The Kings Arms - Bedford

(46 Reviews)
31 The Green, Cardington, Bedford, Beds., MK44 3SP

Top offer

Sundays: The Great British Mini Roast from £6.95 per person

What better way to enjoy a Sunday than in a cosy country pub with a great selection of British roasts starting from £6.95 – served all day and evening on Sundays using the freshest seasonal ingredients.


Main course: £8
Food spend: £15

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:30.

Restaurant description

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.

Customer reviews for The Kings Arms - Bedford
(based on 46 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (8)
  • business (9)
  • child friendly (10)
  • dinner (28)
  • entertainment (1)
  • large parties (5)
  • lunch (32)
  • luxury (4)
  • private dining (8)
  • romantic (10)
  • trendy (10)
  • value (9)
  • views (3)
  • By Clare P from Bedfordshire
    26 October 2019

    Good quality food served within a welcoming environment.

  • By Mrs liesl M from Bedford
    11 July 2019

    The food was nice. Just that we had to ask a few times for a door to be opened in the restaurant as it was very hot. And as for a bottle of water which the waitress forgot to give us and steak knifes which we had to ask for.

  • By Jannine C from Bedford
    25 May 2019

    Four adults and two young people enjoyed a nice meal. The service staff were very attentive.

  • By Terence G from Bedford
    4 May 2019

    Great country location great service

  • By Liz S from Bedford
    9 March 2019

    Lovely food but very slow service. Had to chase for mains & desserts. Appreciate we were a table of 10 but shouldn’t take the best part of 3 hours!!

  • By Anthony W from St. Neots
    16 February 2019

    Excellent food in a lovely setting to get in the mood for food. Very friendly staff

  • By Karl C from Bedford
    28 October 2018

    Was great resterant for Sunday lunch 1 poor point was when I asked for horseradish sauce it came in jar that was original jar with a little scrapping at the bottom, I found this to be very unheigenic as it had obviously been used by many people and was not happy to use my knife that I was eating with to get some out, which looked like the case for other pe0ple had been doing, there wasn't an additional spoon supplied Other than that was great food and service, so just that for the Kings arms to address

  • By Gill W from Stevenage
    21 September 2018

    We were delighted with the ambience of the bar, the friendly staff and the quality of our meals. It was a great evening. Thanks.

  • By Sharon C from Bedford
    3 June 2018

    Hadn't been to this pub for years so thought I would give it ago and have a Sunday roast with my parents ,unfortunately we were very disappointed , we all chose the roast beef which was very fatty , chewy and really not edible, we did complain to the manager who agreed it was unacceptable and offered us a complimentary dessert

  • By Ryan R from Luton
    30 January 2018

    Lovely food, great restaurant. Service can be a bit slow, but very pleasant

Restaurant Location Map
The Kings Arms - Bedford
31 The Green, Cardington, Bedford, Beds., MK44 3SP

Available offers

  • Sundays: The Great British Mini Roast from £6.95 per person
  • Sundays: The Great British Roast from £12.50 per person

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