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Golden Cross

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2-4 Bedford Road | Great Barford, Bedford MK44 3JD, England
01234 871 727
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing food!!... so clean and tidy and they was very quick!!!... this was our first time here and we loved it!!!

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Thank Robert B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my mind this is still the most consistently good Chinese in the area. We have used it for many years and never been unhappy with the food. The food is always good, fresh and well cooked, The ribs are the best anywhere. Service was a bit slow as they were very busy. The menu for 4 people has a... More 

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Thank RockyT24
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was tasked with organising a night out for 13 people, and after Herd asked for £10/person up front, we went to the Golden Cross because they always serve great food with great service. Tonight's bill came to over £500 ( Inc £45 service charge which we didn't argue as it was 10% of the bill and that is what... More 

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Thank Martin H
Seahouses, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I have eaten at the Golden Cross literally hundreds of times and can honestly say that I have never had a bad meal. The service is always excellent and the food is the best Chinese I have ever had. My benchmark is the Hot & Sour soup, which is fantastic, I can also highly recommend the Tea Smoked Chicken along... More 

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Thank Mike100c
Bedford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I took my wife on our wedding anniversary , food was very good and we did not feel rushed by the staff to get the next people in. Staff are great and very good. Excellent night thank you .

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Thank Ashfamily1818
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I've been to this place (It's in Great Barford, not Bedford) many times before and, as at this last visit on the bank holiday weekend in May, the 3 basic things have never changed. The food is very good to excellent. The prices are higher than the norm. The staff are never friendly - not unfriendly but certainly not friendly.... More 

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Thank mikebrownnz
Bedford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The food here is excellent. High quality and professionally served. The ambience is wonderful and if you want a drink in a bar prior to dining they have that. You get value for money. Not the cheapest, but best value.

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Thank bernard.fancourt
Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Lovely food, hot, tasty and incredibly moreish! The starter was absolutely massive! They certainly don't skip on portions or flavour. And if I'd known the starter would have been so much I'm not sure I would have ordered the main! However, couldn't stop eating it - albeit we didn't order rice - thank heavens - but still managed to eat... More 

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Thank Dilly67
Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

On the 2nd of March I reviewed this pub and infact praised it except for one rude , non helpful member of staff (please read first review) .Now since that review oh how things have changed in there particularly for myself personally .Obviously certain members of the bar staff are happy to recieve positive reviews but not any negative reviews... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Lovely, fresh food, really great quality Chinese. However we sat down at 7pm and were still waiting for the main course at 9.10pm. We do appreciate time taken over a meal but there is a limit! but if you want really good food there is sometimes a compromise?

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Bedford Road | Great Barford, Bedford MK44 3JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 01234 871 727

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