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The Tavistock Pub & Carvery

$$ - $$$, British,
117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
+44 1234 219595
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here last saturday for some food and drinks, the atmosphere was excellent. Great service topped by even better food. Highly recommend the lamb curry! Very reasonably priced, will definitely visit in the again in the next month or so.

Thank Pav L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We meet our friends here as it’s got something for everyone On our last visit the carvery was had by most but I like to choose something from the menu as alway the food was quick and good but those having the carvery commented that...More

Thank BedfordTerrier74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to this venue on a number of occasions and I have always had a great meal. It was no different today and the carvery was absolutely fantastic. What always amazes me is the sheer amount of choice of vegetables which are always perfectly...More

Thank Fuglyucker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spacious pub style carvery/ restaurant with a buffet style carvery. We visited on a busy Sunday afternoon but we were shown to a table and explained the process and proceeded to que up to have the four meat carvery there was plenty of choice and...More

Thank markjarmin
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Have had a few Sunday roasts here and whilst always at least okay, some better than others. Often find no crackling left and roast potatoes not cooked enough for my liking, depending on who is carving the meat they could do with being a bit...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 21 December 2017

My wife Tonya and I eat a wonderful dinner here, Nov. 2017. Beast Roast Beef I have ever eaten, great pasta also. Leroy & Tonya Peugh Cedartown, Ga USA

1  Thank Leroy P
Reviewed 19 December 2017

half cold eggs like rubber, no thanks dont think we will be coming again not nice at all. would have thought more efforrt from a carvery

1  Thank andrewashman67
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I visited The Tavistock last week for a Carvery and drinks with friends. This was my first time at this pub and what a great decision it was to go there! The service was faultless from start to finish, friendly waiters and very attentive, even...More

Thank PSS1992
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We had our Christmas party here on the Friday 8th December. The staff were all lovely, polite and looked after us from the moment we walked through the door. The food was lovely and well presented especially the salmon dish that was on the menu!...More

Thank GarryLong
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Starters were a little random for a Christmas meal e.g. garlic bread and bread and olives, I had garlic bread but it was dry so I didn't eat it. The other starters looked good and everyone enjoyed them. Mains, the carvery, good portion size of...More

Thank jennief87
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2017|
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Response from Nita K | Property representative |
We provide a delicious goats cheese and cranberry tart as a vegetarian alternative
31 October 2016|
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Response from Amo S | Property representative |
Hi there, please can you elaborate on what was so bad about your experience at the Tavistock?
Jenny S
9 February 2016|
Response from tommy k | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes, there is ample parking in the carverys own car park at the rear in chandos place also parking on main road
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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