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The Horse & Jockey

$$ - $$$, British,
Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
+44 1234 772319
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (18 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like this place the manager Tony remembered me from June this year as he immediately said here comes trouble from Liverpool ( said in jest I may add!). Staff were great everything served at a nice pace. 10 out of 10 everyone!!!

Thank Sconehead
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving there were no spaces at all in the car park, always a good sign if the place is busy. The bar area was easily accessible and we were served within a minute of entering. The bar is extremely well stocked with a good...More

Thank Duncan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the Horse and Jockey on a regular basis. Having reviewed it back in 2016 we have not had anything but excellent food and service since then. Last weekend (last minute booking as normal, sorry!) we had a table for 5. The bar...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned for the second time this year for a family birthday with a large party. The food was fantastic as always (we have been coming here for about 6 years now and have never had a bad meal or experience) and the service spot on....More

Thank 397nickf
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I dined here at the invitation of a friend in September 2018. The pub and dining room were not too full, the welcome friendly, the service efficient, and the food very agreeable. It was perhaps a little over-priced, but worth a try for somewhere a...More

Thank Tourist84903
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It's not just the excellent food which brings us back, time after time. Its just great to be welcomed as friends, and to be confident of being served with excellent fare, beautifully presented.

Thank flyinghyphen61
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This was the second time we visited 'The Horse and Jockey' with family. First time was on Thursday 12. April 2018. Great attention by the owners in very relaxed environment. The food was all round v. good. We had to ask for the bread which...More

Thank ewa_kot
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very warm and friendly welcome on arrival. Out table had a range of food from the menu. Everyone enjoyed their starters and mains. The kids food was good quality and the adult dishes were very tasty. An excellent visit with fantastic service. Highly recommended.

Thank Ellwen
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This is a short drive outside Bedford and easy to find. We booked a family meal on a Saturday lunch time - glad we booked as they were busy. The pub itself is small but the restaurant has plenty of room for varying size of...More

Thank TonyC104
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here many years ago and it was enjoyable to return to such a little gem. Contemporary clean design with wonderful menu. Very fresh fish selection from Cornwall. Good wine list and efficient pleasant service. Highly recommend this pub in the Bedfordshire countryside.

Thank louisehertfordshire
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8 February 2017|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
We have only used one door and there was steps, I think their May be another way but not sure
18 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 772319
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