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The Elephant

118-120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
+44 1234 843210
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mixed starter” (14 reviews)
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
118-120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a good meal here. The crispy aromatic duck was not greasy and was genuinely crispy. The mongolian lamb was very tasty and the chicken with green peppers and black been sauce was good. Rice was well cooked and the service was attentive without...More

Thank Fenboatman
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife made an arrangement with the manager for her parents to come and have a £70 meal as a Christmas present. They didn’t get round to using it until this week. Imagine their embarrassment when the manager told them that it had already been...More

Thank johndibdin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My parent’s love this restaurant and I rang to buy a Christmas voucher for a meal for them. The restaurant didn’t have vouchers I said I would make one (so they had something to open) and checked they would be ok to use it. I...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Have eaten at The Elephant twice now and, at both times, we've enjoyed good food. Last night we had the crab sweet corn soup, broccoli & Chinese mushrooms, crispy chilli beef, chicken in oyster sauce, plus rice - everything was well presented and tasted delicious....More

1  Thank SAShortley
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Great service and food quality. Was very accommodating with food requests and changing set meals. Would recommend to anyone who loves a good Chinese meal

1  Thank max s
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I have ordered seafood soup and prawns soup and stir fry beef and received two mushroom soup in vinegar water , stir fry just no bad I’m so hungry and unhappy

Thank Kghm1
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely meal was had by us all, the menu is very large so may be worth looking at it online beforehand as there are thai options as well as Chinese, took us all a long time to peruse it all and finally decide. Reasonably priced...More

1  Thank Suzy C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Delightful food, great service! Really good value as well, we even had food left over to take home!!

1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

After an average meal from The Elephant once before, i wasnt in any rush to go back. We chose to go on New years day for a meal and it was excellent. The food was fresh, hot and tasty. Staff were polite and welcoming. Also...More

3  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I lived in Bedford for a few months just over a year ago and I used to order from here whenever we wanted a treat takeaway.i was worried about being disappointed but I’m glad to say after an impromptu visit to the restaurant tonight that...More

3  Thank Melissa W
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Toby E
20 August 2017|
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Response from Bithi R | Reviewed this property |
No onsite parking. Parking was not a problem though, we could park on the sideroads nearby. Hope this helps. 👍
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Ellie20rd
22 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118-120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 843210
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