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The Cross Keys, Derby

90 Bondgate
Castle Donington
Postal town: Derby
DE74 2NR
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Cross Keys

When i first went in the Cross keys in 1980 it was an Everards tied house with a decent drink of Everards Tiger Bitter on the bar.
On a recent visit the pubs seems pretty much unchanged inside.
Once inside the bar faces in an L shaped room which is divided into almost two separate rooms,the right side has comfy bench seating with chairs and small stools,there is a darts board to the rear right,the floor is stone tiled,the left side extends to the rear.
There were four real ales on the bar,i had a drink of Wye Valley HPA which went down very well,the other real ales were Thwaites Lancaster Bomber,Pedigree and Doom Bar.
Background music was playing to an almost empty pub on a Saturday dinner,which is a shame.
I thought this was a very pleasant pub to have a drink in.

Pub first visited 1980

Recent visit 14/1/2017

On 5th March 2017 - rating: 8
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]

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Latest updates View all updates for The Cross Keys, Castle Donington
29th Jun 2017, 07:54
Review submitted by Ethelred The Unsteady amended by Ethelred The Unsteady
4th Jun 2017, 21:15
Review submitted by Ethelred The Unsteady amended by Ethelred The Unsteady

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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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