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Athena Palace Greek Taverna

125-127 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DE, England
+44 1234 214358
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“greek meze” (6 reviews)
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Opens in 10 min
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Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
125-127 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for my mum's birthday and nobody in the family had ever been here before as we didn't know it existed despite living in Bedford forever! Staff were lovely and the meze on a Saturday night was outstanding. We were told that if we wanted...More

Thank foodtester221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my other half was in the area for the night and went here based on the reviews and was not disappointed. Firstly the staff were very friendly and gave help and advise on the food and the area.. we got the meze meal...More

Thank stevejwoody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent and lots of it too , the lady who served us couldn't have been more attentive - looking forward to going back for my sons birthday celebration- such a good find. i am a vegetarian /husband is not and there was...More

Thank cherylfreeman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gem of a restaurant I took my mother out for the meze on a Saturday night The food was so nice but there was so much choice we didnt know where to start Wine was divine and the atmosphere was busy Will definitely...More

Thank Hockeyjules
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went here on a Thursday evening and we used our Taste Card, which gave us 50% off of the food bill. We ordered 3 starters to share, then I had a mixed grill which was really very good and hubby had Stifado which was very...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a great night we had at the Athena. A group of 9 of us went for a Hen party. Karen and her team were lovely and nothing was to much trouble. The food was wonderful and plentiful and the atmosphere was great. Such good...More

Thank 855hilaryt
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Traditional greek food well cooked, friendly staff. Reasonable price. watch where you park when visiting we parked outside after 7pm when parking restrictions are lifted but came out to find a parking ticket had been issued, this completely spoilt our evening, although we were not...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Went with my partner midweek for something away from the usual Nandos and loved it. Had the set Mezes menu which really hit the spot in terms of variety, portion size and value. Atmosphere was great and the staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank James A
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Having read the reviews - we arrived with quizzical eyebrows ! On arrival greeted by the owners daughter - full of beans and a willingness to serve - the food was prompt, great and filling ! The walk from the train station car park (previously...More

Thank Hit-Diner
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

15th july 2017 having my daughters 30th birthday party here cant wait be about 26 people coming going 2 be a great nite 😃

Thank Caroline H
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Questions & Answers
Anne A
1 October 2017|
Response from Manolis C | Property representative |
Yes every Friday k Saturday
25 October 2015|
Response from Jane H |
As far as I remember it's up a flight of stairs. Don't remember seeing a lift.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125-127 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 214358
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