We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Cross Keys

34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
+44 1908 528145
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calves liver” (11 reviews)
“sunday roast” (33 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (867)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 858 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Nice pub with nice garden,menu pretty simple for garden/lunch time..but we managed to choose from few basic options..very nice alacarte menu.We unfortunately found this menu when we already ordered from lunch menu..Maybe available only evenings,not too sure. We enjoyed our lunch. Beer quality is very...More

Thank vendula88
Reviewed yesterday

We booked a table for 4 in Jun at 7.30 pm. Our taxi was late in picking up so we rang the restaurant to say we would be about 5 minutes late. On arrival we were shown to a table that hadn't been set and...More

Thank Liz P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really impressed with the decor and ambience of this renovated local pub. Food was really good and reasonably priced. Poor Aaron was the only serving staff on and he was run off his feet, despite being manic he managed to keep sense of humour and...More

Thank Maxine M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have 2 kids 2.5yo Service was great Kids had sausage and mash .. good portion sizes I have lamb and the other half had chicken Recommend Also had prawns for starters great flavour Hannah the owner served us great place Thanks

Thank mistryrishi
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the moment you enter till you receive the bill, everything really is fantastic. Really great service, very friendly and welcoming and the food is really nice. Overall a great experience that keeps us coming back.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Go out to a restaurant to eat and food very good , lamb soft and moorish, seafood salad pretty and tasty. But wrong wine served and not large as ordered, salt and pepper empty, asked for more napkins didn’t arrive. I know they sound trivial...More

Thank Simon867
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to this pub for lunch with a friend today. We were greeted by Arron, who was a lovely guy and very accommodating with our requests. Have not eaten at this pub for a long while, so surprised that it had improved so much. The...More

Thank NorthamptonRidler
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've been to numerous restaurants and pubs around Milton Keynes recently but none of them have delivered like The Cross Keys. The food was excellent, the decor and ambience was welcoming and comfortable but what really topped the evening was the service. We were served...More

Thank Robp1992
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just had a lovely family lunch at the Cross Keys. We were given a quiet table in the newly refurbished restaurant . The service was very good and the food excellent. My parents are elderly and the staff were very attentive to them. Nothing was...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cross Keys has been providing hospitality since 1560 when it became a central gathering house for worshippers to gather after Sunday service at the nearby church across the road. Great atmosphere and excellent food!

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Stan R
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Milton Keynes
Premier Inn Milton Keynes East (Willen Lake) Hotel
577 reviews
.90 km away
Woughton House - MGallery by Sofitel
1,239 reviews
1.30 km away
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes
1,052 reviews
1.39 km away
Peartree Lodge Waterside
376 reviews
1.57 km away
Nearby Restaurants
A Pizza This
57 reviews
.82 km away
Ye Olde Swan
1,385 reviews
1.40 km away
Revolucion de Cuba
465 reviews
1.53 km away
Nearby Attractions
Snozone
2,353 reviews
1.54 km away
Milton Keynes Theatre
1,235 reviews
1.54 km away
Campbell Park
79 reviews
1.41 km away
Gulliver's Land
1,720 reviews
1.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Barry H
31 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from CrossKeysWoolstone | Property representative |
We are happy to inform you around 80% of our menu can be made gluten free. As we cook everything from fresh, ingredients can be altered to suit your dietary requirements
1
Vote
Jo901
5 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
1
Vote
Helsbels260274
26 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
Description
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)
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing