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15 Byard Lane, Nottingham NG1 2GJ, England
+44 115 941 7898
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Real ales reasonably priced at ~£3 pint. Jack Daniels and coke ( small glass) was £4.20!! Total joke - 3of those and I could have gone up the road to Tescos Express and bought a bottle. Talk about taking the Michael Urine. Pie & pint night seemed ok price,but pie was a bowl of "stew" with a very over flakey... More 

Thank IvanovichR
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow what a find!! Called in at random when visiting Nottingham. Just had the best fish and chips ever. Thin crispy batter and a huge piece of meaty fish, cooked perfectly. Great chips and even the mushy peas tasted better than I have ever had. I must find more excuses to visit Nottingham more often!!

Thank rf1876
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many places to eat in Nottingham, working away from home I have tried many, but it is the Cross Keys I keep returning to. From main meals to light bites the food is fantastic, you just have to try the Hake, with beetroot and goats cheese a fantastic blend of flavours. Another favourite is the lamb pie, genius!. Backed... More 

1 Thank SaracenIan
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in here as was staying at ibis next door looks lovely from outside and was when in very warm and welcoming prices high for what it is. Went toilet and was shocked disgusting sorry about the image but not good this day and age. Need to be inspected more

Thank daveturner77
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cross Keys in The Lace Market in Nottingham is worth a visit. The Ales which they have are nice and you can tell they have chose them rather than just having any of that makes sense. The Sunday Roast is delicious. I recommend going on a Sunday as there nothing wrong in having an Ales, Sunday Roast, catching up... More 

1 Thank Gavin F
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic beer, fantastic food and fantastic service. Bust and experience it for yourself. I guarantee you won't be disappointed.

1 Thank Paul S
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a party of nine people for an annual meal and we all enjoyed it. Lots of fish which we enjoyed thoroughly. The only comments were the menus were confusing and there could have been another starter - maybe soup available but the overall impression was very good and we all said we would return. Lovely staff.

Thank Farmannie580422
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this pub. We used to go in some time ago every now and again and have now started to go in more and more. Why? Because firstly the staff are very friendly, accomadating and considerate The food is great It is lovely cosy pub AND I love the rose sparkling wine So why not!

2 Thank Jen p
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on Sunday for a family meal 2 salmon starters with walnuts I think 5he forgot the walnuts I had soup broccoli very watery couldn't taste broccoli it was all pepper not good mains seabass fish cooked ok a little over cooked more watercress again could have done with some carbohydrates on it instead of just fish and leaves... More 

Thank tiaaaaaaa
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passing by looking for a quick bite. Had friendly welcome from bad man & server. Meal was nice & filling, well presented & value for money.

1 Thank Brads225

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Byard Lane, Nottingham NG1 2GJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 941 7898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?