occasion with the family, or just have a chilled drink after work. We cater for all occasions, big and small. We hope to see you soon. Hannah (Manager) & James (Head chef)
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