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St Helena

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High Street, | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
+44 1234 344848
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Ideal For romantic dinner,Special Occasions,Bussiness lunches or just a...
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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  • 415
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Real Treat

For special occassions in and around Bedford, St Helena has been the place to go to for over 30 years. It certainly didnt disappointfor our visit. We went for a 40th recently with 6 of us and had a fantasic evening. Service was impeccable, food excellent - the new Chef is a real find and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Tom P
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

For special occassions in and around Bedford, St Helena has been the place to go to for over 30 years. It certainly didnt disappointfor our visit. We went for a 40th recently with 6 of us and had a fantasic evening. Service was impeccable, food excellent - the new Chef is a real find and the ambience perfect for our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A superb eating experience with an ambiance that is not found in many places today the Host was charm itself and he did all in his power to makes the experience something to be remembered

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Superb service from all the staff. The food was hot, very tasty, well presented and sufficient. I believe you get what you pay for and the St Helina delivers in spades. We will definitely return.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great restaurant, in a lovely setting. Nice people very accomodating and the food and drink is excellent. Will be going back very soon.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Went to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Been meaning to go for years but not local to us but so glad we did. A lovely restaurant, wonderful staff and superb food. Every course was a delight to the eye and palate. The staff are attentive and the owner made us feel very welcome and special. I would highly recommend this restaurant... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I went a few years back with my partner. It was the first fine dining restaurant I had went to and I am glad that was my first. This places was incredible, the food was amazing and shocking (The peanut better mushroom) in a good way. Where it is situated is the best part hidden away in Elstow with a... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We visited St Helena for our 1st wedding anniversary and the bar has been set high! This place is fantastic! From the moment we arrived we were greeted by friendly staff. We were taken out to the garden for a drink while we looked over the menu and made our selection. The setting is beautiful. From the garden to the... More 

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

To celebrate our diamond wedding we had an excellent dinner at the St Helena. The food was exceptional with an extensive wine list and the staff very attentive to all our needs. The host Raffaele has to be congratulated on making our special evening such a success. Thanks Raffaele .

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Went for wedding anniversary meal. The ambience was first class with pre dinner drinks in a lovely walled garden. The food was excellent and served by staff who managed to be professional, efficient and friendly at the same time. All in all a first class restaurant serving first class food in a first class setting. Brilliant.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times and it never fails to impress. The building and gardens are enough to make you say "WOW"! With 4 courses for £45 you can't argue at the price! The food is amazing and the atmosphere matches. The staff are very welcoming and very attentive. The owners really make the place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 344848

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 69 - 69
  • Cuisine: International, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions

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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