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2-4 Bedford Road | Great Barford, Bedford MK44 3JD, England
01234 871 727
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food, ambience a bit meh...

First of all let me make it clear that the quality of the food was exceptionally good for a Chinese restaurant and I would definitely recommend it. However, I might be inclined to suggest one order the takeaway rather than dine in food because I wasn't massively impressed with the whole ambience of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Lin6663
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Bangkok
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

this is one of the best Chinese in town. authentic, freshly cook & friendly atmosphere. .. i have been back a few times and could not find any negative point so far. you need to book a table in advance always fully booked.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It is totally worth the drive out to this restaurant. We have eaten here for years and it is consistently amazing food. The set menu is the most economic way of having a good taste of everything. The tea smoked chicken and chi yum king prawns are things that dreams are made of.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It had been a long day out and we passed by on our way home so went in on the off chance, having never been passed here before. Getting a table for two took a few minutes while the manager worked out if he could fit us in. The reason why soon became obvious as the restaurant started to fill... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Had a lovely evening - table of 7 - set menu was great! Loads of choice, all dishes really hot, fresh and tasty, great service and staff were super friendly and helpful! Will definitely be returning!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Just been for a mother's day meal to the Golden Cross. The food was excellent - the best Chinese that I have had in a long time. The service was excellent even though the restaurant was full. I couldn't have asked for a better mother's day meal.

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Marston Moretaine, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We visited as a family for my sons birthday on Saturday evening. The staff always polite. The restaurant was busy as expected. Service was slow and our starter came out in 2 parts, having to ask for the rest of the starter which clearly had been forgotten. The food was tasty as usual but we felt the evening was spoilt... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We have been visiting the golden cross for many years, food and service always first class. Atmosphere calm, wouldn't say condusive to a romantic meal though.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

First of all let me make it clear that the quality of the food was exceptionally good for a Chinese restaurant and I would definitely recommend it. However, I might be inclined to suggest one order the takeaway rather than dine in food because I wasn't massively impressed with the whole ambience of the place. We visited this restaurant on... More 

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Bedfordshireclanger
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72 reviews 72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The menu is vast. There are well balanced set meals, special offers during the week and a large menu to choose from. The starters were really nice, fresh and tasty and lots of them. The mains too were great. The servers were really good. Efficient and friendly. Will def. Visit again.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I booked our order at lunch time for a 18.30 collection, on a Friday, by a Taxi Driver, it was as ordered, on time, and arrived still hot 4 miles away. I can recommend it if you really don't want to drive out again after work! Thank you Golden Cross, still excellent as when we used to come and eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2-4 Bedford Road | Great Barford, Bedford MK44 3JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 01234 871 727

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?