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1 Wakefield Road, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 6SD, England
+44 (0)20 8940 5114
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Today
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Street Food

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    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
A delicious lunch

Seven of us revisited this restaurant after a gap of three years and enjoyed an excellent lunch. The food was delicious and very well presented, and our waitress was charming. We will certainly go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Sandy C
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London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Seven of us revisited this restaurant after a gap of three years and enjoyed an excellent lunch. The food was delicious and very well presented, and our waitress was charming. We will certainly go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We only went there because they accept Taste Card, so we called to make a reservation. On arrival at the restaurant nobody met us and we made our own way to the table. It looks like there is only one waitress serving more than 10 tables and one owner, who didn`t dignify us with a hello. They initially refused to... More 

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Havana, Cuba
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Returned here for second visit in 12 months and I can't really complain or give high praise it was above average on both occassions with tasty enough food and the service was fine on both visits. The only down part for me is that it's not a very personal restaurant where you can enjoy a private / romantic meal it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It's been a couple of months since we last visited, and were regally poisoned. This time round we at least had no side effects, but then again we didn't get what was ordered. It's infuriating that even pointing it out didn't matter, I don't want to eat there again so why would I want the cost of someone else's mistake... More 

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London
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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3 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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Additional Information about Thai Elephant

Address: 1 Wakefield Road, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 6SD, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8940 5114
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond-upon-Thames
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
Average Prices: USD 69
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 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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