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31 The Green | MK44 3SP, Cardington MK44 3SP, England
01234838533
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife had spotted this restaurant a few weeks ago and we also had a friend recommend it. Booked for Birthday & Mother's Day lunch for seven. Decor and atmosphere is superb, it looks like it has recently been refurbished and to a high standard. The lighting is especially good and creates a warm and friendly feel. Staff were all... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited 40 minutes to receive first drink, fillet steak, one was good, two were bad. Starters were all seven good. Wrong meal was brought to the table and staff mishandled the resolution. Service was generally below standard and poor, on complaining was given the excuse they were busy, this was Saturday evening for a reserved booking. We will never go... More 

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Albufeira, Portugal
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are well acquainted with the King's Arms and make sure we visit when in the area. Now refurbished, looking lovely and retained the good atmosphere. The staff efficient and friendly. The food was very well presented, cooked to perfection. The chef has got it right. Can recommend the salmon fillet, and belly pork. The prices are reasonable.

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Thank LouiseH1969
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From bad to worse.... waited for 40 minutes for our food order to be taken and I was in fact seconds away from calling the Black Horse at Ireland to see if they had any tables (now wish I had called them)when the waitress finally took our order. I ordered the burger, husband the linguine with king prawns and my... More 

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Thank Sharon1865
General Manager A, Guest Relations Manager at The King's Arms, responded to this review

Hi Sharon1865, I would firstly like to apologize for the service you received on your recent visit. Upon investigation I can see that you were served by your waitress within 15 minutes after already receiving drinks so I am terribly sorry that you feel this length of time is unacceptable. I am also very sorry to hear that you were... More 

Sandy, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely update to the interior, feeling relaxed and inviting to sit and linger. On a sunny day it is lovely to sit outside on comfy chairs and enjoy a drink. Service is friendly and comfortably chatty which adds to the ambiance of the visit. Price range of food choices is from reasonable to more pricey, so there is something... More 

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Thank 41yvonne
General Manager A, Guest Relations Manager at The King's Arms, responded to this review

Hi 41yvonne, Firstly I would like to thank you for your feedback. I am Very happy to hear that you enjoy the relaxing feel of the pub and garden. I am also happy to hear that you enjoy the service at the Kings Arms. I hope to see you again in the near future. Jack Stones More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I met my friend here with lunch with both our babies. Although the restaurant looks quite fancy and not very family friendly they do offer high chairs and were very welcoming of our babies. Great and friendly service and a huge selection of food. Some a little on the expensive side but there is something for most budgets. Cardington itself... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The King's Arms, responded to this review

Hi ladylianne_25, I am very happy to hear that you and your little ones enjoyed your recent visit here at The Kings Arms. Thank you very much for your feedback and we hope to see you again in the not so distant future. Jack Stones More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday lunch , we walked in and we're ignored for sometime . We went as a couple we were seated in kids corner next to a draughty door and the table was tiny had to ask to move , to many tables crammed in. Service was very slow and the food tasteless . With prices top end... More 

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Thank zanger23
General Manager A, Manager at The King's Arms, responded to this review

Hi Zanger23, I would firstly like to thank you for your feedback, however I am very sorry to hear that you feel this way. We pride ourselves on being a family friendly restaurant so unfortunately sitting near children is sometimes unavoidable. I hope that your request was met and you were moved to a more suitable table. I have met... More 

Orlando
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147 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for dinner there last night, didn't know anything about it but what a surprise. The place has been done out beautifully, we had a drink first, it was warm and cosy. The staff were very friendly and very good. The restaurant was lovely, was split into small sections, each done out differently, so wasn't noisy. The menu was... More 

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Thank PeteandAly
General Manager A, Manager at The King's Arms, responded to this review

Hi PetedandAly, Thank you for your feedback! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and are as impressed with our refurbishment as we all are. I do hope that the 45 minute journey doesn't put you off coming in regularly! Thank you once again, Jack Stones More 

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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for the first time last week and we were amazed why we hadn't been sooner. Fantastic ambience, great and diverse menu. For me the white wine menu could have been better but I accept that you can't please all tastes. We had a really lovely night and I would recommend highly for people to try.

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Thank Kate H
General Manager A, Manager at The King's Arms, responded to this review

Hi Kate H, I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We pride ourselves on having a diverse menu both for food and drink. One of our team should be able to find the wine to compliment your meal and improve your experience for you next visit. Thank you kindly for your feedback. Jack Stones More 

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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't think we will be going again. Waited about an hour and a half for my main to arrive. When my burger arrived ,my main was made up of a burger, one slice of tomatoe,one leaf of lettuce, and 9 chips. Not worth about £10. You can get the more from McDonald's for a fiver !!!!!!!

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Thank Melvyn P
General Manager A, Manager at The King's Arms, responded to this review

Hi Melvyn P, Thank you for your feedback, however I am very sorry to hear that you were not impressed with your recent visit. We do run to company specification however your comments have been duly noted and passed on to our food development team. Our burgers are all prepared fresh so should be of top quality. Thank you once... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 The Green | MK44 3SP, Cardington MK44 3SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Cardington
  • Phone Number: 01234838533

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?