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The Countryman, Milton Keynes

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Bradwell Common Boulevard
Bradwell Common
Postal town: Milton Keynes
MK13 8DY
Phone: 01908676346
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Blackthorn _ left this review about The Countryman

A relatively modern, estate pub in one of Milton Keynes’s many “local centres”, it looks much the same as many other pubs from that era with little to particularly distinguish it. There are a few picnic benches outside, both under cover and out in the open, but no sign of a garden as far as I could see. It was completely empty on a recent mid-week lunchtime visit, other than someone who just came in to use the loo. I have seen Thai food advertised outside previously, although there was no indication that any food is currently offered.

It’s a single room pub in a slight L-shape configuration, and does perhaps have a slightly more traditional feel than many of it’s ilk. The flooring is mostly carpet, and there is quite a bit of exposed brickwork which has been painted cream. Elsewhere the walls are a mixture of gastro-pub brown or have a floral wallpaper covering. Raised sections around the perimeter break up the space a little and are separated from the rest of the pub by painted balustrade. A pool table was at one end, and various signs advertised both karaoke nights and sports fixtures that were being screened.

Unfortunately there were no real ales on tap, with all four hand pumps having been removed leaving just the wooden plinth. I found this more distressing that having no sign of a pump at all. The only thing vaguely resembling a bitter was Eagle Smooth, whatever that it, and to compound this sorry state of affairs the only cider was Strongbow.

On 24th February 2015 - rating: 4
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Manky Badger left this review about The Countryman

Really friendly staff & clietelle. Good selection of well kept beer. And kare-oke on a Sunday too...

On 3rd October 2007 - rating: 5
[User has posted 155 recommendations about 154 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Blackthorn _
Milton Keynes Central, 0.95 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Wolverton, 2.44 miles, 47 min walk (show)
Bletchley, 4.55 miles, 1 hr 27 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Countryman, Bradwell Common
24th Feb 2015, 15:03
Review submitted by Blackthorn _
 
16th Nov 2012, 17:02
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Pub Details

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  • Car Park : Yes last updated 24 February 2015 by Blackthorn _
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 03 October 2007 by Moby Duck
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 24 February 2015 by Blackthorn _
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 24 February 2015 by Blackthorn _
  • Real Ale : No last updated 24 February 2015 by Blackthorn _
  • Real Cider : No last updated 24 February 2015 by Blackthorn _
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