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Buddies USA Hockliffe

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Hockliffe ££ - £££ American,
A 5 Watling Street, Hockliffe LU7 9LZ, England
+44 1525 210992
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible17%
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American, Diner
££ - £££
A 5 Watling Street, Hockliffe LU7 9LZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Buddies for a surprise Father's Day meal. Was seated quickly and instantly noticed the place was cool, seemed to have air con on a day where temperatures were reaching near 30c outside so a good start! Children's menu had very good choice, if...More

Thank Arya R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cannot leave the place hungry. The portions are huge The food was perfect, the staff were lovely and friendly. The restaurant was clean cant fault it really

Thank Jayne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to Buddies USA on the A45 at Northampton. We decided to try our nearest branch at Hockliffe on the A5 between Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard. The food was mostly good, the only problem being a steak that was dry and tough....More

1  Thank foto2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say I was impressed by the breakfast at this place. The New York breakfast was certainly needed and I just had to try the pancakes too! Great for a breakfast pit stop!

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can not fault the staff they were attentive and very helpful. The menu is just too large to understand as a mix of a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu but you can order anything so needs to be more succinct. Portions far too big and...More

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

First time visiting here and was instantly put off by what seemed to be a damp smell when entering the restaurant. The menus are far too vast and stupidly massive portions. Latte was served with a hair from the waitresses head and my husbands omelette...More

1  Thank Cathinski
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times now , always good food and lots of it. All the staff are friendly and fast. Great food and service again.

Thank cmdavies9
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I had read about this chain restaurant online and as I was passing I thought I would give it a try. Very friendly and helpful staff. As I walked in the air was stale and felt like it could do with a good airing and...More

1  Thank springbk
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Popped into Buddies in Hockliffe on Monday 24th April for lunch. It was pretty quiet and got seated right away. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. We sat down and went through the extensive menu. I decided to go for the £13 meal deal...More

Thank Samson_Biggs
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Typical American Diner. Ribs and fish were very nice. Big portions. Served quickly which was a bonus.

Thank MrsChivs
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Whos the very pretty petitè girl working tonight? Id say she was less than 5'3, also 11/10 service
23 April 2016|
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Response from sue b | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Sorry
Why do head office never response or at least apologize for shoddy service and mediocre food
9 March 2015|
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Response from Jimbobluton | Reviewed this property |
Never even complained. Only young girls serving, no one looked in charge. Just wont go their again and gave a poor review.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A 5 Watling Street, Hockliffe LU7 9LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Hockliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 210992
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Buddies USA provides American style dining with a large range of Hamburger varieties. We serve Breakfast (some) lunch and dinner. All restaurants have an american theme with large TV's Music and US memorabilia.
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