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St Helena

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High Street | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
+44 1234 344848
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As always St Helenas never fails to impress. Raff, Frank and all the staff do an amazing job at making us feel special and the service is impeccable. Special thanks must also go to Ben (Head chef), for his amazing talents in preparing beautiful dishes, cooked to perfection. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and cant wait to go back.

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1 Thank Helen T
Bedfordshire
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent and surroundings, but expensive, worth it for a special occasion, it was booked for a business favour !

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1 Thank margaretdicarlo
Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don't need to bother with train journeys to London ,St Helena will match anywhere and Raf will always make you feel special. We had a great evening and really appreciate how everyone made sure we enjoyed ourselves,thank you again.

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1 Thank christopher r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lived in area for many years but despite many recommendations, had not been to St Helena. My loss... Really good restaurant, super service and will be back. Enjoyed it very much.

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1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to St Helena but we were made to feel like long standing customers. Ambience is spot on and service is impeccable. The food is superb and the wine list is extensive. It's not the cheapest but you get what you pay for and on that premis it's great value for money. For a special occasion we would definitely... More 

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1 Thank David P
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were two couples, first time here for our friends, but immediately Raff met them it was like they were his long lost friends! What a superb host! The food is absolutely excellent, service to match and hosted by such a lovely man. Well done Raff and team, 10/10, thank you and see you soon.

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1 Thank David M
Steppingley
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121 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not every meal can be the best of one's life so this time, down to four stars. Nevertheless, we will be back simply because they are so nice and it is my favourite restaurant locally.

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1 Thank MarvinSteppingley
Bedford
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us visited st Helenas for the first time for my 60th Birthday. From arriving to being personally escorted to our car, the staff and hosts made our evening one of the best we've had. The food was beautifully presented, tasty and good value. Three courses, selection of breads, taster, coffee and chocolates for £45 plus service. Raff kept... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely setting and a decent atmosphere. The food varied between good and bad, and the service was okay. We were disappointed only because we had heard very positive things and it ended up fairly average. However, we had a good night out. Will be trying somewhere new next time a special evening is planned.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been introduced to this great restaurant some time ago, we go to St Helena’s as often as possible. We have always had excellent food and wonderful attentive service from Raff and Frank whenever we visit and love entertaining our friends there. There is a lovely friendly atmosphere for unhurried dinning in the classy and comfortable dining rooms, the perfect... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$56 - US$56
Cuisine
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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?