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White Elephant Thai Resturant

El Balad, Downtown, El Gouna, Egypt
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Ranked #19 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
16 helpful votes 16 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Alexandria
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13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

I thought Thai food would be an experience to look for But this restaurant wasn't for me, or it I was just not my day The group had som-yum soup, between mild and average spicy, all had mild while mine was average, where the only difference was that three slivers of hot chilli were in it. Now it took soo... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The food was very nice on our visit to this restaurant. The staff were lovely and very friendly. Definitely worth a visit, we will be going back on our return to El Gouna.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The food here is very good and if you like it spicy, this is the place. You can ask for dishes to be mild, medium or hot but beware hot is really hot but still the flavour floods through. The starters are rather large and may spoil the main course for some people. Good for sharing. Nice staff but no... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our 4th visit to El Gouna but 1st All Inclusive. Which meant that we ate out a few times but not as much as normal so we went back to the places we know are fantastic. High on the list was the Thai. We have ate here a number of times over the years and it was, as usual, to... More

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