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The Knife & Cleaver

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Grove, Houghton Conquest, Bedford MK45 3LA, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited the knife and cleaver for his birthday in March after seeing it on four in a bed, when we arrived we were greeted by a lovely man at the bar who showed us to our room and made us feel welcome, once we had settled in we went to the restaurant for our evening meal,... More

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, So happy you enjoyed your stay and thanks for writing the kind review, i will pass on your remarks to the team. Thanks Again Graham & Terry More

London UK
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20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean, surprisingly new, maybe a bit smallish but still plenty comfortable. Had a nice dinner across the courtyard in the evening, and tasty full English the next morning. Staff were very friendly. Just 15 minutes from the lovely Wrest Park, which was our Sunday destination.

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks so much for comming and enjoying yourself, we all thank you for writing your comments. Graham, Terry and all at The Knife & Cleaver More

Hartley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

apologies foir late review - stayed gere last year as a base for visiting Bletchley Park. Lovely location, really good restaurant, nice room in the converted stables, great service etc etc for not a lot of money via LivingSocial. Not much to do locally unless you enjoy country walks - there are a couple on the doorstep that really are... More

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Hey! it was worth us waiting for the review, you are very kind in taking time and letting us know. Hope we are going to see you again soon. Graham & Terry & all the Team at THe knife & Cleaver More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from liverpool for 1 night stay with my husband and it was worth every mile. Fabulous service,beautiful clean room with everything you need to hand. Excellent food. Will definitely be returning.

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Wow what a distance to travel but I bet it was worth it to be together. Thanks so much for coming and please do make it soon when you come again. Graham & Terry & all the team at The Knife & Cleaver More

Flitwick, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch on Mothers Day, the pub is in a lovely location. Despite being extremely busy, the staff were great and very helpful, the food was really nice and upon leaving all the kids were given creme eggs and the mums received a gift bag with a selection of sweets (a really lovely touch). This pub would... More

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks so much, we love what we do and it makes it even better when guests are so great as well It was a very busy day and we understand that it is most probably the most important day in the calendar so we tried our best to make it good for everyone. I agree that it would be good... More

Dublin, Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed from Friday night till Monday, Had a great time. The place is immaculate, clean and attention to detail is second to none. Staff is polite and helpful and food was excellent. On top of that we had great weather, couldn't be better. Nancy

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments it was a pleasure having you to stay. What great guests. So happy that the sun shone & you had a good time. See you soon Graham More

Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our Golden Wedding Celebration at the Knife and Cleaver last Friday, and also a number of people staying for the night. Everything on the day went very smoothly and Graham, Terry and their staff went out of their way to ensure we all had a most enjoyable time. The food was excellent, and received many compliments. Those staying... More

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind comments. What a great family you are, many more celebrations please. Thanks again Graham & Terry More

Lee, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Charles Room which is a great room, fantastically furnished and very clean. The bed was very comfy with complimentary bath robes and slippers (very nice touch). Shower was a good power shower and nicely decorated. We both slept well apart from I was woken up by a 4x4 leaving its engine running for 5 minutes outside... More

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time and writing your review, so happy you enjoyed your stay. My sincere apologies for the wait at breakfast time but I have enquired and am told it was a stupid mistake .. So sorry. Thanks Graham More

Cannock Staffordshire
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and were made welcome as soon as we arrived. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. Our room was very clean and welcoming. Loved it so much have booked again to go back in July. Brilliant base for visiting Bedford. Great walks near by for walking our dog. Loved Ampthill Common only 3... More

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking time and writing your review, so pleased that all 3 of you enjoyed yourselves. Graham & Terry More

MILTON KEYNES
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My husband arranged a surprise birthday stay at the Knife & Cleaver on 13th March, also booking for 4 friends to join us for an evening meal. This was made a very special stay not only by the great food in a nice setting but by the warm and friendly attitude of ALL the staff, from cleaners through to owners.... More

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Graham R, Owner at The Knife & Cleaver, responded to this review

Thanks so much for letting me know great to hear from you, i will pass on all your comments. Thanks Again Graham More

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Additional Information about The Knife & Cleaver

Also Known As:
The Knife & Cleaver Hotel Bedford
The Knife And Cleaver
The Knife & Cleaver Hotel
Knife Cleaver Bedford
Knife Cleaver Hotel Bedford
Address: The Grove, Houghton Conquest, Bedford MK45 3LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford > Houghton Conquest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Houghton Conquest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Knife & Cleaver 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The newly re built Knife & Cleaver is situated in the pretty village of Houghton Conquest just 5 miles from the centre of Bedford and only 1 hour by rail from London.Overlooking the magnificent grade 1 listed All Saints church and beautiful countryside. The Knife & Cleaver is a ramblers paradise, with a great selection of walks ranging from two & a half miles, three miles, four and four and a half miles. We offer 9 beautiful double or twin rooms, each en-suite & offering T.V. Tea & Coffee making facilities, hairdryer, room service open 7 days a week from 7 am until midnight.The mainline Rail station to Brighton thru London for Flitwick runs 7 days a week and there are trains almost every 20 minutes.We have disabled access & Cots available. Our four fine chefs are very proud to offer you a varied menu only using all fresh locally sourced ingredients. Special dietary requirements are offered. We are here to serve you and look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 
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