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Athena Palace Greek Taverna

125-127 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DE, England
+44 1234 214358
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“greek meze” (6 reviews)
“lamb kleftiko” (3 reviews)
“tzatziki” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
125-127 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant a couple of times previously and always enjoyed it so I reccommended the venue to a friend for her 30th birthday... what a mistake! The food was lovely however the portions were tiny! Food that should have been between...More

Thank jennief87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

17/02/18 Complete rip off...didnt even deserve 1 star..... 1 small lamb portion , and about 6 potatoes and a small chicken kebab each and a small plate of rice ..between 5 of us !!!!! The Fosters were out of cans as was the coke ...one...More

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Manolis C, Owner at Athena Palace Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You were originally booked for 30 people and only 28 turned up. Of which 2 were children and 1gentleman who didn’t want to eat.so we served 25 people 7 portions of tzatziki,7 portions of houmous,7 portions of taramosalata, 7 portions of potato salad, 7 portions...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard about this restaurant via a friend so decided to try it. First impressions were of a huge barn of a place which had loads of architectural atmosphere but relatively empty. Interestingly as the night went on, we realised most of our fellow diners were...More

Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We all had a fantastic evening. The owners and staff couldn't be more helpful. Nothing was a problem with serving vegetarian meals and glutton free also. It was a great atmosphere.wonderfull belly dancer interacting with diners.great dancing Greek style finishing with a disco. Friends couldn't...More

Thank j0hnsterling
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Went for my mum's birthday and nobody in the family had ever been here before as we didn't know it existed despite living in Bedford forever! Staff were lovely and the meze on a Saturday night was outstanding. We were told that if we wanted...More

Thank foodtester221
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my other half was in the area for the night and went here based on the reviews and was not disappointed. Firstly the staff were very friendly and gave help and advise on the food and the area.. we got the meze meal...More

Thank stevejwoody
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The food was excellent and lots of it too , the lady who served us couldn't have been more attentive - looking forward to going back for my sons birthday celebration- such a good find. i am a vegetarian /husband is not and there was...More

Thank cherylfreeman
Reviewed 19 September 2017

What a gem of a restaurant I took my mother out for the meze on a Saturday night The food was so nice but there was so much choice we didnt know where to start Wine was divine and the atmosphere was busy Will definitely...More

Thank Hockeyjules
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went here on a Thursday evening and we used our Taste Card, which gave us 50% off of the food bill. We ordered 3 starters to share, then I had a mixed grill which was really very good and hubby had Stifado which was very...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a great night we had at the Athena. A group of 9 of us went for a Hen party. Karen and her team were lovely and nothing was to much trouble. The food was wonderful and plentiful and the atmosphere was great. Such good...More

Thank 855hilaryt
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Questions & Answers
11 January 2018|
Response from Manolis C | Property representative |
Yes,most of our starters are suitable, for main we can do veg staff with rice and herbs in greece call gamista and serv with roast potatoes, really nice traditional dishe
Anne A
1 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Manolis C | Property representative |
Yes every Friday k Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125-127 Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 214358
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