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The Tavistock Pub & Carvery

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
+44 1234 219595
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“black pudding” (8 reviews)
“stuffing” (5 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think this is the best breakfast in Bedford. Changed ownership last year but the breakfast quality remains. It’s a buffet breakfast and has every option you’d want.

Thank Bedfordfoodie2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for Fathers Day and had a lovely meal. The pub is really nice inside, the staff are very friendly and it is very reasonably priced

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely well cooked tasty food, nice and hot. Self service all you can eat. Polite and friendly. Clean pub

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Thank Huskynats
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always visit this pub.The food is normally very nice..In the past i have always had the carvery.Today i decided to oder something different of the menu..i opted for the cheeseburger meal ,the only bit of the food on the plate that was hot was...More

Thank kittie30
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I really enjoyed the food here and the lady serving me with blonde hair was perfect. I would love to return but sadly I am not local. I highly recommend this place.

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Thank Bennn S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Lovely all you can eat buffet breakfast with lots of selection at a great price. The carvery is also fantastic. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside roast potatoes and some fantastic stuffing too!

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Thank Evan K
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Very friendly staff and customers, great food and freshly cooked carvery available all week as well as a great choice from menu

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Thank Eddie1712
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Chef wasn't what you would expect to see serving the meat. The meat was cut so thin you could see through it. The vegetables were not any where near warm, it was a disaster. I think this place must have changed hands at some...More

Thank Ruby E
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We tried this local carvery for a change, we were able to book a table at a reasonable time and service and staff were good. The food was okay but a lot of the things like peas, carrots, stuffing were cold - I noticed as...More

Thank Anaru M
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on Good Friday 2018 for my sons 21st Birthday. There was 20 of us and we all thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. We have visited many different carvery’s and this one is by far the...More

Thank Tracy W
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Nita K | Property representative |
We provide a delicious goats cheese and cranberry tart as a vegetarian alternative
31 October 2016|
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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
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$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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