Welcome to The Kings Arms in Bedford

The Kings Arms is a premium pub, bar, and restaurant with its very own garden, centrally located in the heart of the picturesque town of Cardington.

Overlooking the village green in Cardington, near Bedford, The King's Arms is a premium pub, bar, and restaurant that’s perfect for lunch, dinner, or drinks.

Perfectly equipped to accommodate all of your dining requirements, from the moment you step into this family friendly establishment, you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of menu options, stylish yet comfortable interiors, and a great selection of real ales, lagers, and wines that are ideal for washing down your favourite dishes.

Whether you stop by for a hearty Sunday roast, a delicious three-course meal, or a sun-drenched cocktail on a summer’s day, you’re sure to leave with a smile on your face.

Our special festive menus are here for you to feast your eyes on and book your Christmas celebration today. Whether you would like to join us for Christmas Day, Boxing Day or for the perfect New Year’s celebration, The Kings Arms has everything you need for the festive season.

An outstanding pub in Cardington

Armed with lashings of style and charm, every corner of this family friendly pub has been designed to offer the ultimate dining experience. From the lovely willow tree beer garden that provides a cool shade on hot days, as well as its many crackling log-fires that always maintain a warm and welcoming glow during the winter, The King’s Arms has it all!

And, whether you join us for a light bite to refuel on a busy day or pop in for a midweek treat from our mains menu, our extensive range of traditional pub food dishes are sure to always hit the spot.

Opening Hours

  • Monday Midday-10pm
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Midday-10pm
  • Thursday Midday-10pm
  • Friday Midday-10pm
  • Saturday Midday-10pm
  • Sunday Midday-10pm


Call The Kings Arms on 01234 838533


The Kings Arms, 31 The Green, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3SP

Following the recent government announcement we will now be closing at 10pm-  the last table booking for food will normally be at least 1.5hrs before the actual business closing time. However, full table availability can be found on the bookings page, or please call us directly as we may be still be able to accommodate you. The final drinks orders will be at 9.30pm.