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White Elephant

Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 (0)44 360 73 22
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Ranked #93 of 1,383 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $47
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Street Food
Description: The restaurant White Elephant has the reputation to be one of Zurich's best and oldest Thai restaurants. The fine Thai cuisine combines lightness with the full scope of spices. Be prepared for a genuine culinary experience with a real authentic touch.
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Barcelona, Spain
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48 reviews 48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

First of all, me and my wife ended up in this restaurant because we wanted to go to ECHO (which is in front) for lunch, and found out that it opens only for dinner. So we gave a try to this one, which looked good. Unfortunately we had very different experiences: My wife ordered a simple yellow-curry chicken with rise,... More 

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Summerfield, North Carolina, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

On our trip to visit the Christmas Markets, we stayed at the Zurich Marriott and had an excellent Thai meal at their White Elephant restaurant. While the prices were somewhat expensive as you would expect in a hotel restaurant, the food was quite good. We had several entrees recommended by the waiter which were good, especially the whole fish pictured... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The service is very friendly, the atmosphere very nice and the food is delicious. Have been to many thai restaurants in Zurich and this one is my favorite. The food is very well prepared, with very well seasoned salads, fishcakes and deep fired noodle wrapped shrimp, with very nice dipping sauces. They have a variety of thai dishes both warm... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The restaurant forms part of the Zurich Marriot but don’t be concerned as there is a separate kitchen and the team are superb, warm and friendly. The atmosphere is very pleasant with most tables having plenty of room. The menu covers a wide array of Thai dishes each being superbly cooked, generous and beautifully presented. Special requests are welcomed. Also,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the great food - wonderful service and authenticity of the fare offered here. Can get spicy for Europeans but we really enjoyed the flavours and chillies in the various dishes we ordered.

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Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

After a full day of travel we opted for an on site eatery...surprise for sure! The White Elephant offered outstanding Thai cuisine presented by an all Thai staff eager to please us with great selections for lighter fare...wonderful flavors...nicely presented...great service.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The service in this restuarant is some of the best I have ever experienced. The Hostess who greeted us made us feel welcome and had the ability to do so in more than five languages. The food was beautiful, fresh and expertly prepared with all the traditional knife work you expect in an expert Thai restuarant. We had the "amazing... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My associates and I are staying in the Zurich Marriott and had dinner at the White Elephant Thai restaurant which is adjacent to the hotel lobby. We had some appetizers and various curry dishes. All were beautifully prepared with excellent taste. Food is pricey but all food in Zurich is expensive. Mango sorbet was delicious and beautifully presented. Good service... More 

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ZRH
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Party of three, visiting Sunday for dinner Nice atmosphere and setting, rather coldish inside; it's the restaurant of the Zurich Marriott hotel. Were introduced to the Amazing Thailand menu (55 CHF pp, three courses at choice out of a rather reduced selection - one appetizer, one main and sorbet). Adding up nearly any soup/salad/appetizer AND any main from the a... More 

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Senggigi, Indonesia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had dinner here, as we all were very hungry after having a full day tour. As Asian, this restaurant seem like the answer of our pray; it has very good jasmine rice, and all menu were just suitable for us, especially the kids, who missed rice verymuch after being in Europe for a while. The service is also good,... More 

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Additional Information about White Elephant

Address: Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)44 360 73 22
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 47
Cuisine: Thai

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