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The Cross Keys

££ - £££, British,
The Cross Keys 13 High Street | High Street, Pulloxhill MK45 5HB, England
+44 1525 712442
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
The Cross Keys 13 High Street | High Street, Pulloxhill MK45 5HB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my elderly mother to the Cross Keys for Sunday lunch for her birthday, and without doubt this pub serves the best pub Sunday lunch I've ever had - and I've had a few! My mother had the roast beef and I went large...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over 40 years in one family, this is surely right up there for quality, value, and a warm welcome. Paul and his staff go the extra mile, and his catchphrase is "No problem"......and he means it. Rarely to I have to ask for a "Doggy...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Second time coming here with my elderly father who likes the 'retired persons' menu. Had to complain last time...ordered a white wine topped up with soda water. Apparantly they don't do soda water 'on tap' and bought me an opened bottle of 'fever tree' soda...More

Thank jenwilliams3868
Paul M, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

I am so sorry to hear that, obviously a mistake in the kitchen and we were a member of staff down due to sickness. I can only apologise about the ham and I have heard about the soda saga. If you come back and book...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice atmosphere. Nice looking old pub. They food was really excellent and lots of it. Very good value. Service was also good. They work very hard in this place and the overall experience nice was excellent.

Thank Dean T
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We ordered a pint and a half of lime and soda on a really hot day. The bar maid seemed distracted as she asked 3 times if we wanted ice. She handed over the drinks & the price was £6.15. We were horrified. When asked...More

Thank Daleswalker4
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We had left it a bit late to book, so had our meal in the bar, which is in the oldest part of the pub. There was a good choice of courses on the menu, and we decided to just have a main course and...More

1  Thank PeterL40
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great Sunday lunch good portion size lots of fresh veg. Great service. Friendly staff. Would definitely go again

Thank BedfordshireJane
Paul M, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hello Jane Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again. Regards The Cross Keys Team

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Attentive service by friendly staff. Very enjoyable food cooked and served in a reasonable amount of time. The food is reasonablt priced

Thank Tricia M
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Visited last Sunday for the first time and was very impressed. Warm welcome from the staff and nice decor & atmosphere. Service was quick, without being rushed and the food was really, really good. Tender meat, good gravy. Plus they had lots of mustards -...More

1  Thank Mendoza_25R
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Went here for mother’s day lunch. Pub was nice and food was ok for what you paid. Ferrero rocher cheesecake was by far the best course

Thank TomB1980
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2017|
Response from Fancotteers |
Hi there, yes we do have a few options on our menu.... vegetable burrito and a sweet potato, spinach and chick pea curry are a couple of options plus we have a 'specials' blackboard which often includes a vegetarian option.
6 March 2017|
Response from Philip M | Property representative |
Hi, there is parking for nearly 40 cars, plus an overflow car park that could accommodate several hundred cars and busses.
1 February 2017|
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Response from Philip M | Property representative |
Hello, There are many items on the menu which are gluten-free, from Sirloin Steak, Mixed Grill, Gammon and eggs, Chicken breast pork & apricot patti - all served with fresh local vegetables. We also do a range of salads... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cross Keys 13 High Street | High Street, Pulloxhill MK45 5HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Pulloxhill
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 712442
  • E-mail
This historic 16th century Pub and Restaurant has been run by the same family for over 45 years. Offering extremely good value meals and a friendly atmosphere. There is a large outside garden for children, summer patio and field for customers to use. The Cross Keys also offers full outside catering for any size event.
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