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The Street | Beck Row, Mildenhall IP28 8ES, England
01638 713 247
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 2
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pub food and atmosphere

I've been here twice. The first time I met some friends for drinks. It was a good time, service and food was what you would expect for a local pub... Average. It's not a five star restaurant but the food is good after a few pints! The second time I was staying close, the weather wasn't... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
mmee01
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Spangdahlem, Germany
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Brandon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by this pub for a quick meal, the pub seemed nice enough but the food was a long time coming and it was probably the worst steak I have had the misfortune to eat, I had surf and turf, I received 3 greasy scampi a really bloody ( I asked for medium rare) it all took about 45minutes to... More 

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Spangdahlem, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've been here twice. The first time I met some friends for drinks. It was a good time, service and food was what you would expect for a local pub... Average. It's not a five star restaurant but the food is good after a few pints! The second time I was staying close, the weather wasn't great so I popped... More 

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Thetford
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

When is a gammon steak not a gammon steak here, good if you want two bacon chops instead. Chicken skewers overcooked very dry and they may well have not asked if you wanted BBQ sauce as non existance. No management around to complain to just two overworked staff in public area, and who knows in the kitchen but not a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

What a lovely place was a bit worried after reading the reviews but no need clean comfy lovely people had a fantastic stay...didn't try the food but from what I saw leaving the kitchen it wouldn't disappoint. Defiantly be staying again if I'm back in that area

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

While the food is pretty good, it's not much different than other pub and grills around the area. You can pretty much find this type of place in most big towns in the area like Mildenhall, Brandon, Thetford and others. With that said, it's a good place to go for some decent food and drinks. They usually have specials depending... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I intended to write a review of the Bird in Hand Motel associated with this Pub, but apparently TripAdvisor doesn't recognize this as a lodging place as well as a Pub/Restaurant. As one who does not consume alcohol, I am not one to rate a pub. As a restaurant, this place is OK. It got my attention in desperation, and... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant is a fine option for a meal during the lunch break (very convenient for those working/stationed at Mildenhall) or a beer after work; however, I think there are better options if you are willing to drive into Mildenhall or Lakenheath. My husband and I met two new friends here for dinner and I had a steak. It was... More 

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Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A staple if you're TDY to Mildenhall AB! Have been to this restaurant several times. The beer is delicious and the fish & chips are very good. Within walking distance!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I was stationed at RAF Mildenhall and the close proximity of the Bird made it quite appealing for a quick bite to eat or a nice sit-down place for a beer with some friends. The staff were quite prompt with service when it wasn't busy but it was always quite busy when we were there. Overall, the food was nothing... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Lovely pub, with a great menu, scampi and chips can be recommended. Very friendly staff and busy on a Sunday so worth booking in advance for a table. Plenty of space inside and outside for when the weather is nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Street | Beck Row, Mildenhall IP28 8ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Mildenhall
  • Phone Number: 01638 713 247
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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