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The Crooked Billet

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2 Westbrook End | Newton Longville, Milton Keynes MK17 0DF, England
+44 1908 373936
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've just moved to Newton Longville and was looking forward to trying the food and visiting the pub. Absolutely first class service from a lovely lady (sorry we can't remember your name) but we were sat at T5 from about 2pm till 4pm, my Son was talking to you about PokemonGo. Anyway, food was exceptional, amazing selection for a Sunday.... More 

1 Thank Terry C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The bar staff and waitress were very friendly and welcoming but the food was a big disappointment. My starter of goats cheese tart was less than average, very dry pastry case filled with small pieces of goats cheese mixed with some veg. My main course was duck breast. The presentation was very good but I struggled to cut the duck... More 

Thank Bucksfussytraveler
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed in general. However he waitress was freiendly. But The food was positively average. The starter of scallops was tasteless. The champagne was served at average room temperature with no ice in the ice bucket. Will not return.

Thank Rita J
Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The publican was having a tough time that day as the Council had closed the road on him without telling him. Still, we got a cheery welcome, some good beer/bubbles and some very good food. My partner had some delicious monkfish scampi/chunky chips (which the kids scrounged and said were the 'best ever') and I had a stuffed aubergine dish.... More 

Thank WileyWatfordWanderer
Dave P, Owner at The Crooked Billet, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, we are very glad you enjoyed your meal with us, we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend here on a Monday and was told that fish delivery didn't arrive so dishes weren't available as a result. Not sure how this relates to bacon for the Chicken Cesar salad or rabbit for the Ragu. No discount offered and no return custom likely from me.

Thank swadea2016
Dave P, Owner at The Crooked Billet, responded to this review

Thank you for comments, we are very sorry that you did not enjoy your time with us on Monday, from your comments there is no excuse for what you have described, if you could please email crookedbilletmk@gmail.com with your contact number so we can discuss this with you further? Regards David & Alan More 

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here late afternoon so we chose from the bar menu. The food was good and the portions were OK. With a couple of courses and a couple of rounds of drinks it worked out just over £25 per head without a service charge.

Thank fidos2015
Dave P, Owner at The Crooked Billet, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, glad you enjoyed your afternoon meal with us, we hope to see you again soon. Regards David & Alan More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as a group for a family birthday. We gave a pre-order. The food was pricey and distinctly average. They brought 2 dishes at a time; apparently the kitchen couldn't cope with such a big group notwithstanding a pre-order. The waitress was exceptionally rude too.

Thank RebeccaLuce
Dave P, Owner at The Crooked Billet, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, this seems to be a completely different view to the gentleman who paid the bill who I had a good conversation with, yes there was a pre order and yes the meals were brought out a few at a time, we try to ensure all meals got out hot. you seem to be well travelled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

My meal a little disappointing but think due to bad choices. Everyone else's excellent and service good and friendly staff.

Thank Jo C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off in this restaurant after being in the area recently, had a good meal in a nice old building. The food was well prepared and brought out quickly to the table. Staff were friendly and helpful. Even found me a paper to read. Found this place using the Michelin guide app, thanks for the recommendation Michelin I enjoyed my... More 

Thank 12Dave12345
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband, mum and I went for Sunday lunch. Although the staff were fantastic the food didn't quite match. The roast wasn't very hot and all in all for the price a little disappointing.

Thank Paula S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
British, Pub, Gluten Free, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?