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Just about OK

Nice beers served at the correct temperatures made it pleasant to stay for a drink. Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
United Kingdom
Good place for a quick drink

This culd be a good pub if more money and time was invested in it and it was updated. It is just... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Bedford, United Kingdom
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11 Aug 2018
“Extremely rude staff”
11 Aug 2018
“Very rude”
108 High Street, Kempston, Bedford MK42 7BN, England
+44 1234 852464
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped into this pub to watch the football with some friends. The bar lady was extremely rude, I ordered a drink upon arrival but felt very unwelcome and received a rude response when I questioned the extortionate £1 charge for paying by card (which is...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub today to watch the Premier League. The lady behind the bar was extremely rude to my friend when asking her to move her chair. Also complained about eating food not purchased in the pub, even though this was not the case and...More

Thank anots0312
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Myself my Husband and my three teenage Grandchildren had a lovely meal in the Maypole at Kempston. The food was gorgeous and the staff were really lovely and helpful.

Thank wales55
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Went into the pub which is local to me - the landlady is rude and makes you feel most unwelcome. Stayed for my drinks and upon leaving was heckled by the regulars!! Which was uninvited!

Thank karen1531kg
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went in here for a quick drink one evening and the staff were quite rude and told us to get a drink or leave. Ordered a rum and coke and the coke came from a bottle on the side which had gone flat. Obviously a...More

Thank SamPaige
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Big pub. Just popped in for a couple. Pleasant staff and landlady. Got pool darts skittles and TVs. Another smaller bar and big garden.

Thank tboots
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Nice beers served at the correct temperatures made it pleasant to stay for a drink. Unfortunately, the bar staff seemed only interested in regular clients, and the whole atmosphere was somewhat dated and out of touch. But ... a nice little pub for good beers.

Thank valannrob
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This culd be a good pub if more money and time was invested in it and it was updated. It is just the sort of pub mt Grand-dad went to in the 1960s. It has a good size garden at the back which could be...More

Thank Childminderjan
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We had a most enjoyable game of boules, but the pub smelled of disinfectant and the food, particularly the chilli - which had no chilli in it, was truly awful.

Thank Sch888
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Good Sunday lunch and worth a visit! My brother and I have eaten there several times now and enjoyed the meal. All cooked well and enjoyable food.

Thank trudycam
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