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“The Ultimate Food & Service Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Golden Cross

Golden Cross
Ranked #56 of 411 Restaurants in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bedford England
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“The Ultimate Food & Service Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2012

I have been using this restaurant for several years with friends, partner and family. The popularity of the restaurant means that you have to book some time in advance to ensure a table and for special occasions the staff help the celebration by decorating your area of the restaurant or table. After the meal there is always a fanfare, then music followed by a procession by the staff with a little extra something on the house.
When attending a business course a few years ago I used this restaurant to give an example of the meaning of good customer service. The staff are not only super efficient but also have a great sense of fun and create an ambiance of relaxation to make sure you have a superb dining experience.
The food is always exquisite and varied, always fresh and with the little extra touches of creative garnishes.

  • Visited May 2012
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English first
Bedford
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7 restaurant reviews
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“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012

This is an excellent Peking Cantonese restaurant, food has always been excellent at visits over a number of years now. All dishes are well presented and as tasty as they look. the menu lists some more unusual dishes which are worth exploring. Thouroughly recommended and well worth a visit.

I have also tried the Takeaway service which is equally as good and again has some interesting options.

  • Visited May 2012
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Just the best Chinese”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2012 via mobile

At first rather an odd place, you come in from the car park into what is a local pub which serves great beer. No wonder it is popular..have a beer collect your take away.

The restaurant, which sits just behind the bar, is a quiet non assuming sort of place. But the food was excellent. Do try the mixed starter which was truly amazing. What was also very nice was that the wine list was both extensive and well priced.

Definitely to return to.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2012

wonderful food and service - chef always visits table to see if customers satisfied.

Visited January 2012
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Thank Anne D
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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“Best Chinese in Bedford”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2012

Excellent Chinese cuisine, great service and a lovely setting. Crispy duck is out of this world as are the scallops

Visited August 2011
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