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Ye Olde Cross Keys Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
+44 1824 308081
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast lamb” (2 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found this little gem of a place. Very friendly atmosphere. Service was great. Food was amazing and plenty of fine wines to choose from. Staff were very attentive and food and drink served in a timely manner. I will certainly be visiting Ye Olde Cross...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I recently visited Ye Olde Cross Keys in Ruthin. I had the most fantastic warm welcome. The food was outstanding ad the service couldnt be faulted. The choice of specialist wines was a bonus and I will certainly look out for the next wine or...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. great outside space. I recomend the steak. Service was great and food came promptly

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Cross Keys before but this time the service was awful. We had booked 1.30pm on Mother's Day but were not seated until nearly 3; the meals were inconsistent and a long time coming. There was little choice for vegetarians on...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely meal, attentive staff and every effort to make meal and family gathering bery enjoyable, thank you

Thank Tenovus14
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We came here for lunch on Christmas Eve with Rupert my grandson,daughter ,partner and my hubby ,walked in had the most friendly welcome ,went to our table beautiful set ,beautiful ambiance.so very accommodating as I only wanted soup as been unwell and it wasn't a...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We booked fo Christmas Eve and took our relatives for an evening meal. We felt welcome and the waitress was so lovely that we relaxed and enjoyed our pre Christmas meal. The food was delightful each of us chose something different but we all enjoyed...More

1  Thank Loraine J
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Overcooked disappointment and the most bizarre canapés I've ever seen. We booked for the main restaurant but were instead plonked in a draughty attic with only two other tables. Needless to say, we kept our jackets on throughout the meal. We were told to go...More

1  Thank faulksfodie
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely spot on. We stopped for a meal when visiting the area, and we can't speak highly enough of it. Staff was friendly and attentive, and food was very nice and reasonably priced for what they offered. Certainly a must go when visiting Ruthin area.

1  Thank enricsph
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. The best chips we’ve ever tasted! Chips will never be the same ever again! The gammon was enormous, the belly pork sweet, the burger succulent & the sticky toffee pudding to die for 💕 The hostess was amazing too! She even moved music...More

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12 March 2017|
Response from Kelvin H | Reviewed this property |
small layby outside, or roadside parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwrog Street | Llanfwrog, Ruthin LL15 2AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 308081
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This stunning, 16th century public house has been at the heart of Llanfwrog life for several centuries, having served travellers and locals on the outskirts of the beautiful medieval market town of Ruthin for nearly 500 years. Our historic Grade II listed building has recently undergone a major refurbishment, bringing the inn and the facilities on offer up to date without losing any of the charm and character that have made it such an enduring and enchanting feature of the picturesque Vale of Clwyd for hundreds of years. We also have a brand new beer garden with 6 individual patios, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The bar itself offers a fantastic selection of draft beers and lagers - including locally produced ales from the renowned Buzzard Brewery - while our impressive wine list has been hand-picked for us by our very own wine importer.
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