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Within less than an hour’s drive from the Brecon Beacons, 16 miles from the Welsh border and a stone’s throw from Hereford’s historic city centre, The Golden Cross Inn in Sutton St Nicholas is a charming location to spend an evening.

The traditional English pub sports original features from the Tudor era, contrasted against comfortable modern furnishings. Aside from a cosy bar area offering light bites and a great selection of wines, spirits and of course, Herefordshire cider, the Golden Cross Inn has a superb restaurant. The Head Chef works hard to ensure the dishes created within the pub’s restaurant kitchen are locally sourced, meaning the menu constantly changes and evolves with the seasons.

Regardless of the time of year or the produce available, diners can expect a hearty offering of British gastropub favourites; from the grill comes the 8oz ribeye or sirloin steak, the tangy and temptingly cheesy Hunter’s chicken, the lamb shank in rosemary and mint sauce, and the novel Cock & Bull: a plate of chargrilled steak and chicken strips covered in creamy peppercorn sauce. Vegetarians, children and those with a sweet tooth are all well catered for too.

Time your visit right, and you’ll catch one of the Inn’s many live music performances, or perhaps even a pool or darts tournament. With a busy calendar of events, the Golden Cross has firmly established itself as the community hub of Sutton St Nicholas, with an ever-warm welcome to visitors.

Important Information

Please note: A separate steak menu runs on Wednesdays at The Golden Cross. This menu is excluded from the tastecard discount. Members must order from the a la carte menu.

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Bromyard said "A Golden Experience!
Great service... great food. We will be back. Can highly recommend a visit."
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" Good food and service."
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Kevin said "Excellent Steak, Charming Staff
This is a pub in the centre of the village with its own car park.

The restaurant..."
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Bob said "Great thanks John
We called in tonight with no booking and were offered a bar or restaurant option. We both had the..."
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Margaret said
" First visit, and we were impressed. Staff had table prepared for us. Order taken promptly and..."
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Rachelle said "A tale of 2 halves
I've visited this pub twice in recent times both mid week. on my first visit the food was..."
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angie said
" we had starters and mains and both were perfect.friendly,helpful waitress,lovely evening,thankyou"
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sean said
" We had a lovely meal, generous portions (the cock and bull is amazing!). The staff were very..."
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  • Bromyard said: "A Golden Experience!
    Great service... great food. We will be back. Can highly recommend a visit. "
    Posted 1 month, 24 days ago...
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  • " Good food and service. "
    Posted 3 months, 1 day ago...
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  • Kevin said: "Excellent Steak, Charming Staff
    This is a pub in the centre of the village with its own car park.

    The restaurant is upstairs from the bar, but you can eat in the bar if you prefer. The tables in the restaurant are thoughtfully arranged with plenty of space to get bay if necessary.

    We ordered our drinks at the bar and walked up to the restaurant where upon our arrival we were greeted by Tanya. Tanya was very pleasant and friendly and as the restaurant was empty offered us any seat in the house. Menus followed immediately, and we were left alone to study and make our choices.

    On this occasion we both opted for steak, one Ribeye (medium rare) one Surf and Turf (Butlers cut steak with scampi – well done).

    There was a bit of a wait before our dinner arrived, for which an apology was made. We couldn’t understand the delay as we were the only ones eating. Never-the-less it was well worth the wait.

    The steaks were cooked to our specifications exactly. The accompaniments were exceptional – first and foremost real chips, cut from potatoes! No pappy frozen things, what a difference a proper chip makes. The onion rings were beautifully crispy (obviously freshly cooked and homemade). The grilled (or roasted) cherry tomatoes tasted like they were confit and the mushrooms tasted of mushrooms not a watery mush. Excellent – well done.
    During the meal Tanya offered further drinks and at the end our plates were cleared away promptly.

    Whilst there was a tempting selection of desserts available, having enjoyed our meal immensely we opted for the bill which arrived and was settled in a timely manner.
    Before leaving a visit to the toilets was in order which I am very happy to report were well maintained, clean with a very good, powerful hot air hand dryer.

    I think the only downbeat comment we could make is that an 8oz Butler’s Cut steak is £9.95 whilst the Surf & Turf is the same steak with 5 pieces of scampi (yes we did count them) for £17.95. £8.00 seems a lot of money for the scampi.

    In summary, the food was faultlessly prepared, cooked and served and all the staff who dealt with us (including those in the bar downstairs) were charming.

    We will be visiting again. "
    Posted 3 months, 26 days ago...
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  • Bob said: "Great thanks John
    We called in tonight with no booking and were offered a bar or restaurant option. We both had the butlers special steak. Really good thanks and great service . Landlord John couldn't be more charming and friendly. Will definitely call here again. Bob "
    Posted 9 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Margaret said:
    " First visit, and we were impressed. Staff had table prepared for us. Order taken promptly and service very friendly. Great portions of food, nicely presented. Excellent value and Tastecard easy to use. We would bring friends here. We also noted good value senior citizens meals at lunchtime. "
    Posted 4 years, 5 months, 29 days ago...
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  • Rachelle said: "A tale of 2 halves
    I've visited this pub twice in recent times both mid week. on my first visit the food was great and we really enjoyed it. Not a bad word to say and would highly recommend so for that visit 5 stars all the way.

    On our 2nd visit a few weeks later the experience and food was somewhat different. Poor food done badly in complete contrast to the last visit. Had we received the 2nd experience the first time we would not have returned.

    So its 1-1 for now and we will give the benefit of the doubt as we liked the first visit so much. best of 3 then.

    Stars are based on an aggregate of both visits "
    Posted 4 years, 7 months, 6 days ago...
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  • angie said:
    " we had starters and mains and both were perfect.friendly,helpful waitress,lovely evening,thankyou "
    Posted 4 years, 10 months, 6 days ago...
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  • sean said:
    " We had a lovely meal, generous portions (the cock and bull is amazing!). The staff were very attentive, and you can either eat in the bar, outside, or up in the restaurant. All in all, a wonderful meal, and we look forward to going back again soon. Sean and Lesley. "
    Posted 5 years, 1 month, 24 days ago...
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  • Bromyard said: "A Golden Experience!
    Great service... great food. We will be back. Can highly recommend a visit. "
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  • " Good food and service. "
    Posted 3 months, 1 day ago...
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  • Kevin said: "Excellent Steak, Charming Staff
    This is a pub in the centre of the village with its own car park.

    The restaurant is upstairs from the bar, but you can eat in the bar if you prefer. The tables in the restaurant are thoughtfully arranged with plenty of space to get bay if necessary.

    We ordered our drinks at the bar and walked up to the restaurant where upon our arrival we were greeted by Tanya. Tanya was very pleasant and friendly and as the restaurant was empty offered us any seat in the house. Menus followed immediately, and we were left alone to study and make our choices.

    On this occasion we both opted for steak, one Ribeye (medium rare) one Surf and Turf (Butlers cut steak with scampi – well done).

    There was a bit of a wait before our dinner arrived, for which an apology was made. We couldn’t understand the delay as we were the only ones eating. Never-the-less it was well worth the wait.

    The steaks were cooked to our specifications exactly. The accompaniments were exceptional – first and foremost real chips, cut from potatoes! No pappy frozen things, what a difference a proper chip makes. The onion rings were beautifully crispy (obviously freshly cooked and homemade). The grilled (or roasted) cherry tomatoes tasted like they were confit and the mushrooms tasted of mushrooms not a watery mush. Excellent – well done.
    During the meal Tanya offered further drinks and at the end our plates were cleared away promptly.

    Whilst there was a tempting selection of desserts available, having enjoyed our meal immensely we opted for the bill which arrived and was settled in a timely manner.
    Before leaving a visit to the toilets was in order which I am very happy to report were well maintained, clean with a very good, powerful hot air hand dryer.

    I think the only downbeat comment we could make is that an 8oz Butler’s Cut steak is £9.95 whilst the Surf & Turf is the same steak with 5 pieces of scampi (yes we did count them) for £17.95. £8.00 seems a lot of money for the scampi.

    In summary, the food was faultlessly prepared, cooked and served and all the staff who dealt with us (including those in the bar downstairs) were charming.

    We will be visiting again. "
    Posted 3 months, 26 days ago...
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  • Bob said: "Great thanks John
    We called in tonight with no booking and were offered a bar or restaurant option. We both had the butlers special steak. Really good thanks and great service . Landlord John couldn't be more charming and friendly. Will definitely call here again. Bob "
    Posted 9 months, 3 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Margaret said:
    " First visit, and we were impressed. Staff had table prepared for us. Order taken promptly and service very friendly. Great portions of food, nicely presented. Excellent value and Tastecard easy to use. We would bring friends here. We also noted good value senior citizens meals at lunchtime. "
    Posted 4 years, 5 months, 29 days ago...
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  • Rachelle said: "A tale of 2 halves
    I've visited this pub twice in recent times both mid week. on my first visit the food was great and we really enjoyed it. Not a bad word to say and would highly recommend so for that visit 5 stars all the way.

    On our 2nd visit a few weeks later the experience and food was somewhat different. Poor food done badly in complete contrast to the last visit. Had we received the 2nd experience the first time we would not have returned.

    So its 1-1 for now and we will give the benefit of the doubt as we liked the first visit so much. best of 3 then.

    Stars are based on an aggregate of both visits "
    Posted 4 years, 7 months, 6 days ago...
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  • angie said:
    " we had starters and mains and both were perfect.friendly,helpful waitress,lovely evening,thankyou "
    Posted 4 years, 10 months, 6 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • sean said:
    " We had a lovely meal, generous portions (the cock and bull is amazing!). The staff were very attentive, and you can either eat in the bar, outside, or up in the restaurant. All in all, a wonderful meal, and we look forward to going back again soon. Sean and Lesley. "
    Posted 5 years, 1 month, 24 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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