Hosts, Donna and Andy Moon, have been in charge of the Cross Keys for over 10 years and have built on the solid reputation the pub had for its great atmosphere, its great drink and its filling snacks. Benefiting from a recent refurbishment, the exterior is very attractive, and well-proportioned, and has colourful hanging baskets that add to its overall attractiveness. The interior is equally as attractive and is everything a good English pub should be.
We are open every session from Monday to Thursday (though it is closed at Monday lunchtime except on Bank Holidays), and open all day on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.
We serves four real ales: Bath Gem, Sharps Doom Bar, Marston’s Pedigree and a rotating guest ale, plus a good range of beers, lagers, cider, spirits, wines and soft drinks should you be driving. Snack food is available, in the form of, pizza’s, pork pies with pickles or jumbo sausauge rolls.
There is a quiz every other Wednesday and everyone is welcome (ring for details). There is plenty of outdoor seating in the courtyard (including smoking shelter) and ample parking spaces. Close by is the Castle Donington Race Circuit and East Midlands Airport.