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The Tavistock Pub & Carvery

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117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
+44 1234 219595
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Milton Keynes, UK
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Able to accommodate groups in a beautiful accessible conservatory. The food was amazing and the group has some fussy eaters . Everyone loved the food even Dad was looking to hire it for a wedding . Well done and thank you to our waitress (sorry I forgot her name) she was calm and amazing . Thank you

Thank WallaceTours
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245 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised on recently visiting the Tavistock. The decor and ambience is lovely, the staff are welcoming and friendly which is rare in many other establishments these days and the roast beef is the tastiest I've had in a long time and at £5.95 before 6pm or £7.95 after 6pm st this price is such very good value.... More 

Thank mx5fan
United Kingdom
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the help yourself breakfast. It comprised of just about everything you could want, and you could eat as much as you liked until you were full. They even cooked some fried bread especially for me. Great food and great value!

Thank valannrob
Leeds, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with family for a big breakfast to set us up for the long day ahead. It certainly hit the spot. We all had juice, a hot drink and all you can eat breakfast for less than £30 (there were 3 of us). The food was fantastic and I was very pleased that they serves decaf tea. We've visited... More 

Thank Hist200
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been here a few times... best local for a carvery and the side meals are great to! friendly staff as well :)

Thank daniel i
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for about an hour, food was good when it arrived but service awful, me and my friend were pretty much ignored, not offered any drinks... expecting a discount but probably won't receive it... p.s. gammon tasted of charcoal.

Thank Richard S
Amo S, Owner at The Tavistock Pub & Carvery, responded to this review

Dear Richard Thank you for your honest feedback. Please accept my apologies for the poor service you received. Could you please tell me which day and approx. what time you visited the Tavistock, also was it very busy at the time? You answers will help me to establish what went wrong and hopefully improve our service, which generally is very... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing - bit amateurish overall. Food is not well presented although those in your or party who had the carvery were more satisfied than those who ate from the menu. Not a place I'd rush back too.

Thank Gerpuf
Amo S, Owner at The Tavistock Pub & Carvery, responded to this review

Dear Gerpuf Please accept my apologies that your were disappointed with your visit to the Tavistock. It would be most helpful if you could elaborate further in order to understand what was disappointing, this would help us to make improvements and hopefully provide a better experience. Kind regards Amoroso More 

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food. Huge variety of veg and potatoes and meat. Staff are friendly and helpful and smiling! Highly recommend this place for a carvery

1 Thank Clare T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The roast dinner here never disappoints. I have been here numerous times, with a large group and as a couple. The roast dinner is always delicious. Tender meat, large selection of vegetables. Love it. 😊

1 Thank Linda C
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the Tavistock on Friday for a pleasant meal. I was impressed with the quick service and all round friendly atmosphere from the staff with special thanks to a polite young man called Dom. It was a enjoyable experience and I will be coming back again soon!!

1 Thank Tomsafc099

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 19
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 219595
Fresh Food served everyday, including a tradtional Carvery and full menu options including steaks, salads, pizza, pasta, burgers, BBQ ribs, traditional pub favorites like liver, bacon and onion, steak & ale pie, fish & chips, kids meals and much more. Function room available for upto 36 people free if charge. Casual atmosphere for drinking or eating. Buffet breakfast serving Bacon, eggs, sausages, hash browns, baked beans, mushrooms, black pudding, grilled tomato, toast, jam & butter, eat as much as you like for only £4.95. Full menu of hot drinks including speciality coffees. Full waiter service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?