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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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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.

1  Thank benuz
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful fine dining evening had here on our first visit to St Helena. Attentive, non fussy & informal service compliments this beautiful venue. This helps to create a lovely atmosphere in the pristine conservatory as well as in each of the different ‘rooms’. The...More

Thank Colin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first went to St Helena over 30 years ago when it opened and it was good then and still is. This time we took along two friends who had not been there before and one of them put on their Facebook page 'out of...More

5  Thank bill d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a group, we enjoyed a wonderful lunch, the food and service exceptional, the atmosphere was made all the more enjoyable as it was just before Christmas. Nothing was too much trouble, we savoured every minute we were there and hope it can be repeated....More

5  Thank Kay T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a big family group for my mother in law’s 80th birthday. A little difficult to find as not well sign posted and despite a 7.30 for 8.00pm booking, the car park was very full. The meal itself was very good, though a...More

6  Thank Angela G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just love this restaurant. I went with friends last night and we had a wonderful evening. The food, as usual, was fantastic and the attention we received was unbeatable. Thank you to the whole team for looking after us so well.

4  Thank Julie-Carrier
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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