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12, Laughton Road | Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2PQ, England
+44 1909 566640
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12:00 pm - 5:00 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: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 18
    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
"Don't forget the Elephant"

We had a really pleasant evening here . It had been 3 years since we last visited and to be honest we should not have left it so long as this is a good restaurant . The layout and décor of the rooms are tasteful and thoughtful ! Ok maybe the design caters for group bookings and possibly not for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
mbeckett2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had booked a table for a birthday celebration ... It was the second time we had carvery here and what a big disappointment it was .... the carvey portions were small ( wafer thin meats ) and vegetables almost cold ... I can't describe what poor quality and waste of money ! Also used the toilet and no toilet... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Rudely ignored when we walked in, staff actually walked away from us chatting. They didn't seem bothered or enthusiastic about customers. Unprofessional. Could be a one off but have seen other reviews saying similar. Had carvery which was a good price and good choice of food but the veg had obviously been sat their a long time, soggy and brown... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had a really pleasant evening here . It had been 3 years since we last visited and to be honest we should not have left it so long as this is a good restaurant . The layout and décor of the rooms are tasteful and thoughtful ! Ok maybe the design caters for group bookings and possibly not for... More 

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Sheffield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

lunch time carvery an absolute delight loads of choice with fresh vegetables open every day gravy with sausage a real treat

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Carvery was OK, very good value for money, £5.50, the ham and turkey were nice, but the beef cremated! I had a salad, which was very expensive for what you got, £7.95, (basically lettuce, tomato, cucumber, a bit of pepper, turkey and a few chips) the menu said you got coleslaw and potato salad so not sure where that was!!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Large party booking. Walked in, was rudely spoken to because the number of people that was coming wasn't stated. But it was. First impressions wasn't good at all! Was rushed to order. Cutlery wasn't placed on table was thrown on. English food was cold! When has lasagne been rock hard on top! Havin to be locked in a restaurant at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

After visiting royal elephant numerous times still find it to be the best carvery around, the staff there are very welcoming and friendly, a lady that works there lynn her name is always makes the effort to make you feel very welcome, we will be returning again soon, thanks Diane and family

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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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