The Plough at Bolnhurst

Kimbolton Road, Bolnhurst, Bedford, United Kingdom, MK44 2EX
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OPENING TIMES
Wednesday & Thursday
Lunch 12-4pm (last food orders 2pm)
Dinner 6-11.00pm (last food orders 8.30pm)

Friday & Saturday
Lunch 12-4.30pm (last food orders 2.30pm)
Dinner 6-11.00pm (last food orders 9.00pm)

Sunday
Lunch 12.30-5pm (last orders for food 2.30pm)

Closed Sunday Evening and all day Monday & Tuesday

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Dogs Welcome
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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, 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.

Cuisine: European
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

We had an excellent meal last month , and are so sad you have had to close again . From the Bellini ( spiced pear , if I remember rightly ) to the amazing Christmas pudding soufflé , everything was superb . The gluten free bread was splendid ( so much is not !) . Starters were Loch Duart smoked salmon and braised octopus with gnocchi and shellfish bisque . We then had roast pheasant breast with confit thigh ( now there’s an idea to try at home ) and slow cooked blade and roast rump of beef , each with the usual interesting accompaniments . Then the soufflé . We really hadn’t room for it , but it sounded so good . It was even better then expected . We do hope you will be open again as soon as possible .

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

Excellent experience - as always.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Another excellent evening at the Plough. As usual we were made very welcome by everyone and nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent; fish perfectly cooked and pheasant that melted in the mouth. Service is professional and done with great charm. Can't wait to return.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

After months of shielding I wanted to treat two experienced cooks with well trained taste buds, So I was looking for COVID safety and excellent food and The Plough was the obvious choice. We were not disappointed. I'm not a big fan of olives myself but my guests commented that they were the best that they had ever had, well supported by the oil. We all ahd the smoked duck for starters and it was beautifully tender and very tasty. Moving on to mains, the Turbot was perfectly cooked and delicious and the blade of beef was excellent. By now one of the ladies was stalled so two of us had the souffle dish. Goodness knows how they do them, they are just awesome! A couple of things to round off. Congratulations to whoever did the decorations up in the ceiling. Secondly, two vacated tables were cleaned very thoroughly as we watched - very reassuring in these challenging times. A truely faultless evening. Thank you to the Plough staff.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Superb meal and excellent customer service, cannot wait to go back in the New Year.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

The usual buzzy, happy and very welcoming atmosphere despite what the world and government is throwing at us. Drinks landed almost without asking and then settle in to the menus offered. Mmmmmm A duck and orange salad was light and full of flavour then a magnificent piece of turbot with ceps and artichoke. Imaginative, perfect, simply wonderful. Christmas pudding souffle from the best souffle folks ever? Of course. A stunning bottle of wine from South Africa's Stellenbosch, Vuurberg, carrying, it seemed, almost every white wine grape known to man. Possibly the best wine we've had this year and there's been a lot! A memorable, happy, stunning lunch....just before yet another enforced lockdown. Look forward to the next time, whenever and best wishes to all at The Plough.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Excellent as ever.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Excellent in every way

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

We enjoyed a fabulous pre Christmas lunch in very festive surroundings , the food was delicious and we felt very safe in Covid surroundings So sad that The Plough is now closed ,and we look forward to returning to celebrate 2021 in style and sample more superb food

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

As always lovely warm welcome and atmosphere. The choice of menu always a treat. The food was excellent in presentation and taste. I sincerely hope it won’t be long before we return

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Another delicious meal.The turbot was outstanding. My family and friends have been dining at the Plough for over 10 years. The food is always different but always reliably tasty. Keep up the good work. We will be back once this latest COVID crisis is over.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

We know what to expect every visit ~ a warm welcome, a generous menu of seasonal ingredients, cooked to perfection, and an exceptional service. I can’t think of any other establishment that does it all this well.

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Delicious start to the Christmas holidays. Perfect food and great wine with lots of special touches. Outstanding

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

As always the most amazing meal at The Plough. All round excellent.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

We always enjoy are evenings at the the plough, food and service are always excellent...not cheap but quality food and drink...definitely recommend to everyone!

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

Excellent as always, that's why we and everyone else keep coming back!

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

As usual great food and service

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

Sublime food - the turbot was exceptional. The staff were lovely and the restaurant beautifully dressed for Xmas.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

Wonderful visit as usual, sad that we won’t be able to enjoy your hospitality for a while.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Just so disappointed for all concerned that you have had to close again. Sorry

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

I spent a lovely lunchtime at the Plough. The food was exquisite and very good value, sitting in such a lovely environment with a lovely roaring fire, I didn’t want to leave! Also appreciate all the team there going above and beyond with excellent service given in a very safe manner.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

As usual the food, ambience and service at the Plough was quite exceptional. As an extra bonus in these troubled times it felt very safe and well organised as far as the pandemic was concerned. It is worrying to learn today therefore that we are now in tier three and you will no doubt have to close again for a bit. We sincerely hope that you are able to survive. To return to "normal" without the Plough would be so sad. Perhaps your regular customers would be able to help you through the next lock down somehow. A membership scheme? Takeaways? Whatever happens we wish you all well and fingers crossed will be with you again soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 December 2020

Fabulous food, amazing service. Would thoroughly recommend

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Visited On Friday, 11 December 2020

A perfect meal and venue for my birthday, thank you, hopefully we can bring the whole family to help us celebrate soon .

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 December 2020

As always our meal at The Plough was delicious, and the service and ambience excellent. We eat here regularly and are looking forward very much to our two further visits in December.

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