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Elephant

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Via Rio Bianco 4, Bressanone, Italy
+39 0472 832750
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 71
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quintessential South Tirolian Dining

I have long been a fan of the South Tirol Region of Italy and especially of the area between Bolzano (Bozen) and Bressanone (Brixen). When I think of dining in this area, great local wine, traditional cooking, and cozy wooden rooms with ceramic ovens come to mind. The restaurant at The Elephant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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  • Local cuisine
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have long been a fan of the South Tirol Region of Italy and especially of the area between Bolzano (Bozen) and Bressanone (Brixen). When I think of dining in this area, great local wine, traditional cooking, and cozy wooden rooms with ceramic ovens come to mind. The restaurant at The Elephant Hotel has all this but so much more.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Amazing setting for a group of our friends along with my Wife and I to enjoy some incredible wine and food together. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable, service was outstanding. We selected local produce where possible and were rewarded with tasty well prepared dishes and beautiful red wines. If you have time, visit cellar and historical items on display. We... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A lunch time memory I will never forget ,I am looking forward to my next visit,the place is wonderful the staff are pure class and the food is fantastic

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Creative presentation, exquisitely prepared meal, excellent service in a remarkable historic hotel. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and professional. The tables are beautifully set with white linens, fresh flowers and real candles. Our wine was decanted in a gorgeous vessel. Recommendations for sparkling wine aperitif and local LeGrein with dinner were on point. Tomatoes and an abundance of flowers are... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The restaurant is inside Elephant hotel. Fine dishes, good selections drinks and a nice bar to end the evening

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Maghera, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Lovely selection of Warm and cold starters. I went for a moist, succulent and gloriously seasoned tartar while a sweet risotto was served to my dining partner. The soup was too much so I didn't finish it. The Veal for main course was cooked perfectly and garnished with a heavy gravy...just what I like. The fish was full of flavor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It was a pleasure to be treated to such professional and traditional European service. Decanting of wine, a matre d' hotel with intelligent suggestions,and historic surroundings compliment excellent food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We celebrated my wife's birthday at our favourite restaurant in Bressanone. The hotel it is part of has historical roots relating to the voyage of an Elephant to the imperial court in Vienna, and this shows not only in the name, but also in decoration. We've been here before and always have had good experiences, both in terms of food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Rio Bianco 4, Bressanone, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  South Tyrol Province  >  Bressanone
  • Phone Number: +39 0472 832750

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39 - 62
  • Cuisine: Italian, Austrian, Mediterranean, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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