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The Royal Elephant Restaurant

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12, Laughton Road | Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2PQ, England
+44 1909 566640
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11:45 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Royal Elephant serves carvery every day all day except Monday,also...
The Royal Elephant serves carvery every day all day except Monday,also full menu available. International buffet every Friday evening and Thai banquet every Saturday evening. Traditional Sunday Lunch.
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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Sunday Carvery Lunch

Went to the Royal Elephant as a change to normal Sunday Pub Lunches. Despite what many reviews say, we found the service to be great. Greeted on arrival, drinks in the bar area and led to a table in the window. Plenty of choice on the carvery, traditional English fare. My partner normally chooses a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
DinningtonDavid
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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We were invited to lunch on the 17th.August. Not only was there the usual carvery offered but a Thai buffet and everyone had the opportunity to choose what they liked and as much too. The food was fantastic. The staff are very welcoming and friendly always making sure of the diners needs Could not be bettered. Thank you so much.

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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went to the Royal Elephant as a change to normal Sunday Pub Lunches. Despite what many reviews say, we found the service to be great. Greeted on arrival, drinks in the bar area and led to a table in the window. Plenty of choice on the carvery, traditional English fare. My partner normally chooses a small carvery but noted the... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

First time I have had a Sunday Carvery in a Thai Restaurant setting but had one of the best Sunday Carveries for a long time here today. Had a pre lunch drink in the bar first with seats that were so comfy you could sleep in them. The restaurant is very bright with plenty of windows, very clean generally with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Well worth a visit on their Thai Buffet Night. Lots of choice, all good quality. Nice staff. Good service. Better than the ones I have been to in London, that cost me a lot more. Give it a try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I don't understand what these negatives reviews are about. I have eaten here on a number of occasions and have never been dissapointed. The food has always been piping hot and cooked to perfection. The staff are helpful. They may not be English but they do everything they can today. Someone today was too hot so the waitress went and... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife's dad lives in a nearby village and suggested we went to the Royal Elephant for lunch. The restaurant is welcoming if not a little old fashioned looking. We booked three carveries and drinks which were remarkable value! The carvery was excellent. The lady running the meat section was very helpful and made sure we had plates full of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

I have been out royal elephant for meal but did not think much to.it then garlic mushroom nearly burn black and the sauce mushrooms was bland then main course had scampi that was over cooked I had sent it back and also peas was not nice and so nice piece fo lemon but very small dry up next will going... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We booked 12 people for a birthday celebration, things were going well until we were taken to our table and left! when the waitress came to us she took our drinks order and we never saw her again until 25 mins had passed and we asked another member of staff where our drinks were!. We finally got them and we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Me and my husband went to the royal elephant and we was being serviced by a lady in a black suit who was polite and was chatty until we was rudely interrupted when a man with glasses dressed in a black suit come up to the member of staff we was speaking to and demanded drinks which also interrupted the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Held Husbands Suprise 80th here because I new that he would not be disappointed nor would our guests the ones that had not eaten there before were very impressed and said would be Eating there again. Food EXCELENT service the same cannot FAULT ,prices are very good too you will not be disappointed so go and Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12, Laughton Road | Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 1909 566640

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

The Royal Elephant serves carvery every day all day except Monday,also full menu available. International buffet every Friday evening and Thai banquet every Saturday evening. Traditional Sunday Lunch.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 11:00 pm

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