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Blue Elephant

Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
+ 356 21 383 383
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Ranked #23 of 204 restaurants in Saint Julian's
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $53 - $132
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Blue Elephant is a tranquil oasis of waterfalls, luscious greenery and tropical flowers. Smiling, friendly staff and the best Royal Thai Cuisine in Malta guarantees a memorable visit. Fresh fruits and herbs and also tons of orchids are flown in weekly direct from Thailand. Blue Elephant Malta offers you the possibility to reserve your own special space in this magnificent restaurant. Here you can surprise your guests in a unique atmosphere in our private huts. Blue Elephant can cater for a variety of occasions such as: Intimate Dining, Private Parties, Wedding Parties, Conference Dinners and many others….From the moment you step in the restaurant, you will be transported to the lands of the East. The waterfall, the landscaping and the seating will certainly carry you far, far away. Savour mouth-watering delicacies prepared from authentic Thai ingredients and forgotten centuries old recipes from the Royal Palace.
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Rugby
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We were staying in the hotel with our three teenagers and gave them the choice of dinner venue, Thai won. Couldn't find a table outside which was disappointing, but out fault for arriving without booking. Inside, even next to the windows it's very dark and a bit oppressive which considering there is lovely view over the harbour just 20m away... More

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london
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fantastic thai food, authentic and delicious. Would recommend beef salad and minced chicken - if you like your food spicy. Great service

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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the Hilton last year and went to this restaurant twice over eight nights. This year we also went twice over nine nights. Yes we love Thai food and they do it very well. But outside on the deck, in a quiet lower corner overlooking the marina, on a warm summers night, is just a great setting, especially... More

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North Ferriby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The best part of our stay in Malta, the food is excellent and the staff friendly and helpful. The decor is exceptional and authentic, everything was faultless.

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Edinburgh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We visited the blue elephant whilst staying at the Hilton Malta, the food was amazing, the staff were exceptional too. Would strongly recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Food was excellent and the service was impeccable. Had been there before some years ago and was pleasantly surprised that they had maintained the good level of service

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

The Blue Elephant was worth a visit, with a flowing river full of coy carp a table by the river was very romantic and private. May I recommend the Tom Yam Koong clear spicy shrimp soup for starters and the steamed fillet of sea bass was majestic. Many Thai cocktails are available but the Isis local chardonnay is excellent as... More

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Bonheiden, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We had a great dinner at the Blue Elephant - Malta. We chose the pre set menu that offered us a large view on the menu. We understand of course that the menu must cater to all tastes, but it would have been nice if the possibillity existed to order a more Thai style execution of the dishes. Furthermore I... More

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portsmouth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After comming here 2 years ago and having dinning experience from he'll, cold food , wrong starters , waiting 1,5 hours for food complainting to manager ( understaffed and should said can,t cope). Decided to try again , although 100 times better. Service nice food depending on choice ok to good after spending a few weeks I'n Thailand I'n January... More

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York, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Recently visited the restaurant on recommendation of the hotel general manager... Boy was he right! From start to finish, the service was second to none - attentive waiters, extremely pleasant and personable. The food was absolutely delicious - had the chicken dumplings and cheese parcels to start, followed by a spicy red chicken curry and the tastiest steak I've had... More

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