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St Helena

High Street, | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
+44 (0)1234 344848
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Ranked #2 of 306 Restaurants in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $73 - $73
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
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Ate here for our 23rd Wedding Anniversary on 12/9/14 . St. Helena's was excellent as always. A beacon of consistent quality in an often variable and changing world. Many of the staff are the same people who have been there for the 10 years or so that we've been eating there including the Maitre D and chief waitress. Not cheap... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I was treated to St Helenas for a special occasion and it was everything you could wish for. We started the evening with pre dinner drinks taken in the beautiful garden. The menu was certainly interesting and all three courses were beautifully presented and tasted delicious. The staff were very attentive and courteous. I would definitely recommend it to anyone... More

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Lovely treat. I have been with friends and family on numerous occasions. Lovely food, service and atomoshere.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love to cook, so when I'm out I want all those things that I don't get at home. St Helena is a whole dining experience with good food, great atmosphere and attentive service which left me feeling special and satiated. Thank you

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
20 helpful votes 20 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
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34 restaurant reviews
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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
4 helpful votes 4 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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