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The Cross at Kenilworth

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16 New Street, Kenilworth CV8 2EZ, England
+44 1926 853840
Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Mon 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thu 18:30 - 21:30
Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the cross & the service is excellent. The food was superb but the size of the mains particularly mine was seriously small. Three little bites of venison - given the £30 per main course charge I'd expect a more healthy sized portion. My wife had steak & she donated me some of hers. I've... More 

1 Thank Liftdac100
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Never eaten at a Michelin before so was expecting great things Was easy to choose what to eat as many people have recommended the starter of the "scotch egg" an informal dining experience which we enjoyed My steak was so delicious and perfectly cooked No real need for dessert as the portions are generous but did share a rhubarb trifle... More 

1 Thank Gary Y
North Warwickshire, England
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164 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived twenty minutes early and had G&Ts in the ‘bar’ area before going through to our table. The “Signature” G&Ts (double) are around £12 but you can also get a simple G&T (single, wide choice of gins, all with Fever-Tree tonic) for about a third of that. We browsed the menu over our drinks and changed our mind about... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seeing as this place has just lost its Michelin star, the extortionate pricing of a glass of house champagne (£17.50 a glass!) was a complete con. Nice food and well presented, but certainly not worth the price. (£230 for 3 of us. 3 glasses of house champagne, 3 starters , mains and desserts plus a £32 bottle of wine).

2 Thank rebecca s
TheCrossKen, Manager at The Cross at Kenilworth, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, your comments have been taken onboard. However, we wish to point out, we have not lost our Michelin Star. We have proudly retained our Michelin Star since 2014. You ordered our premium house champagne, Ruinart rosé - We do offer alternative (lower priced) champagnes and wines, which were available to you when you dined with... More 

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arranged for a lunch at the Cross on the recommendation of a friend and we were not disappointed. The staff and the food were excellent. We ate from the a la carte menu and had cheese as well as a dessert and everything was beautifully served and presented. I always like my meat cooked medium and my venison was... More 

Thank Sue G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends following a review in The Times. We were no t disappointed. There was a lovely warm greeting, and a lovely atmosphere. We had a drink in the bar area first. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. The food was sublime. Our friends are real 'foodies'and they were very impressed as well. Booked to go again... More 

Thank Simone L
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal.Can't fault the evening.The venison was outstanding.Crispy duck egg was good again and the fish tartare with a new take was also good.Souffle spot on and the ile flottante has become my favourite.Service exemplary.

Thank Tillyreine
Coventry, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Cross in Kenilworth for the first time on Thursday the 9th Feb 2017, we had a 7.00pm booking and the restaurant was fairly quite, the food and service was fantastic, everyone's meal was brought to the table at the same time and the staff gave an informed run down of exactly what was on each plate, without... More 

Thank iand_11
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went to the cross and had the tasting menu with paired wines, the meal was absolutely superb as were the wines. The staff are very knowledgeable about there product, professional and attentive without being intrusive. The cross ranks right up there with the best restaurants in the midlands and it is obvious why, we are looking forward... More 

Thank Iain M
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken here for Sunday lunch by friends and left disappointed and embarrassed by the experience. The service was extremely slow and when our main courses eventually arrived they were not what we had ordered and were returned to the kitchen. Mistakes happen but the staff made us feel very uncomfortable. Despite a reduction on the bill of 25%... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$56
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 New Street, Kenilworth CV8 2EZ, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus Stop on New Street
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 853840
The Cross, Kenilworth is a pub restaurant serving excellent food, cooked by award winning chefs. The Cross started out as an inn back in the 19th century and was recently refurbished to reveal its original features. Expect a warm welcome, friendly service and stunning dishes, cooked using the very best local ingredients.

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?