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Has potential ....

A really lovely looking bar with a fantastic location and a good menu. However staff are often not... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Holly T
Bedford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Shocking service

I have been to 'The lane' a couple of times now, brilliant location, lovely looking place but... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Bedford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible39%
11 Oct 2018
“Amazing bar”
31 May 2018
“Love love love!”
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Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3NT, England
+44 1234 325640
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I really have no idea why The Lane has such bad reviews. I have moved to the area recently and this is by far my most favourite bar I have come across. Cocktails are fab, service is fab, and everything is more than reasonably priced...More

2  Thank Carly F
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The interior and atmosphere of the place are great. However the arrogant staff let the place down. This could genuinely be a great place for a few drinks if it weren't for the attitude of the staff. Reading over some of the other reviews it's...More

7  Thank Luke B
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Very clean swanky bar, the staff are very friendly cocktails were amazing, great value, totally recommend if you live in Bedford or are if you are just visiting you must visit.

Thank Tazish
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Cocktails here are amazing.....maybe a bit pricy but you get what you pay for. Great customer service, staff lovely and very friendly:-)

Thank TrailBlazer715316
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have been to 'The lane' a couple of times now, brilliant location, lovely looking place but completely let down by the staff behind the bar. The occasions i have been have all been on a Saturday night both busy and quiet. The same 2...More

1  Thank petrolheadjim
Reviewed 12 March 2017

ok, now im not slagging the lane off, its a great place and i come here most weeks. but something isnt right. first off, the female toilets look like they havent been cleaned for a month. dried blood or crap on the inside of the...More

Thank ceg1987
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We love going here for drinks and cocktails before and after dinner. The guys are all friendly and have a Latin vibe to the music and service. Really cool

Thank Jenna050589
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A really lovely looking bar with a fantastic location and a good menu. However staff are often not friendly and service slow. Prices of cocktails are fairly high and there is not a happy hour which is sad. I hope it improves as love music...More

Thank Holly T
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

After a walk along the embankment we decided to stop off for a drink and bite to eat. We checked Trip Advisor as we're unfamiliar with the area and this restaurant came up. We sat on the patio area in the afternoon sun with a...More

2  Thank MKReviewers123
Reviewed 23 July 2016

ive been coming here for years and now that daz (the one with the hat) is back behind the bar on a saturday night, the place is a lot better. if you dont like whats on the menu ask him for something off it, or...More

Thank ceg1987
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Only one person actually serving, the other person was being trained - on a Friday night???? Our presence wasn't even acknowledged and it was obvious that it was going to be a very long wait to ever get served, so we walked out and will...More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Cocktails were lovely and reasonably priced - strawberry daiquiri was great! Lovely decor and outside area is great feature. Plus handy location right next door to the restaurant baja, with a door in between the two!

Thank rosie b
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