Just opened – The Knife and Cleaver, Houghton Conquest

27 February 2012
Just opened – The Knife and Cleaver, Houghton Conquest

This pub in Bedfordshire has relaunched under new ownership and management after an extensive £500,000 revamp and extension. It now includes a converted stable block comprising eight self-contained bedrooms.

Opened 23 February

Owner Charles Wells Pub Company

Licensees Graham Roe and Terry Stewart

Capacity 98, including 25 in private dining room

Menu Dishes include smoked haddock and prawn fishcakes with pea purée and a home-made lemon mayonnaise; oven-baked, corn-fed chicken supreme with dauphinoise potatoes, winter vegetable purée and jus; steaks from the Brasa grill; and desserts like sticky toffee pudding and lemon posset.

Average spend £30, including drinks and service

Address The Grove, Houghton Conquest, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK45 3LA

Telephone 01234 930789


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