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White Elephant Thai Resturant

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El Balad, Downtown, El Gouna, Egypt
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We were recommended this restaurant for its good food, cheap price - and...
We were recommended this restaurant for its good food, cheap price - and that it didn't make its patrons sick (other restaurants in Downtown El Gouna don't share that reputation!) I've seen it mentioned on other Trip Advisor postings as a recommendation for eating in El Gouna - would really recommend it as it was great food and very popular!
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    Very good
  • 16
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food - take away menu needs updating

We ordered take away from the White Elephant Thai restaurant and the food we received was absolutely delicious (only it didn't match what was on the menu).. To be fair we ordered using numbers assigned on the menu rather than pronouncing the name of the dish over the phone and as it turns out the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
David T
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Everything is just Perfect here!The food is extremely delicious,the portions are really big,we ordered two appetizers and 2 main dishes and what we got was for 4 people!The ambiance is nice and all personnel is so helpful and witty. A "must do" at El Gouna

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Amazing good food. Amazing staff who work there. Always smiling. I recommend this restaurant. Its nice an quiet

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El Gouna, Egypt
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

One of our regular favourites: whether starting with a soup or with a salad, whether going for one of their various curries or whether opting for a sweet and sour dish, we've never been disappointed! You decide on how spicy you want your dish (even for a very spicy lover, medium is fine: it will live you up without putting... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We ordered take away from the White Elephant Thai restaurant and the food we received was absolutely delicious (only it didn't match what was on the menu).. To be fair we ordered using numbers assigned on the menu rather than pronouncing the name of the dish over the phone and as it turns out the take away menus are somewhat... More 

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El Gouna, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Highly recommendable. Great food at a great price and nice staff. will go there again anytime soon...

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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68 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is the second time I've ate in this restaurant, the first time was December 2014. Excellent food, very clean and fantastic service, El Gouna prices but well worth the money. All the meals looked quite decent and there was enough on the plates, highly recommended.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

One of the main things I love about the White Elephant is that they employ a Thai to cook the authentic food. We have been here several times over the years on our visits to El Gouna. The service is good, the staff pleasant and the menu is well presented - as the food. The sizzling dishes and thai curries... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It's not among the best Thai ive had but very good provided I love thai and don't have much of it back home. . Careful with the spicy degree choices though...I am very tolerant to spicy so normally ordered grade C but it was over the border..still ate it but literally had to cool my mouth with water after every... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We love Thai food & have eaten it all over the world - including Thailand. The White Elephant is a very good Thai restaurant. I especially like the "mild, medium or hot" options for each dish. Choose the hottest option for the true taste of the country. Great starters, soups and mains at reasonable prices.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

We ate here after being recommended by somebody at our hotel and we were not disappointed. The wonton starter is one of the best I have ever tasted.. I had a massam curry which was nice the chicken cashew nuts could have done to have more nuts but other than that it was all very good. With 2 starter 2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: El Balad, Downtown, El Gouna, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  El Gouna

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

We were recommended this restaurant for its good food, cheap price - and that it didn't make its patrons sick (other restaurants in Downtown El Gouna don't share that reputation!) I've seen it mentioned on other Trip Advisor postings as a recommendation for eating in El Gouna - would really recommend it as it was great food and very popular!

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