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St Helena

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High Street | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
+44 1234 344848
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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location, it was raining when we arrived so staff came out with umbrella's which was a nice touch. This place has a great reputation and deservedly so. The menu is extensive and interesting. Food presentation was top draw as was the cooking - fine dining in a very nice setting Overall a top class experience. Prices reflect the quality... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the number one restaurant in Bedford.( and possibly in the surrounding towns). Not cheap, but exceptional food and hospitality to complement any celebration! Recommended fine dining in lovely setting

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in Bedford for 2 years and St Helena has been the place I have always wanted to visit but had never previously got around to. We were warmly welcomed and taken to some garden seating where we were served drinks and given the opportunity to browse the menu before our orders were taken. When we were ready... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just superb! Can't fault a thing. Welcome- wine- food --ambience - all superb. This restaurant never fails to impress. The service is just perfect and the food is to die for. It's so special on a lovely evening to sit in the garden and enjoy a wine or a cocktail beforehand. The setting is just wonderful. Inside the ambience is... More 

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Rushden, Northants
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat out quite a bit, so therefore look for something a bit special for birthdays and anniversaries, and this is the place for our celebrations. Wonderful decor, relaxing atmosphere, great to be really welcomed by hosts time and again and the food is really good! At the pricey end of the spectrum, there is always something unusual to try... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent service great staff staff greeted you and escorted to your table. Nothing was a trouble to them to make the evening a success.

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Thank N600KStony
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Actually made it to this little peace of heaven , with my husband , some lovely friends gave him a gift voucher for dinner here , it's absolutely delightful was made to feel very welcome ,as you are greeted by a member of staff as you walk through the gates Of this thirteenth century cottage , they know your name... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How lucky was I go ring at noon and get a table for 2 at 8pm for myself and my wife to celebrate our anniversary. A beautiful July evening, G&Ts on the lawn whilst mulling over the menu. The owner breezes around chatting to guests as if he's know them all his life, and he has the uncanny knack of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taken by friends, one of the most enjoyable relaxed entertaining restaurants I have ever been to, also food superb and decor pure quality. Rafe also seems to have a fine taste in shirts, especially mine. Hopefully will return, however we live in Oxfordshire.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for a special night out. Food excellent and reasonably priced. The attention from the staff and owners is unsurpassed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$59 - $59
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?