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The King William IV

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56 High Street, Kempston, Bedford MK42 7AL, England
+44 1234 400292
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Four adults & one year old for Sunday lunch. Very friendly & efficient staff, good quality carvery + nice selection of vegetables. Good choice of well kept ales.

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Thank chris m
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us ate here Saturday lunchtime 15th April. The hooce on the menu, the service and the food were great. All meals were hot when they arrived and everything was cooked very well. The staff were very polite and friendly too. Will definitely eat here again and will also recommend to.others.

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Thank Dawn P
Bedford, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely evening meal. The food was well prepared and presented and served promptly by friendly, attentive staff. Helpings were generous but the food was so delicious we managed 3 courses. The crunchy caramel pie is definitely to be recommended. It was also helpful that after we had ordered the chef checked that the person in our party... More 

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Thank Barbara V
Bedford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother booked a table for four here, when we arrived there was just one other table occupied yet we were still seated in a through fare. Our drinks order was taken but alas the waiter got the wring flavour J2O for my sister in law.. After a while we ordered our food only for when it came one meal... More 

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Thank Mark S
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had an excellent meal at lunchtime. The chilli was just about perfect. My friend had the pie which was huge and delicious. Didn't think she would manage it but she did. Then after a good chat we went on to the desert menu. neither of us could decide between two of the sponge puds on offer so we asked if... More 

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Thank Dewbobbit
Bedford
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I went with my wife and son to the King William IV, not having been there for some years. This was a revelation: excellent friendly helpful staff, top quality food! Will DEFINITELY return soon!

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Thank dab42014
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Our third visit for a family Sunday lunch. The staff were friendly, the service good and the price of the carvery reasonable, though some deserts are a bit expensive. Would certainly return.

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Thank John M
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

As regulars for lunch it's always lovely ... staff very friendly and food is always delicious. Went for the Sunday carvery today and again delicious... pork and beef and lots of hot and tasty potatoes and veg. We will be back.

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Thank Matchingnailvarnish
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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464 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A new simpler menu, 3 of the 4 ales were on offer, they tasted better than my last visit here. My lamb curry with rice & naan was lovely as was my apple tart & ice cream. The pub was beautifully decorated in Xmas items everywhere. Strangely a lot quieter than expected inside for a dinner time service. A lot... More 

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Thank sportybirmingham
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Could not agree more with previous comments regarding Christmas Day dinner at the King William. We were looked after very well by all the staff and all our requests were fulfilled. There was no rush between courses and the food was good and plentiful, by the time the cheese was due to come out we were all full and Owen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 High Street, Kempston, Bedford MK42 7AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford  >  Kempston
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 400292
Description
Friendly local pub, serving freshly prepared local food. Children welcome

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?