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The Higgins Pantry

Castle Lane | Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedford MK40 3XD, England
+44 1234 276340
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Castle Lane | Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedford MK40 3XD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here heard some good and some bad personly i liked the place. Food was good many different types for all tastes prices to cater for all. Staff were really friendly and new their dishes all questions answered 1st time. Would go again in...More

Thank ade_h27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just after Christmas I took my daughter and son-in-law with their 2 year old for lunch at short notice. This restaurant attached to the Higgins Gallery is very family oriented and the 2 year old was soon installed in a high chair with her order...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Visited with family and friends. Food was very nice and lots of choices. Staff is very friendly. Reccomended

Thank silvana r
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

For the eight of us, it was our first visit to Higgins Pantry. We were impressed by the menu, which offered a good spread of Italian dishes. There was something there for everyone. Beverages offered was adequate with the draught lager very tasty and good...More

Thank tulland
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is a lovely little restaurant in a central location. The food was well prepared beautifully presented and very tasty. The staff were very helpful in explaining some of the dishes as well as being friendly and attentive. Will definitely return.

Thank Gordon1309
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Needed a light lunch after tiring but beautiful trip round the exhibition. Quick friendly service - warming lentil soup, followed by smoked salmon ciabatta and washed down by vintage cider. What better trip could one expect - Bedford is often not praised much but this...More

Thank carrbrionkg
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Visited last minute after phoning to confirm a table. Good time to go with family early evening before it gets too busy. Food was lovely and service quick and helpful staff - would recommend.

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Had a good lunch while visiting the museum. Salmon panini and gnocchi with mozzarella washed down with a good cider. Good atmosphere, music not too loud and good service.

Thank David D
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A fantastic service matched by its food. After our first experience, we now visit this restaurant regularly! The staff make you feel incredibly welcome and consistently go over and above to ensure you have the best dinning experience. Would highly recommend!

Thank Sunil R
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the Pantry on Friday evening, called Vince from the M25 and explained that we had guests arriving from Norway earlier than expected and asked him if he could fit us in at short notice, he managed to squeeze us in for a 21:30 table...More

Thank Leaddata20
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Questions & Answers
24 July 2017|
Response from Rosanna_Spiniello | Property representative |
Yes we do have plenty of dairy free options, just inform the team before ordering. They will be more than happy to help you :)
9 June 2017|
Response from Rosanna_Spiniello | Property representative |
There is pay and display round the corner although this does get busy. Otherwise Lurke Street Car Park MK40 3HZ a short walk away. Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Lane | Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedford MK40 3XD, England (Formerly The Pantry)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 276340
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