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The Elephant

118-120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
+44 1234 843210
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
118-120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
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1 - 10 of 242 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not likely to return. The staff were friendly but the food quality was pretty average. Decor inside was nice.

Thank tam90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for family meals. They went out of their way going into London just to purchase my lobster for my 50th birthday meal which was pre booked. Customer services is great if eating in. Take away service is usually quite slow.

1  Thank Ivethchris
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We come here regularly never had a bad experience food great staff great . If you want a good Chinese this this is the place

1  Thank leanneyeates88
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I'm always a bit wary when I see a restaurant serving food from two different countries, do they do either quite right? The Elephant does! Not disappointed in any way with the food and service provided here.

1  Thank DAVE R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Don't go if you have allergies. I have been a few times and have always said no peppers as I'm allergic. Quite a lot of the time the food comes with peppers. I ordered a takeaway tonight and said as usual no peppers and of...More

1  Thank Samantha J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lovely food in here and always quick and polite service. My absolute favourite starters have to be wasabi king prawns and salt and chili squid followed by a main of sizzling pork loin over a bed of noodles and beansprouts. Definitely recommend.

2  Thank Doublet33
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We have been there few times with friends. We totally love the atmosphere, friendly staff and most of all, availability of both Chinese and Thai food. Lovely!

2  Thank Bithi R
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We love going to the elephant it's clean friendly and the staff are always really polite and smiley - makes such a difference

2  Thank tsd_12
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We rang up early Saturday evening and we're lucky to get a table for 4. Food and service were good although there was a little confusion one item that we ordered was missed this was rectified but came out mid way during our meal. The...More

3  Thank 30VennC10
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Love the fact that you can have Chinese Food or Thai or both all under the same roof - the restaurant offers many good options and so there is always something for everyone whether vegetarian, pescatarian or meat lover. The menu is extensive with very...More

1  Thank Bloggsy63
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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