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The Farmer's Boy

) #14 of 79 Restaurants in Dunstable ££ - £££ , British,
216 Common Road | Kensworth, Dunstable LU6 2PJ, England
+44 1582 872207
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
216 Common Road | Kensworth, Dunstable LU6 2PJ, England
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in just for a drink by chance yesterday, very quiet but happy enough to serve you. Very chatty and friendly After looking at the menu on the way out we decided to go to tea later on. It was a lovely atmosphere with plenty...More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very hot evening. Lots of people outside. We did go inside by a window. After a refreshing drink we enjoyed our meal. I had a tasty pie with vegetables and husband had whitebait and chips. Good service and attentive. What we really liked was...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of parking and had a really lovely welcome on walking in. Food was very tasty, we had nachos to start and burgers for main with onion rings that very particularly good and amazing giant profiteroles for desert. Very family friendly and generally nice people,...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a large party for Sunday lunch. Nothing was too much trouble. Lovely atmosphere and extremely family friendly. Good pub lunch.

Thank Hazel W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely Saturday lunch here with family before visiting Whipsnade Zoo. There were some great vegetarian options on the menu which can be lacking in some pubs. The staff were friendly and helpful. Maybe another real ale on draught would have been nice. Loved...More

Thank Reading_Bunch
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Knowing we where planning to spend some hours flying Kites on Dunstable Downs I came on here to find a suitable Venue for our Sunday lunch. The reviews looked very favorable and I booked a table for 5. On the day we were running late...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Arrived a little early and restaurant very busy, not a problem, nice table and ordered drinks. Menu has a nice surprise, two potion sizes. Good for those with smaller appetites like myself. Ordered the fish pie and fresh veg and my friend had the spam...More

1  Thank eilssaunders
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Stopped for lunch. Friendly welcome. Lunch menu full of pub classics and a few unusal options (spam fritters, battered halloumi). Food freshly cooked and tasty. Really like that they have two price options for most of their dishes to cater for the smaller appetite. Nice...More

Thank Choccyho
thefarmersboy, Owner at The Farmer's Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thanks for the kind words, but why have you only rated us as average?

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Had a family evening meal out here (2 adults, 2 children 8/9yrs old), in preference to the nearby Premier Inn where we were staying (which is OK but I'm sure the food could no where near compete). A very warm and relaxed welcome by staff....More

Thank BlackBear2006
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for a Sunday roast - I went for the beef & my partner went for the lamb. I must say that it was very reasonably priced, and the portions were just right. ( We went for the medium size - A larger...More

Thank Colin G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Common Road | Kensworth, Dunstable LU6 2PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Dunstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 872207
  • E-mail
Traditional village pub serving cask ale and home cooked pub grub.
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