Share our passion
for wine and more
At the Blue Glass you’ll find the warmest of welcomes and the chance to share our enthusiasm for great wines. Whether you’re looking for a bottle or a case to take home, or a table to relax, chat and enjoy a glass with a meat or cheese board, we are the perfect spot.
We are passionate about our wines, taking the time to pick an interesting, distinctive range from around the world. We take the same approach to all our other drinks and food. We taste test and trial until we’re sure we have selected the best charcuterie and cheeses, the smoothest coffee and the best range of spirits.
Why not pop in for a chat and find out more or simply complete the sign-up form and we’ll keep you up to date with all our upcoming events and news.
We open from:
11am - 7pm on Tuesday and Wednesday
11am - 11pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Seasonal opening times on Sunday
We are closed on Mondays (for a well-earned break)
Christmas and New Year Opening Times:
Please note our Ssasonal opening hours are as follows:
Saturday 21st December: 11am - 11pm
Sunday 22nd December: 11am - 5pm
Monday 23rd December: 11am - 7pm
Christmas Eve: 11am - 7pm
Christmas Day: CLOSED
Boxing Day: CLOSED
Friday 27th December: CLOSED
Saturday 28th December: 11am - 11pm
Sunday 29th December: CLOSED
Monday 30th December: CLOSED
New Years Eve: 5pm - 1am. Please note there are no tickets or entry fee required for New Years Eve.
The Blue Glass Team will then be taking a well deserved break and the shop and wine bar will be closed from Wednesday 1st January - Monday 20th January. We will re-open on Tuesday 21st January 2020.
“This is the perfect place to relax and unwind in stylish surroundings with friends and family.
Just what Bedford needed. Can’t wait till
our next visit. ”
OUR WINE BAR
We have created a relaxed and comfortable lounge where you can pick from our wine list featuring a wide range to suit every pocket and palate. We serve you at your table and will be happy to recommend any drinks from our extensive range.
Our bar list features great wines from only £19.50 a bottle or a fiver for a glass, you can’t go wrong. Want more choice? Grab a bottle from the wine shop shelves and we’ll just add £8 corkage charge or ask us about our featured crafted spirits, bottled beers, coffee, tea selection and more.
The ideal partner to our drinks is our meat and cheese boards (perfect for one or to share) all served with fresh bread, chutney and quince jelly. Just peckish? We have some great nuts and olives too. Save room for a slice of delicious chocolate torte with a glass of sticky dessert wine.
Our general bar is not available for booking but we have 2 bookable areas for private meetings and events. For a £30 deposit you can book our Nebuchadnezzar Room for 6 -10 people or our larger Tasting Room holds 10 - 20 people for larger events. Call the shop to book on 01234 347732.
Look out for our upcoming events. We hold regular bi-monthly tasting evenings which are bookable in advance and regular special events such as Oyster and Champagne weekend festival, Beaujolais breakfasts or a cigar and Cognac appreciation to name but a few.
“What's not to like? great wines, knowledgeable & friendly team, lovely atmosphere. the perfect try before you buy wine experience ..... and the cheese boards are great too. pay a visit! ”
We have bottles for
With around 500 wines from all around the globe and in excess of 100 spirits we don’t think you’ll be stuck for choice.
We are always happy to share our expertise and recommendations so just ask and we’ll be happy to advise based on your preferences.
We hold Saturday Swirl wine tasting sessions from
1 - 5pm every Saturday. Just pop in and try this week’s selection - it’s always an interesting mix on offer.
We can arrange for collection of your wine order. Just let us know what you need and we can have it ready to collect. We can mix cases or recommend a couple of bottles for a special gift or occasion. There’s a car park to the rear with free 20 minute stay.
“Wow! Amazing wine bar! So tasteful and stylish! Bedford is now well and truly on the map! Wine - delicious - and such a choice. Charcuterie - tasty and beautifully arranged.”
Why not tap into our passion and expertise?
If you have a special event planned, we can help you create the perfect wine list. We can work to your budget and create the perfect wine and drinks list for your event whether a lavish celebration, small party or a large wedding. We can sit down with you, taste some options and deliver to your door in advance of your event.
We offer free glass hire and all our wines are supplied on a sale or return basis.
If you run (or are planning to open) a local hotel, restaurant or bar, we can help refresh your wine list or create one from scratch. Just tell us about your business and customers and we can develop a distinctive list tailored just to you.