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The Elephant

118-120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
+44 1234 843210
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“mixed starter” (14 reviews)
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118-120 Bedford Road | Kempston, Bedford MK42 8BG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 18 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 12 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 4 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 6 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 6 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
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Food is always of a great standard and a wide ranging menu, only slight criticism would be that it can sometimes be difficult to get through on the phone and delivery times can be long but it's worth the wait

2  Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I went here in May 2017 on my first visit to the U.K. since 2003. I live in Thailand, and noticed the staff speaking Thai when I walked past, so I chatted with them in Thai and went back for dinner. I noticed a large...More

3  Thank keep-me-away-from-uk
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

It’s the first time I tried The Elephant after hearing some good things about it but sadly also the last time. It wasn’t terrible but it was very underwhelming and lacked in care. We ordered mixed starter for 3 of us but didn’t receive three...More

Thank Laurence 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. 👍
23 July 2015|
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Response from Peterabrown | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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