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.
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- afternoon tea (1)
- al fresco (9)
- business (9)
- child friendly (10)
- dinner (31)
- entertainment (1)
- large parties (5)
- lunch (34)
- luxury (4)
- private dining (9)
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1 March 2020
Food good. Dining room overcrowded.
31 January 2020
All round good service Staff very friendly and efficient Food very good
29 December 2019
We went as a family group of 9 people (children included). The reception was good. The food was excellent, the service was spot on and the overall experience was very good.
16 November 2019
We always enjoy visiting this establishment. We mainly come here for drinks but for special occasions we head hear. Excellent service and lovely friendly helpful staff. The only disappoint we had was we were looking forward to one of the desserts that is not usually on other menus but when it arrived it definitely wasn’t as per the description and then we found out they were bought in. Manager rectified situation so we were happy.
26 October 2019
Good quality food served within a welcoming environment.
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.
25 May 2019
Four adults and two young people enjoyed a nice meal. The service staff were very attentive.
4 May 2019
Great country location great service
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!!
16 February 2019
Excellent food in a lovely setting to get in the mood for food. Very friendly staff
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