We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Cross Keys Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1 Cross Keys Chequer | Queens Street, Salisbury SP1 1EL, England
+44 1722 320933
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 74: English reviews
Malaga, Spain
Level Contributor
300 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in mid morning on a cold wet Tuesday for Tea and an Almond Croissant. Service was fairly prompt despite the problems the waitress appeared to be having with her ipad for taking the order. I think it took her longer to resolve that issue than serve the tea. The tea was a generous pot for one and the croissant... More 

Helpful?
Thank peterwV975TL
Andover, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I loved it here - living in Salisbury for years I have never been so thought it was about time we did. We went for an early dinner and it was lovely and run by a family business and on their most busy day of the year they were still friendly. The food menu was simple but tasty and home... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bunny R
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My husband and I visited for lunch yesterday afternoon. We were greeted with a young man shouting at us over the counter, wanting to know how many people were to be seated. We were then ushered to one table, within five minutes of us sitting down, he then asked us to move to another table just in case a large... More 

Helpful?
Thank Emma H
Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch with my husband, unfortunately due to being let down by the chef we had to wait a long time for our order. While waiting we were entertained!!! by a very loud lady on the table next to us who by the end of our lunch we felt we knew her entire family. When our order arrived it... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lin M
Croydon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I visited this restauran twice in the last week. Had lunch and a breakfast. Both very nice, staff very friendly and restaurant very comfortable and quaint

Helpful?
Thank jennyB761961
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

searched for somewhere to get a beer and sandwich at lunchtime and this place came up trumps. Freshly made sandwich, reasonable choice of beers, finished off with an excellent espresso and delicious carrot cake. Very pleasant staff as well.

Helpful?
Thank Dampman
British tourist
Level Contributor
50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We popped in her for a coffee and cake one Saturday whilst out shopping, I was more than disappointed as the carrot cake looked lovely but it was so dry it felt like sawdust in my mouth. With so many different places to go for coffee and cake in Salisbury we won't be back here.

Helpful?
Thank Bikerboi
Sydney
Level Contributor
106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The inside of the cafe is small, but welcoming. The staff were very attentive and helpful. The size of our meals and even coffees was very generous.

Helpful?
Thank AussieBushSally
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
296 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Visited with friends after telling them how good my last visit was. My friends were disappointed with the small roast dinner, they thought it was expensive for what it was and that the meal was not homemade. My sandwich was ok.

Helpful?
Thank roscwmbran
Ferndown, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
254 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Having failed to get served at another cafe we left and came across the Cross Keys. Part of an ancient building, whilst small, it was pleasant and we had a smiley welcome. The coffee was good and the cake tasty so a nice break from shopping.

Helpful?
Thank ccws50

Travellers who viewed The Cross Keys Restaurant also viewed

Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salisbury, Wiltshire
 
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salisbury, Wiltshire
 

Been to The Cross Keys Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cross Keys Chequer | Queens Street, Salisbury SP1 1EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 320933

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Cross Keys Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?