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The Grove, Houghton Conquest, Bedford MK45 3LA England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a 3 week trip we had a wonderful stay here. There were 3 couples in our group, and we made the K&C our home base for a week as we explored then attended a local wedding. The rooms were clean, bright, and well fitted....More

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Response from StephenB5407, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, The team and I look forward to welcoming you back here again soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2018

We stopped here briefly on our way north. The rooms were tucked around the back in a new block, but comfy, and the beds were excellent, and the shower was good. The pub itself is a lovely old building, and has a good atmosphere, so...More

1  Thank Abigail N
Response from StephenB5407, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. The team were thrilled to read your comments. We hope to welcome you back here soon.

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Maybe not quite as good as my previous visit? It was a Thursday night so fairly quiet and only a few staff. Waited a while for our meals. Menu wasn’t as extensive as our previous visit. However, The was satisfactory but overpriced and the automatic...More

1  Thank bellacat2017
Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for the review, sorry to hear that your visit wasn't as good as your previous visit. We have since changed our menu and hope that you will come again to try for yourself, We think it has more variety and choice on there....More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were a table of 6 eating on a Friday night. The resturant was quite but the service was too slow and the staff were not very attentive. The food was delisous and I can recommend the pigs cheeks and the selection of cheese for...More

1  Thank Emma C
Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review, Allow us to apologise that the service wasn't up to the usual standards. This isn't our usual standards and your comments will be used for the purpose of staff training. We hope you choose to visit...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

My wife and I went to the Knife and Cleaver on a recent Saturday for an afternoon meal (approx. 4pm). I called ahead to check they were serving food, they (along with website) confirmed this. Upon arrival, we were greeted at the bar and taken...More

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Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you for taking your time to leave a review, We are sorry to hear you didn't have a good visit to us. Allow me to apologise for this, We pride ourselves on our service and apologise that this wasn't the case. Please get in...More

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Description
The Knife & Cleaver is situated in the pretty village of Houghton Conquest just 5 miles from the centre of Bedford and less than an 1 hour by rail from London. Overlooking the magnificent grade 1 listed All Saints More church and beautiful countryside. The Knife & Cleaver is a ramblers paradise, with a great selection of walks ranging from two & a half miles, three miles, four and four and a half miles. We offer 9 beautiful double or twin rooms, each en-suite & offering T.V. Tea & Coffee making facilities, hair-dryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Room service, open 7 days a week from 7 am until midnight.The mainline Rail station to Brighton thru London for Flitwick runs 7 days a week and there are trains almost every 20 minutes.We have disabled access & Cots available. Our four fine chefs are very proud to offer you a varied menu only using all fresh locally sourced ingredients. Special dietary requirements are offered. We are here to serve you and look forward to seeing you soon. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 120 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Knife And Cleaver
,
The Knife & Cleaver Hotel Bedford
,
Knife Cleaver Bedford
,
Knife Cleaver Hotel Bedford
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford > Houghton Conquest
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 120 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Knife And Cleaver
,
The Knife & Cleaver Hotel Bedford
,
Knife Cleaver Bedford
,
Knife Cleaver Hotel Bedford
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford > Houghton Conquest
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Lucie T
30 June 2015|
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Response from Becky V | Reviewed this property |
Yes breakfast will be included and you will have a large selection of items to choose from. Breakfast will most likely be served in All Saint's side room, but it might be a good idea to double check when you check in.
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"Rooms further from parking and pub are quieter"
scottmerrill1
3 weeks ago
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"Room 1 was good"
arthurh
1 Jul 2018
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"Before taking the room, check for cleanliness."
guhor
24 Jun 2018
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"I would say all rooms are pretty much the same, our friends who had room 6 was much the same as room 5."
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30 Apr 2018
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