Tuesday to Sunday Lunch 12-3pm (last food orders 2pm)
Tuesday to Saturday Evening 6.30 - 11pm (last food orders 9.00pm)
Closed Sunday Evening and all day Monday
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
- Gluten Free Available
- Dogs Welcome
About The Plough at Bolnhurst
The true joy of The Plough at Bolnhurst is the perfect trinity of atmosphere, service & sumptuous food. This beautifully renovated building traces its roots back to Tudor times hosts a warm, inviting atmosphere and in front of house, Michael and Jayne with their team provide an efficient and friendly service. The Plough’s kitchen is open to view and this exceptional pub is consumed by the aromas of fine cooking. Inside the kitchen, head chef Martin is passionate about serving sophisticated food, sourced direct from farms and estates. The Plough’s menu delivers exciting English food with a strong Italian and French influence.
Nice pothole in entrance.
Sunday Lunch as good as ever, this weeks set menu was exactly what I would have chosen had I browsed the full menu
The best restaurant for miles around..Hosts and staff always welcoming, polite and efficient. I have never had a disappointing visit.
Wonderful Sunday lunch, exactly as it should be...
Thank you very much for such a lovely evening. We were celebrating my husbands 40th birthday and the service, atmosphere and food was amazing as usual. We were also very grateful how you helped with our birthday cake. Many thanks to all staff.
Great service and lovely place. Perfect for a special occasion.
Wonderful service and food , definitely be back.
Excellent as always - we'll be back!!
We had a lovely evening celebrating our wedding anniversary. The food was amazing. Thank you.
Literally couldn’t fault a thing, everything was perfection!
We have been visiting The Plough now since 2005 and it has become our 'go to' place for special occasions or family gatherings and we have never been disappointed. It has the added attraction for us that it is local and a 4 or 5 mile drive through the country lanes not having to touch towns or main roads.
Great cooking, presentation and choice as always. And the treat of a pretty special bourbon to really round off a meal !
Had a lovely lunch at The Plough - there is always plenty of choice on the menu. Really like the location of the restaurant looking out on to the garden area. As ever, the ambience and courteous staff made our lunch a most pleasurable experience. Thank you.
Too many items not available from the menu
First class food as usual. ate off the set menu for starters and main and off the a la carte for dessert. Very friendly, attentive service, but not in your face. The wine also excellent and reasonably priced, well for a restaurant anyway. The Plough is really our first port of call for eating around Bedford and heartily recommended.
Just one suggestion: Improve napkin size and quality not only for appearance but to enhance "keeping them on one's lap.
Absolutely brilliant restaurant!!! Expensive but soooo worth the money! We had a 3 course meal, plus two soft drinks each for 4 people and it came to about £200. Not cheap eat by any means but well worth the money!!! A real treat coming here!
Everyone was exceptionally helpful in organising our wake at quite short notice, and on the day. Serving staff were very good at giving us the right food even when we had changed places! Disabled entrance and toilets could be better signed be more obvious when unfamiliar with the venue.
Excellent as always. Delicious food, nicely varied menu, unhurried-but-attentive service. Dinner at The Plough is a treat which we should give ourselves more often!
Food and service were perfect. Staff know when to check up on any needs and to also have a laugh......Thank you all for all your help with making my husband's birthday surprise lunch a great success.
Our second visit to The Plough, this time to celebrate my wife’s birthday. The cosy atmosphere is so welcoming as you step inside the pub and, from that point on, everything seems to be so well done. The staff all seem to be so proficient in their various roles but do it in a warm and friendly way which is so welcoming. Of course, all of this would count for very little were it not for the quite outstanding quality of the food. I had the blade of beef, my wife had the guinea fowl - both absolutely perfectly done. Same for the starters and the desserts. Add to this a great wine list and a huge selection of other drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and it really makes for a special experience. It’s not a cheap evening but so worth visiting for special occasions. As posted on TripAdvisor at https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g190737-d1742086-Reviews-The_Plough_at_Bolnhurst-Bedford_Bedfordshire_England.html
Thank you all for a lovely lunch! And for being so understanding and supportive that half our party was very late! Look forward to visiting again soon :)
For a special evening out there is nowhere better than the Plough. The food, wine, atmosphere and service were great. Will definitely be returning.