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US$6 - US$33
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews burger hand cut chips gnocchi fish and chips soup sticky toffee pudding excellent atmosphere traditional pub high quality food great beer small menu first class warm welcome varied menu chef dog tastiest
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Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

I was cycling past on a cold Sunday and thought “that looks interesting “ . So I pulled over, put on a mask and headed inside. My order for a half pint and a packet of crisps was taken outside and that’s where I settled...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service. Jenny looked after us very well on both of our visits during our week in Ancrum. We’d highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 26 August 2020

A small menu but really tasty food. We had the aranncini and soup to start then we all had burgers. Nice hand cut chips with skins on and seasoned, burgers with all the trimmings. Couldn’t manage pudding but we’ve booked to go back later in...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 22 February 2020

Very high quality food, well-prepared, served with a smile. Chef able to vary the dish to suit, if required, too. Atmosphere very welcoming, with the staff being communicative and responsive. Particularly enjoyed the gnocchi main, which was one of the tastiest pasta dishes that I...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020

we ate in the back bar with our dog, very helpful staff, varied menu we had smoked haddock with a yummy sauce, and sticky toffee pudding, also had a take away of fish and chips, we will certainly go again, wish we lived nearer !

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 6 February 2020

Called in without a booking hoping there would be a free table .... We were in luck and had Sunday.Roast dinner. with a lovely bottle of Merlot great way to end the weekend in a lovely cozy environment.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 February 2020 via mobile

Wow, a lovely veggie gnocchi with wild mushrooms and fab fish and chips. Warm welcome, staff are lovely. Will be back.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 18 January 2020

CANNOT RECOMMEND the Cross Keys enough. We had the best night out ever. The ribs/wings were beyond what we expected and it was so delicious. Can’t wait for the next one! Go Go Go

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 14 December 2019

Just a few minutes off the A68 this is the perfect stop off when travelling up to Edinburgh. A real traditional pub with great beer. We had the Sunday lunch and it was amazing - lovely, pink succulent beef and a good selection of vegetables....More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 23 November 2019

Food offering very good BUT dining room cold ......wood burning stove had been allowed to go out on one of the coldest nights of the year so far. Requests for more warmth resulted in a few kindlers in the stove which burned for about 10...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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20 July 2019|
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Response from Cross Keys A | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed in the bar area as well as the side bar we have and in the back part of the restaurant. Hope this helps.
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  • The Ancrum Cross Keys is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4