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“Ideal birthday celebration venue”

Cross Keys Country Pub & Kitchen
Ranked #26 of 462 Restaurants in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, British
Description: The Cross Key country pub & kitchen is set on the outskirts of kempston, giving you fantastic food in lovely surroundings
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Description: The Cross Key country pub & kitchen is set on the outskirts of kempston, giving you fantastic food in lovely surroundings
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We visited on a Friday evening to celebrate mum's birthday. At 7.30pm the restaurant was quite busy but we were made to feel very welcome and were well looked after. The waitress was extremely helpful and accommodated my specific requirements. Although the menu was not extensive, the food was beautifully presented and tasted fantastic. The steak and ale pie was one of the best my husband had tasted. Dessert was a joy - cheesecake as light as a feather and the old favourite sticky toffee pudding. In addition to the food, the bonus of a massive choice of gins all served with a unique accompaniment will definitely have us going back again and again. Thanks for a wonderful evening.

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Thank karjbay
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We recently visited The Cross Keys for my birthday meal taking our children aged 15 and 7. Whilst we have often popped in for a drink, it is the first time we have stayed for a meal.
The staff were efficient, friendly and welcoming and incredibly knowledgeable (and passionate!) about their gin!

The menu was although not huge, had plenty of choice and covered all tastes, with alot of very clearly labelled gluten free choices and a very appealing vegetarian selection. The children's menu was excellent.

The food was beautifully presented, well cooked and tasted amazing, with just the right amount of time between courses.

Being a gin fan and the festive season fast approaching, they recommended trying their new sloe gin with lemon tonic, served with dried citrus fruits. I highly recommend for any gin fans.

All in all it was a lovely evening, child friendly enough to take a family without it having children running amock!

We will definitely be returning.

2  Thank Kirsty C
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Relaxed friendly atmosphere, exellent food and presentation, great themed nights, we especially enjoy gin tasting evenings!.

Thank walkerkj
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went to Tre Fratelli on a Sunday evening - booked a table for 6.30 as last orders on Sundays are at 7.00 pm. The restaurant was comfortably full and the service was good with very pleasant staff. We chose the starter plus carvery (beef option) and had intended having a dessert afterwards, but simply were too full. (A pity, because there was a good choice!) Both the starter and carvery were beautifully cooked and well presented. A lovely place to use for a quiet celebration of my birthday!

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Thank PeterL40
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic as always, the steak was great, good atmosphere and very helpful staff! Defiant worth a visit!

Thank Voyage739507
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