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The Pub

At the Kingfisher our aim is to produce the best quality dishes with the lowest food miles. Our meat travels under 15 miles from farm to plate and our fruit is delivered from just a mile away. It doesn’t stop there… we’ve also found delightful wines from Warden Abbey Vineyard and guest ales from Bedfordshire and surrounding counties.

Unique Dining Spaces

With the warmer months approaching, dine inside or out at The Kingfisher. Enjoy riverside views from the pub, or relax on the riverside terrace or The Jetty. Vibrant seasonal menus await you in our unique setting.

Summer Salads riverside at The Kingfisher

Menu Highlight

Since the launch of our new menu this year, we have been very grateful with the amazing feedback on the new dishes and the most popular dish is…. fish of the day… delicious.

“We had a lovely meal and the service was fantastic. The restaurant was really busy even on a Monday which is a good sign!”

Laughter is brightest where food is best

Irish Proverb

Gatherings

At The Kingfisher we know how to throw a party! With a choice of unique spaces the possibilities are endless and best of all – you can sleep over.

Meetings

Need an inspiring venue? Then look no further! At The Kingfisher we have a choice of inviting spaces and rooms for you to host your epic event.

Follow us

Nestled along the riverside, explore our haven of good food, great wine and cosy bedrooms. 

Discover our latest summer breaks on our website (link in bio) 

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Pub lunch? Don’t mind if we do!

Tag someone you’d like to join you here by the riverside🍴

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Drinks on The Jetty anyone?🍹🥂🍺

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Will England bring it home? 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

We’re match day sorted on The Jetty with 80” screen, small plates, pints and tipples! 

Come down and watch the Euros this summer, new opening times below👇 

Monday - Thursday: 4pm until late
Friday - Sunday: 12pm until late 

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With Father’s Day fast approaching, give dad the gift of the pub! 

Join us for a scrumptious Sunday lunch or treat him to a gift voucher, available to purchase on our website. 

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Food, glorious food! 

Nestled along the River Great Ouse, you’ll find us bursting with vibrant, seasonal dishes - from small plates to pub classics - there’s something for every taste bud. 

Which food is your love language? 🍝

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Cheers to bank holiday Monday! 🍻

Join us riverside - on the terrace or in the pub🍴

Explore more on our website…

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In partnership with @brewpointuk we bring you The Jetty; outdoor bar, small plates and tempting tapas🍴🍻

To celebrate the long weekend, we have some live music nights! 🎶

Friday 24th - @robletash 
Saturday 25th - Steve Knibbs 
Sunday 26th - @bennyguitarsmith 

Tables are available on a first come, first serve basis. See you there!

📍The Jetty, at The Kingfisher Bedford 

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The Jetty at The Kingfisher, now open! Come and see our new look for yourselves this weekend 👀 

Outside bar, new seating and a seasonal summer menu of small plates and tapas 🥂 Open today from 12pm.

Can’t visit us this weekend? We’ll post a tour of our new space next week 👀

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