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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: Breakfast, Dinner, 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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  • 47
    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
Lovely meal

We enjoyed a lovely meal at St. Helena's in Elstow recently. The restaurant is located in a beautiful country house, tucked away in the village of Elstow, near Bedford. On arrival we were greeted warmly and asked whether we wanted a pre-dinner drink in the garden or the patio. Once seated at our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
muckelmolch
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maulden
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  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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maulden
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a lovely meal at St. Helena's in Elstow recently. The restaurant is located in a beautiful country house, tucked away in the village of Elstow, near Bedford. On arrival we were greeted warmly and asked whether we wanted a pre-dinner drink in the garden or the patio. Once seated at our table, we were looked after very well... More 

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Bedford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is undoubtedly one of the best places to eat around. We have never been disappointed. The service provided by all the staff is second to none. From the moment you walk through the door to the time you leave you are made to feel special.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Had another wonderful evening of delicious dining at St Helena's. Food, atmosphere,service exemplary. Can't wait to go again.

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Cardington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

As always a fabulous evening had for our wedding anniversary. Always a special treat to go - lovely gardens, friendly staff and great food. The lamb wellington was exceptional too. We'll be going back soon.

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Haynes, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I have been dining here for a very long time and can honestly say that it is the best restaurant in Bedfordshire. I've eaten 4 times so far this year and I'm booked in again next week. The food is always of a great quality and the service is excellent. Throughly recommended.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Visited as part of a 60th birthday celebration Great restaurant and is now one of our favourite places to eat. Really great food and lovely service, we sat outside for pre dinner drinks and then went inside for our main evening meal. A good selection of food and wine.

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We really wanted this place to live up to its hype. The gardens, welcoming staff and cozy restaurant made for a lovely setting and start to our evening. My scallop starter was lovely too, tasty and tender. However, my lamb Wellington main lacked flavour - the meat was a bit dry and to be honest was the only flavour on... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food was perfect along with the service. From the greeting at the door to walking with you to the taxi. Definitely come here for a special occasion treat!

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was my 2nd visit and I had a lovely meal, service, nice wine. However my fish was over cooked and my sorbet was half melted when it arrived. foods cooked and presented well but lacking of character. I went to Savoy, the Ritz and Paris house but St Helena is still my favourite. chefs should Do something new but... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were lucky enough to get £100 voucher for this restaurant as a Christmas present,we decided to use it to celebrate my husbands birthday. We were greeted by one of the charming staff and escorted to our table. It is several years since we last ate here and it has been extended but still has a wonderful intimate atmosphere. The... More 

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Address: High Street, | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
Phone Number: +44 1234 344848
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
Average Prices: USD 70 - 70
Cuisine: International, British

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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 70 - 70
  • Cuisine: International, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, 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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