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