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118 - 120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
01234 843210
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Ranked #40 of 317 Restaurants in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Thai
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Me and my friends came to this place the first time because of the advertisement. As we entered we were greeted in such a friendly manner and taken to our seats. When the food came we were amazed with the style and creativity of the dishes. The service was smart and professional just how it should be. We will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

6 of us went here for our Christmas get together, service was good, clean restaurant. We had a mixture of Thai and Chinese, all the food was flavoursome and cooked well! Would recommend this restaurant to my friends! Only downside is the limited street parking, lots of double yellows!!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Inside is really nicely decorated and the staff are extremely polite. The food was very good, they gave us very big portions to the point where we had to take some away with us. Will definitely be returning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The starters here are great, but every time I go here I feel a little let down by the mains and we always say next time we will just order the starters. The mains are nice but I do not think they are worth the money they charge for them, and are nothing to rave about. The starters/duck pancakes on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Lovely restaurant in Kempston. Parking is easier after 7pm just avoid the double yellows. Well worth a visit (or many)! Has a very varied Thai and Chinese menu with something for everyone and no restrictions on mixing items from the menu. Staff are always friendly and service excellent. Just ask if you want advice or to understand a particular dish.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My friend and I were the only ones in the restaurant at 7pm. Food, service and atmosphere were all superb. I will definitely be returning.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Yes this was a surprising and lucky elephant. With a choice of Thai, Chinese and Malasian food it certainly did not disappoint in flavoursome food without the use of msg. The initial presentation of crackers and dips gave you a zest for what was about to tantalise your taste buds. The mixed starter was pleasant every bit as much as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Food is awesome flavoursome and plenty of it. Good range of dishes. Service could be a little more attentive

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Have visited restaurant before on a couple of occasions and thought I would go tonight with my family for my Birthday meal. The food, as always, was lovely - we had a mixture from both Chinese and Thai menu's and were glad we did. I'm glad we visited and can't wait to go again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Well, I went there with my couples of friends as they wanna eat something Chinese. So we just randomly chose this one. But the truth is, the restaurant was quite nice. When we just came inside, the staff there showed us a lot of enthusiasm and good attitudes. And also they were so friendly and gave us some recommendations as... More 

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Additional Information about The Elephant

Address: 118 - 120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
Phone Number: 01234 843210
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Thai

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