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The Plough at Bolnhurst

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The Plough Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
+44 1234 376274
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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Swineshead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for dinner on Saturday for a special event, 5 adults. The food was amazing and the service by the whole team excellent - they were attentive, professional and courteous. It made you feel very special and valued as a customer. We had three courses and the food was excellent - great choice, full of flavour and exquisite. Would... More 

Thank Julie P
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bolnhurst is a tiny place and an unlikely location for a top class gastro pub. The Plough does serve beer, of course, but on the evening we were there, it also served turbot. Not many beer dispensaries can claim to have turbot - the king of fishes - on the menu. We were given a voucher for dinner at The... More 

Thank Peter B
Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friends and family had raved about this restaurant in the past, so my wife took me to the Plough for my birthday. I can see why this place has so many good reviews. The building itself is a beautiful old farmhouse (or similar). The décor and atmosphere inside the restaurant is very homely and the staff are extremely welcoming. It... More 

Thank Creesey
Paphos, Cyprus
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I know lots of people like this restaurant. I have to say I find it a bit 'stiff' and I have had occasions when I thought the portions were too small for a growing lad like me! The food is good but there's something missing for me. Just my opinion.

Thank Ian-n-Jill-2015
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked over the phone and upon arrival shown straight to table. Good choice on menu and waiters were attentive and were able to recommend meals on the menu. We were not pressured for time and waiters were available when required but did not impose. The bill was as expected - a little higher than others locally but worth it for... More 

Thank Diane W
milton keynes
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A little bit out of the way but well woth the journey, From the moment you walk in and see the quality of the bar and the way everything is clean and sparkling you get a good feel about this place. This continues when you are greeted by the Staff and when you get your meal. A lovely valentines day... More 

Thank kiwibates
Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took our family for lunch today to the Plough and just dropped in with no notice. I know this can be a gamble with such a popular place especially since we were a party of 5, two adults, two small children and a baby, so not an easy party to cater for. On arrival everyone was so welcoming and... More 

Thank jamesWilliam1975
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A first class restaurant with wonderful staff, who will make any visit, a visit to remember. If we go more often we will run out of funds!

Thank Sandy B
Bedford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food and great service you could not ask for more, I rarely give a 5 but this place deseves it.

Thank chriswilliams262
Royston, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area on business and wanted a nice Saturday lunch so booked in here on spec. First impressions on arriving were a real olde worlde ambience coupled with a warm friendly greeting from all the staff. There are two separate dining areas plus a bar area, all of which have great atmosphere. The tables are candlelit. Our... More 

Thank Michael J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Plough Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 376274

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