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The Horse & Jockey

Certificate of Excellence
British, Pub, Gastropub
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Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
+44 1234 772319
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a couple of times now and it's a nice small restaurant with high class values and excellent food .. Nice place to go for every reason . Highly recommended

Thank Houghtonrx8
Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think we have eaten here three times now,and it's been spot on every time. Totally recommend it,one of the best in Bedfordshire.

Thank andeeglas1
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A perfect spot for a "Spoil yourself" lunch or dinner. This charming restaurant never disappoints. The menu has something for everyone, and the service is very attentive without being obtrusive... I started with a beautiful salad of Mixed melon, peaches, honey & Jambon ( Spanish cured ham). perfect for a hot day. My partner had King Crab with raw spinach... More 

Thank Lesley H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mid week visit with some friends, chose the Horse and Jockey for location. On arrival we ordered drinks, Gordon's and slim line please - reply "We don't serve Gordon's here, we don't like it!" Sorry for having poor taste I wanted to reply. We ordered a simple meal, nothing to fancy as it was just a midweek supper. Two starters... More 

Thank Deborah F
St. Neots, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is fabulous. A superb selection and looks amazing on the plate. Friendly staff, lovely setting and great attention to detail. We will definitely be visiting again!

Thank Margo299
United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for Sunday lunch with two friends. Excellent menu - not too long with many lovely choices. I had a "goats cheese with beetroot puree" starter followed by "roast belly of pork".. Both were delicious. Followed up with "affogato" (piping hot shot of espresso poured over vanilla ice cream). Service was prompt and friendly. Would recommend to anyone visiting the... More 

1 Thank BirdLover1959
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous food, excellent attentive staff. Is in our top 3 restaurants! Lovely ambience, nicely decorated, pleasant garden to sit in. Quiet location. A real gem.

2 Thank Patricia L
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trendy bistro pub excellent food and a good choice of wines Although a little on the expensive side for regular use there is no doubt it is a very good food restaurant Has become expensive for a village pub But as a venue for any form of celebration events the Horse & Jockey is a very much the place... More 

2 Thank Otter B
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We knew the food and atmosphere was good as we have enjoyed many meals here, but this was our first visit with our coeliac daughter. She was very pleased to find that there were very few things on the menu that couldn't be adapted for her. Unusually most of the sauces are made gluten free so she wasn't limited to... More 

2 Thank bex51
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Never again. English night for £26.00 per head. I was for an english night expecting some roast beef maybe or fish and chips. It was a crab cake the size of a two poynd coin and two leaves of salad followed by two mackeral fillets with two more salad leaves and 3 new potatoes. I had asked if i could... More 

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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
British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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?