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The Cross Keys

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Peruvian, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, South American
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Calle Triunfo 350 | Second Floor, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 229227
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

A tranquil restaurant with pleasant atmosphere, and quality wifi, delicious and inexpensive meals, (Sol 15)

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Thank Dudi R
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant while cold and hungry and was invited by not pushy tauter. We follow him upstairs and there it was. Cosy and tastefully decorated with pleasant music. The food was delicious and we couldn't believe it costs only 15 soles. Limo Saltado was the best I had in Peru. Waiter was happy and courteous English speaking... More 

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1 Thank iveta62
Pazin, Croatia
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62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Unlike other places in Cusco, live music here starts earlier, at approx 8:30 PM. They have happy hour (two for one) and the local crew inviting people to the bar. Snacks are good, pisco sour too. Inside design is something between colonial and english pub furniture. Nice place for a drink, talk, dancing and/or meeting people. Staff is friendly, but... More 

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Thank MarkoPernic
Cusco, Peru
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

I apologise in advance for the length of my review, but I feel like our experience at the Cross Keys warrants it... We were beyond impressed. The bar itself - an "English pub", as it turns out, in all but appearance- is beautiful. A sweet second floor joint tucked away from the busier more touristic areas of town. We found... More 

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1 Thank EmmaBlueL
Tubingen, Germany
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201 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

This pub has great selection of beers, including ales like Old Speckled Hen or Delirium tremens. Great music - live - rock from my young days. Excellent snacks - chicken wings, cold cuts, olives, bread and cheeses, cheese tortillas - good food. Great ambiente - mix of English pub and Cusco colonial furniture - bright service. We enjoyed it tonight,... More 

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Thank Dr Hermann Jose... T
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Stumbled upon this place after dinner one night and to my delight we found a lovely selection of craft beers that are made locally. I wasn't expecting much from the IPA having read weak reviews on Peruvian craft beers, but this IPA was pretty solid. They had live music the night we went, mostly classic rock and the staff was... More 

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Thank Sarah W
Tasmania
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58 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

On the 2nd floor of a building @ Triunfo 350 and I called in for a couple of beers only on 2 occasions. Very enjoyable staff to talk to and it was clean and I would have liked to visit it again. Worth a visit as the Crystal beers were very cold and very nice. Should I visit Cusco again... More 

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Thank WartyTasmania
Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

I'm an Irish Rugby fan, and was frustrated when Cusco's Irish Pub wouldn't show the Irish Match. So I went the the English Pub, The Cross Keys, and they couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. They changed their channels to accommodate me, and even recorded the game so I could come back and watch it again if I liked.... More 

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Thank Ben M
Cusco, Peru
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

There are copies, but this is the real article - nice atmosphere, great food & brews, convenient location.

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Thank MikeinCusco
London, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

Went to this restaurant on the recommendation of a guide with a large group. Our visit was booked. There was already a large group at this restaurant and although drinks were ordered and delivered to tables after about 30 minutes food orders were not taken until about an hour had elapsed. Food delivery was hit and miss with some of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, South American
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Triunfo 350 | Second Floor, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 229227

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