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34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
+44 1908 528145
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great Sunday lunch great service aswell food was very good will be back . Good selection of real ales and good wine list . We all went home very full 😎

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Thank spannermokey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

WOW! Outstanding overall food customer service! Fabulous for gluten free options and really accommodated all the family requests. Thank you so much for making my sons birthday so special. Fantastic value for money!!!

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Thank Irene W
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were shopping in MK and thought it would be nice to go for some food. TripAdvisor mentioned this highly rated pub which was close, so off we went! We immediately were greeted in a really friendly way, it was full but someone just left so we were told to wait for 5 min and they'll have a table ready.... More 

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Thank Anke B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to the cross keys for lunch on February 25th. The service and food was excellent and excellent value for money. I would recommend to family and friends

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Thank Nicola H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have now had two Sunday lunches in three weeks and I can confirm that the pub is now better than it has ever been in seventeen years' experience. The food is consistently very good. The cauliflower cheese was a bit runny for my taste but, overall, no complaints.

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Thank nmunro121
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch - we ate off set menu. Good size starters for a set menu. Well cooked and presented main courses and sweet gooey pudding. Ideal and for the price excellent value. The pub is cool and well decorated. The lady who served us was really nice and efficient. So if it is that good why isn't it... More 

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Thank Trainslag
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Cross Keys at the start of the year and have now been three times. This is a restaurant that serves real, good quality, fresh food, cooked well and presented attractively, in a very pleasant ambience, at a reasonable price. Aaron, our waiter on each occasion, combined efficiency with warmth and humour. It can get busy so booking... More 

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1 Thank GeoffandCazz
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing evening here. Eight of us altogether met for a reunion.. Friendly staff and great food but there was a surprise- a live band was playing that night and it just was the icing on the cake. Definitely another visit already planned....

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1 Thank sab19632016
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a mistake we had starters! The main courses were huge and very tasty. Kids menu good as well. The only blots, service a bit slow - they were really busy and the cauliflower cheese, very runny

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1 Thank Stephen W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked in secretly for myself and partner at the Crosskeys and had an absolutely brilliant night from the minute we entered until we left very late. My partner ordered scallops for her starter which came presented in shell dishes sea bass main and lemon tart dessert and the whole meal was perfection on a plate. I ordered asparagus starter which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 528145
Description
The Cross Keys is a traditional pub and dining venue located in the heart of Milton Keynes, 3 miles away from the Centre:MK shopping centre. Our passion is catering for people looking for good quality, fresh, homemade food. Our head chef James sources local produce to create classic dishes with a contemporary twist. Here at the Cross Keys our aim is to provide the top quality dining experience with all the character of an attractive country pub. It's the perfect setting to meet with friends, celebrate a special occasion with the family, or just have a chilled drink after work. We cater for all occasions, big and small. We hope to see you soon. Hannah (Manager) & James (Head chef)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?