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Top 5 Places To Eat In Wrexham

Wrexham has numerous options available when it comes to choosing somewhere to go out and enjoy a nice meal, and with so much to choose from it can be difficult to narrow down your choices.

To make that decision a little easier for you, we’ve rounded up the top 5 places to eat in Wrexham.

Cross Foxes

Cross Foxes restaurant is based in an authentic 18th-century pub that dates all the way back to 1748, and is located just over 5 miles from Wrexham town centre in the village of Erbistock. 

The restaurant mainly cooks up modern British dishes along with a few more exotic options. Local produce is used wherever possible, and the menu is altered on a regular basis (the website is updated daily before 12pm) in order to fit the seasons so there is sure to be something that everyone will enjoy.

Aside from delicious food, Cross Foxes also features an open fire as well as a terrace and beautiful riverside garden. The perfect place to enjoy some lovely food and relax.

It’s been said to ‘always impress’, is loved by tourists and locals alike, and has been recommended by the Good Pub Guide for 13 years in a row. There’s a reason their customers keep coming back – this eatery clearly lives up to its fantastic reputation.

With it’s friendly atmosphere and helpful staff, you are sure to feel welcome here the moment you walk in. It’s vegetarian friendly, too!

Book online now, or call 01978 780 380 to reserve a table.

Machine House Restaurant

Machine House Restaurant is based in the village of Rossett, offering fine dining with meals cooked up by it’s owner and chef, Kevin Lynn. Kevin has won AA rosettes at both The Belle Epoque in Knutsford and Shrigley Hall, so you definitely won’t be disappointed if you choose to eat here!

They pride themselves on their flavours, and they have every reason to when you consider the fact that Kevin is constantly on a search for the perfect combination of food and flavour for his dishes. Reviews of the restaurant also show this pride is justified – the food has been hailed as ‘the best in the area’ and the restaurant itself has been called a ‘hidden gem’ and simply ‘stunning’.

Machine House works closely with local businesses, such as Wrexham Lager and Home Farm Overton, which ensures you have the best quality and freshest produce possible. In addition, this restaurant is unique in that so much of the food, including their ice-creams, breads and butters are made by the chef himself showing that authenticity, quality and passion are the heart and soul of the business.

Make a reservation by e-mailing, or simply give them a call on 01244 571678.


Anise serves an array of colourful and beautifully presented Bangladeshi and Indian dishes. You might want to try something new, or just enjoy something you know you’ll like – either why, Anise has something for you.

The dining menu ranges from Kashmiri chicken to keema chilli, and the restaurant also offers a ‘Wednesday Special’ where you can enjoy a full three-course meal for just £11.99.

It’s been hailed as having ‘top service, top food, and perfect attention to customers’, and has been widely complimented on the large choice of food available. It’s a particular favourite among locals, and their takeaway option also comes largely recommended thanks to the amazing food and service the restaurant provide.

Being situated opposite Eagles Meadow shopping centre, it’s in an ideal location for if you’d like to do a bit of shopping before settling down for some tasty food.

Contact Anise and make a booking on 01978 261273.

The Bank Wine Bar and Bistro

The award-winning family-owned Bank Wine Bar and Bistro has been open for business for 5 years on Wrexham’s High Street.

Enjoy everything from hot meals to sandwiches to savoury boards, with some beer, cider or wine to go with it. What’s more is the fantastic variation of the food in terms of location – The Bank serves dishes originating from the like of Spain and Italy as well as British food.

It’s been called ‘hard to beat’, and one reviewer even called it ‘the best place in Wrexham by far’ (just see the 5 star rating on TripAdvisor)! In addition, they also won Destination Wrexham’s ‘Best Customer Service’ award in 2015. If great customer service and great food is what you’re after, then definitely consider paying The Bank a visit.

Pair the outstanding food with the welcoming and family-friendly atmosphere and you have a fantastic place to wind down after a busy day in the town centre.

Contact The Bank on 01978 266669.

The Cross Keys

Situated between Wrexham and Mold on the Offas Dyke, The Cross Keys is a 17th-century pub which offers high quality pub food such as scotch chicken, slow-cooked beef and steak burgers along with locally brewed and national real ales.

Apart from this, they also have a weekly folk night which takes place every Tuesday. You can either sit and enjoy the music or go up on stage and play some yourself! In addition, their pub quiz also takes place on a Tuesday – there’s definitely lots going on!

The location of the pub is also brilliant for those who would like to enjoy a tranquil rural walk, and allows you to both begin and end your walk at the same place. Let the staff know if you’ll be returning after closing hours and they will do their best to remain open in order to have some refreshments ready for you.

The Cross Keys has been heavily praised for it’s reasonably priced food and enthusiastic and professional staff, and always go the extra mile to accommodate the needs of their visitors.

Remember, these are just five of the best places to eat in the local area. There’s no doubt that there are many more to be discovered!