Established in May 2017 The Longholme operates café services, public events and hire options on lake & land through boat & bike hire. We are a family run site with a focus on quality food and comfortable surroundings. We are open 7 days a week
1. Any classic breakfast bun (bacon, sausage or egg) served in a brioche roll & any tea or coffee from the menu. Available on all dates during regular kitchen hours.
2. 30 minutes family boat hire for up to 4 people valid between 10am – 2pm on October 5th, 6th & 12th. A refundable £10..00 deposit will be required on paying. Full terms on boat hire apply and can be found at https://thelongholme.com/boat-hire.
Decant Wine and Cheese Deli
At Decant Wine and Cheese Deli we believe in sharing the highest quality produce and in supporting the craft of traditional artisan fare. As such, we are pleased to share with you some of the best the world has to offer in Artisan Cheeses, Charcuterie (cured meats, sausages and pates) and wines.
Three offers to choose from;
Sharing Board: Delicious sharing baords for just £5 a head
Wine: A warm, gooey camembert with bread to share for just £5 (normally £13) when you buy any bottle of wine
Gin: Any Gin & Tonic for a fiver (25ml measure)
We’re an independent beer shop stocking a large range of local, national and imported modern beers and ciders.
Drink while you shop. Fill-up a flagon to takeaway plus gifts, merch, brew-kits and beer-bites to fly.
Two offers too choose from;
1. Flagons for a fiver - get ready for the summer with the perfect take away beer bottle.
2. A selection of beers available for just £5 each - normally £6 - £7.50.
A family run restaurant with a child friendly atmosphere, providing the finest Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine, with a seating capacity of up to 80 covers.
Starter offer: Tandoori platter for £5
Main offer: Chicken, lamb, prawn or vegetable balti's for a fiver (exc. king prawn and tikka)
A result of a lifelong passion for food and an ambition to create an informal unique setting, Baja is a casual Mexican restaurant serving vibrant, tantalising food, fresh from our kitchens.
A 1lb Burrito for £5 - eat in or takeout. Choice of chicken, beef chilli or soya chilli (vg). Stuffed with rice, salsa, black beans (hot sauces are optional). Offer available before 7pm.
The Embankment has become one of the premier spots in the heart of Bedford. The clue to our location is in the name! Bedford’s beautifully-landscaped Embankment has wonderful views out over the River Great Ouse.
The Cappuccino bar
The Cappuccino bar is a traditional Italian restaurant situated in Newnham Street, Bedford, next to the old Peacocks auctioneers!
Buy two desserts for £5 (for both) when you buy two main courses. Evenings only before 18:30pm.
Fay's Coffee at Star
We are an independent coffee shop based within Star Rowing Club at Star Rowing Club on Commercial Road, Bedford MK40 1QS.
Lisa comes from one of Bedford's reputatable cooking families, with her father Vittorio Fasulo providing food for most of Bedford's Italian weddings during the 1980's/1990's. Lisa and her sister then ran a local coffee shop in Mill Yard for a number of years.
Two large classes of house wine (red white or rose) for a £5 when you dine.
Bears and tales
Bears & Tales is a small yet perfectly formed drinks emporium situated in Bedford. Love a tipple? So do we!
Lady Godiva Rides Again…
In June Tom created a special cocktail for FiverFest called "Lady Godiva". She is riding back into town again and bringing different flavours with her this time.
Gallone's Ice Cream Parlour
From hot desserts, scrumptious waffles, sensational shakes, coffees and amazing parties. We offer so much more than delicious, award winning ice creams.
A 4 scoop ice-cream with cream, topping, sauce and wafer.
Coffee with art
Our unique surroundings are perfect for functions - Hire out your own private coffee shop to cater for up to 50 people. We love to hold parties, so please give us a call if you are thinking of having one and we'll happily tailor make a package to meet your requirements.
Herd - dynamic, friendly, professional, informal - offering gourmet, organic Aberdeen Angus burgers and freshly made house slaws, sides and sauces.
Their famous "Herd" burger! Hand-pressed beef topped with maple bacon, smoked monterey jack cheese, jalapeno and onion rings.
2 like us
Contemporary Italian cuisine and fusion food, fine dining Restaurant, located on Castle road. Available for any occasion, from business lunches to romantic dinners, we also offer an extension of a bar adjacent to bistro, where we cater for larger parties
The Mill Yard Coffee Lounge
Award winning Illy coffee, locallying sourced produced, weekly specials, club sandwiches, home made cakes, pastries, child friendly, private venue hire.
Made in Bedford at Number 13
'Made in Bedford' was created to promote the work of local artists, designers, makers and producers. Some of these products are now on sale at the Bromham Mill Shop. There'll be more fabulous photos and product details, a new website, product exhibitions, courses and more. Who knows where Made in Bedford will lead us but it is very exciting!
A choice of two offers. Either;
1. a vegan all-day breakfast in a bun or,
2. a Jamaican vegan pattie with a bowl of fresh soup.
Mamma Concetta is a family-run pizzeria & restaurant that takes Bedford back in time, to the more traditional Italian values of food and hospitality. With classic Italian food in our home-from-home atmosphere, we create authentic and delicious Neopolitan style pizza in our classic woodfired oven, making our pizza the perfect way… Just like Mamma Concetta taught us!
When you buy any pizza you can choose any dessert and either a coffee, tea or soft drink for £5.
the higgins pantry
A result of our life long passion for food and an ambition to create an informal and unique menu and setting – a place that we would want to frequent whether it be for a cup of tea and fresh cake or an evening meal.
In the heart of the buzzy Castle Quay area, alongside the river Ouse, our menu offers delicious Italian cuisine using fresh ingredients with strong southern Italian influences, our Italian style tapas is a must try.
SAPORI DEL SUD
A family run restaurant in Castle Quarter. Authentic Italian pizzas, pasta, meat and fish dishes. Great Selection of wines and cockatils available.
Grilled sea bass with salad.
Available for lunch and dinner from 8th Oct (closed before the 8th due to family holiday).
Based on Castle Road Papillon is a coffee house serving coffees, cakes and hot and cold food.
A sandwich with your choice of filling and either a hot or cold drink.
Pen and Cob
Pen & Cob is The Swan Hotel’s new Art-Deco insprired restaurant. They have transformed the restaurant with a modern design introducing a new bar and bringing in the elegant feel of the River Ouse. Offering an exclusive British menu along with a signature cocktail list and extensive winelist.
Classic Gin Copa; A double measure of Beefeather 24 gin served with Fever-Tree Sicilian Lemon Tonic served in a copa de balon style gin glass. Normally £7.50
Pavilion At The Park
Just a 10-min stroll from the town centre, you will find yourself in Bedford park. Pavilion at the Park is an umissable pit-stop for anyone enjoying a stroll through the park’s leafy avenues. We are renowned for our all-day breakfasts, afternoon teas and prvate parties.
We serve deliciously simple British cuisine from locally sourced fresh ingredients, including many options for people with food allergies. Fresh direct-trade coffee and homemade cakes are always on offer, many of them dairy and gluten-free.
Grab a Pavilion breakfast or vegetarian breakfast for just £5 when you purchase of any tea or coffee.
Quay Seafood and Steak
We are the neighbourhood Seafood & Grill, proudly bringing relaxed informal dining to Bedford's Cultural Quarter serving fish, oysters, steaks and grills. Pop by for a casual lunch with friends or call us to make a reservation for a special event
Speciality burgers (both beef and chicken) before 7pm daily.
Thali & Tandoor
The Thali & Tandoor experience is a return to the domestic culinary tradition, where we invite you to come and partake of our "ghar ka khana". Our menu consists of bona fide home and street foods from the subcontinent, flavours and tastes not palliated for the Western pre-conception. We call it, "ghar ka khana", meaning food from the home.
Signature Afghan Lamb, Haandi Chicken or Vegan Chana Chole served over rice for just £5. Only available as a takeaway and not available after 8pm on Fri and Sat.
Your local Bedford Cafe incorporating Companions Real Bread Bakery
A choice of two deals;
Savoury: Either a sausage roll or a sandwich, plus a bag of crisps and a hot drink.
Sweet: Two hot drinks and a piece of cake to share.
Coffee shop and bakery in Bedford
Locally roasted coffee, speciality teas, handmade cakes, tarts ans pastries
The Third Place.
The Third Place puts no importance on an individual's status in a society. Someone's economic or social status does not matter, allowing for a sense of commonality among its occupants. There are no prerequisites or requirements that would prevent acceptance or participation in The Third Place.
The Tavistock Pub & Carvery
The Tavistock is family run, offering good quality food served by friendly and attentive staff. As well as our daily Buffet and Carvery, we have an extensive menu offering a range of traditional pub favourites - pizzas, pasta and yummy desserts.
Buffet breakfast for a fiver!
A long-established sandwich bar and coffee shop. We pride ourselves on producing a delicious range of classic and gourmet sandwiches, as well as daily and seasonal specials, freshly prepared and made on the premises in St Cuthbert’s Street, Bedford to eat in or take away.
A gourmet roll, baguette or bagel plus crisps and drink.
Authentic Apulian Food.
A margherita pizza, a soft drink and a coffee for £5 until 3pm daily.