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The Cross Keys Inn

££ - £££, British,
Lydford - on - Fosse, Somerton TA11 7HA, England
+44 1963 240473
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (6 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
“treacle tart” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Lydford - on - Fosse, Somerton TA11 7HA, England
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time at the pub, booked a family roast for 4. Lovely, warm greeting as soon as we entered, dog friendly so took the dog as well. Great selection of local cider and ales, quirky large bar area with separate snug and restaurant. Beef lamb...More

Thank Kat_Gillard
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Love this little gem of a pub. Tom, Gareth and the gang are always friendly and will spare you time, no matter how busy they are. They put on an amazing party - nowhere else come close to Halloween’s spent here!! Food is generally very...More

Thank EstelleW72
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great service, lovely to see proper cider and ales etc and simple but scrummy pub grub! Love popping in here when we're visiting the in-laws.

Thank Roxanne C
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The Meal was good, the pub unfriendly, cold and unwelcoming. Service was pretty poor, we ate and ran, were glad to go. It was such a shame, a beautiful place, the town is lovely but I have never felt so unwelcome. The lady at the...More

Thank PhilPotton
Rookerybird, Public Relations Manager at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

We were mystified to receive your review, unfortunately we think you may have the wrong Cross Keys Inn as there are a few around. We are at Lydford -on -Fosse which is very much a country area and not in a town. We can't think...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

It doesn't matter what time of year or day/time of the week we go to the Cross Keys - what we do know is we will have an excellent meal or drink in a welcoming environment. Went today for Sunday lunch and it was delicious...More

Thank Blen
Rookerybird, Public Relations Manager at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and Sunday Lunch with us and hope you will visit again.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

we stayed in first class accomodation better than any smart hotel as the service was so genuine and friendly even if smaller rooms.Food was very good from a varied menu

Thank Bornholm_11
Rookerybird, Public Relations Manager at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will visit again.

Reviewed 23 October 2017

I contacted Tom at the Cross Keys because I wanted to book a large table for adults and children. He suggested putting us in their function room so that the kids could run around and play - it was perfect! We were able to sit...More

1  Thank amyhugill
Rookerybird, Public Relations Manager at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for your kind response. We are so pleased you enjoyed your family meal and visit. We hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Cosy friendly pub. Very dog friendly with free biscuits and water for the dogs. Food is excellent with a good choice on the menu plus plenty to choose from the specials board. and good value .

Thank gaynorjones10
Rookerybird, Public Relations Manager at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We wanted a good pub meal out, and the Cross Keys didn't fail to deliver this. We were all very happy with our meals and the staff were pleasant and attentive. The food was served promptly, although there were plenty of other diners eating at...More

Thank Nicky H
Rookerybird, Public Relations Manager at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent staff need there positions never left unattended for long camp site available easy to find cheapest food in the area

Thank Ricky F
Rookerybird, Front Office Manager at The Cross Keys Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lydford - on - Fosse, Somerton TA11 7HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Somerton
  • Phone Number: +44 1963 240473
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Description
We are a real ale country pub in the heart of Somerset, situated at the crossroads of the A37 and A3153 in the village of Lydford-on- Fosse, between the small market towns of Castle Cary and Somerton. Give us a try and sample great real ale, good wine and food in a relaxed country pub atmosphere.
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