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The Crooked Billet

2 Westbrook End, Newton Longville, BLETCHLEY, MK17 0DF

Just down the road from the Bletchley Park is this magnificently thatched village pub. Timbers from a sailing vessel surplus to requirements around the time of Sir Francis Drake were recycled to create the core of the building. The soul of the once rural alehouse remains; crackling winter log fires (the house bacon is smoked in the inglenook) cast flickering shadows across oak beams; and there are huge lawned gardens. Top sommelier John Gilchrist and wife/chef Emma took on the run-down Billet more than a decade ago. Emma's menus are based on the finest, freshest ingredients from small, local specialist producers and suppliers, and the emphasis is on taste and modern presentation; a cosmopolitan mix of contemporary and classical with English and French influences. The carte selection reads like a gastronome's wish list; all meals are matched to particular wines. Typical dishes could be pan-fried scallops with sweet potato purée; and crispy suckling pig and bacon.

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Tel: 01908 373936
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Principal beers

Ruddles Best, Abbot Ale, IPA, Guest ales


12-2.30 5.30-11 (Sun 12-4 7-10.30)


27-28 Dec, Mon


Children welcome.
No coach parties catered.

The Crooked Billet, Bletchley


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M1 junct 13, follow signs to Buckingham. 6m, signed at Bottledump rdbt to Newton Longville

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