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The Plough at Bolnhurst

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Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
01234 376274
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 267
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Worth the trip

Have been meaning to try The Plough for some time, but as it's A bit of a trek I've never quite managed it. Well today I found myself near the area at lunchtime and decided to pop in on spec. The place was quite busy, so I would say booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Luckily for me... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Alan F
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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392 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have been meaning to try The Plough for some time, but as it's A bit of a trek I've never quite managed it. Well today I found myself near the area at lunchtime and decided to pop in on spec. The place was quite busy, so I would say booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Luckily for me though there... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely atmosphere in comfortable surroundings. A private room had been set aside for us with two large tables. The roaring fire kept us warm on a cool evening. The only drawback was the length of time it took the staff to prepare and service the food. It was midweek and not particularly busy in the main restaurant. When it came... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Popped in here yesterday for Sunday lunch as we were in the area and very pleased we did, beautiful food and great service, just wished we lived closer.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We go to the Plough a few times a year and they have never disappointed us. The only disappointment is that there aren't a few more restaurants of this standard in Bedfordshire. Or at least one would be good. We went in March on a Sunday for lunch with two friends from Switzerland. One of us had cauliflower risotto, roast... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Lovely informal atmosphere,wonderful unfussy food & excellent staff.If I lived closer I would,like many others I know do,eat here all the time.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The One and only thing to say about this place is "Its superb" great food , great staff and all I can say is go !!!!!

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Bedford
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited again in February for a birthday celebration and gain we were not disappointed. The ambiance is good and the food was excellent, especially the lemon sole. Some people say it is good but a bit expensive but I would say you get good value. It is well worth a try if you have not visited before.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have dined here numerous of times and every time I have walked away feeling full and incredibly happy with the service and high quality of the food served. For a three course meal with drinks the bill can be a little bit of a hit sometimes, however it's well worth it as the food is outstanding and I have... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Got given a voucher for this restaurant which we had heard good things about. Was very nice environment, great service and beautiful food very high end. Would definitely go back.

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Cambridge
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

First visit to this lovely old pub, with friends for a birthday treat. Two distinctive dining areas and staff seem to know how to allocate them. We, as older couples, were shown into the traditional part, with its oak beams and cosy seating areas. The more modern restaurant was full of a younger and noisier clientele. Service was attentive without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 01234 376274

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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