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The Ancrum Cross Keys

££ - £££, British,
Ancrum, Jedburgh TD8 6XH, Scotland
+44 1835 830242
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“calamari” (2 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ancrum, Jedburgh TD8 6XH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very friendly local pub with amazing gourmet food. Local ales, friendly locals and staff. Visited 3 times in one week.

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a cosy country pub with an absolutely fabulous restaurant. The landlord and all the locals were really friendly when we called in for a drink one evening. We ate in the restaurant two evenings and the food was sensational. I can highly recommend...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a couple of nights in succession when staying at a nearby self-catering cottage and walking the first two sections of the St Cuthberts Way. Great choice of food and friendly service and catered well to providing gluten free food. Deceptively large beer garden...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Handing dined regularly here for last couple of years the menu is stale and the service is ok. The place needs money spent on it

Thank lauren r
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Only in here for drinks with the locals, it has a great selection of beers and gins etc. The food is excellent too with a great menu.

Thank cujimeScotland
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We had the dumplings to start with and followed up with the polenta and goat cheese and the cod in ale. All were cooked to perfection. Nice ales too. A very Scottish flavoured pub.

1  Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to The Borders for a week every year for the past fifteen. ‘This is the best dinner we’ve had in all that time and we have tried most local offerings over the years. Scallops were perfectly cooked with perfectly judged lime...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We visited for dinner which my in-laws and brother in-law. It was a great restaurant and the portions were quite good. The restaurant also has a nice patio but we didn't use it. Also there is a bathroom on the premises that is wheel chair...More

Thank Benjamin F
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Where to begin. The place feels dirty, the seats are the most uncomfortable I've ever had the misfortune to have to sit on in a restaurant and the cushions that are available make little to no difference. The place was the most disorganised I've ever...More

Thank SSVG030905
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is a really nice place - we went for dinner. They serve good, home produced, beers and their menu, while simple, is more than adequate. I thought the prices were quite reasonable and happily recommend it to anyone looking for decent food served by...More

Thank John S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ancrum, Jedburgh TD8 6XH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Jedburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1835 830242
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