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Cross Keys

43 Main Street | Upton, Newark-on-Trent NG23 5SY, England
+44 1636 813269
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
43 Main Street | Upton, Newark-on-Trent NG23 5SY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch on 22nd with a couple of friends who were visiting and had a beautiful meal. The pub was very busy so were glad we always book but the service was quick & friendly & the food was once again one of...More

2  Thank gordon s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my elderly parents and two young children for dinner in Friday night . Table for six booked at late notice and the food and service was excellent. Very relaxed atmosphere and personable service. Large varied menu amazing food . Highly recommend.

2  Thank Ianqb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A magnificent oak pew greeted us on entry - what is the history of that? - before walking into the small bar where a round table for the six of us and very good ales awaited. Was last here about two years ago but sadly...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Based on comments from friends who had eaten here we booked for Sunday lunch after the England/Panama match! 4 of us ate, the value was very good at 2 courses for £12.95, and the house wine was very quaffable. The quality of food and the...More

1  Thank Bagabargain
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Visiting friends living locally they suggested we all eat Dinner here. Good Choice!!! Clearly very popular with "Locals" - especially the great value offer of £10 for a 2 course meal if you go before 7.00. However we were dining later and all chose from...More

1  Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Went with friends on a Friday evening. Great atmosphere and beautiful food. Very clean and old fashioned with nice staff. Would definitely recommend.

2  Thank 971helenj
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We meet at The Cross Keys for lunch every week after tennis, and we look forward to a warm welcome from Alison and a delicious meal. Cosy in the Winter and great to sit outside in the summer , we love the atmosphere here. There...More

3  Thank LisaDH
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We've just been for lunch - our first visit. Great atmosphere, cosy and, despite being busy, not too noisy to hear each other. Excellent menu choices and the food was amazing and reasonably priced for the quality. A relaxing place with a warm welcome. Definitely...More

5  Thank Martin P
Reviewed 14 March 2018

A very friendly village pub, well frequented by locals, that provides excellent fare in a warm and cosy atmosphere. There is a very wide choice of food available, including an amazing £10 for 2 course lunchtime offer. Alison and Steve run the pub with the...More

3  Thank Nick_S1173140
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We haven’t been out for a while but decided to book for Mother’s Day for 4 of us and what a treat it was It was a beautiful menu with plenty of choice with either 1, 2 or 3 courses. 2 of us had the...More

3  Thank miamunchkin
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Andrea P
20 June 2017|
Response from miamunchkin | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are very dog friendly! Each time I have been there are often dogs in the bar area 😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 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: 43 Main Street | Upton, Newark-on-Trent NG23 5SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 813269
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A friendly, warm atmosphere in which to enjoy great home cooked, fresh food which is locally sourced where possible and lovingly prepared by our French Chef who has a penchant for Fish Dishes.
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