• Cross Keys Inn

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  • White Veg-options

Serves meat, vegan options available. A country pub and restaurant that has a vegan menu with several options for starters, mains and desserts. Starters include soup, garlic mushrooms and deep fried tofu. Offers five mains including curry, stir fry tofu & noodles, stuffed peppers and bean burger. Several desserts such as chocolate cake, sticky toffee pudding with options of soya cream and custard. Also has soya milk for tea and coffee. Open Mon-Sun 12:00-23:00.

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5 Reviews

First Review by Mitchycakes


Points +578

16 Oct 2018

Don’t bother

We drove for 40 mins just to get there as it was the only option nearby. We were the only guests and whilst the service was efficient and friendly, the food quality and price were terrible. The deep fried mushrooms were fine but the vegetable stir fry was a joke and the burger was worse than a McDonalds. Don’t trust the pictures as it’s changed so so much. The burger also came with a sauce that I was convinced was just mayonnaise. Honestly, don’t go out of your way!

Pros: Friendly service, Traditional pub

Cons: Bad value for money, Terrible food quality, Not sure they know what ‘vegan’ means



Points +157

13 Oct 2018

Not the best 😬

They no longer have a separate vegan menu. The options are 2 starters and 2 mains. Very underwhelmed by the quality. We had the battered mushroom with chilli dip, the burger and vegetarian stir fry. Not sure burger sauce was actually vegan even though they insisted it was! Chips were ok but didn’t get many of them! Meh. Wouldn’t recommend.

Pros: Nice traditional pub, Friendly service , Dog friendly

Cons: Questionable food quality, Very expensive for what it was


Points +53

02 Feb 2018

beautiful food

It's a really traditional styled pub. With a good selection on the vegan menu. The battered tofu with chilli lime and cashews is amazing!

Pros: there were 5 different starters and 5 main courses


Points +448

05 Aug 2017

Hidden Gem for vegans!

After visiting the Scottish borders donkey sanctuary I was very hopeful finding at least something remotely vegan on Happy Cow and we came across the Cross Keys Inn. I was a bit suspicious wondering if a country pub would really be catering to vegans apart from the staple chips and green salad option but when we got there we were extremely pleasantly surprised that the pub offers a full vegan menu. We were lucky to be able to pick of the vegan menu even though we were visiting on a sunday which usual has a traditional sunday lunch/dinner menu. The options were amazing ranging from starters such as garlic mushrooms to mains such as a vegan burger with all the trimmings or stuffed peppers (very popular item according to the staff) to dessert options such as the sticky toffee pudding (which was so good). The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating and I would definitely recommend this place to anyone, even making a special trip to go there if you are in the area! Its a really nice and cosy traditional pub that offers such a great vegan menu!

Pros: traditional pub setting, separate vegan menu with various options, friendly, accommodating staff


Points +54

25 Jul 2017

lots of choice for vegans

When we were here in June the vegan menu was just starting up, but we were very impressed. There is a seperate vegan menu which has five starters and five main courses, and several desserts (proper desserts like chocolate cake and sticky toffee pudding!). Everything we had was lovely. We met the chef and he is very keen on making the vegan menu as good as he can and wants to keep it going. It's so great to have more vegan options in the Borders!

Pros: In a beautiful place, lots of choice, proper desserts

Cons: Can get busy so best to book, also serves meat and fish

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