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St Helena

High Street, | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
+44 (0)1234 344848
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Ranked #2 of 305 Restaurants in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $75 - $75
Cuisines: English, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Ideal For romantic dinner,Special Occasions,Bussiness lunches or just a Night out. £45 is for a 5 course fine dining dinner menu
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English first
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

A warm welcome as always. The menu has. Hanged and always has seasonal dishes to choose from. Food is extremely well presented and delicious we had the salmon and pigs head followed by lamb and beef. The combinations of jus and accompaniments were good. Many fine wines to choose from as well. Service was extremely good - very attentive but... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Arrived at 7:30 while still sunny, enjoyed pre-dinner drinks in the wonderful garden, if warm enough dinner could have been taken alfresco. Dinner was delightful with friendly and happy staff, perhaps this is why we keep coming back time after time.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My first visit did not quite deliver my expectations of something a bit special or those of our friends who have been several times before. The setting and ambiance are lovely and the owner is very charming but we were somewhat disappointed with the menu which has changed with a new chef. The service was efficient and courteous and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Our second visit to St.Helena. The food is consistently brilliant. We all thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful of our food. The chef is brilliant. Can't wait to go back!

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Luton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I was taken out for a memorable birthday date (!) to this up market fine dining restaurant for the first time. Wow I was in no way disappointed. The food was fantastic and the service and ambience outstanding. There is a lovely garden for pre dinner drinks which made a nice entree. Thank you and I look forward to the... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

To be fair, I have been to this restaurant a few times and enjoyed it thoroughly. However, this last time left me quite disappointed. I ordered the Pigs Head (don't worry its not a whole head! ha ha), which, I suppose, I expected it to be tidy little slices of meat with the black pudding and apple sauce. Sadly, it... More

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luton
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I had no intention of writing another review of St Helena's Restaurant but having dined there again on Saturday (2nd) I had to share the experience. The Front of House staff have a professionalism and confidence about them that relaxes you as a Diner. They are there if you need anything but you don't notice them the rest of the... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The St Helena Restaurant is located in what was once John Bunyan's home It is a restaurant to visit for a special occasion as the menu is excellent,food is excellent, the setting is good, management and staff are welcoming and prices are sensible Fine selection of wines at a range of prices. Always an enjoyable experience when we visit St... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We took our grandaughter to celebrate her graduation. From the moment we arrived we were treated as if we were the most important people in the restaurant. The food was superb,beautifully presented and served by staff who were professional in their work and friendly in their approach. The hosts Raff and Frank added enjoyment to the evening by their friendly... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Fantastic restaurant with quality food and ingredients, friendly knowledgeable staff who dong rush you along. We were last in one Friday past midnight and they didn't bat an eyelid. You can always tell a good restaurant from the minute you walk in and this is no different where you are met at the door and can be seated straight away... More

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