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Blue Elephant Royal Thai Cuisine

Jl. Cut Meutia No. 2 | Menteng, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia (Formerly Blue Erawan Restaurant - Royal Thai Cuisine) (Palmerah)
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Ranked #135 of 5,359 Restaurants in Jakarta
Price range: $12 - $20
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Palmerah
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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I had been to this Restaurant in Bangkok so thought I would try Jakarta. We made a reservation but when we arrived at 8 pm on a Sat night the place was dead. We ordered and service was initially quite good, however, service dropped to a minimum. The food was good UNTIL, we saw not one, not two, not three,... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I entered into this restaurant when I craved for tom yam soup. The interior and furniture are gorgeous and look up market. The soup was good. I also ordered Thai salad with jeruk Bali which turned out very good. The Thai dining ware is very artistic. I admire its elephant-shaped tea pot. Thai lunch buffet was being prepared. I recalled... More

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Tino A, Public Relations Manager at Blue Elephant Royal Thai Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Hellen L Thank you for your visit and marvelous review here. We were glad if you really enjoy your lunch at our restaurant. We will wait to see you soon in 2014... Warmest Regards More

Bicester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Really enjoyed our meal here the food and service was excellent. We struggled to find a good place to eat in Jakarta and used trip advisor to located this option. We weren't disappointed.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

The food is great. We had padthai green curry and a shrimp dish with a few appetizers. They have a lunch special of less than 100th for a 2course meal. 3 of us dined for $50! Gorgeous restaurant

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

It was the best Thailand food we ever taste in Jakarta... Especially the tom yam koong... you can taste the original one, like the one in Thailand... And my other favorite is the chicken pandan... yummy... The service was also excellent, the waiter informed us about the estimated time finishing our ordered food... And they always cater all of our... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The food is ok, the prawn cake is delicious; the taste of curry is not better than la nan Thai which also serving Thai food. The resto setup is nice, it also provides the outdoor smoking area. We spent $100 for 4 persons, which generally is not too expensive for dining a good place in Jakarta now.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

It is simply the best Thai food you would have ever had. 14 months in Jakarta we have gone there at least 15 times. Par-excellence service, great beverages, excellent starters, main course and desserts. It provides the most satisfying gastronomical journey through Thailand minus the traffic and noise. Red, Yellow, Orange or Green curry. Vegetarians will love it more as... More

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Darwin, Australia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The Blue Elephant delivers every time we go. This time travelling with family we booked in on a weeknight so it was fairly quiet. Highlights of the meal were the Tamarind duck and the prawn curry, though I was a little disappointed that I was missing one of my spicy 'elephants' out of the curry. I suspect they were trying... More

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Top Contributor
215 reviews 215 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We've been to this restaurant for many years now & it's still 1 of our favorite Thai restaurants in the city. The restaurant was 1st opened by a Thai lady in Brussels (not London) but gained fame after opening in London. While our experience tells us true authentic food can really be found only in the country-of-origin generally speaking, Blue... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Excellent service, delicious food, friendly helpful staff. Mango sticky rice is really delicious, although they might not always have it. For the main course larb , red curry and green curry is recommended.

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