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Slaters Arms - CLOSED

97 Box End Road, Kempston, Bedford MK43 8RS, England
+44 1234 854433
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good20%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
1 Apr 2014
“Oh dear”
29 Nov 2013
“Shut down :-(”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
97 Box End Road, Kempston, Bedford MK43 8RS, England
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

Drove past this pub last weekend and noticed that it was closed. What a loss for the village, maybe my review a couple of years ago was more accurate than the tenant's bravado. Sorry to see it go and hope someone with some vision (and...More

5  Thank Hic_et_Ubique
Reviewed 29 November 2013

This pub is no longer in operation! To let signs outside - may be bought over. Another one bites the dust...

Thank RossiAndShellyx
Reviewed 29 October 2013

After playing golf 30.10.13 nearby, my golf partner and I popped in for a drink before going our seperate ways back home for lunch. We had Greene KIng IPA and it was excellent . Correct temperaure and very fresh and as good a beer as...More

1  Thank brianba2013
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Took my dad to celebrate his 76th birthday and am really pleased with our choice. Great venue, lovely food and fantastic service from our waitress, Rosie, who made my dad's evening by bringing him a special birthday desert with a sparking indoor firework type candle...More

1  Thank Jo C
Reviewed 12 May 2013

I had to write something after reading the last rather personal comments made on Trip Advisor, We have now visited he Slaters Arms on many occasions and always found the welcome by the staff extremely friendly and actually like the fact the staff show a...More

1  Thank john c
Reviewed 12 May 2013

We went to this pub for a family birthday celebration. All the food was good, with the exception of garlic bread. The bread was rock hard (stale?) and the garlic butter seemed to be lacking any garlic. The table felt like we were eating in...More

Thank Richard C
joanne7174, Owner at Slaters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2013

Thank you for your comment about the garlic bread, we have now changed the bread which we use and have chosen a stronger garlic clove, that has a much better flavor. Unfortunately, yes there were other tables available, but as you were in a party...More

Reviewed 16 March 2013

We ha a meal here 15th March. Service was extremely good, staff had new menu and hand held terminals to cope with but did it very successfully. Food was good, and I think reasonably priced. Portion sizes are good. I had the Black Rock fillet...More

1  Thank weekendbreakbedford
Reviewed 23 November 2012 via mobile

Used to drink in this pub when I was young and returned for a nostalgic visit. It seems to have lost it's way. It has tried to become something it isn't, with cheap wooden floors, too much space set aside for dining and no atmosphere....More

1  Thank Hic_et_Ubique
joanne7174, Owner at Slaters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2013

Thank you for your feed back. We are very sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit, and we take all criticism personally. You fail to say how many years ago you last visited. The Slaters Arms, has had a number of extensions and alterations over...More

Reviewed 3 November 2012

Warm welcome, mixed groups of family and friends, young and old. Really a restaurant with a bar, but then food is where the money is in pubs nowadays, so I suppose to be expected. Service was swift, food was average. Environment dated and a little...More

Thank IanD2310
Reviewed 27 October 2012

We just popped in on the off chance, and found the place enchanting. okay, the décor was not anything to write home about, but we wanted to eat. We had a full pork roast each just for £5.00 apiece. And it was well-cooked and extremely...More

1  Thank mccarthyseanmac
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Restaurant Details

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US$11 - US$31
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Box End Road, Kempston, Bedford MK43 8RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford  >  Kempston
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 854433
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