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Cross Keys

43 Main Street | Upton, Newark-on-Trent NG23 5SY, England
+44 1636 813269
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moules” (6 reviews)
“beef” (14 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Main Street | Upton, Newark-on-Trent NG23 5SY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Frank has perfected something so simple, scallops and tiger prawn kebab with hollandaise sauce. Just amazing. If I could have I would have licked my plate but instead I wiped it up with one of my husbands amazing crunchy fluffy chips!

Thank Bridget D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read a recent review I felt compelled to write a review about my evening at The Cross Keys. To be fair I am a regular as this is my village pub, but equally I eat out very regularly across a varied range of restaurants...More

1  Thank lep1232017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in our way back again from Newark hospital on Wednesday lunchtime and it was really busy with a great atmosphere. We were told that there might be a short delay as the kitchen was really busy but as we had eaten here plenty of...More

1  Thank gordon s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to change our Wednesday food venue and traveled twenty miles to this pub and found a basic food menu attempting to be inspired.We opted for a safe dish- fish and chips The chips were supposed to be twice cooked but I doubt whether...More

1  Thank SarahL05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us booked lunch on a weekday, and the place was pretty full, with a great atmosphere and friendly welcome. The two-course menu was only £10.00, and the food was really very good. However, the main course took 40 minutes to arrive after was...More

Thank BritabroadSouthwell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked originally as a group of 15 and then on Saturday 3 more joined our group. Alison happily accommodated the extras even though the meal had been pre-booked. Unfortunately some of our group then took it upon themselves to change dessert orders, but again...More

2  Thank shirleybarnett2
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal in a warm and welcoming pub. Highly recommended, good value. Everyone enjoyed the visit and another table booked for next week.

4  Thank garywoodward001
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely pub with friendly staff, great food (I had the fish pie) and great beer, thank you Cross Keys

2  Thank SZig
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Called in after a few weeks break and as usual everything was excellent and even more fish dishes on the menu! Much to my husbands delight! It must be the best pub around Southwell and certainly the best fish dishes we have ever eaten in...More

2  Thank miamunchkin
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Popped in on our way home for a meal. What a lovely, cosy pub with welcoming, friendly service and lots of lovely Gin! A wide menu selection at value for money prices. I had the moules, which came in a humongous casserole, cooked to perfection...More

1  Thank AliF881
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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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