We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Cross Keys Inn

££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2 West Street | Kings Cliffe, Peterborough PE8 6XA, England
+44 1780 470276
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Open now
See all hours
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 36: English reviews
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a campsite nearby (Fineshade) and we were looking for an unfused but decent evening meal. The Cross Keys fitted the bill very nicely. We enjoyed chatting to the landlord and lady, the local beers were excellent (we had the Cross Keys, concocted by the landlord) and my Steak and Stilton pie was the best I've ever... More 

Thank ThreeShoes
Bobbles H, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for the wonderful review. I'm am so glad you enjoyed the ale and food. I hope you had a great stay at Fineshades and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Regards Geoff More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Called in just for a quick drink and was so pleased we did. The selection of drinks available and glasses were excellent. The bar man was so friendly polite and had a good laugh with him. To say the least this quick drink ended up a few pints and hours later it was brilliant. We will definitely be back. The... More 

Thank 258Grt
Geoff6787, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your review. It was great to see you and would love to see you again. So glad you had a good time. More 

Level Contributor
63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very warm welcome,made at ease straight away,food was delicious,very tasty,reasonably priced as well,would highly recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Joan S
Bobbles H, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Joan for you kind review. It was a shame the weather was not better as there are some lovely walks in the area. Hopefully we will see you again when the weather is better and I can advise you on some very scenic areas. Regards Geoff More 

Level Contributor
43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Having seen the good reviews on trip advisor we decided to have a drive out to this pub for Sunday lunch. Warm welcome,friendly and relaxing atmosphere and lovely food at very reasonable prices. Served quickly. Very enjoyable and would recommend this place.

Thank lilmissworry
Bobbles H, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review. We are always thankful for feedback and always welcome new custom. Many thanks Geoff More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We've been meaning to visit the Cross Keys for a while since moving to this area, so glad we did!! Had Sunday Lunch today and we were not disappointed, excellent value, good quality ingredients and plenty of it, topped off by a delicious homemade rhubarb crumble and custard. It was every bit as good as a home cooked roast and... More 

Thank UKKanda
Bobbles H, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We strive to give great customer service and lovely food at all times. It is also very appriciated when we get such positive feed back. We both hope to see you again in the near future. Regards Geoff and Janice More 

Rothwell, null, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

popped in on the off chance and glad we did, nice friendly independant pub , nice food good value and friendly staff, 2 courses for a tenner

Thank Simon W
Bobbles H, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our pub. It is always great to see new faces in the villiage More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
1,143 reviews
545 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,125 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I have always wanted to visit this pub as i spent a large amount of time at my grandparents house in Park street 100 yards away as a child.The Cross Keys is well over 200 years old and is packed with old features....the original 18th century salt cellar being one of many.We were greeted by the landlord/landlady and asked for... More 

1 Thank shane s
Bobbles H, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you had a lovely day and also enjoyed reminiscing in kings cliffe. Hopefully next time you are here we can get five stars. Many thanks again More 

Essex, England
Level Contributor
174 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Spent four nights drinking in the Cross Keys when I was staying at the Haycock. I had a great time meeting the locals. The Landlord and Landlady are very nice and welcoming serve a good selection of beers lagers and ales. Unfortunately they do not do food.

Thank Tad666
Bobbles H, Owner at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this review

We are very glad you had a great time at the cross keys. Just to let you know for your next visit, we do do food on most days. The only times there isn't food is Sunday night and Monday. Please check our website for menu. Hope to see you again soon. Geoff More 

1 review
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a drink after a long walk. Polite friendly staff who are very welcoming! Many offers available in the week for food and also a happy hour every Monday!

Thank Adam_Collins29
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We have been eating and drinking at the Cross Keys for over a year and it has become better and better. The hosts, Janice and Jeff, are always welcoming and make the pub attractive and comfortable with a great, real fire during the winter months. The food is of really good quality and the menu is varied and interesting. The... More 

Thank Jacqueline W

Travellers who viewed The Cross Keys Inn also viewed

Wansford, Peterborough
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Been to The Cross Keys Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 West Street | Kings Cliffe, Peterborough PE8 6XA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 470276
Tradition English country pub, offering value for money quality food

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Cross Keys Inn and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Cross Keys Inn staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?