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White Elephant Thai Resturant

El Balad, Downtown, El Gouna, Egypt
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Ranked #22 of 63 Restaurants in El Gouna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We have eaten here several times over the years and have also had take away meals all which have been ok but our last visit was really found wanting.The starters were foul the chicken satay tasted 'soapy' and the vegetable tempura was soggy. I then had a Thai chicken soup and boiled rice which was ok but my husband had... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Service very slow, you have to chase to order drinks and get menus The starters were very good, lovely The mains were disappointing, very hot, we ordered the food 'mild' and it was hot hot hot, when we commented on this we were told "this was Thai mild" I wouldn't go back here

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Medway
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109 reviews 109 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food is superb, excellently presented, and proved to be one of our favourite restaurants this year. My wife had spiced sizzling prawns that smoked and smouldered so much the waiter was forced to hold her plate as far away from himself as possible! I tucked into barbecued duck curry served with plain rice, and with deep fried bananas and... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The past two years I have visited White Elephant and each time came away, loving the starters but very dissapointed with the main dishes. Starters ar very cheap and always very tasty. Table of 4 and we picked approx 6 starters to share, Everything was eaten and everyone really enjoyed the choices availbale. Main dishes however did not match. I... More

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UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Value for money. Cheap, but not at the expense of quality. Very good food at a good price. Make sure you check out the ice cream...I will say no more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I love this restaurant, as a resident of El Gouna on and off over a decade this remains to be my first choice place to eat. I can guarantee I will have a good meal as long as the place is not too busy. The food is fresh and plenty of choice from the menu even for a vegetarian as... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner me and my husband the tables looked clean but very depressing colors very average thats not the point the waiters and staff r very smiling and friendly but not professional at all and they cant give proper recommendations as for the food the quality it self was very bad the salad is not fresh the ingredients r... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very tasty food in a friendly atmosphere. This is third year that we have visited the White Elephant and this year we made three visits. The first was at my wife's request and the second was at a request from my 14 year old son on his birthday. We even called in for some delicious Thai tea our last day... More

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athens
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is our third time in El Gouna and we always look forward to eating here. We have tried most things on the menu, but our favourites are the salads, the fresh mango juice, all red curries and the mango and sticky rice dessert. However, since everything is freshly prepared, things might take a bit longer than one might expect.... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Well, I am a person who has been into spicy food all his life and I always used to complain at restaurants that it wasn't really spice after all despite what the menu says. "The White Elephant" definitely was a pleasant exception. My superb fresh and exotic red sea fish was as spicy as spicy could possibly get. Really up... More

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

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