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The Kings Arms - Bedford

31 The Green, Cardington, Bedford, MK44 3SP +44 1234584465

((()* British
Main course: £8
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:30

It was just right...great food and friendly helpful service. We were out as a birthday treat...had a great meal and time to chat. Easy to book and park - ideal. Been before so delighted to return.

Armitage 21 December 2016
from Bedford

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Overlooking Cardington village green, The Kings Arms – Bedford is a country-style pub with a beer garden for al fresco dining on warm days. With rustic interiors including a fireplace, cowhide rugs & weathered wooden benches, the gastro pub serves a menu of simple yet flavourful British food.

Sourcing ingredients from trusted local suppliers, The Kings Arms menu features wholesome recipes based around the garden, land and sea. Sample hand-pressed burgers, beef & ale pie with cardamom carrots, or sea bass with potato gnocchi, while old-school puddings include warming crumbles, custard-lathered sponges and decadent brownies. Not forgetting younger diners, a kids’ menu includes miniature versions of British classics.

A partnership with the celebrated Rothschild wine merchants means The Kings Arms – Bedford cellar is stocked full with an eclectic list of world wines, while indulgent wine flights allow guests to sample a variety of bins. Seasonal beers and barrel-kept ales also feature, as well as thirst-quenching cocktails and rich coffees.

The Kings Arms in Cardington is a 9-minute drive from Bedford St Johns Rail Station.

The Kings Arms - Bedford

31 The Green, Cardington, Bedford, MK44 3SP

Contact +44 1234838533
Reservations +44 1234584465

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Customer reviews for The Kings Arms - Bedford

3.5 ((()* (based on 17 reviews)
70% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (11)
  • dinner (8)
  • business (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • value (2)
  • ((*** 17 January 2017 by Robert Seamarks from bedfordshire

    Having booked for 20.30 we finally got served at 21.30 .
    We were kept waiting for 15 minutes before we got asked what we would like to drink.
    When we asked for the bill the waiter did not know how to add the gratuity to the bill.

  • ((*** 21 December 2016 by Robert Brown from Bdford

    Waited quite a long while for our food and one order was missed but came about five minutes after the other two vegetable were cold

  • ((((( 21 December 2016 by Armitage from Bedford

    It was just right...great food and friendly helpful service. We were out as a birthday treat...had a great meal and time to chat. Easy to book and park - ideal. Been before so delighted to return.

  • ((((( 17 December 2016 by Wendy Carter from Bedford

    We arrived in plenty of time and were made very welcome. Shown to our table . Very good and attentive waiter service. Food excellent nice and hot, well presented and very tasty.

  • ((((* 15 December 2016 by Willson Frances from Cardington

    Nice atmosphere , needs definitely some more bartenders . Nice food , the wines are bad quality ... shame

  • ((((( 10 December 2016 by Tricia Newton from Woodhall Spa

    We haven't visited the Kings Arms since Easter and we're delighted with the refurbishment. The place was bustling with great atmosphere. The staff very friendly and gave a warm welcome. The food was excellent and arrived well presented and hot. We look forward to returning again soon.

  • ((*** 9 December 2016 by Jade from Bedford

    Food although ok it was overly priced, waitress no where to be seen when wanting to order food or drinks gave up and went to the bar.. Place it self was cold booking online fab! Because in theory no one could get that wrong.. We liked it before "transformation" shame because I wouldn't go back or recommend

  • ((((( 21 September 2016 by Philip Grubb from Bedford

    Fantastic food staff and atmosphere

  • ((((( 19 September 2016 by Suzanne Grady from BEDFORD

    Lovely food and the waiting staff couldn't have been more helpful. Even when they were pretty busy.
    A lovely relaxed informal restaurant.

  • (((** 29 August 2016 by Jill Bozdogan from Marston Moretaine

    Service was quite slow but we went on Saturday lunchtime and there appeared to be only 2 waiting staff. However they were very polite and helpful.

    Food was lovely as always. Never had a bad meal here. The only drawback my aunt ordered a calypso coffee which the waitress thought was a capsule coffee. We waited 25 minutes although the waiter did amend the order before it came. Unfortunantly none is us could taste the Tia Maria.

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