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Thai Elephant

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1 Wakefield Road | Richmond, London TW10 6SD, England
+44 (0)20 8940 5114
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious food, well presented

Food freshly cooked and hot. Pleasant and relaxed ambience with lovely staff. Varied menu and portions good. Certainly will go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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London
Good for:
  • Late Night
  • Street Food
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Food freshly cooked and hot. Pleasant and relaxed ambience with lovely staff. Varied menu and portions good. Certainly will go back.

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richmond surrey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

visited before, have not been for a while. food excellent, really on a different level to some others locally. we like our thai, and its really nice. ambiance so so, you can have a chat. quiet monday evening, with a friend from Wales who was up to support us through difficult times. care - medium can mean rather hot, so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Have been here many many times. Never have i had a bad meal nor a bad experience. Food is fresh and tasty. Menu is extensive, service is great and the price is very reasonable.

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London, UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Attended the restaurant on a Sat night- we live down the road and have been meaning to try the place for a while. Our usual favourite is Thai Pin in St Margarets which has beautiful authentic thai cusine at an affordable price. We did not have the pleasure to eat or drink at this establishment as no one came to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I visited on a Friday night having not booked a table. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience having never been before. Friendly and helpful staff, delicious food and we were very happy with the bill which was very reasonable and good value for money. Extensive vegetarian menu which is sadly lacking in so many other establishments. Would thoroughly recommend a visit and... More 

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London
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126 reviews 126 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

our first time here but we enjoyed it more than our usual Thai in Kingston. Quite a full restaurant on a Saturday night about 8.30. No problems with the service. You just had to raise a hand. The thai fish cakes to start are slightly rubbery but better than the other. I had red chicken curry and it was more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is my 1st TripAdvisor review, had the write the review as I'd selected Thai Elephant based on it's rating. Had gone for my Wife's Birthday on Valentines Day. I don't know if it was the Valentines day rush or the usual service, but the service was terrible. We'd gone at 8:30 by this time the rush hour was nearing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Look. Its standard Thai food. The sort that you get everywhere now. Nothing wrong with that. Here, the ambiance and decor are pleasing and relaxing, if a little dated, but thats being picky. The place could do with a revamp as it has been the same for many years, but thats ok too. we enjoyed ourselves.

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UK
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here often and the food has been of consistent high quality. Very genuine Thai dishes made with fresh oriental ingredients

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London, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I'd been going here for years and then stopped and have been back twice recently as I had vegetarians in both groups. They do a good range of veggie options - varied and tasty - especially Pad Thai and Aubergine. Rest of the food tasty too - a good range of options - all very fresh and nicely presented. Unfortunately... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Wakefield Road | Richmond, London TW10 6SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8940 5114

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 69
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?