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The Cross Keys

#82 of 18,398 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
57 Black Lion Lane, London W6 9BG, England
+44 20 8748 3541
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
57 Black Lion Lane, London W6 9BG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming staff. Good Fuller’s beers and interesting and well executed menu. Black pudding scotch eggs are yummy with good chips too.More

Thank londonhammer2017
Crosskeys2013, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Londonhammer2017 thank you for talking the time to review the pub and for your kind words. However I feel it may have been sometime since your last visit as at the moment we don't have an operating kitchen. We do serve a great snack...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this pub last night for a catch up with friends and a good old fashioned pub quiz as one of us had been before and raved about the place. The pub quiz was great and the quizmaster was a wonderful host. The food...More

Thank 152lindsay
Crosskeys2013, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lindsay, May I start by thanking you for the kind words you have said about the pub and our quiz, our quiz master does indeed do a great job. As to your disappointment towards the filings in your Toasties I am sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went in with friends to watch sport and a few beers. Note: no food being served only bar snacks No sport was being played on screens. Apparently no sky or BT sport. Seems quite dead and boring but if you're looking to relax it's good...More

2  Thank physio_b
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

What a great find on a quiet back street in Hammersmith. London Pride on tap always a good sign. The two young guys behind the bar were professional and friendly. The pub was quiet but had good atmosphere. Felt really comfortable and would have stayed...More

Thank Luke C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

If I am in London I stay in the Best Western Chiswick Palace & Suites and the Cross Keys becomes my local - cracking little place where you can sit quietly in the corner with a good pint and watch the world wander along as...More

Thank andrew_rawlins
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We recently had our wedding reception in the barn area out the back of the pub. We had a beautiful evening and Tim and the team could not have been more helpful in the months building up to the wedding day. For our wedding reception...More

Thank jboy1989
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a great local pub, tucked away on the Hammersmith and Chiswick borders. The staff are universally friendly and the food surprisingly good for pub grub. Good for writers to find a corner to create in as well! Often the staff will come to...More

Thank MaverickTheatre
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Cross Keys is excellent for what it is - a local pub. It sits on a quiet street in a quiet residential neighborhood a few blocks away from the hustle and bustle of central Hammersmith. Its clientele is a mostly locals with a pleasant...More

Thank StanduMan
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a pub with a great little beer garden at the back, the pub layout is a bit differnet bt a great pub nonetheless.

Thank Faceyreviews
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello and thank you for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed ouir lovely beer garden and hope you come back soon so myself and my team can earn that allusive 5th star :) Cheers Tim

Reviewed 16 May 2017

My partner and I decided to visit this quaint little local pub for a beer and a bite to eat after all of the great reviews from travellers and locals alike. We were not disappointed! We ordered the fish and chips and the steak pie....More

3  Thank DanielVevers
CrossKeys57, General Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Daniel Wow thank you so much! Thanks for trying out our little slice of West London, it's great too hear we lived up too the hype :) We'd love to see you again next time you're in the area Take care Tim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Black Lion Lane, London W6 9BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8748 3541
  • E-mail
Tucked away in the back streets of London’s W6, The Cross Keys has all the right ingredients. Proper food, great value, exceptional ale and witty banter at the bar come as standard, while the roaring fire, darts board and board games are the icing on the cake. Pop in for a pint!
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