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Ideal For romantic dinner,Special Occasions,Bussiness lunches or just a Night out. £52.50 is for a 5 course fine dining dinner menu Open Wednesday to Saturday for dinner from 7pm
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Contemporary
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister her hubby & l booked a meal to celebrate my birthday . The setting is beautiful . There are areas to sit on the front lawn & in the back garden. The interior is elegant & stylish. Our meal so delicious . The...food was beautifully presented with ample portions . Frank & Raff the owners couldn’t have made us more welcome . The waiters & waitresses were so busy as the restaurant was full & were so hard working . They were attentive, warm & helpful without being intrusive . It was a wonderful evening & experience . The whole restaurant had this wonderful ambiance about it . I will definitely be going again .More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was so good visit St Helenas on Saturday after so long. The food was amazing. But I have to credit Frank and the team for the attentive professional service. It was a real treat and made our 28th Wedding Anniversary a really special evening....Thank you and see you in 2 weeks ..... you won't keep us away now. Sarah & Andrew xMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 September 2021 via mobile

We have visited St Helena many times. We have found the prices very reasonable for the quality of the food and service. We have always left very happy and with tongues smiling 😃 Unfortunately some customers visit with the sole intention of complaining. I hope...that the majority of the regular customers read the bad reviews and laugh.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 1 September 2021 via mobile

This continues to be the best in Bedfordshire. Excellent food,service, building and gardens. You can’t get excellence cheap but here you get it for exceptional value.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 30 August 2021

After having had a wonderful time at this restaurant before returned Saturday thinking what a good time I would have ,unfortunately it was not greeting good then food was cold ,service well not great ,yes it was sorted by manager taking main meals of bill...be the experience was not good ,not to standard for some reason would think again about taking high profile guests there again sorry but only trying to help with review williamthebutler,mr William frenchMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

A short taxi ride from home a pleasant evening we sat in garden for pre dinner drink on the pleasant eve. After a short wait we were escorted to our table was surprised a how busy it was a full restaurant not seen since pre...COVID was made to feel very welcome we had time in garden to chose our dishes for the eve I had the haggis and sea base with cheese and cheesecake mrs had duck and the lamb cooked to perfection .. all very tasty and nice size to a couple of bottles of fizz all very reasonable treat your self absolutely wonderful…More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 15 August 2021

Another wonderful evening at one of our most favourite restaurants in the world !Excellent service ,beautiful setting with a superb ambiance ,delicious cuisine and the most kind generous sincere hospitality you could ever wish for !Not forgetting the perfectly chilled Peronis ,ice cold Champagne and...fine wines which are exceptional value as is the whole experience !Raff ,Frank and the entire team always pull out all the stops to give you a night never to be forgotten !Keep up the good work guys and let’s hope we are all here for another 35 years to continue to enjoy the “St Helena Experience “as often as possible !!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 3 August 2021

St Helena restaurant is faultless...superb food, world class service, amazing value. It is a credit to Raff, Frank and the team who work tirelessly to provide such a pleasurable dining experience and I cannot recommend visiting highly enough. In over 20 years of visiting we've...never been let down...to summarize; stunningMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 25 July 2021

We’ve really missed our special visits to St Helenas, it was wonderful to be able to resume our catch up with friends in a truly fine dining experience, from pulling in through the narrow entrance to the gravel parking space, beautifully kept front gardens with...sparkling fairy lights, being welcomed like old friends- all before even getting near the food. We were seated in an alcove which felt secluded whilst still able to feel part of the restaurant experience. Most of the guests had dressed smartly, so obviously felt as we did - to make a special occasion of it. The food as always was sumptuous- with the little pre tasting experience, tasty selection of breads. I went for the vegetarian option and did not regret it! My friends had the fish options and thoroughly enjoyed their meals. We didn’t have enough room for the treats with coffee at the end, but the staff were kind enough to wrap the up for the grandmother amongst us ( which were really loved by the 2 year old granddaughter- so she’d like to thank St Helenas as well) . Cost of the experience (meal is too small a word) was £70 and we left feeling absolutely great and are still talking about it. So thank you for a lovely memory.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 22 July 2021

Wonderful food, wonderful ambience wonderful staff. Lockdown hasn't permitted enough visits to this gem of an establishment. Took our friends for her big birthday celebration and it was their first visit there. Raff, Frank and all the staff couldn't have made her and the rest...of us more welcome. Raff in particular was on excellent form, delighting our friends with his wit and charm. The food was as always superb and my choice of the Scottish lamb was an excellent choice. It really is an oasis of excellence in a desert of mediocrity! Many thanks Raff and staff!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Sorry for late reply only just spotted this and appreciate it is now to late but yes we do for any amount you desire ...Thankyou and sorry for late reply
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15 May 2019|
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Yes it is a set price but choice menu of £45 per person .... vegetarian options can be viewed on our current st Helena website .... sorry for the delay we have only just picked this message up ...
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St Helena is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5