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The Golden Cross

14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
+44 1743 362507
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“belly pork” (15 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here last year and had to come back for more. Not disappointed. Beautiful freshly cooked food and lovely wine. Staff v friendly and attentive. Great ambience in an eclectic setting. Eaten here twice this week and not disappointed either time. Would recommend the Camembert...More

Thank therobos89
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found this place by accident and I am so glad we did. Beautifully decorated and with a nice cosy feel, you felt like you were in someone's dinning room. We eat here twice, the food was really good and the Sunday lunch was excellent,...More

Thank marilyndp
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely atmosphere, great tasting local produce on offer, cracking Sunday lunch and a chocolate fondant & ginger ice cream to die for! Having tried & failed several times to eat in this lovely restaurant due to its popularity (always a good sign) we persevered, and...More

Thank ShropshireFoodie101
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and wine were excellent. Relaxed atmosphere. Service was great - I hate having a new best friend in restaurants but the service here was really good, friendly, polite and helpful without being OTT.

Thank Clive E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a party of four and enjoyed three great courses, which included starters, entrees and desert. All of the dishes were very good and we enjoyed speaking with the manager. It was a very nice experience. Be sure and try the smoked Mackerel rarebit...More

Thank Nickssupper
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for weekend with friends and ate here on the Friday night. Food excellent with good service. We were a table of 8 and "Mine Host" Gareth and his team looked after us well. Rooms are well appointed albeit mine smaller (but cheaper) than colleague's...More

Thank Evansabove1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as we were there in Shrewsbury only for the weekend and not having knowledge of this place we did not book and unfortunately we could not be accommodated. we had entered the restaurant to enquire if they had a table and whilst we could not...More

Thank WorcestershireJoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Very friendly staff. Decorated beautifully. Will definitely eat here again. We even made friends with another couple of diners who we ended up staying in there for more drinks with. Excellant!!!!

Thank kievie8961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is beautifully furnished and very welcoming. My partner had a ginger beer and I had a blueberry cordial, both of which were garnished with fresh mint and lime. We both had Welsh rarebit with pickled pear and walnuts. It's was beautiful, my only...More

Thank monkeymagic333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to the Golden Cross, having been tempted by the reviews and the menu. It is a distinctive restaurant, something to appreciate when so many places are part of a large group and whilst are often good, there is a sense of corporate sameness...More

Thank ShropshireClive
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Roger H
6 May 2017|
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Response from MissDJ82 | Reviewed this property |
Parking can be a bit tricky in Shrewsbury generally. There is some on street parking nearby but not a lot. Some local car parks are near by however.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 37
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Princess Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 362507
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