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Pavilion at the Park, Bedford

Park Avenue | Park Avenue, Bedford MK41 7SS, England
+44 1234 351104
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Park Avenue | Park Avenue, Bedford MK41 7SS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This cafe is a favourite due to its great location, and the food used to have enough edge to make it worth the price. Disappointingly, food standards have gone downhill and so it now seems overpriced. Hopefully they will get it back on track soon...More

Thank Readingx2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I booked The Pavilion for a private dinner recently on a Saturday evening. There were 29 of us in total for a three course meal and we can not speak highly enough of the service that we received. We were able to...More

2  Thank Jon D
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I booked the Pavilion at the Park for my wife’s surprise 40th birthday party. What a wonderful time we had. The party was well organised service and food fabulous. We chose our own menu of Duck Salad, Chicken with white wine sauce and blueberry pancakes....More

3  Thank spurgec07
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Can't you write this on the wine list? Everyone I know has had the same annoyance. Especially when your hosting outdoor events. I get it's required for your licence but seems like a underhand way to up sell if you cant be bothered to let...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter took me for lunch along with my 2 yr old grandson as a birthday treat. The food took 45 minutes to come. If they had given that information to us when we sat down we then have choices but they didn't. So we...More

1  Thank pj3891
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Very friendly and attentive service. Good value for money with an adequate selection of food on offer. Musical & Theatrical events during Summer months. Will certainly visit again.

Thank charlesm252016
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A very ideal place to visit for a tea and cake,after a nice walk with the dog. Outside seating is clean and well spread. Well worth a visit

Thank stevegordon54
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Met a friend on bank holiday Monday Staff unable to cope with request for two coffees and two brownies Had to repeat order at least three times and then brownies sold out Despite advert on Instagram Went back for second order of one tea and...More

Thank Karen291030
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A fab evening. Happened to have whole place to ourselves. Great sharing boards with a good selection of foods all yummy! Reasonable price. Good service. Highly recommend!

Thank dani15187
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I always look for positive things to say about places I have visited. However having frequented this place maybe 12 times in the past couple of years have to say "oh dear" what has happened???? It's busy outside and there are 4 staff behind the...More

Thank isowizo
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Questions & Answers
19 February 2017|
Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can park in the other end of the car park at Robinson swimming pool car park which is free. It's only about 300 yard walk from there.
6 March 2015|
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Response from Emma G | Property representative |
Hi Tim. We are open 9-4 everyday and from 1st April this will extend to 9-5 inside and until 6 outside for take away drinks and snacks. Our evening service is Supper Clubs twice a week, usually on a Wednesday and a Friday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Avenue | Park Avenue, Bedford MK41 7SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 351104
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There are few pleasures in life greater than good food, good friends and beautiful surroundings. The award-winning Pavilion at the Park Cafe in Bedford Park is about bringing these things together. The iconic building in the heart of the park has been lovingly restored to reflect a grand past and a bright future - and is the perfect setting to enjoy an excellent meal in great company. We firmly believe in un-fussy, wholehearted dishes made from scratch with the best, locally sourced ingredients. Come and visit soon. We'd love to see you at the park. We're open all day every day for breakfast, brunch and lunch, afternoon tea and cake and some evenings for private parties and Supper Clubs. Take a look at our website to see our menu, wine list and to find more about all the activities on offer.
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