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The Crooked Billet

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2 Westbrook End | Newton Longville, Milton Keynes MK17 0DF, England
+44 1908 373936
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12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and I went to the Crooked Billet on Valentine's day and chose from the set menu. We're both vegetarian and are used to a limited choice, so having two options for the starter and main course was, by set menu standards, a treat. Our starter was a baked Camembert with tear'n'share bread, salad and pickle. All very tasty.... More 

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Thank fireflyliz
Bedford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But not there yet! Some really interesting starters, soft shell crab, scallops with haggis, crab under seasoned but otherwise good, scallops very nice. Mains were pretty disappointing, beef stew with only 2 pieces of beef and fish and chips with soggy batter! The staff are lovely, the atmosphere is nice, as is the beer, location and decor all good, just... More 

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Thank stevemanning2
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the GF booked up for lunch one Sat in Jan and without question it was one of the best meals we'd both had. Not only was the food excellent but the service was fast friendly and very welcoming. The manager on the day made our experience most enjoyable with his conversation and help on some dishes on the... More 

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Thank Lee C
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a Michelin guide pub we had high hopes for this establishment. We received a warm welcome from friendly staff that was somewhat overshadowed by the raucous group enjoying their Friday night in the bar. The open layout of the pub and restaurant is slightly problematic in creating different atmospheres between the two, resulting in diners being crammed into the... More 

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2 Thank Samantha B
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are no words to describe the quality of this amazing place. The best wines and food ever experienced for a pub/restaurant.

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Thank Maria S
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch at the crooked billet recently and I must admit I was left disappointed. I agree with many of the other reviews regarding the service. It was painfully slow and the food was adequate. The roasts we had were swimming in a red wine gravy which was slightly bitter but the beef was good. My daughter had a... More 

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1 Thank Zinger B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Sunday lunches in ages. Decide to take visiting family to the CB for Sunday lunch & we were not disappointed. Both the Lamb & the beef were excellent, we had extra sides to top it off followed by desert, the staff were friendly & helpful, everything was perfect.

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Thank Tony R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving we made to feel very welcome, like old friends returning. The staff were attentive, friendly and created a homely atmosphere. I was disappointed by the Surprisingly lack in range of Greene King ales for a Greene King chain pub, only (a lovely Abbots Ale on pump). With a starter of venison Scotch egg part of the egg white was... More 

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Thank Dwain_Pipe
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing by the fire with a lovely beer, but visit soon they have told me they will be shutting for a refurb.

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Thank peterjmay2015
Heath and Reach, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as we had heard it had won an award. The barman was rather rude and referred to me as 'what does the female want to drink' ? Food average and we had to send two of four starters back as they were so salty as to be inedible. They were however exchanged quickly for an alternative... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Cuisine
British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Westbrook End | Newton Longville, Milton Keynes MK17 0DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 373936

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