Now serving Guinness

A wise man invented beer, A smart man drinks it, But a genius drinks Guinness. Now being served day and night at The Cross Keys Epperstone. Find your tipple here.

The Cross Keys Fireworks Display 2018

Saturday November 3rd from 7pm, £4 on the door, under 12s free! Featuring an outdoor bar serving locally brewed Nottingham Brewery real ales, fruity ciders and snacks. Outdoor barbeque serving burgers, hot dogs and the finest quality mushy peas and mint sauce- a match made in heaven? A SHOW NOT TO BE MISSED!!!

Great British Pub Awards National Finalists

We are absolutely over the moon to be able to announce that we are FINALISTS in the ‘Best Food Pub’ category in the Great British Pub Awards!!! These awards are national and it’s such an amazing achievement to have been shortlisted, but once again we couldn’t have done it without all our wonderful customers.. THANKYOU❤️❤️❤️ […]

Winners of Best Out of Town

After months of voting, nominations and judging from mystery diners we are thrilled to announce that The Kitchen at The Cross Keys is officially the winner of The Nottingham Post Food & Drink Awards 2018 ‘Best Out of Town Venue’! Put on by The Nottingham Post, the Awards were a huge success with all the […]

World Cup 2018

Are you as excited as us about the World Cup this year?! Come and join us on the decking where we’ll be showing all World Cup 2018 games throughout summer on our outdoor television. (We do have an indoor TV on the off chance it rains, although it is England so it’s pretty inevitable). England’s […]

BBC ‘Royal Recipes’

Our very own royal chef was on BBC’s ‘Royal Recipes’ informing the nation what the Royal Family love to eat. Click here for the first episode Des appears in, constructing a hearty venison wellington dish and

Tourism Pub of the Year 2017

We are overjoyed to be able to announce that we came home with the Tourism Pub of the Year award on Thursday night. The awards event was a lovely evening, hosted by All About Tourism at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. It was an unexpected win but obviously it was a pleasant surprise and went down […]

The Cross Keys Bonfire Night 2017

It’s that time of year again! As our fireworks display was so popular last year and 2015 we’ve decided that it would be rude not to participate this year. Saturday 4th November from 7pm, entry is priced at £3.50 and under 12s free! There will be an outdoor bar serving Nottingham Brewery Ale and The […]

Filming Royal Recipes

The camera crews were back at The Cross Keys this week filming for a brand new show for the BBC called Royal Recipes. The new show is a royal-themed food programme presented by Michael Buerk, celebrating dishes served from the time of George IV to the reign of Elizabeth II. For the cameras, Head Chef […]