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The Golden Cross

Wixford Road | Ardens Grafton, Ardens Grafton B50 4LG, England
+44 1789 772420
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (21 reviews)
“faggots” (5 reviews)
“mince pie” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wixford Road | Ardens Grafton, Ardens Grafton B50 4LG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned to home after having a superb roast beef Sunday lunch at the Golden Cross. Tasted like home cooked, non of the dry clinical meat you get at carveries! Good portions, no stinting on the roast spuds, thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank 608JO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this pub on my way home after a long drive, I was warmly greeted on entering by the landlord, a jolly chap, who showed me where I could sit, I’m a bit of a fussy eater but this was not an issue, and...More

Thank Jordan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went for dinner in golden cross lovely little pub tucked out the way good selection of ales and wines food very good well worth a visit you wont be disappointed charming place looking forward to are next visit

Thank microchip7569
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We went as a party of 8. We waited ages for ages for the food and eventually the last person to be served got their meal after the first one finished theirs. I had a steak and it was very average and my husband's mixed...More

2  Thank sparkyju
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Although owned by Wells Brewery, it is run by the Morris family who are graduates of the College of 'ard graft (translated from the Lingua Franca name of the village) and who waltz through the routine of caring for guests and looking after them handsomely....More

1  Thank Henwood
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food excellent attentive service bar well stocked with different and local ales well recommended and enjoyable night out

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Had another fantastic dining experience at the Golden Cross. We have tried the Sunday lunch several times over the last few months and yet again it was brilliant. The quality of the food is ridiculously good value for £14.95 for 3 courses . A lovely...More

Thank Emathompson
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food. Homemade sausage and mash with beef dripping gravy. The family that run the place are attentive, warm and welcoming. This is the 4th time I’ve eaten there in as many months and the food has been amazing on each occasion. The prices...More

Thank Funraiser1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I have been to this pub a number of times because it's very close to where my Mom and Dad live. Generally speaking the food is OK. However, one of my pet hates in a rural pub is when locals and regulars congregate at the...More

Thank BangkokPhil
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, only 6 miles from busy Stratford upon Avon but the perfect place for a family or couples Sunday lunch. Only visited a couple of times and and last week had Sunday lunch, reasonably priced good for families with excellent selection...More

Thank Ian T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wixford Road | Ardens Grafton, Ardens Grafton B50 4LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Ardens Grafton
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 772420
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