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Blue Elephant Phuket

96 Krabi Road | n 96 Tambon Talad Neua, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
076 354355
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Ranked #45 of 889 Restaurants in Phuket Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $133
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Royal Thai Cuisine now available in Phuket Town in the century old, Sino-Portuguese Governor Mansion. Open daily for lunch & dinner. Function rooms available. Reservations recommended. Cooking classes for individuals and groups.
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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Really impressive menu, we were 4 friends. To of us took the menu with the different starters in one plate, and the big assortment of different dishes with nice plat of desserts. For my other friend she ordered the crab souffle that was quite spicy and for me the tiger king prawns with black peeper was perfect ! The cocktails... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I visited blue elephant in phucket. Average food.expensive. It is located in a beautiful palace and had amazing ambiance.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The food is Royal Thai cuisine and the setting is an old governor's mansion. The food not only was delicious but was presented in such a beautiful way you almost felt guilty eating it! For sure it was picture worthy for you foodies. After dinner the Manager took us for a tour of the cooking school which was equally impressive.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Beautiful building and the food and service match. Highly recommended. Next time would like to do the cooking course as hear they are great.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This was the Phuket Governor's mansion and boy, was he a lucky man. Beautiful heritage building in its own grounds, comfy bar with extensive cocktail menu, plenty of unusual items and artifacts to ponder in the various rooms and one of the best Thai meals that I've ever experienced, faultlessly presented and served. A no-brainer for a retun trip and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited the Blue Elephant around 3pm, hoping for a late lunch but was told they were closed! Hopefully seeing our disappointed face, the service staff allowed us to enjoy dessert which we accepted gratefully! The creme brûlée in coconut was awesome ( the fragrance of the coconut nicely complimented the creme brûlée); the sticky rice with mango was great... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My partner and I had our best meal in Phuket at this restaurant. Amazing food served in beautiful surroundings. We ordered several starters to share - all of which were outstanding. Mains were delicious too. A must for foodies who appreciate authentic Thai.

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a beautiful mansion to have lunch in! The food was beautifully presented, delicious and just a bit expensive. But, it IS an experience as it is such a special place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I recommend this place for fine Thai dining. Really special Thai food prepared very well. I have been a few times, including a cooking school there some time ago. This isn't cheap but it is worth the baht. Thai lifestyle TV show was filming while we were there so it's on the media radar too.

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Barueri, SP
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I booked the restaurant vie e-mail and immediately they answered me confirming it. As soon as we arrived we we greeted by the manager (a really nice guy from Morocco) and he asked if we wanted to proceed to our table or enjoyed a cocktail at the bar. The first impression from outside the restaurant is amazing - the house,... More

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