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Ye Olde Cross Keys Inn

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Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
+44 1824 308081
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast lamb” (2 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for lunch on Christmas Eve with Rupert my grandson,daughter ,partner and my hubby ,walked in had the most friendly welcome ,went to our table beautiful set ,beautiful ambiance.so very accommodating as I only wanted soup as been unwell and it wasn't a...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked fo Christmas Eve and took our relatives for an evening meal. We felt welcome and the waitress was so lovely that we relaxed and enjoyed our pre Christmas meal. The food was delightful each of us chose something different but we all enjoyed...More

Thank Loraine J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overcooked disappointment and the most bizarre canapés I've ever seen. We booked for the main restaurant but were instead plonked in a draughty attic with only two other tables. Needless to say, we kept our jackets on throughout the meal. We were told to go...More

Thank faulksfodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely spot on. We stopped for a meal when visiting the area, and we can't speak highly enough of it. Staff was friendly and attentive, and food was very nice and reasonably priced for what they offered. Certainly a must go when visiting Ruthin area.

1  Thank enricsph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. The best chips we’ve ever tasted! Chips will never be the same ever again! The gammon was enormous, the belly pork sweet, the burger succulent & the sticky toffee pudding to die for 💕 The hostess was amazing too! She even moved music...More

Thank ALISON d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nearly didn’t go in as it’s looks not appeasing from the outside but sooo glad we did the best best best chips we’ve ever had in our lives The belly pork starter was awesome too and the sticky toffee pudding A little gem in Ruthin

Thank Clint J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we enjoyed a lovely lunch, in very comfortable surroundings, at Ye Olde Cross Keys today. What a hidden gem this is and if they continue to serve food as good as we had, it will go from strength to strength - THANK YOU!

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Really lovely venue for our family get together recently, warm reception from friendly, very pleasant and obliging staff. The food & service were first class. It is such a wonderful hidden gem, very stylish & tasteful décor, not fussy or pretentious. Informal, relaxed atmosphere and...More

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Evening Dinner as it was our Golden wedding anniversary. Lovely staff and very friendly nothing too much trouble a very good selection of food was available and the meal we had was nicely cooked. We will be visiting this establishment again as we had a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The group of 13 America Foodies that I was driving took me here. I don't know how they found it but I am glad they did and I would return again for sure! The service was friendly and professional whilst my food was top rate!...More

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12 March 2017|
Response from Kelvin H | Reviewed this property |
small layby outside, or roadside parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 308081
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This stunning, 16th century public house has been at the heart of Llanfwrog life for several centuries, having served travellers and locals on the outskirts of the beautiful medieval market town of Ruthin for nearly 500 years. Our historic Grade II listed building has recently undergone a major refurbishment, bringing the inn and the facilities on offer up to date without losing any of the charm and character that have made it such an enduring and enchanting feature of the picturesque Vale of Clwyd for hundreds of years. We also have a brand new beer garden with 6 individual patios, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The bar itself offers a fantastic selection of draft beers and lagers - including locally produced ales from the renowned Buzzard Brewery - while our impressive wine list has been hand-picked for us by our very own wine importer.
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