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St Helena

High Street | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
+44 1234 344848
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (31 reviews)
“petit fours” (25 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
High Street | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever get the chance to visit this restuarant where service is impecable along with the food. 5 stars all the way for me. Staff very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Extremely clean, exquisite restaurant entrance, A great restaurant to go for...More

Thank JillyK600
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an absolute delight. The food, ambiance, décor, staff, cleanliness all rate top marks. Raf and Frank (owners and Brothers-in-Law) have a great rapport. It is so refreshing to see the business owners busying themselves in the business. It keeps the team on their toes...More

1  Thank QTJohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the money and effort of getting a table. We were part of a Christmas celebration but were made to feel valued.

Thank midice88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been married the week before, we were meant to be in Paris before our flight was cancelled due to snow. Luckily the snow meant we were able to get a table at St Helena on a Saturday night at very short notice. When taking...More

Thank JoeWoolmer88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my husbands 60th birthday here. Wasn’t disappointed. The food can only be described as beautiful and presented just as well. The staff are knowledgeable and helpful. Gorgeous restaurant with lovely atmosphere. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it, best restaurant in Bedfordshire.

Thank teresa502014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away in a lovely setting this place has both a cosy feel and a light airy atmosphere. I have dined here on many occasions and it is always a special treat. The service is a mix of classy professionalism and light banter from Frank...More

Thank yvonne4242
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful evening here visiting for the first time. So much so that we had to rush out to our taxi despite being there for three hours already. Lovely food (haggis dish, duck fritters and cheeseboard were the highlights), unobtrusive service and a...More

Thank The_Nicholsons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent in pretty much every way. The food we had was (in our humble opinion) Michellin star standard, but at a very reasonable price. Great service and a lovely atmosphere. We will definitely be going back.

2  Thank benuz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Are on a Saturday night and I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. The atmosphere/service/ quality of food was none less than outstanding. You need to book early but you should do it.

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went as a group for lunch just before Christmas and what a wonderful time we had! The food was excellent, the staff brilliant and the atmosphere memorable. Raff made the event with his humour and bonhomie, entertaining us throughout! Couldn't ask for a better way...More

1  Thank David F
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6 December 2017|
Response from Dave C | Reviewed this property |
I totally disagree with the above comment. I've been going to St Helena for 5 years, i have never had trouble making contact. They get booked well in advance for a Friday and Saturday so you need to book ahead, unless you... More
David B
9 September 2017|
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Response from Mde69 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are still operating , try tuesday mornings all the chefs are in prepping food
Louisa R
25 August 2017|
Response from Mde69 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , try early evening , someone will answer for sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$63 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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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