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The Crooked Billet

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International, British, Pub
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2 Westbrook End | Newton Longville, Milton Keynes MK17 0DF, England
+44 1908 373936
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Today
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 129
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
First visit in years

Went for Sunday Lunch today, having discovered that it was under new ownership. Overall a good experience. The whole place, both bar and restaurant had a nice buzz to it. Well kept beer on the bar and a nice range of wines by the glass. The girls serving on the bar and in the restaurant were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Kipper
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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288 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bucks
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

First time visit since under new management. We were not disappointed. Warm friendly welcome and good table service. Beautifully cooked and presented food. Agreed, the portions aren't large but personally, I would go for quality over quantity any day and this was very much quality. A very enjoyable evening.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited the Crooked Billet last Saturday. Was payday so wanted to treat the family. Burgers where chargrilled so didn't taste of anything but burnt. Some might like it that way but I think you need to be able to taste the beef! My daughter had a kids seafood linguine. Very disappointing, there was no real flavour and we are sure... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went for Sunday Lunch today, having discovered that it was under new ownership. Overall a good experience. The whole place, both bar and restaurant had a nice buzz to it. Well kept beer on the bar and a nice range of wines by the glass. The girls serving on the bar and in the restaurant were friendly and efficient. My... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We went for the steak night, a little disappointed in the choice - ribs to share for 2 at £55, the sides were plentiful but the meat seemed like it was stewed? We would go back though as the staff were great and the starter of sea bream was magnificent.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

What a good evening bring your own wine no corkage charged menu was based around a steak menu with a fish option 3 courses very good value

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

I had heard a lot of good things about this place so I had high hopes. It is very attractive and nicely laid out but when we went in, the bartender was surly. I will say that the manager was very good, attentive and friendly though. Food was disappointing, portions were very small, the steak was tiny and very thin.... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We spent a fantastic evening here last Saturday! The food was amazing and the staff were attentive and friendly! Highly recommended. We have been visiting The Crooked Billet for at least 10 years and were apprehensive when John and Emma moved on. But, I have to say the quality of the food and professionalism and warm nature of the staff... More 

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Wallington, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Twelve of us arrived unexpected and were catered for very well. We were provided with a table we could all sit at and the food was good. Service a little slack as they got our order wrong and were not willing rectify this. Other than that a very successful visit.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The new owners must be sick of the sight of us since the place changed hands. The friendly and helpful staff are matched by a well thought out menu, that has something to offer whether you're in the mood for fine dining or a bar meal.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

First time we've been to the Crooked Billet since it has new owner. The meal we had was good but unfortunately the service did not match the food quality. Waved us to where the seats were. Not sure whether we were going to get table service or had to go to the bar. Not table checked. Not offered dessert or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Westbrook End | Newton Longville, Milton Keynes MK17 0DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 373936

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 35
  • Cuisine: International, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?