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.
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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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
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
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.
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
30 January 2018
Lovely food, great restaurant. Service can be a bit slow, but very pleasant
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