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The Horse & Jockey

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
+44 1234 772319
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we tried the horse and jockey as need to find good local restaurants as just moved house. the food did not disappoint and the service was very good. they have modernised the interior which makes it comfortable but perhaps lacking a little in atmosphere due to this refurbishment. the smoked haddock was very good and also the duck.

Thank lavallins
Bedford, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Once again we were treated to great food and great service. Our meal was on a Saturday and the place was buzzing as it was full. The food was delicious and you can see why so many people return time and time again.

Thank Paul T
Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not pretentious and reasonable value - good for the locality! The people serving actually listen to you!

Thank 1940mossy
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a brilliant experience in all areas here. The food was glorious. A modest choice of dishes, but the ones we chose were perfectly executed. A particular mention goes to the cinnamon ice cream which came with my Capuccino creme brûlée. It's really hard to get cinnamon just right and this certainly was. An intelligent and interesting wine list... More 

Thank Ellie1485
Bedford, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on Saturday for my birthday.Lovely,buzzing restaurant/pub with a great range of gins and beers.Very friendly,efficient staff. The scallop starter was delicious and the catalan fish stew for main was light but full of fish.The sticky toffee pudding with figs/dates was a great dessert and a large portion. Pink prosecco was light and easy to drink. The steak... More 

Thank DDDMEngland
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends invited us to this evening , young lady took us to our table in this nicely furnished restaurant area. The place was full and a table of 10 was a bit noisy which until their food was served made conversation a little difficult. Anyway back to the set menu. Tapas as an aperitif to start, followed by a... More 

Thank Michael J
Little Paxton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Following recommendations from people at work I booked a table at The Horse and Jockey for my wife's birthday. We were not disappointed. First impression were the place looks great. Feels classy but also casual which suited the occasion perfectly. We received a warm welcome, the staff were all really friendly. The food was excellent. Some really interesting ideas on... More 

Thank AEShiner
Bedford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a group, we really wanted to spend a little bit extra this month for a really good meal out. The Horse and Jockey managed to cater for all of us and, although they were sometimes a bit slow, they were generally helpful. We opted for mains and desserts. I ordered a sirloin steak with chips. Luckily they said they... More 

Thank TJEreviews
Bedford, United Kingdom
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295 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We eat regularly at this friendly restaurant and have never been disappointed. The food is interesting, inventive and always delicious. The tables are well spaced, giving a degree of privacy. Service is always helpful and efficient. Thoroughly recommended.

1 Thank TimSharrock
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My first visit to The Horse and Jockey, but it will not be my last. It is a lovely pub restaurant, I was a weekday lunch visitor with a friend and although a quiet lunchtime It was a very pleasant experience super food and excellent service. Couldn't fault It. Lovely surroundings and in my opinion a very good and fairly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 772319

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