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The Plough at Bolnhurst

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The Plough Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
01234 376274
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Steppingley
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106 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice pub/restaurant. Clean, bright and airy. Helpful, cheerful management & staff. Excellent Roast Beef with the usual trimmings.

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Bucks
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118 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A super gastropub in a small quite village in Bedfordshire. Absolutely well worth travelling a good distance to enjoy a lovely setting, great service, fab food and good value. The team are attentive and not overwhelming. Really nice people who care but let you relax. No rush, no pressure. We had put on our booking that we had one coeliac... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Two of us arrived about 1.30 on a Wednesday lunchtime without a reservation. No problem. Lovely menu. We both chose fish. Plaice for myself and sole for my partner. Longish wait for meal but worth waiting for. Homemade tartar sauce and we both had a delicious broad bean salad. Nice atmosphere and reasonable price. Will return

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You would be hard pushed to find anything wrong with this restaurant. From the depth of the menu to the flavour of the meat, it is near perfect. The steak was probably the best I have ever tasted, the sauces too. Service is perhaps a little over bearing but perhaps that is what the usual customers appreciate. Only dropped a... More 

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Thank Rob9772
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at the top notch quality of food served in this restaurant in an idyllic setting. The service was friendly and quick and the ambience was lovely. While the prices were slightly higher than your average rural restaurant, the quality of the food, service and setting weer more than worth it. My favourite restaurant - no contest.

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Thank Stefan H
Bedford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my brothers birthday so we decided to visit the Plough for the first time. The service was amazing and the food was incredible. We ordered fillet steaks and they were perfectly cooked and the sides that came with this just complemented the steak perfectly. Although the fillet steak is £30.00 I would indefinably return to have another one... More 

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Stotfold
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought my wife here for her birthday, and from the moment we sat down, we knew it was going to be extra special. The ambiance and surroundings were warm and cosy, and the staff friendly helpful, but really stood out was the quality of the food, which was truly outstanding. Great care and attention to detail had been taken with... More 

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Thank The_Fury_Zone
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dear foodies of Beds, Northants and Cambs. If you haven't been to the Plough please make a booking as soon as possible. This is the best restaurant in Bedfordshire by a mile. The menu is always fantastic and is one of those places where you would like to have something of everything on it. It has superb wine list and... More 

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Thank NEH663
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times and I cannot find fault. It is a pity it does not open earlier to serve drinks as I have had to wait for the doors to be opened.

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Thank elem67
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Plough in May of this year and gave it a five star rating, if only there was six stars for this visit! Truly fabulous food, the best by far for miles, if only other so called "gastro pubs" we're nearly as good as the Plough. We opted for the Mackerel and the cured salmon to start both... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Plough Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 01234 376274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?