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The Knife & Cleaver

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Overview
The Grove, Houghton Conquest, Bedford MK45 3LA England See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Nice place but, sadly, let down by lack of attention to detail. Chalet-type room in the annex. Room number 7 needs a thorough clean. Obvious surfaces, such as window ledges, dressing tables etc, were OK but if you take a look at the chair, it...More

3  Thank guhor
Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for leaving a review, we have discussed the points about the cleanliness and this has been actioned with our housekeeping team. With our breakfasts we do offer free refill on tea and coffee as well as free toast and juices, so we apologise...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

I shall never go into the above ever again, after visiting yesterday. My wife and I plus a friend had booked for dinner…yet there was nothing on the menu that we fancied. This has never happened before in any other restaurant we have visited. Also...More

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Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for leaving a review, we have received only high praise for our menu and try to cater it so that there is something for everyone, sorry you didn't find this to be the case, with regards to the house wine, our house doesn't...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Good points: -Nice location -Nice shower and rooms -Nice food and beer -Service was friendly. -Wifi Bad points; -Seem to run out of popular food frequently but i think this is down to the slightly odd and overpriced menu. -Strange menu (what are "small plates"?...More

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Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for taking your time to leave a review. we are sorry to hear that it didn't meet your expectations. We have discussed the matter with regards to the food with the team as a means to further their training. we hope you visit...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel last year, was very impressed so decided to come back this year for one night. Nice welcome from friendly staff, bar staff all pretty helpful and friendly. Checked in to room, went to bar for a few drinks, was told...More

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Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for taking your time to leave a review, We have looked into the points raised and are actioning them as necessary. We will use your comments as a point to further train our staff. we hope you decide to visit again and see...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Staff of this Inn are very friendly and most helpful. The food is 0f excellent quality and in enjoyable surrounding. The Inn is in very pleasant Countyside, having your own transport is essential. The Inn is convenient for some interesting places to visit, such...More

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Response from Stephen B, Manager at The Knife & CleaverResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for taking your time to leave a review, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the staff and food, I have passed these comments along to the staff. With regards to the drawers or wardrobe, we will take these comments into consideration...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
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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$ 110 - US$ 143 (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$ 110 - US$ 143 (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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"if you need it, ask for a quiet room."
HelenLy
3 weeks ago
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"Rooms further from parking and pub are quieter"
scottmerrill1
20 Sep 2018
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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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