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The Cross Keys

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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34 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AA, England
+44 1908 528145
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had Sunday lunch in here, starters amazing and well went for Lambs which was also realyl good. One of the nicest meals I have hade in this country for ages. Really good stuff

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1 Thank mikehZ8016SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here, really nice pub. Food was fantastic and so was the atmosphere. It's a real hidden gem, summertime it would be a great shout as they have a spacious beer garden. They also hold a great beer festival! Get down and see for yourself! Staff are also really friendly Kathy looked after us very well.

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Thank George P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess you'd only really know about this place if your local. We had a night here for a party some friends were throwing, I have to say what a great pub and friendly people working there. We couldn't have felt more at home and it seemed everyone got the treatment as if we were regulars. The food was great,... More 

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CrossKeysWoolstone, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments which i will be sure to pass on to the team. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us, here at the Keys we like to make all of our guests feel at home. We can't wait to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Hannah More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch in here last week and was very very impressed. One of the nicest meals I have hade in this country for ages. Really good stuff

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1 Thank FastChar
Linslade, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch today to check out the food as I am launching a business meeting club here in January. Can't fault the food. The chips are fantastic. The couple running the pub are so nice and enthusiastic it makes a lovely vibe. Everyone relaxed and happy in here.

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1 Thank Macratuk
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old pub, thatched roof, great service, gorgeous food, we both had a sausage sandwich & fries , my description doesn't do it justice, it was delicious ! We will definetly be back !

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1 Thank Chris L
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fine, service friendly and efficient, 2 courses each plus a shared dessert 1 large wine and a pint of Directors for £50. Shame about the clientele, a large party of about 20 people arrived in small groups none of which have doors in their houses as I had to shut the door on 4 occasions. One woman in... More 

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1 Thank PandJ B
CrossKeysWoolstone, Manager at The Cross Keys, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are please that you enjoyed our food and service. We pride ourselves on using fresh, locally sourced products to create all of our home made dishes and our team are passionate on providing stunning service. In regards to your overall experience I am extremely sorry if this particular party impacted on your night.... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live 50 odd miles away and I will definitely travel there again. Food was a superb large tasty portion. Presented well and tasted devine.. highly recommended. Staff very attentive and helpful. Not the cheapest but you definitely get what you pay for.

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1 Thank Sonia C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting the Cross Keys and we had a lovely meal, the baked camembert was a real favourite. Good atmosphere and staff made us feel very welcome. We will definitely be returning soon!

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1 Thank Laura N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great choice great value great food. Service amazing. Dined with friends great evening starters mains and desert choice great value.

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1 Thank Amanda J
CrossKeysWoolstone, Owner at The Cross Keys, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Amanda. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience and cannot wait to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Hannah More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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