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The Cross Keys

#940 of 18,188 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££, British,
57 Black Lion Lane, London W6 9BG, England
+44 20 8748 3541
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scotch eggs” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
57 Black Lion Lane, London W6 9BG, England
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We recently had our wedding reception in the barn area out the back of the pub. We had a beautiful evening and Tim and the team could not have been more helpful in the months building up to the wedding day. For our wedding reception...More

Thank jboy1989
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a great local pub, tucked away on the Hammersmith and Chiswick borders. The staff are universally friendly and the food surprisingly good for pub grub. Good for writers to find a corner to create in as well! Often the staff will come to...More

Thank MaverickTheatre
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Cross Keys is excellent for what it is - a local pub. It sits on a quiet street in a quiet residential neighborhood a few blocks away from the hustle and bustle of central Hammersmith. Its clientele is a mostly locals with a pleasant...More

Thank StanduMan
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a pub with a great little beer garden at the back, the pub layout is a bit differnet bt a great pub nonetheless.

Thank Faceyreviews
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello and thank you for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed ouir lovely beer garden and hope you come back soon so myself and my team can earn that allusive 5th star :) Cheers Tim

Reviewed 16 May 2017

My partner and I decided to visit this quaint little local pub for a beer and a bite to eat after all of the great reviews from travellers and locals alike. We were not disappointed! We ordered the fish and chips and the steak pie....More

3  Thank DanielVevers
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Daniel Wow thank you so much! Thanks for trying out our little slice of West London, it's great too hear we lived up too the hype :) We'd love to see you again next time you're in the area Take care Tim

Reviewed 14 May 2017

I took my visiting family to the Cross Keys for the Sunday roast and having ordered in advance was very pleased that the food was brought to us very swiftly and was delicious. It was exactly what you hope for when going to a pub...More

3  Thank Hannah2992
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Hannah Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Kris and Kuba do a mean roast. I really hope you'll visit us again soon (especially now the weather is better) Tim

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great little local pub, lovely staff & food :) Always a nice atmosphere and everyone is friendly and helpful

2  Thank Krysti M
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Krysti Aww thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I'm really glad you like the Keys as much as we do. Hope to see you soon. Tim

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Was met with a warm welcome by the staff, looked after us brilliantly, don't get into London much so it was great that we were made to feel this way as a stranger. Gin and tonics were to die for. Next time in London this...More

2  Thank bagpuss290570
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Bagpuss (love the name) Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I've still got the alternative guess who for your next visit as well :) Tim

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Attended a family 90th Birthday party here, lovely Sunday lunch and great private area "The Barn". Staff were friendly and professional, catering for 20+ was good.

2  Thank Steve P
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Hi Steve Thank you for your great review. I'm really pleased to hear you all enjoyed the birthday celebrations. We look forward to seeing you again soon Cheers Tim

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Found the Cross Keys on your app and walked the short distance from my hotel. The pub had a nice traditional feel and after walking through the bar area easily found a table in the dining area. The staff we're really friendly and helpful and...More

1  Thank UKShirl
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hiya Thank you so much for the review. I'm glad you liked the ambience and food however I'm saddened to hear your Pride wasn't up to standard on your visit. As a Fullers master cellarman I pride myself on my....Pride and I apologise that yours...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Black Lion Lane, London W6 9BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8748 3541
  • E-mail
Tucked away in the back streets of London’s W6, The Cross Keys has all the right ingredients. Proper food, great value, exceptional ale and witty banter at the bar come as standard, while the roaring fire, darts board and board games are the icing on the cake. Pop in for a pint!
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