Food & Drink

Reviews an info on all the best in Bedford, from fine cuisine to kebab shops, deli’s to coffee shops.


Come Dine with The Twits!

Whilst there are lots of glorious places to eat in and around Bedford, Team Clanger like to tell you about the extra special events that are a little bit further afield. 2016 marks the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl with many special things planned all over the country – check out the Roald Dahl…

Recipe: Modernist Fondue

by Daniel Fattorini It was supposed to be summer, heading towards the middle of July and we suffered daily downpours and regular thunderstorms. With barbecues out of bounds and summer salads just not enough to warm you up and dry you out, it felt like a wintry dish was more appropriate last week. I…


Review: Jazz in Bedford Park

by Lucy Bywater Pavilion in the Park was the setting for an evening of jazz on Thursday evening when talented duo of pianist Will Barry and tenor Alex Hitchcock opened a season of new concerts aimed at breaking down barriers between musicians and audience. Arriving by bike across Bedford Park, we were perfectly timed to…


Food Review: Pasticceria Amalfi (in two languages!!)

We put a shout out to the Clanger community to find a reader who was up to the challenge of writing a bilingual review of Tavistock Street’s Pasticceria Amalfi. Step forward, Dany Ballarò… Per un Italiano, c’è solo un modo per terminare il pranzo domenicale : un caffè espresso e uno (o forse due!) mignon ! Ma quando…


Food & Drink: The Floating Tea Picker

We first encountered the Floating Tea Picker at the BedPop Christmas Shop at the Higgins last December.  Established by Hannah Birch, The Floating Tea Picker is a holistic tea company, run from Hannah’s very own floating narrowboat home. How idyllic does that sound?! “All my teas are hand blended, steamed, roasted and carefully prepared,” said…

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