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The Plough at Bolnhurst

The Plough Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
+44 1234 376274
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Plough Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK44 2EX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw that The Plough was ranked high in Bedfordshire so we decided to try it. WOW. Possibly the most comforting interior I have seen recently. The food was lovely, like, really lovely. Pleasant surprise when the bill came as the food tasted like it should...More

Thank mystiik217
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The well stocked bar offers an extensive range of spirits and bottled beers . There are 3 beers on tap ; Adnams is the regular, the other two are guest beers which range from the national brands to those from independent brewery’s . In addition...More

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very nice, beautifully situated in the countryside... the service we got was fantastic... the menu is good though a little predictable, nevertheless, everybody was quite happy with what they ordered... after our three courses we also ordered one of each of the...More

1  Thank Johnny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at The Plough for a few drinks last week, my first time back in a while. The pub itself was heaving (midweek) with a good range of real ales and other drinks clearly being appreciated. I did not eat but had time to...More

1  Thank Tourist84903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely white, thatched house to the north-east of Bedford, The Plough manages a rare balance with skill and aplomb. Yes, it's a country pub, and free house. Nice little bar. Open fire. Well kept cask beers. Good whisky selection. Locals. You get the picture....More

2  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really expensive lunch there, with our soon-to-be daughter-in-law, On reflection it would have been good to accept her offer to pay the bill. That would have given us an opportunity to claw back some of the considerable cost of ridding our family...More

Thank flyinghyphen61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfect place for lunch or dinner, food is always just fabulous, a great choice of wine with expert advice always on hand, the staff are warm, welcoming and professional. The location is brilliant, a super place winter or summer, winter warm and cosy, summer...More

1  Thank KatieGel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location staff always friendly and attentive , food superb don't expect normal pub fare and for this reason it is more expensive but worth every penny, great place for special occasions.

Thank Turkanne123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I went last weekend to celebrate her new job and we had a fantastic meal in the bar area by the fire. The scallops were amazing, lamb was incredible and soufflé to finish was a real treat! You will pay a high...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The soup was first-class. We both had steaks (Chris had his 'well-done' and I 'medium-well-done': the accompaniments were good. We were horrified that a restaurant of this class would charge Stg.1.00 for the balsamic vinegar alone, which was served with warm bread, before the starter...More

Thank ewa_kot
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14 May 2018|
Response from Trigonomica | Reviewed this property |
We don’t have no interweb here, so we have to phone them. But it seems to work.
30 December 2017|
Response from Nikki S | Reviewed this property |
Definitely suitable to take a partner for a birthday lunch . It’s a beautiful location and building ,impeccable service and wonderful food . Don’t worry about paying up front ,I did for 5 people on Boxing Day and it was... More
1 August 2017|
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Response from LemonSherbert | Reviewed this property |
Agree with all the comments above. Dress to please. But, there is no knowing taste!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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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