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The Cross Keys

££ - £££, British,
Main Street, Kippen, Scotland
+44 1786 870293
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak pie” (8 reviews)
“cullen skink” (9 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Main Street, Kippen, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little place is proof the Scots do cosy better than the Danes! Real fire crackling away, olde world atmosphere, locals in to enjoy a beer with their book and the most delightfully gentle and calm dog to greet you at the door. You're right...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time we booked till the time we checked out, each and every expectation was exceeded by the staff of The Cross Keys! The pub was a wonderful place to spend time with great food, friendly people and a really wonderful feel to every...More

Thank ScottMac01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were initially reluctant to go inside the pub on the outside is pretty uninviting!! But once inside a little gem beautiful open fire and really cosy, the menu is small but the food and service is excellent!! So much so that we went back...More

Thank michele j
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We arrived at the Cross Keys on a wet August afternoon and we were not impressed with the outside,however once inside our attitude changed. The rooms were fresh,bright and very comfortable and the staff could not do enough for us. Diner in the bar where...More

Thank gepff p
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were lucky on a driech Sunday evening to get a table, worth booking especially when the local folk band are in (which I think is the first Sunday of every month). Can't fault the place lovely food, craft beers, lovely open fire and great...More

Thank LilOleEuan
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The smoked fish taco starter is p perfect. I followed it with beautifully cooked lamb and squash puree with fried potatoes. Delicious you should get there it f you are in the area of Stirling castle.

Thank Iain M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were tasked with scattering ashes on Loch Lomond and, not knowing the area, I tried to get lodging at one of the towns bordering the Loch. As they were all fully booked I looked further afield and found The Cross Keys...More

Thank DavidFox
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived around 1930 on a Saturday night without a reservation (yes, should have known better). Was seated in the pub section after only a few minutes wait. My wife had the lamb rump roast and I steak pie. Both were excellent, although I would have...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Came across The Cross Keys whilst searching for restaurants near Thornhill. So glad that we decided to go. Service was fast and very friendly. The food was delicious. I chose the sunday roast and it was fantastic. My sister went for the fish supper and...More

Thank jemma l
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Ate here three times last week. First Sunday lunch with roast beef and Yorkshires which is very tasty and really hits the spot. On Monday night they do a 2 F 1 on burgers which includes four types. We had the classic, pulled pork and...More

Thank 97Foodlover
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Kippen, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Kippen
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 870293
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