The Cross Keys

wood end

A family run restaurant/bar set in the quiet characteristic village of Wood End, Bedford, just a few minutes away from Kempston.



Our newly refurbished restaurant offers you a rustic but charming interior, refreshed with a modern flair. Expect a warm welcome, friendly service, refreshing beverages and stunning dishes, cooked using the very best local produce and ingredients.



thursday 2 for 1 cocktails

Thursdays from 5pm

Get 2 cocktails for the price of one!

lobster night


Fish starter, whole lobster with 2 sides for your main course plus a glass of prosecco. Only £39.50pp

sunday roast

From 12pm till 5pm (last booking)

Choose from: Roast beef / Roast lamb / Roast chicken / Roast pork belly. Vegetarian and vegan roasts are also available. Roast starts from £19/person.

bottomless brunch

Every Saturday 12pm till 3.30pm

Includes bottomless prosecco or beer for 1.5 hours plus 2 courses from only £39.50 Or gin and tonic’s from only £49.50. Upgrade to bottomless Cocktails for £59.50.

2 courses for £20

Every Thursday and Friday lunch time from 12pm till 2.30pm

Choose a starter and a main for £20 from our special lunch time menu.


We have now introduced our private dining area that we have designed to give you the comfort and warmth of your own home except you are now being cooked for and waited on.

During this experience, we are at your call by the touch of a button. This means unless you call us, you’re not disturbed from the minute those doors are closed. We have installed a state-of-the-art sound system in which you can feel free to connect to and place yourselves in your own atmosphere from your playlists.

Our private dining can hold up to 10 people creating the perfect space for yourself and your small party. Dine in style with us and explore the memorable magic of private dining.



The kitchen is the heart-beat of our restaurant, where we pride ourselves in using locally sourced produce and ingredients for our seasonal menus.

We ensure that every dish that leaves the kitchen to be memorising & mouth-watering!