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The Golden Cross

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14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 1743 362507
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal here for our anniversary. We both had the steak which was cooked to our liking and presented very well. Then we had the cream brûlée which was delicious. The service and food was top notch and the decor reminded me of being on holiday abroad. It was not cheap but loved it thank you.

Thank pinknanafairy
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

5 of us dined here one Saturday night. Pre-booked a bottle of prosecco for the table as it was a birthday celebration which was duly there on arrival. We were seated in a warm cosy part of the restaurant. The waitress knew her way around the menu and advised accordingly. I had white bait to start which was lovely. I... More 

Thank smudge198625_
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice location, very pretty decor and furniture. Some seats not appropriate for sitting on to eat, as too high for the table. Very close to people around you, I felt like i was part of everyone else's conversation. Waiter can be forgetful, we asked for vinegar twice and never got any. Meals very pricey.

Thank Gabby B
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Shrewsbury and literally fell over this nice little pub / restaurant for lunch. Not at all as expected with its lovely decor and detail We had the rump steak sandwich with triple cooked chips which was really really nice I would really recommend

Thank Angela E
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here twice, both times for functions in the upstairs room - which has a really magical and cosy atmosphere for an autumn or winter occasion. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was extremely good.

Thank same_as_before
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best service, best sandwhich, Bacon Hock and Black Bomber with mustard and the most amazing sweet potato wedges ever. A worthy find in a maze of narrow walkways, a must if your visiting the town of Shrewsbury. Paul & Tracey.

Thank Paul T
Telford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Golden Cross is a restaurant located in a building that was recorded as being used as an inn since 1428. Dining is casual and the food is to a very high standard.

Thank Trufflesnuffler
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely quirky restaurant We called by chance and were accommodated straight away on the first sitting The food well was marvellous starters were whitebait and Italian carmacini absolutely fabulous We sat in the back room by ourselves but we never felt alone the staff were very friendly and built a lovely rapore with us The main belly pork... More 

Thank Caroline I
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant with a flamboyant decoration, friendly service and delicious food. We went there on a Wednesday eve, so it wasn't full, but still enough tables indicated being a good place. It certainly did not disappoint us. Highly recommended.

Thank edko0202
Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to this restaurant before, we had no hesitation booking again. Booked early in the week, a table was reserved for Saturday night (20:30 28th. January). We arrived early, and the place was very busy. We asked if we could have a drink while we waited for our table, but were told that there was nowhere for us to... More 

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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
Average prices
US$18 - US$37
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 362507

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