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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” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
High Street | Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here. The service was great without being too intrusive and the food was of the highest quality. I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant for a special occasion. It’s not cheap but you really do get what you pay for.Loved...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning from start to finish, a lovely treat on my 50th birthday.The resturant is so welcoming and so are the staff. The food was fresh and delicious i had the haggis with a whiskey spray followed by the Posh fish and confit chips which consisted...More

Thank hedleydavid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I had another wonderful meal last night in this beautiful restaurant. St Helena’s is consistently fabulous. A big thank you to Raf and his amazing team.

Thank Julie-Carrier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been trying to get a table at this restaurant for ages, always seemed to be closed on the days we could go. Eventually as our first wedding anniversary meal and it was well worth the wait. The good and service are first class,...More

Thank Rochcap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best food I’ve ever eaten anywhere in the world. Omg !! My birthday with family and the food was truly awesome. From the delicious chef’s entree to the stunning home made bread, from an exquisite master chef duck appetiser to the best steak I’ve...More

Thank ntpayne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had been given a couple of recommendations by friends who had visited previously - one described it as the best restaurant he had ever been to! I am not sure I would...More

1  Thank Jackwh1946
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken to St Helena for the first time as a surprise birthday celebration. Fantastic food, wonderful staff - thank you to Rafael for looking after us so well. We’ll be back!

Thank Nigel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was nigels 60 birthday. Raffael and his star looked after us like a long lost family member. The food was exceptional. We know what we are talking about as our daughter and her boyfriend work for Maze in London. We stayed at the holiday...More

Thank 126aflie
Reviewed 10 March 2018

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 9 March 2018

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
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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$64 - US$64
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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