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The Horse & Jockey

$$ - $$$, British,
Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
+44 1234 772319
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (16 reviews)
“terrine” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Church End | Ravensden, Bedford, England
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Horse and Jockey really looked after us today - making a vegan option for each course and even a surprise vegan nibble that came with the other surprise nibbles before our main meal. We had a tasty fish sharing platter to start followed by...More

Thank ProfBobUK
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Booked very last minute for my wife's birthday as our regular choice was fully booked, had never visited before but reviews looked promising, as did the menu. Arrived were offered drinks at the bar or straight to table - we elected for the latter, drinks...More

Thank Davidsmith33
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing Saturday evening in food heaven here 2 weeks ago. We rang to book a table during the afternoon and were surprised that we could be squeezed in. We had a different wine as a pre-dinner wine and nice...More

Thank Nina C
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Yesterday evening five of us ate at The Horse & Jockey, I hadn’t been there before and booked online on the day. We were made very welcome, had our pre-dinner drinks, ordered and were shown to a very nice table. None of had ordered a...More

Thank SJPape
Reviewed 16 November 2017

great friendly service by Katie, full of laughs and chat, food was fantastic, try the double stack beef burger, wow, well done to the management on keeping up the feeling and filling us up too, see you soon.More

Thank James F
Gamechef, Owner at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Dear James I'm sure you had a great time on Sunday. I'm glad you did but I'm pretty sure it's not with us at The Horse and Jockey in Ravensden and we do not have a member of staff called Katie We do not serve...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with friends who had recently moved up to Bedford from Hampshire. We had a warm welcome from the staff and a reasonably priced menu. We started with mussels which were on special then followed with steak pie and Bedfordshire vegetables. The...More

Thank Foodella
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Four of us went for dinner Saturday night, not normally the best day to go out, however the service was second to none , the food was outstanding, we started with mussels & one prawn cocktail, the mussels were the largest and freshest i have...More

Thank Eatforlife1
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited for Sunday lunch. This was our second visit having previously been for dinner. The staff provided a very friendly service in an effortless sort of way. Everything flowed nicely, The mains of roast beef and fish and chips were just right with plenty of...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We enjoyed a lovely lunch here in very comfortable surroundings. The menu choice appealed to us and to be honest I could have chosen almost anything from the list. The food arrived in good time and was beautifully cooked and presented so the chef deserves...More

1  Thank rosie345444
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We made a last minute decision to have Sunday Lunch at the H+J but we're both pleased to have made this discovery, as we had never been there before. It was surprisingly quiet on such a lovely day, but we enjoyed all 3 courses and...More

1  Thank Fenboyslim
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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
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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