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St Helena

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English, Eclectic
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High Street, | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
+44 1234 344848
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 349
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 20
    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
Most recent review
Bedford's Top Quality Restaurant

This a restaurant that always serves high quality food, beautifully prepared and presented. It is not cheap but for special occasions it is well worth it. The staff are always friendly, first and foremost, but probably more importantly, very efficient in what they do. Front of the house Raf... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
strettonbilldavies
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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427 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This a restaurant that always serves high quality food, beautifully prepared and presented. It is not cheap but for special occasions it is well worth it. The staff are always friendly, first and foremost, but probably more importantly, very efficient in what they do. Front of the house Raf always has time for diners no matter who they are or... More 

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

An enjoyable night for a birthday Celebration. Very busy but good service. The food was alright for the price, although with drinks was quite an expensive night.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We recently went to celebrate a birthday, we hadn't been for a while as they had changed the menu and I didn't enjoy the food as much but they have changed again and this time it was fantastic. You can never fault the service though it really is excellent and friendly. Its a great place for a special meal

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The restaurant is very pleasant and food is good. But the prices are too high for level of food quality. Wine is also expensive, If you are very flush then this place may suit you, but if you are on a budget then think again.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This restaurant is the best place to eat in charming surroundings with amusing cheerful and very professional people who remember you and treat you with respect and manners. You will have an amazing time here with your partner, children or granny!!! The food is always an absolute delight to receive and the presentation is spectacular. This is the best fine... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We recently celebrated two significant birthdays with a lovely lunch. It is sometimes difficult to quantify spending a lot of money on lunch but when it is lunch at St Helena there is no problem. The welcome, service, quality of food and attention to detail make it worth while. Thank you to Raf and Franc for going the extra mile.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

When ever there is a special occasion, St Helena is always my first choice. The ambience is just as important as the food and we are alwaysmade to feel both welcome and comfortable. The food is exquisite, and there are plenty of choices to suit all palates and cravings. I always come away feeling special.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is a great place to dine for business and pleasure. This one was a best friends 40th. The hosts Raf and Franc are such great personalities and always make our visits a brilliant Experience and this one was great too. The food is always of a good standard and variety for all palettes. Good plates of food you wont... More 

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England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was my first visit to St Helena. I did however have high hopes based on feedback from friends and previous Trip Advisor reviews. We were not let down. We dined as a party of four on Friday 30 January. Lovely location in Elstow village. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome and the restaurant... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Booked St Helena's for my wifes Birthday and we were not disappointed one little bit. Such friendly and welcoming staff and amazing food to match. £45 is the price for 4 course meal, this included table bread (freshly backed bread), chef's appetiser, start, main, desert and a coffee. The ambience and lighting was great, felt really relaxed and happy here.... 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: English, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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