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The Cappuccino Bar

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36 Newnham Street, Bedford, England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: This Restaurant is run by the same people as ran Cellar 72 in Bedford...
This Restaurant is run by the same people as ran Cellar 72 in Bedford. Cellar 72 has closed - so this Restaurant replaces Cellar 72 - is it possible to link the two restaurants?
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
amazing

Loved the atmosphere. Very busy and popular but that added to the atmosphere. Choice of food was great and the actual food was amazing. They were very accommodating for any special needs. The waiting staff were very attentive and efficient. Can't wait to go back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
cricola69
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Loved the atmosphere. Very busy and popular but that added to the atmosphere. Choice of food was great and the actual food was amazing. They were very accommodating for any special needs. The waiting staff were very attentive and efficient. Can't wait to go back!

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Flitwick
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The other reviews are right you will need to book as it becomes very busy. Food is great, service equally so and the atmosphere very nice., possibly the only downside is that they have sittings so time is limited. However, that is not a problem, as they allow enough time in any case. It is a small palce and the... More 

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bedford
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

regular visits for lunch over the years and always feel welcome. good standard of food served by friendly staff. really like the pizzas.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Got in just after opening and they made us very welcome. Sat at the front which was ideal as there was a large party towards the back of the restaurant who were all having a good time and quiet loud. We had a main course and dessert which was piping hot and very tasty. A bottle of wine to accompany... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although it is tucked away from the town centre it is well worth a visit either for lunch or dinner. It is advisable to book as it is usually crowded due to the great meal deals they do both for lunch and dinner. There is a wide choice of pasta dishes as well as plenty of other choices. A starter... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It has a great atmosphere, the food is very good, and very reasonable, very friendlt staff. we had my birthday celebration there it was great.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great place to enjoy Italian food. Extensive menu. Very attentive service. Always full in the evening so booking advisable. No hesitation in recommending this place.

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very busy. Good value for money even with drinks, but quite a noisy room. I had a headache by the end of the night. Probable better for the younger generation.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I have been to the Cappuccina Bar 3 times now and I have enjoyed every time. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The only downside is that the seating is a little cramped but this should not put you off, great place to eat.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great food at great prices,friendly polite staff that cannot do enough for you. Recommend to book as it's always busy even on a snowy Tuesday evening just love it here wether with the family a couples night or a girlie night out.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Newnham Street, Bedford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

Description

This Restaurant is run by the same people as ran Cellar 72 in Bedford. Cellar 72 has closed - so this Restaurant replaces Cellar 72 - is it possible to link the two restaurants?

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?