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The Cross Keys

$$ - $$$, British,
Midford Road, Bath BA2 5RZ, England
+44 1225 849180
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Midford Road, Bath BA2 5RZ, England
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

England is the home of the cider. Is it possible find a traditional freehouse with a low quality ciders? We ordered 3 pints of cider, one of a more commercial brand and 2 of local producers. Only one had a good quality and temperature, the...More

Thank Arianna B
Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that you were unhappy about your experience Arianna. We are proud to be able to offer local ciders which are produced only a few hundred yards from the pub, and we are sure of their good quality. We regret that...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great sunday roast!! The food was delicious and the servis was great . Higly recomented!!! We will be back!

Thank Mgrigoriadi
Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Mgrigoriadi! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Having decided to travel the scenic route into Bath to avoid the City centre we came across this pub after a very enjoyable and picturesque winding route through some glorious countryside. From the outside it looks like a mini castle made of Bath stone, albeit...More

Thank M G
Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you very much for your review M G! We appreciate your favourable comments - they are a great acknowledgement of our dedicated team. We are very happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 13 February 2018

Seafood basket contained two small pieces of calamari rings, two prawns, two small pieces of battered cod. When I say small 1 1/2 inch wide by 1/2 inch high. Masses of peas and chips. Batter was over cooked. Fish and chips, masses of chips and...More

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Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Hello Sue Y, our apologies for your experience on Monday but we were more busy than expected at this time of the year. We are extremely disappointed that the food was not up to the usual standard and that we did not meet your expectations....More

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Monday lunchtime, pub was very quiet but we made very welcome but a super friendly bar man, the fire was roaring which made for a nice atmosphere. Drinks arrived very promptly, we chose from a varied menu, food arrived after an approx...More

1  Thank mrsbake1
Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for your review mrsbake1 and for bringing this to our attention, I will pass it to the team. We are very happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, and a good kids' menu. Adult food was below expectations - risotto was mush, paella was runny, and the beef and bourguignon was watery and lacking body.More

Thank Rodney M
CAP1957, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hello Rodney Thank you for taking the time to report your findings, naturally we are extremely disappointed that we did not meet you expectations. We take great pride in our standards and usually get very positive feedback. Please can you contact us directly on our...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Nice pub and friendly staff. Sunday lunch was fine although both the lamb and beef were slightly overcooked which was a shame. The cauliflower cheese was, on the other hand, definitely on the al dente side. The children’s chicken goujons were deep fried rather than...More

Thank Daniel P
Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thanks for bringing this to our attention Daniel, and our apologies that the food was not up to the usual standard. I will pass this to the team. We hope that you will visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 14 January 2018

Chanced a lunch at this pub and was delighted with the welcoming bar staff and food. Good varied and affordable menu, with lovely open fire and pleasant atmosphere. Would recommend.

Thank magoober13
Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for your review magoober13! We are very happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 11 December 2017

We had supper here on Saturday evening. My salmon turned out to be definitely off & the chef agreed saying it was the last one. it smelled really bad with a pretty unpleasant aftertaste. luckily the small amount eaten didnt make me sick. I chose...More

1  Thank TANGOGloucestershire
Cross Keys P, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hello TANGOGloucestershire, My name is Brian and I am the head chef at the Cross Keys. I am very disappointed to read your review and sorry you didn't enjoy your meal. Here at the Cross Keys we are very proud of our Level 5 hygiene...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We had dinner and some drinks at Cross Keys as this was very close to our B and B. The pub has been updated with new paint and is well decorated. Dinner was hearty British fare and the portions were generous. Service was quick and...More

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Joanna P
13 April 2018|
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Response from Cross Keys P | Property representative |
Hello Joanna, We have some gluten free options on our main menu and also we can adapt some dishes to dietary requirements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midford Road, Bath BA2 5RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 849180
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