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“I'd rather go hungry!”
Review of Globe Inn

Globe Inn
Price range: $6 - $26
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A beautiful historic canalside pub with log fires, real ales, wines and soft drinks. Fresh Coffee and food served daily. Reservations available in the dining room
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“I'd rather go hungry!”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Without a doubt - the worst experience ever. Barman quite clearly thinks he knows everything, obviously not as his attempts at showing off his poor wine knowledge was an absolute car crash. He was rude and obnoxious - which after meeting the manageress it's hardly surprising. She was so rude to us as paying guests I will never step inside that pub again. Food was dreadful but customers are not allowed an opinion. I was critisesed for complaining. Customers always right apart from at The Globe. Language coming from the kitchen is a disgrace. Foul mouthed and absolutely shameful. The poor waitresses in the restaurant were spoken to like dirt by the manager, no job is better than the abuse she received. Someone needs to sort this disaster out.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A NIGHT TO REMEMBER!!!”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Went to the Globe Inn on 15th November ,it was our wedding anniversary. It was a night I will never forget IT WAS THE WORST FOOD I HAVE TASTED IN 50 YEARS OF EATING OUT!!!!
My sirloin steak was either that old or had been defrosted. It was as tough as old boots and unchewable, the chips I had with it(oven chips) were virtually raw and soggy..Worse was to come the old fashioned rice pudding was diabolical, another insult was having to pay £2.89 for six little onion rings. The waitress did offer to change the food but I had seen enough. MARKS OUT OF TEN NIL!!

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank jamie1207908
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“well worth a visit”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

Second visit to this pleasant location ,confirmed the first impressions were not a one off. Good food ,well cooked and presented.served in a reasonable time span,good choices on the menu. quality food at sensible prices,washed down with a wide range of drinks.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank 544b
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UK
Level 6 Contributor
185 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Very good English pub food”
Reviewed November 7, 2013

I took a colleague from France here and he was happily impressed. I had a slow cooked lamb shank and it was excellent.
The décor and feel of the place is great for foreign visitors to UK as it typifies the canal scene with both history and position. Beer was good, not a huge choice of ales but the local was flowery and tasty enough.
I live in the area so have seen this place change hands over the years - the current managers seem to be doing very well.
Recommended!!

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Keith1955
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“New menu, Excellent!”
Reviewed October 31, 2013

This establishment has always been excellent for a night out, dining or just for drink and a social evening, but now with the new menu and the specials board, for price and choice, you will find it hard to beat, plus the atmosphere is warm, inviting, and nothing is to much trouble for the team, not to be missed if you are passing by, in fact, its worth a special trip!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank bonus12
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