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The French Horn Pub

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The French Horn Church End, Steppingley MK45 5AU, England
+44 1525 721225
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

With a good choice of beers available that are served in a an area that is littered with large comfortable chairs, makes it conductive with lounging whilst chatting away. The menu is small but well balance with some well thought out dishes that were tasty and well presented. The staff were friendly and the food is reasonably priced. We left... More 

Thank Kevin H
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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1,253 reviews
719 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 635 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fan of French Horn Paul a great host Been a few months since last visit and noticed it was a new menu tonight Missed the pea / wasabi and crab dips - Id put them back on the menu My salt and pepper squid entree was great Em had the fish cakes for main which she enjoyed I had the... More 

Thank MJH1
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere the staff are all very welcoming we would highly recommend this pub for food or just a drink.

Thank T123999
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to the french horn a couple of times and have always enjoyed the visit. However when we went on Monday the menu bore no resemblance to what was on line. There were about 6 choices for main mostly out of the deep fat fryer. I was looking forward to pie or pork belly neither were on the... More 

Thank moggies95
Luton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

The French Horn of Steppingley website says "cosy up by the fire in winter" Well it was a cold winters day and as we had a dog we called in for a meal in the bar area. First impressions were great, a lovely bar lounge with quality chairs and sofas so I thought I was in for a treat. The... More 

Thank Jeff M
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Having booked a table for 8pm we arrived at 7.55pm and were informed that our table wasn't ready. 25 minutes later we were led into the restaurant which has a bit of a feel of a Victorian parlour, quirky but pleasant. The service is a little slow and it can be difficult to attract a server's eye but they were... More 

Thank PapaH52
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic Sunday meal here to celebrate my mums birthday. Food was delicious however I'm writing the review several months after visiting so the memories not as fresh but I do remember the scotch egg being especially good. My only negative was how busy they were and that they seemed to have booked several large tables at the... More 

Thank Carl B
Bedford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

My friend offered to take me here for Sunday lunch. The pub is very homely and quite spacious. I liked seeing the pub dogs running around, not bothering customers, I hasten to add. We had a starter and main course. My friend had hake as a main which she liked. I had sirloin and trimmings. The meat was fine and... More 

Thank Michael W
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Nice character restaurant pub with beamed ceilings and log burner. Warm and welcoming. Good food, well presented. Very busy on a Saturday night but still plenty of parking available.

Thank Jaymeister123
St Albans
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Lovely location in the Bedfordshire countryside. We visited on a cold winter's evening and the pub was warm and inviting with a great atmosphere. Both the food and the service were excellent - highly recommend the beef prime rib. Just beware of the low beams! Unfortunately my husband bumped his head (he is 6ft 2) but they were most attentive.

Thank Wendy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$92
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The French Horn Church End, Steppingley MK45 5AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Steppingley
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 721225
" Traditional Old English Restaurant / Pub Serving English Food In A Modern "

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