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The Cross Keys

2 Tithe Road, Wood End, Kempston, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK43 9BE
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Opening Information

Mon - Thurs 11.30 - 23:00
Friday 11.30 - 00:00
Saturday 11:00 - 00:00
Sunday 11.30 - 20:00

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Cross Keys

The Cross Keys Country Pub & Kitchen is a family run restaurant/bar set in the quiet characteristic village of Wood End, Bedford – just a few minutes away from Kempston.
We are passionate about our high quality food & drink and most importantly our customers. Pop in and see us soon!

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

We are always happily satisfied with our visits to the Cross Keys restaurant. Good food, Friendly and efficient service. Value for money

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

We were given a booth, which I’d asked for, which gave me and my friends a lovely cosy atmosphere. The food was delicious - I love the idea of the small ‘while you wait’ bits and we all chose them as starters so we could go to town on the main course! The range of gin is astounding. A lovely evening. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

The staff were lovely and the food was nice. My only negative is that although the food was nice its a little bit expensive especially for a week night.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Excellent as usual

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

The usual lovely food and service excellent

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

My wife and I had a lovely meal on Sunday afternoon. The food was lovely, service excellent and the restaurant area is very nice. They only dropped one star on the food and drink because it would be great if they could offer a guest ale rather than just Eagle. That said, it was a good pint. We will definitely be back. It`s a shame Kempston doesn`t have such a nice pub/restaurant for roast dinners. An excellent meal. Thank you. Ken

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

First class venue for a party. Thank you very much

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Food always great. Nicely presented and cooked to perfection. Perhaps slightly larger portions? Just slightly. Staff friendly and helpful. I would not hesitate to recommend to others.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

We were a group of 10 who do our best to have an annual reunion after first meeting at college back in 1962! We're always looking for a welcoming pub/restaurant that serves excellent food and ale. We certainly found that at the Cross Keys and, as I'm sure you're aware, we thoroughly enjoyed our evening with you. Thank you. Thank you too for the use of your courtesy mini bus to take us to and from our hotel - a real bonus. One small quibble. My wife & I chose your artisan bread and olive oil dips to share 'while we waited'. The bread was excellent but the oil used for the dips was of poor quality. A great pity as it did not reflect the quality of the rest of our meal. Kind regards, Rob Turner

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

We spend a lot of time eating eating out and we like to try different restaurants in the MK and Bedford area. This was our first visit to The Cross Keys on Sunday and we were very impressed with the food and the service. Our waitress was professional but friendly and recommended the chocolate brownie pudding which was gorgeous :). We will definitely come back and I've already recommended you to my work colleagues and friends.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

Great food and service always a friendly welcome

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Good food, good service, attentive staff and lovely ambience.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Great food,affordable prices and great service

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

A perfect afternoon. Lovely food and the staff were really friendly. We will be back....and soon!

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

Great food as always, thank you. Angie

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Excellent service with delicious fish and chips, yummy puddings too! Always a warm welcome here!

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 October 2018

Food was delicious. Couldn’t fault it. Would definitely return here x

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 October 2018

Lovely food,great service,lunch menu value for money.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

We popped in for early dinner after a graduation ceremony at the OU. The staff were fantastic - friendly, joking around with us, and made the whole experience perfect. The food was incredible - great chef! Would highly recommend, and looking forward to returning soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

Had a lovely Sunday lunch with family. It was friendly and efficient service. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Very enjoyable bottomless lunch, keeps getting better every time, our friends has a great time and slept all afternoon after the lunch.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

You did us proud for my son's 8th birthday and large family x14 visit. Delicious roast and puds - lovely bright room. Staff were really attentive and ran around looking after us all. Even the mother in law was impressed (and that says something!!!)

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Great! Organised for friends birthday! Bedford’s secret gem!

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Over the past few months I have visited The Cross keys quite a few times and have found the food to be of the highest quality every visit.The service extremely good and excellent choices on the menu.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 September 2018

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