The Cross Keys



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Sunday Lunch ⋅  Food ⋅  Pub


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Teesdale family friendly pub

Where everyone is a friend you haven’t yet met…

Idyllically situated overlooking the peaceful village green, The Cross Keys blends country pub tradition with contemporary styling. Situated in stunning Teesdale this family friendly pub welcomes locals and visitors for food and drinks.

Open 6 days a week, every day except Tuesday. 

Serving Sunday lunch from 12.30pm – 4pm and Pie & Parmos every Friday evening from 5.30pm.  Booking is recommended.

Pie and Parmo night The Cross Keys Gainford

Family friendly

Contemporary styling…traditional welcome

The Cross Keys enjoys a traditional bar complete with a cosy log burner…perfect to warm up after a bracing walk beside the River Tees.  With numerous, nearby walks including the long distance Teesdale Way, our family friendly pub is perfectly located to drop in for a warming coffee.

The beautifully restored dining room enjoys sweeping views across the historic village green, providing a beautiful backdrop to a memorable dining experience.

Hot drinks are served all day.

The pub has been owned and managed by the same family for over 20 years. Read more here…

The Cross Keys Country Pub Traditional Gainford

Sunday Lunch

Delicious home cooked Sunday lunch prepared using the finest, fresh ingredients. Choice of roasts and a vegetarian option. See our menus here.

Delicious Desserts

Take your choice from our menu…if you have room and enjoy a superb pudding freshly prepared for you to enjoy.

Pie & Parmo Friday Night

Making your choice can be hard…choose from a selection of homemade pies, or parmos…all served with your choice of triple fried chips and peas. 

Parties, Events & Catering

Our beautifully situated dining room is the perfect venue for your celebration, party, meeting, event or function. Read more here.

Vegetarian Choices

If you or a member of your party prefers a vegetarian meal, please let us know. We are happy to advise what our vegetarion options are.


What People are Saying

“100% one of the best Sunday lunches I’ve ever had!

“…we will definitely be back

“Absolutely delicious”

“An authentic parmo served in Teesdale…what could be better!”

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Opening Hours

4:00pm – 11:00pm


12 noon – 11:00pm

12 noon – 11:00pm

Find Us Here

The Cross Keys, 1 High Row, Gainford, DL2 3DN

Parking in private car park situated adjacent to the main road, behind the pub.

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