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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)
“amuse bouche” (14 reviews)
“petit fours” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
High Street | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
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1 - 10 of 755 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to st helena in august for my birthday , and tonight for my wifes Once again faultless food , service is outstanding , theres real attention to detail from tables to the shimmering menus and of course the mind blowing food , i...More

Thank Mde69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been looking forward to visiting this restaurant but found it rather dated. We went as a small group of friends, who were celebrating a birthday. The service was slow with very little atmosphere. We did not feel comfortable

1  Thank Childminderjan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner at this restaurant probably 10 years ago and found it a little pretentious and not what I would consider value for money, so it took some persuading by my wife for me to return even though we only live 10 minutes away....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elstow feels detached from Bedford now the bypass has been built and it does seem like a bit of a trek but I'm glad I made the effort now and will do so again. The driveway and entrance feel special and set the tone for...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this lovely restaurant, food and service is excellent, will definitely return.

Thank pat20062014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome, the service and the food is always amazing here. An excellent restaurant where you always get value for money.

Thank bedfordJP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a dining experience if you love food this is the place to go. From the amuse bouche to dessert is stunning. It's quite pricey we spent £150.00 on lunch for 2 with a bottle of wine but worth it as a treat. Also...More

Thank Rosie69Edie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exellent food, love the Waiters , love the starters , brilliant date night out you pay for what you get

1  Thank trev223
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Love St Helena Never ever had a bad experience Great ambience, amazing hosts, excellent service and generally stunning food This was absolutely the case tonight when my wife and I took my folks for an impromptu late supper (phoned at 1830 and ate at 2100...More

Thank MJH1
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Our favourite restaurant. The food is amazing .. very relaxing atmosphere. Always made to feel special.

Thank Jane K
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Questions & Answers
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
18 August 2017|
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Response from Olivere16 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the majority of people in there are smart. I have worn a smart dress on the occasions i have been and my husband has worn trousers and shirt, but some are there in suits. Not casual. hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$59 - US$59
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
Local cuisine, Groups, 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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