Arcadia Sweetshop in Bedford has been delighting customers, young and old, since 1905 and we are still going strong today thanks to our many loyal customers who enjoy our range of quality confectionery served in a traditional manner with a smile.
A choice of two sweet treat hampers - a selection of sweets and chocs for both kids and adults alike.
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.
Two offers to choose from;
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)
Pizzeria of Bedford
A margherita pizza, a soft drink and a coffee for £5 until 3pm daily.
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 feisty burrito filled with either chicken, beef or vegetables (with fries if you think you can manage them) for just a fiver when up dine before 7pm.
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.
Three superb deals are on offer at Beerfly;
1. When you purchase two cans of beer from a curated selection of over 20 beers (marked by a green dot), you can buy a green Beerfly "I wish you were a beer" t-shirt for a fiver (normally £9.95)
2. Flagons for £5 - get ready for the summer with the perfect take away beer bottle.
3. A selection of 5 different 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.
Any two vegetable side dishes for just £5
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.
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.
Bottles of house red, white or rose wine just £5 with a meal.
Bears and tales
Bears & Tales is a small yet perfectly formed drinks emporium situated in Bedford. Love a tipple? So do we!
Tom has created a special cocktail for FiverFest called "Lady Godiva" - available for just a "fiver".
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.
A legendary 3scoop ice cream sundae with toppings, sauces and cream.
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.
Any dessert from the menu for £5 - no other purchase necessary.
Fays Coffee at Riverside
We are an independent coffee shop based within Riverside Lawn Tennis Club on Goldington Road, opened in January 2017. Although the tennis club is members only, the coffee shop is open to the public and both members and non members are very welcome.
Before 11:30am - brunch and a cup of tea
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.
Before 11:30am - brunch and a cup of tea
After 11:30am - scone with cream and jam, a cup of tea and a glass of prosecco
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 2 scoop ice-cream with cream, topping, sauce and wafer plus any hot drink.
We are family business with many years experience between us and a passion for the industry we work in.
Gary has been in the fish industry for decades working with and advising many retailers on their fresh fish offerings, the diversity and sustainability of the products on offer; and decided it was time to relinquish his as position as Company Seafood Specialist for Tesco to pursue a lifelong ambition of running his own family business.
Five offers, all at £5 each;
a. 2 x 140g boneless salmon portions
b. 2 x 140/180g sea bass fillets
c. a large sea bream
d. a dressed crab
e. 500g fish pie mix
Herd - dynamic, friendly, professional, informal - offering gourmet, organic Aberdeen Angus burgers and freshly made house slaws, sides and sauces.
Their famous gourmet cheese burger!
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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
Choose one of two “Vino Forever" deals when you dine in;
1. Buy two small glasses of house wine for £5 or
2. If you'd prefer a bottle of wine, it's yours for £5 off the normal price.
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.
A tartlet and a large latte OR a slice of roasted bell pepper & mozzarella pizza and a San Pellegrino.
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!
Buy any two slices of cake for £5 (includes plenty of vegan options).
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.
A choice of two food and drink offers;
1. A focaccia and an Aperol Spritz
2. A cake with tea or coffee
Based on Castle Road Papillon is a coffee house serving coffees, cakes and hot and cold food.
A bacon sandwich plus either a pot of tea, a regular coffee or a Capri Sun.
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
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.
SAPORI DEL SUD
Authentic Italian pizzas, wines and cakes
A choice of two deals;
1. Penne Carbonara with bacon
2. Grilled sea bass with salad *
These offers will be available a lunch times and evenings between 17:30 and 19:00.
* The grilled sea bass will only be offered to the first 5 customers each day
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. Supper Clubs run most Wednesdays and Fridays and we are available for private hire 7 days a week.
Grab a Pavilion breakfast or vegetarian breakfast for just £5 when you purchase of any tea or coffee.
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
A delicious home-baked cake served with either tea or coffee.
The veggie and Vietnamese market store.
A Vietnamese Bundle; one pack of spring rolls, one pack of noodles and one lotus root.
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.
Two glasses of prosecco for just £5. And like Lionel Richie sang, its avilable “All Night Long!”
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.