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The Tavistock Pub & Carvery

) #24 of 338 Restaurants in Bedford ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
+44 1234 219595
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
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Reviews (267)
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1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My first visit. Lovely venue. Pleasant staff and excellent service. Fantastic food (fish and chips) and a great atmosphere. If I lived nearer I would be a regular visitor. Well done guys and thank you.

Thank submariner810
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Could not fault it, always as good as the last. Great food great venue always service with a smile. And good value for money.

Thank ade_h27
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you want a well cooked meal at an average price then this would be ideal. Service can be a bit hectic at times but generally good. Will cater for larger groups which can be useful, the staff are friendly and helpful. Parking can sometimes...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Came here with a group of 16 of us for a birthday celebration, we were in the garden room at no extra charge just for our group. The staff set out the tables as I had requested, let us bring our own decorations, cake, bubbly...More

Thank lisjj13
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Able to accommodate groups in a beautiful accessible conservatory. The food was amazing and the group has some fussy eaters . Everyone loved the food even Dad was looking to hire it for a wedding . Well done and thank you to our waitress (sorry...More

Thank WallaceTours
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised on recently visiting the Tavistock. The decor and ambience is lovely, the staff are welcoming and friendly which is rare in many other establishments these days and the roast beef is the tastiest I've had in a long time and at...More

Thank mx5fan
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We had the help yourself breakfast. It comprised of just about everything you could want, and you could eat as much as you liked until you were full. They even cooked some fried bread especially for me. Great food and great value!

Thank valannrob
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family for a big breakfast to set us up for the long day ahead. It certainly hit the spot. We all had juice, a hot drink and all you can eat breakfast for less than £30 (there were 3 of us). The...More

Thank Hist200
Reviewed 1 March 2017

been here a few times... best local for a carvery and the side meals are great to! friendly staff as well :)

Thank daniel i
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Waited for about an hour, food was good when it arrived but service awful, me and my friend were pretty much ignored, not offered any drinks... expecting a discount but probably won't receive it... p.s. gammon tasted of charcoal.More

1  Thank Richard S
Amo S, Owner at The Tavistock Pub & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Dear Richard Thank you for your honest feedback. Please accept my apologies for the poor service you received. Could you please tell me which day and approx. what time you visited the Tavistock, also was it very busy at the time? You answers will help...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi There, can you please tell me how on earth you managed to retain a so-called 'Certificate of Excellence' for the rubbish you serve up here????
31 October 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Amo S | Property representative |
Hi there, please can you elaborate on what was so bad about your experience at the Tavistock?
Jenny S
Is there a car park or easy parking
9 February 2016|
Response from tommy k | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes, there is ample parking in the carverys own car park at the rear in chandos place also parking on main road
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 19
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 219595
  • E-mail
Fresh Food served everyday, including a tradtional Carvery and full menu options including steaks, salads, pizza, pasta, burgers, BBQ ribs, traditional pub favorites like liver, bacon and onion, steak & ale pie, fish & chips, kids meals and much more. Function room available for upto 36 people free if charge. Casual atmosphere for drinking or eating. Buffet breakfast serving Bacon, eggs, sausages, hash browns, baked beans, mushrooms, black pudding, grilled tomato, toast, jam & butter, eat as much as you like for only £4.95. Full menu of hot drinks including speciality coffees. Full waiter service.
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